The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 84 61
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.41% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.52% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 18
Average salary - £57,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
322 264 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 31.79% 26.99% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 217 233 192
Average salary £38,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wiltshire

MCTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Nintex
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nintex