The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 68 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 25 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.43% 4.66% 3.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 15.46% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 35
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Nottinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
330 291 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 32.10% 30.16% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 286 251 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Nottingham

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (87.72%) Windows
3 33 (57.89%) C#
3 33 (57.89%) .NET
3 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 33 (57.89%) MCP
3 33 (57.89%) MCAD
3 33 (57.89%) MCSD
3 33 (57.89%) MVC
3 33 (57.89%) Scrum
3 33 (57.89%) WinForms
3 33 (57.89%) TDD
3 33 (57.89%) NUnit
3 33 (57.89%) WCF
3 33 (57.89%) WPF
3 33 (57.89%) Kanban
3 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (57.89%) MVVM
3 33 (57.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 33 (57.89%) Moq
3 33 (57.89%) Razor View Engine
3 33 (57.89%) Web Application Development
3 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 30 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 25 (43.86%) NHibernate
5 25 (43.86%) Streaming Music
5 25 (43.86%) BDD
5 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
7 19 (33.33%) VMware

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 9 (15.79%) Lync
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.75%) IIS
8 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (57.89%) NUnit
1 33 (57.89%) Rhino Mocks
1 33 (57.89%) Moq
2 8 (14.04%) MSTest
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
1 33 (57.89%) .NET Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Graduate
4 8 (14.04%) Junior
4 8 (14.04%) Junior Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Junior .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.75%) Software Support Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
1 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET
1 33 (57.89%) WinForms
1 33 (57.89%) WCF
1 33 (57.89%) WPF
1 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 33 (57.89%) Razor View Engine
1 33 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (43.86%) NHibernate
3 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.04%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (14.04%) Ninject
3 8 (14.04%) Spring.NET
3 8 (14.04%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Streaming Music
2 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.04%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (12.28%) Clustering
5 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.75%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) MVC
1 33 (57.89%) Scrum
1 33 (57.89%) TDD
1 33 (57.89%) Kanban
1 33 (57.89%) MVVM
1 33 (57.89%) Web Application Development
2 25 (43.86%) BDD
3 8 (14.04%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.28%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.28%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.51%) Migration
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL
5 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (57.89%) MCP
2 33 (57.89%) MCAD
2 33 (57.89%) MCSD
3 16 (28.07%) CCA
3 16 (28.07%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (26.32%) MCSE
4 15 (26.32%) MCITP
5 14 (24.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (19.30%) CCEE
7 7 (12.28%) VCAP
8 6 (10.53%) VCP5
9 5 (8.77%) VCP4
10 2 (3.51%) NCDA
10 2 (3.51%) MCSA
10 2 (3.51%) CCIE
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.51%) CCNA
11 1 (1.75%) CCDA
11 1 (1.75%) CCNP
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.30%) XenDesktop
3 11 (19.30%) vSphere
4 8 (14.04%) XenServer
5 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.77%) vCloud
7 3 (5.26%) UAG
7 3 (5.26%) XenApp
8 2 (3.51%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
1 5 (8.77%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) MOM
3 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 18 (31.58%) Citrix
4 10 (17.54%) HP
4 10 (17.54%) NetApp
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco
6 8 (14.04%) EMC
7 7 (12.28%) McAfee
8 6 (10.53%) Computacenter
9 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 2 (3.51%) AppSense
9 2 (3.51%) BMC
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle
10 1 (1.75%) Avaya
10 1 (1.75%) Juniper
10 1 (1.75%) Mitel
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