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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 60 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.23% 2.28% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 9.43% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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
101 106 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 22.75% 24.15% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 94 87 50
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft