The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 81 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 13 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.25% 0.48% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 1.89% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 35
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
247 212 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 23.75% 25.51% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 220 157 205
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Yorkshire

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
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +6 13 £42,000 +86.66%
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) MCITP
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 10 (62.50%) Lync
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 9 (56.25%) CCEE
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix
5 9 (56.25%) CCA
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) C#
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (31.25%) WCF

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (62.50%) Lync
2 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) WCF
1 5 (31.25%) WPF
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
1 1 (6.25%) Celerra
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) MCITP
3 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 9 (56.25%) CCEE
4 9 (56.25%) CCA
4 9 (56.25%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (6.25%) VCDX
6 1 (6.25%) HP AIS
6 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
6 1 (6.25%) HP MASE
6 1 (6.25%) CCIA
6 1 (6.25%) VCAP
6 1 (6.25%) NCDA
6 1 (6.25%) NCIE
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp