The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Hull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hull region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 22 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 4.17% 1.96% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.30% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Hull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 44.79% 21.57% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 16
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
East Yorkshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hull

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hull

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hull

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Hull

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Hull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Hull region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Hull

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hull 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 8 (80.00%) MCAD
2 8 (80.00%) MCSD
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Kanban
2 8 (80.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) CQRS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (20.00%) MSTest

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hull 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (20.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) WCF
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) WinForms
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) Spring.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (20.00%) Ninject
3 2 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Celerra
2 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Scrum
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
1 8 (80.00%) Kanban
1 8 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (60.00%) CQRS
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 8 (80.00%) MCAD
2 8 (80.00%) MCSD
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) VCAP
4 1 (10.00%) CCEE
4 1 (10.00%) CCIA
4 1 (10.00%) NCDA
4 1 (10.00%) NCIE
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (10.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (10.00%) VCDX
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Dell
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp