The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 148 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 14 92 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 2.55% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 7.77% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 91 83
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
865 1184 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.21% 32.86% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 687 935 747
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCTS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCTS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MCTS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -25 9 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Lincolnshire -1 3 £20,000 -42.85% 3
Leicestershire +13 1 - -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) MCITP
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 17 (51.52%) MCP
4 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
5 16 (48.48%) MCSE
6 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
6 14 (42.42%) DNS
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 11 (33.33%) MCSA
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 10 (30.30%) SLA
9 10 (30.30%) HND
9 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) Legal
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
12 7 (21.21%) .NET
12 7 (21.21%) C#
12 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
13 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.15%) Degree

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (6.06%) Lync
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
1 14 (42.42%) DNS
2 10 (30.30%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) PBX
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (12.12%) Moq
1 4 (12.12%) NUnit
General
1 10 (30.30%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Team Leader
2 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (12.12%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
2 4 (12.12%) WCF
2 4 (12.12%) WPF
2 4 (12.12%) WinForms
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Streaming Music
1 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
2 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) High Availability
5 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.12%) MVVM
5 4 (12.12%) BDD
5 4 (12.12%) ETL
5 4 (12.12%) Kanban
5 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VB
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (75.76%) MCITP
3 17 (51.52%) MCP
4 16 (48.48%) MCSE
5 11 (33.33%) MCSA
6 10 (30.30%) HND
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) MCDBA
8 4 (12.12%) MCAD
8 4 (12.12%) MCSD
8 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (9.09%) CCA
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (6.06%) VCAP
10 2 (6.06%) CCEE
10 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (6.06%) CCNA
11 1 (3.03%) VCP4
11 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (3.03%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) DICOM
2 1 (3.03%) TickIT
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) vCloud
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) AppSense
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam
5 1 (3.03%) Red Gate
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