The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Witney region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Witney region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 19 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Witney 8.51% 6.56% 12.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 33.33% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Witney
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Witney 8.51% 19.67% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 13
Average salary - £45,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Oxfordshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Witney

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Witney

MCTS
Salary Trend in Witney

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Witney

MCTS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Witney

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Witney 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) IIS
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) SQL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Witney by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Witney 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 7 (63.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Development Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Leader
2 6 (54.55%) Development Manager
2 6 (54.55%) Lead Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft