The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 127 112 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 4 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.27% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.82% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 33
Median salary £25,000 £34,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +3.78%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
432 489 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.07% 33.04% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 351 368 358
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 2 £25,000 -
Oxford -8 1 £25,000 -39.02%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for 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 Oxfordshire 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 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