The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 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 Oldham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 21 16
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - 1.82% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.26% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 29.17% 34.55% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 14
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +69.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Manchester

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Oldham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCAD
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (75.00%) CQRS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) NCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) CQRS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCAD
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) NCIE
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) CommVault
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
Oldham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago