The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 July 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 North Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - 3.45% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £30,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 19.05% 24.14% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 7
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Wales

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

MCTS
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

MCTS Salary Trend in North Wales

MCTS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification