The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 624 607 640
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Permanent jobs citing MTS 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.006% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.030% 0.032% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £62,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +68.91%
MTS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10032 9341 10630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.38% 20.88% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8547 7996 9280
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MTS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MTS
Salary Trend in London

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

MTS Salary Trend in London

MTS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft