The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 108 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 28 34 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 1.43% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 4.13% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 53
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
815 823 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.97% 34.62% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 609 674 908
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,490 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
East of England

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 31 July 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 -2 28 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Peterborough +7 4 £47,500 +90.00%
Ely - 4 £47,500 -
Huntingdon - 4 £47,500 -
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (92.86%) C#
2 52 (92.86%) .NET
2 52 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 52 (92.86%) MCP
2 52 (92.86%) MCAD
2 52 (92.86%) MCSD
2 52 (92.86%) TDD
3 50 (89.29%) NUnit
3 50 (89.29%) Scrum
3 50 (89.29%) Kanban
3 50 (89.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 50 (89.29%) Moq
4 27 (48.21%) WCF
4 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (48.21%) BDD
4 27 (48.21%) Razor View Engine
4 27 (48.21%) Web Application Development
4 27 (48.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 27 (48.21%) MVC
4 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
4 27 (48.21%) Windows
5 25 (44.64%) VB
5 25 (44.64%) VB.NET
5 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (44.64%) WinForms
5 25 (44.64%) NHibernate
5 25 (44.64%) Music Industry
5 25 (44.64%) Unity DI Container

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.57%) Lync
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 27 (48.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (89.29%) NUnit
1 50 (89.29%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (89.29%) Moq
2 25 (44.64%) MSTest
General
1 25 (44.64%) Music Industry
2 2 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) .NET Developer
3 25 (44.64%) C# Developer
3 25 (44.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (92.86%) .NET
2 27 (48.21%) WCF
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (48.21%) Razor View Engine
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 25 (44.64%) WinForms
3 25 (44.64%) NHibernate
3 25 (44.64%) Unity DI Container
3 25 (44.64%) Castle Windsor
3 25 (44.64%) Ninject
3 25 (44.64%) WPF
3 25 (44.64%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (92.86%) TDD
2 50 (89.29%) Scrum
2 50 (89.29%) Kanban
3 27 (48.21%) BDD
3 27 (48.21%) Web Application Development
3 27 (48.21%) MVC
4 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (44.64%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (44.64%) MVVM
4 25 (44.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.57%) OO
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.57%) CQRS
5 2 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (92.86%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) VB
2 25 (44.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (92.86%) MCP
2 52 (92.86%) MCAD
2 52 (92.86%) MCSD
3 4 (7.14%) MCITP
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) VCAP
4 2 (3.57%) VTSP
4 2 (3.57%) NCDA
4 2 (3.57%) NCIE
4 2 (3.57%) VCDX
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) NetApp
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
2 2 (3.57%) Veeam
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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