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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 149 170 134
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 19 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.27% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 1.31% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 21
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
840 688 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.76% 20.77% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 737 532 467
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 33 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (66.67%) Windows
5 25 (59.52%) CSS
5 25 (59.52%) HTML
5 25 (59.52%) SQL
5 25 (59.52%) T-SQL
5 25 (59.52%) Office 365
6 24 (57.14%) MCP
7 23 (54.76%) MCAD
7 23 (54.76%) MCSD
7 23 (54.76%) OOA/OOD
7 23 (54.76%) OO
7 23 (54.76%) .NET
7 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
7 23 (54.76%) IIS
7 23 (54.76%) C#
7 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET
7 23 (54.76%) CRM
7 23 (54.76%) SharePoint
7 23 (54.76%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (54.76%) Ajax
7 23 (54.76%) WCF
7 23 (54.76%) .NET Framework
7 23 (54.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (54.76%) SharePoint 2010

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 23 (54.76%) IIS
1 23 (54.76%) SharePoint
1 23 (54.76%) BizTalk Server
1 23 (54.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 23 (54.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 8 (19.05%) Lync
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) Office 365
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) WAAS
1 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 33 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) DTS
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
1 23 (54.76%) SharePoint Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Virtualisation Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Storage Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) CSS
1 25 (59.52%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) .NET
2 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET
2 23 (54.76%) Ajax
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Framework
2 23 (54.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) CLARiiON
1 8 (19.05%) Celerra
2 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) OOA/OOD
1 23 (54.76%) OO
1 23 (54.76%) CRM
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
1 25 (59.52%) T-SQL
2 23 (54.76%) C#
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (57.14%) MCP
3 23 (54.76%) MCAD
3 23 (54.76%) MCSD
4 14 (33.33%) MCSE
5 12 (28.57%) MCITP
6 8 (19.05%) NCDA
6 8 (19.05%) NCIE
6 8 (19.05%) VCAP
6 8 (19.05%) VTSP
6 8 (19.05%) CCIA
6 8 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (19.05%) CCA
6 8 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (19.05%) CCEA
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
3 8 (19.05%) vSphere
3 8 (19.05%) vCloud
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco
3 8 (19.05%) 3PAR
3 8 (19.05%) EMC
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
3 8 (19.05%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago