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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
238 174 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.40% 22.89% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 196 140 163
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft