The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 20 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 3.23% 2.30% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 6.90% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £40,500 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
MCTS
East Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Hull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 33.33% 33.33% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 19
Average salary £40,250 £24,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.70% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,850 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hull

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ETL
1 10 (100.00%) WSH
1 10 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) MCITP
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hull by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) DBA
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Junior DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Junior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ETL
1 10 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft