The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Horsham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 42 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 2.13% 11.82% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.77% 24.53% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 24.26% 48.18% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 51
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
West Sussex

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Horsham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Horsham 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%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
2 6 (75.00%) MCAD
2 6 (75.00%) MCSD
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) NUnit
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (75.00%) MSTest
2 6 (75.00%) MVVM
2 6 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (75.00%) Moq
2 6 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (75.00%) Ninject
2 6 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Horsham 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) NUnit
1 6 (75.00%) MSTest
1 6 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (75.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) WinForms
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) WCF
1 6 (75.00%) WPF
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
1 6 (75.00%) Ninject
1 6 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
1 6 (75.00%) Spring.NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (75.00%) MVVM
1 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCAD
2 6 (75.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Altiris
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec