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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 178 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 2.42% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 10
Average salary £26,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.52% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
769 869 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.03% 24.69% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 585 740 552
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Office Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Software Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
1 6 (85.71%) C# Software Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 6 (85.71%) Office Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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