The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 43 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford - 0.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 65 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 11.14% 19.01% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 64
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bradford

MCTS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix