The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - - 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 25.24% 17.25% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82 38 41
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,800 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Devon

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Devon

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) MCAD
1 8 (100.00%) MCSD
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) WinForms
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 8 (100.00%) MSTest
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
1 8 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (100.00%) Moq
1 8 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (100.00%) Ninject
1 8 (100.00%) Razor View Engine

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) MSTest
1 8 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) WinForms
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
1 8 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (100.00%) Ninject
1 8 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 8 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
1 8 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) MCAD
1 8 (100.00%) MCSD
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft