The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 74 71
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.42% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.04% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 18
Average salary - £22,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
MCTS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
211 147 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 19.10% 20.65% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 188 104 211
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) MCITP
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) CCA
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) Lync
2 8 (61.54%) CCEE
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) MVC

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (61.54%) Lync
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) WCF
1 5 (38.46%) WPF
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) CCA
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCITP
2 8 (61.54%) CCEE
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
1 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware