The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 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 Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 45 66
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - 3.23% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.32% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 2
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
177 138 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.90% 26.24% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 146 117 141
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,483 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Wiltshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Swindon

MCTS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft