The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 45 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.08% 0.95% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 1.81% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
162 276 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 42.08% 52.17% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 120 133 153
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Bracknell region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Bracknell

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCITP
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (53.33%) Network Management
2 8 (53.33%) Lync
2 8 (53.33%) Unified Communications
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (53.33%) Lync
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
1 8 (53.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Voice Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Build Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) jQuery
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
2 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (40.00%) Ajax
2 6 (40.00%) HTML5
2 6 (40.00%) JSON
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
2 6 (40.00%) LINQ
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (53.33%) Network Management
2 6 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) JAQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCITP
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCPD
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft