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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 66 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.71% 3.07% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 5.88% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Average salary £75,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
291 221 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.78% 52.12% 63.93%
Number of salaries quoted 190 101 125
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Bracknell

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) JAQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VCP4
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) JAQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VCP4
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft