The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 51 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.21% 1.29% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 4.24% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 22
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
154 118 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 32.49% 30.49% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 92 86 108
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Derbyshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -25 1 £42,500 +13.33%
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 14 (73.68%) MCAD
4 14 (73.68%) MCSD
4 14 (73.68%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 14 (73.68%) WCF
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (68.42%) Razor View Engine
5 13 (68.42%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (68.42%) MonoRail
5 13 (68.42%) Castle Windsor
5 13 (68.42%) Web Application Development
5 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 13 (68.42%) Scrum
5 13 (68.42%) Tandem
5 13 (68.42%) TDD
5 13 (68.42%) NUnit
5 13 (68.42%) NHibernate
5 13 (68.42%) MCP
6 5 (26.32%) MCITP
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) MCSE
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) NUnit
1 13 (68.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
1 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
1 14 (73.68%) WCF
1 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (68.42%) Castle Windsor
2 13 (68.42%) Razor View Engine
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 13 (68.42%) MonoRail
2 13 (68.42%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Tandem
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.26%) Celerra
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 13 (68.42%) Web Application Development
2 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 13 (68.42%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) MCAD
2 14 (73.68%) MCSD
3 13 (68.42%) MCP
4 5 (26.32%) MCITP
5 4 (21.05%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.53%) NCDA
6 2 (10.53%) VCAP
7 1 (5.26%) CCEE
7 1 (5.26%) CCIA
7 1 (5.26%) VCP5
7 1 (5.26%) NCIE
7 1 (5.26%) MCPD
7 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
7 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
7 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
7 1 (5.26%) VCDX
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (10.53%) UAG
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) MOM
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco