The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Wiltshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 62 87
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 2.33% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.02% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 7
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
270 244 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 25.28% 25.85% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 222 208 369
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
South West

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 18 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Change Control
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (88.89%) MS Project Server
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) Intranet
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (88.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
2 8 (88.89%) Change Control
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft