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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 18 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 2.04% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 13.89% 20.41% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 27
Average salary £21,250 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,145 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £70,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Manchester

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wigan

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Spring.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (66.67%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (66.67%) Ninject

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) MSTest
1 2 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (66.67%) Moq
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Spring.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (66.67%) Ninject
1 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCAD
2 2 (66.67%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) NCIE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CommVault
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
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