The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 118 104 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 12 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.64% 0.87% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 2.83% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 17
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
564 566 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 30.88% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 504 498 391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Witney -1 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Abingdon - 3 £30,500 - 4
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (88.00%) C#
2 44 (88.00%) .NET
2 44 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (88.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (68.00%) MVC
3 34 (68.00%) MCP
3 34 (68.00%) Web Application Development
3 34 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 33 (66.00%) WCF
4 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (66.00%) MCAD
4 33 (66.00%) MCSD
4 33 (66.00%) TDD
5 26 (52.00%) Scrum
6 25 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
7 17 (34.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (34.00%) Castle Windsor
7 17 (34.00%) MonoRail
7 17 (34.00%) NHibernate
7 17 (34.00%) NUnit
7 17 (34.00%) OO
8 16 (32.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.00%) IIS
10 11 (22.00%) HTML
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (18.00%) Subversion

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 11 (22.00%) IIS
2 8 (16.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Lync
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) DHCP
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (68.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 17 (34.00%) NUnit
2 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (18.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 33 (66.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Development Manager
4 9 (18.00%) Technical Manager
4 9 (18.00%) Technical Development Manager
4 9 (18.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (88.00%) .NET
1 44 (88.00%) ASP.NET
2 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 33 (66.00%) WCF
2 33 (66.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
4 17 (34.00%) Castle Windsor
4 17 (34.00%) MonoRail
4 17 (34.00%) NHibernate
5 11 (22.00%) HTML
6 9 (18.00%) CSS
6 9 (18.00%) LINQ
6 9 (18.00%) Ajax
7 8 (16.00%) Ninject
7 8 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) iPhone
1 9 (18.00%) Social Network
2 8 (16.00%) Tandem
2 8 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Android
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) MVC
1 34 (68.00%) Web Application Development
2 33 (66.00%) TDD
3 26 (52.00%) Scrum
4 17 (34.00%) OO
5 16 (32.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) CQRS
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (2.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (68.00%) MCP
3 33 (66.00%) MCAD
3 33 (66.00%) MCSD
4 6 (12.00%) MCSE
4 6 (12.00%) MCITP
5 4 (8.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.00%) SCSM
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Google
3 4 (8.00%) Apple
4 3 (6.00%) Symantec
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) EMC
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Juniper
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Meru Networks
4 3 (6.00%) Veeam
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
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