The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Thame region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 17 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 Thame region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame - - 12.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 26.32% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 12
Average salary £35,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Oxfordshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

MCTS
Salary Trend in Thame

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Thame

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) MCAD
2 8 (88.89%) MCSD
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (88.89%) CQRS
2 8 (88.89%) Web Application Development
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Razor View Engine
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
1 8 (88.89%) CQRS
1 8 (88.89%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCAD
2 8 (88.89%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) LANDesk