The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 57 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.18% 1.06% 5.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 4.12% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 23
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 97 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 32.42% 25.66% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 113 79 123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,725 £27,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
East Midlands

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 28 July 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 -16 6 £42,500 +13.33%
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
4 19 (65.52%) .NET
4 19 (65.52%) MCAD
4 19 (65.52%) MCSD
4 19 (65.52%) C#
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
4 19 (65.52%) MVC
4 19 (65.52%) WCF
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (62.07%) Razor View Engine
5 18 (62.07%) Castle Windsor
5 18 (62.07%) Web Application Development
5 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (62.07%) MonoRail
5 18 (62.07%) NHibernate
5 18 (62.07%) Rhino Mocks
5 18 (62.07%) Scrum
5 18 (62.07%) Tandem
5 18 (62.07%) TDD
5 18 (62.07%) NUnit
5 18 (62.07%) MCP
6 9 (31.03%) MCITP
7 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
7 7 (24.14%) MCSE
8 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 2 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Rhino Mocks
1 18 (62.07%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) .NET Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
1 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
1 19 (65.52%) WCF
1 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (62.07%) Razor View Engine
2 18 (62.07%) Castle Windsor
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 18 (62.07%) MonoRail
2 18 (62.07%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Tandem
2 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
3 3 (10.34%) Celerra
3 3 (10.34%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) MVC
2 18 (62.07%) Web Application Development
2 18 (62.07%) Scrum
2 18 (62.07%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) OOP
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (65.52%) MCAD
2 19 (65.52%) MCSD
3 18 (62.07%) MCP
4 9 (31.03%) MCITP
5 7 (24.14%) MCSE
6 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (13.79%) NCDA
6 4 (13.79%) VCAP
7 3 (10.34%) CCEE
7 3 (10.34%) CCIA
7 3 (10.34%) HP AIS
7 3 (10.34%) HP ASE
7 3 (10.34%) HP MASE
7 3 (10.34%) VCDX
7 3 (10.34%) NCIE
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE
8 2 (6.90%) CCNA
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (13.79%) UAG
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) MOM
1 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
1 4 (13.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (13.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) Dell
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Symantec
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) NetApp
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel