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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 79
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - - 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
364 255 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.16% 31.95% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 327 234 389
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Hampshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCTS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Southampton

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) MCAD
1 9 (100.00%) MCSD
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
1 9 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) RESTful
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
1 9 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) MCAD
1 9 (100.00%) MCSD
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification