The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 133 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 45 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.20% 2.08% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 6.19% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 41 54
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
804 727 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.02% 33.53% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 562 559 855
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -27 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Peterborough -16 1 - - 2
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) .NET
3 16 (59.26%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) MCP
3 16 (59.26%) MCAD
3 16 (59.26%) MCSD
3 16 (59.26%) Scrum
3 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
3 16 (59.26%) NUnit
3 16 (59.26%) Kanban
3 16 (59.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (59.26%) Moq
4 15 (55.56%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) MCITP
7 8 (29.63%) NHibernate
7 8 (29.63%) Music Industry
7 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 8 (29.63%) WPF
7 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) WinForms
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (29.63%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (29.63%) MSTest
7 8 (29.63%) MVVM
7 8 (29.63%) Spring.NET
7 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Lync
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) NUnit
1 16 (59.26%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (59.26%) Moq
2 8 (29.63%) MSTest
General
1 8 (29.63%) Music Industry
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 8 (29.63%) WinForms
2 8 (29.63%) NHibernate
2 8 (29.63%) WCF
2 8 (29.63%) WPF
2 8 (29.63%) Spring.NET
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (29.63%) Ninject
2 8 (29.63%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (29.63%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Scrum
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (59.26%) TDD
1 16 (59.26%) Kanban
2 8 (29.63%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (29.63%) MVVM
2 8 (29.63%) BDD
2 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
2 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) VB
2 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (59.26%) MCP
2 16 (59.26%) MCAD
2 16 (59.26%) MCSD
3 10 (37.04%) MCITP
4 7 (25.93%) MCSE
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (11.11%) VCDX
5 3 (11.11%) NCDA
5 3 (11.11%) NCIE
5 3 (11.11%) VCAP
5 3 (11.11%) VTSP
6 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Veeam
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
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