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

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 102 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 11 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.78% 1.02% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% 3.15% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 25
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
375 476 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.71% 32.45% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 309 362 326
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCTS
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

MCTS Salary Trend in West Sussex

MCTS
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 6 £27,500 -
Horsham -25 5 £30,000 -29.41%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 15 (71.43%) MCP
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (61.90%) MCAD
5 13 (61.90%) MCSD
5 13 (61.90%) C#
5 13 (61.90%) .NET
5 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
5 13 (61.90%) TDD
6 11 (52.38%) NUnit
6 11 (52.38%) WinForms
6 11 (52.38%) WPF
6 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (52.38%) Kanban
6 11 (52.38%) Spring.NET
6 11 (52.38%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (52.38%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (52.38%) MSTest
6 11 (52.38%) MVVM
6 11 (52.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (52.38%) Moq
6 11 (52.38%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (52.38%) Ninject
6 11 (52.38%) Unity DI Container
6 11 (52.38%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) MVC
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) NUnit
1 11 (52.38%) MSTest
1 11 (52.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (52.38%) Moq
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
1 13 (61.90%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Server Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) WinForms
2 11 (52.38%) WPF
2 11 (52.38%) Spring.NET
2 11 (52.38%) Castle Windsor
2 11 (52.38%) Ninject
2 11 (52.38%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
4 6 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (52.38%) Kanban
2 11 (52.38%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (52.38%) MVVM
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (71.43%) MCP
3 13 (61.90%) MCAD
3 13 (61.90%) MCSD
4 6 (28.57%) MCSE
4 6 (28.57%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCSM
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Altiris
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
Bognor Regis, West Sussex
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