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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 144 160 137
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 21 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.50% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 2.20% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 20
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
829 863 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.96% 22.79% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 638 736 507
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 21 April 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Leeds

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
3 27 (69.23%) Windows
4 25 (64.10%) MCP
5 22 (56.41%) SQL
5 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
6 21 (53.85%) T-SQL
6 21 (53.85%) HTML
6 21 (53.85%) CSS
6 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (51.28%) WCF
7 20 (51.28%) .NET
7 20 (51.28%) IIS
8 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
8 19 (48.72%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (48.72%) Ajax
8 19 (48.72%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
8 19 (48.72%) C#
8 19 (48.72%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (48.72%) OO
8 19 (48.72%) MCAD
8 19 (48.72%) MCSD
8 19 (48.72%) CRM
8 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
8 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
8 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (48.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (48.72%) Office 365

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 20 (51.28%) IIS
2 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
2 19 (48.72%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (48.72%) SharePoint 2010
2 19 (48.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
4 10 (25.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (25.64%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (48.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) VoIP
1 6 (15.38%) DHCP
1 6 (15.38%) VPN
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
1 6 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) DTS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) HTML
1 21 (53.85%) CSS
2 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) WCF
3 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
3 19 (48.72%) Ajax
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) OOA/OOD
1 19 (48.72%) OO
1 19 (48.72%) CRM
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 19 (48.72%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (64.10%) MCP
3 19 (48.72%) MCAD
3 19 (48.72%) MCSD
4 10 (25.64%) MCSE
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 6 (15.38%) CCNA
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.13%) MCITP
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago