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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 37 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.48% 2.76% 5.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 8.06% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
112 62 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 41.48% 34.25% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 97 58 76
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) MCPD
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCPD
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft