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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 136 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 41 111 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.10% 3.48% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 13.26% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 110 116
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
1085 837 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.05% 26.24% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 878 682 925
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Nottinghamshire -27 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Northamptonshire -29 18 £47,500 +35.71%
Leicestershire -24 2 - -
Derbyshire -14 1 £42,500 +13.33%
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (69.89%) Windows
3 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
4 51 (54.84%) MCP
5 47 (50.54%) SQL Server
6 45 (48.39%) C#
6 45 (48.39%) MCAD
6 45 (48.39%) MCSD
6 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET
6 45 (48.39%) .NET
6 45 (48.39%) MVC
6 45 (48.39%) WCF
6 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (47.31%) Rhino Mocks
7 44 (47.31%) Razor View Engine
7 44 (47.31%) Web Application Development
7 44 (47.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 44 (47.31%) Scrum
7 44 (47.31%) TDD
7 44 (47.31%) NUnit
8 39 (41.94%) MCITP
9 37 (39.78%) NHibernate
9 37 (39.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (34.41%) MCSE
11 31 (33.33%) WinForms
11 31 (33.33%) MVVM
11 31 (33.33%) Moq
11 31 (33.33%) WPF
11 31 (33.33%) Kanban
12 29 (31.18%) VMware

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (12.90%) Lync
2 11 (11.83%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) VPN
2 7 (7.53%) DNS
3 5 (5.38%) NetScaler
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.54%) SQL Server
2 37 (39.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.30%) OLAP
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.23%) OLTP
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (47.31%) NUnit
1 44 (47.31%) Rhino Mocks
2 31 (33.33%) Moq
3 7 (7.53%) MSTest
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Developer
2 44 (47.31%) .NET Developer
3 25 (26.88%) Consultant
4 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Consultant
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Graduate
6 7 (7.53%) Junior
6 7 (7.53%) Junior Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Junior .NET Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) .NET
1 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET
1 45 (48.39%) WCF
1 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 44 (47.31%) Razor View Engine
2 44 (47.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 37 (39.78%) NHibernate
4 31 (33.33%) WinForms
4 31 (33.33%) WPF
5 20 (21.51%) Castle Windsor
6 13 (13.98%) MonoRail
7 7 (7.53%) Ninject
7 7 (7.53%) Spring.NET
7 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.53%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (4.30%) MDX
9 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
10 1 (1.08%) HTML
10 1 (1.08%) CSS
10 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.81%) Streaming Music
2 13 (13.98%) Tandem
3 7 (7.53%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.53%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 3 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.08%) Celerra
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.89%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.83%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) MVC
2 44 (47.31%) Scrum
2 44 (47.31%) TDD
2 44 (47.31%) Web Application Development
3 31 (33.33%) Kanban
3 31 (33.33%) MVVM
4 24 (25.81%) BDD
5 10 (10.75%) Business Continuity
6 9 (9.68%) ITIL
7 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.53%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
9 4 (4.30%) ETL
9 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.39%) C#
2 13 (13.98%) SQL
3 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (54.84%) MCP
3 45 (48.39%) MCAD
3 45 (48.39%) MCSD
4 39 (41.94%) MCITP
5 32 (34.41%) MCSE
6 25 (26.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (23.66%) CCA
7 22 (23.66%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (15.05%) CCEE
9 10 (10.75%) VCAP
10 9 (9.68%) MCSA
11 7 (7.53%) VCP5
12 6 (6.45%) HND
13 5 (5.38%) VCP4
13 5 (5.38%) NCDA
14 4 (4.30%) NCIE
14 4 (4.30%) VCDX
14 4 (4.30%) CCNA
14 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 25 (26.88%) Hyper-V
2 19 (20.43%) XenDesktop
3 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
4 15 (16.13%) vSphere
5 11 (11.83%) XenApp
6 8 (8.60%) XenServer
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
9 5 (5.38%) vCloud
10 2 (2.15%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.15%) UAG
10 2 (2.15%) Terminal Server
10 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SCCM
1 5 (5.38%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.23%) XenMobile
2 3 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) MOM
3 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.18%) VMware
3 25 (26.88%) Citrix
4 13 (13.98%) NetApp
5 12 (12.90%) HP
6 11 (11.83%) Cisco
7 9 (9.68%) EMC
8 7 (7.53%) McAfee
9 6 (6.45%) Computacenter
10 5 (5.38%) AppSense
11 3 (3.23%) Veeam
12 2 (2.15%) Dell
12 2 (2.15%) Symantec
12 2 (2.15%) BMC
13 1 (1.08%) Hitachi
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