The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 60 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 28 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.92% 5.02% 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.21% 16.55% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 40
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
304 296 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.67% 30.30% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 251 263 255
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Nottinghamshire

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 24 July 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (84.51%) Windows
3 40 (56.34%) MCP
3 40 (56.34%) C#
3 40 (56.34%) .NET
3 40 (56.34%) MVC
3 40 (56.34%) MVVM
4 38 (53.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (53.52%) Moq
4 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (53.52%) Razor View Engine
4 38 (53.52%) Web Application Development
4 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 38 (53.52%) Scrum
4 38 (53.52%) WinForms
4 38 (53.52%) TDD
4 38 (53.52%) NUnit
4 38 (53.52%) WCF
4 38 (53.52%) WPF
4 38 (53.52%) Kanban
4 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET
4 38 (53.52%) MCAD
4 38 (53.52%) MCSD
5 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
6 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
7 26 (36.62%) NHibernate
7 26 (36.62%) Streaming Music
7 26 (36.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (36.62%) BDD
8 24 (33.80%) Hyper-V

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (12.68%) MS Exchange
1 9 (12.68%) Lync
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (36.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (53.52%) Rhino Mocks
1 38 (53.52%) Moq
1 38 (53.52%) NUnit
2 12 (16.90%) MSTest
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Developer
2 38 (53.52%) .NET Developer
3 18 (25.35%) Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Junior .NET Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Graduate Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Consultant
4 12 (16.90%) Junior Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Junior
4 12 (16.90%) Graduate
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.41%) Support Specialist
9 1 (1.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (56.34%) .NET
2 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 38 (53.52%) Razor View Engine
2 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 38 (53.52%) WinForms
2 38 (53.52%) WCF
2 38 (53.52%) WPF
2 38 (53.52%) ASP.NET
3 26 (36.62%) NHibernate
4 14 (19.72%) .NET Framework
5 12 (16.90%) Castle Windsor
5 12 (16.90%) Ninject
5 12 (16.90%) Unity DI Container
5 12 (16.90%) Spring.NET
6 2 (2.82%) REST
6 2 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Streaming Music
2 14 (19.72%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (16.90%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.68%) Clustering
5 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.23%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.23%) Celerra
6 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) MVC
1 40 (56.34%) MVVM
2 38 (53.52%) Web Application Development
2 38 (53.52%) Scrum
2 38 (53.52%) TDD
2 38 (53.52%) Kanban
3 26 (36.62%) BDD
4 12 (16.90%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.27%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) Migration
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL
9 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.82%) SOA
9 2 (2.82%) OOP
9 2 (2.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) C#
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.27%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (56.34%) MCP
3 38 (53.52%) MCAD
3 38 (53.52%) MCSD
4 21 (29.58%) MCITP
5 20 (28.17%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (25.35%) CCA
6 18 (25.35%) MCSE
7 17 (23.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (19.72%) CCEE
9 9 (12.68%) VCAP
10 6 (8.45%) VCP5
11 5 (7.04%) VCP4
12 4 (5.63%) NCDA
13 3 (4.23%) CCNA
13 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (4.23%) HP AIS
13 3 (4.23%) HP ASE
13 3 (4.23%) HP MASE
13 3 (4.23%) CCIA
System Software
1 24 (33.80%) Hyper-V
2 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.13%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.72%) XenDesktop
4 14 (19.72%) vSphere
5 11 (15.49%) XenServer
6 9 (12.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
8 7 (9.86%) vCloud
9 6 (8.45%) XenApp
10 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (7.04%) UAG
11 4 (5.63%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) SCOM
2 5 (7.04%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.63%) MOM
3 4 (5.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.39%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) Citrix
4 12 (16.90%) HP
4 12 (16.90%) NetApp
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) EMC
6 7 (9.86%) McAfee
7 6 (8.45%) Computacenter
8 4 (5.63%) Symantec
8 4 (5.63%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) BMC
9 3 (4.23%) AppSense
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle
11 1 (1.41%) Avaya
11 1 (1.41%) Juniper
11 1 (1.41%) Mitel