The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 12 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Witney 16.00% 9.78% -
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 52.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Witney
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Witney 24.00% 18.48% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 6
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Witney

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
3 5 (62.50%) People Management
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Witney by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
3 5 (62.50%) People Management
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft