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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale - 3.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 23.08% 50.00% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 3
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Manchester

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

MCTS
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Rochdale

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Music Industry
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 4 (100.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCAD
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification