The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 164 171 184
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.035% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.99% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 17
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
MCTS
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
639 706 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.09% 21.46% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 542 552 789
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Leeds

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) IIS
3 10 (83.33%) MS Office
3 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (83.33%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) Degree
3 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (83.33%) WCF
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 10 (83.33%) Office Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) VMware

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Software Developer
1 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
1 10 (83.33%) C# Software Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 10 (83.33%) Office Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Service Design
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) VMware