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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 160 183 179
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.72% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,913 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -15.21%
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
649 835 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.74% 23.88% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 566 679 777
Median salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Office Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft