The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 23 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 Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 41 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.31% 0.83% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 2.75% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 109 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.53% 30.28% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 68 92 87
Average salary £40,075 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MCTS
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Peterborough

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCAD
2 4 (50.00%) MCSD
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) CQRS
2 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) NCDA
3 2 (25.00%) NCIE
3 2 (25.00%) Lync

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
1 4 (50.00%) CQRS
1 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCAD
2 4 (50.00%) MCSD
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) VCDX
3 2 (25.00%) NCDA
3 2 (25.00%) NCIE
3 2 (25.00%) VCAP
3 2 (25.00%) VTSP
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco