The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 24 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 5.26% - 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.15% - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

Qualifications Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 27.49% 35.04% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42 73 67
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MCTS
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Uxbridge

MCTS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Law
2 8 (88.89%) Legal
2 8 (88.89%) Document Management
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Law
1 8 (88.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Support
4 3 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Document Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco