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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 28 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 4.20% 10.78% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.16% 34.38% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
38 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hull 31.93% 31.37% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 23
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Statistics
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) WSH
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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