The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 87 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.12% 0.26% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.80% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Median salary £25,000 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.02% -18.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
MCTS
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
205 249 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.67% 32.30% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 176 199 225
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Oxford

MCTS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft