The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 61 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.24% - 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.53% - 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Median salary £34,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
93 198 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.49% 28.74% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 75 162 122
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,875 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCTS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Dorset

MCTS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 7 £34,000 -
MCTS
South West

MCTS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 18 (100.00%) VB
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 18 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 18 (100.00%) SAP
1 18 (100.00%) COM
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VC++
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) WinForms
1 18 (100.00%) VB6
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 18 (100.00%) MCPD
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
1 18 (100.00%) SAP Business One
1 18 (100.00%) WCF
1 18 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (100.00%) Mentoring

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (100.00%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 18 (100.00%) COM
1 18 (100.00%) WCF
1 18 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) C++
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 18 (100.00%) VB
1 18 (100.00%) VB6
1 18 (100.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
1 18 (100.00%) MCPD
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) SAP