The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 56 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.28% - 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% - 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 35.41% 41.75% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 109 61 63
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

MCTS
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Farnborough

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) MCPD
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCPD
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft