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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 28 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 1.14% 3.45% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
Kent

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

Qualifications Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 28.41% 55.17% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Dartford

MCTS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 1 (100.00%) ROLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) MOLAP
1 1 (100.00%) ROLAP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft