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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 52 34 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 45 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.27% 6.99% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.57% 25.27% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 37
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 £47,500 £40,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 273 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 27.45% 27.66% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 223 242 335
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 23 April 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (81.32%) Windows
3 68 (74.73%) C#
3 68 (74.73%) .NET
3 68 (74.73%) MCP
4 63 (69.23%) MVC
4 63 (69.23%) WPF
5 59 (64.84%) MVVM
6 58 (63.74%) WCF
6 58 (63.74%) ASP.NET
6 58 (63.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (60.44%) MCAD
7 55 (60.44%) MCSD
7 55 (60.44%) SQL Server
7 55 (60.44%) WinForms
8 54 (59.34%) Scrum
8 54 (59.34%) TDD
8 54 (59.34%) NUnit
8 54 (59.34%) Rhino Mocks
8 54 (59.34%) Moq
8 54 (59.34%) Kanban
9 50 (54.95%) Razor View Engine
9 50 (54.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 50 (54.95%) Web Application Development
10 37 (40.66%) .NET Framework
11 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
12 28 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
12 28 (30.77%) Castle Windsor
12 28 (30.77%) Ninject
12 28 (30.77%) MSTest

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 13 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 8 (8.79%) DNS
2 8 (8.79%) DHCP
2 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.49%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) Wireless
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (60.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (59.34%) NUnit
1 54 (59.34%) Rhino Mocks
1 54 (59.34%) Moq
2 28 (30.77%) MSTest
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Legal
2 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 54 (59.34%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Junior .NET Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Graduate Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Junior Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 24 (26.37%) Graduate
3 24 (26.37%) Junior
4 11 (12.09%) Consultant
5 9 (9.89%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (2.20%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Applications Support
10 1 (1.10%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (74.73%) .NET
2 63 (69.23%) WPF
3 58 (63.74%) WCF
3 58 (63.74%) ASP.NET
3 58 (63.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (60.44%) WinForms
5 50 (54.95%) Razor View Engine
5 50 (54.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 37 (40.66%) .NET Framework
7 28 (30.77%) Spring.NET
7 28 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
7 28 (30.77%) Castle Windsor
7 28 (30.77%) Ninject
8 26 (28.57%) NHibernate
9 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (5.49%) REST
10 5 (5.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (28.57%) Streaming Music
3 24 (26.37%) Computer Science
4 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
5 8 (8.79%) N-Tier
5 8 (8.79%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.40%) Clustering
7 3 (3.30%) EqualLogic
7 3 (3.30%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.30%) Celerra
8 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.10%) NHS
8 1 (1.10%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 74 (81.32%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (69.23%) MVC
2 59 (64.84%) MVVM
3 54 (59.34%) Kanban
3 54 (59.34%) Scrum
3 54 (59.34%) TDD
4 50 (54.95%) Web Application Development
5 28 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
5 28 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (28.57%) BDD
7 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.29%) OO
8 8 (8.79%) OOD
9 6 (6.59%) ITIL
10 5 (5.49%) OOP
10 5 (5.49%) Migration
10 5 (5.49%) SOA
10 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.40%) Network Load Balancing
11 4 (4.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 68 (74.73%) C#
2 11 (12.09%) SQL
3 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (74.73%) MCP
3 55 (60.44%) MCAD
3 55 (60.44%) MCSD
4 17 (18.68%) MCITP
5 14 (15.38%) MCSE
6 13 (14.29%) MCPD
7 12 (13.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (8.79%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (7.69%) CCEE
10 6 (6.59%) CCA
11 4 (4.40%) MCSA
11 4 (4.40%) VCAP
11 4 (4.40%) NCDA
12 3 (3.30%) NCIE
12 3 (3.30%) CCIA
12 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (3.30%) CCNA
12 3 (3.30%) HP AIS
12 3 (3.30%) HP ASE
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (14.29%) vSphere
2 12 (13.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.79%) UAG
5 7 (7.69%) XenApp
5 7 (7.69%) XenServer
5 7 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.40%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.40%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) SCCM
2 5 (5.49%) SCOM
3 4 (4.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.40%) MOM
3 4 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 10 (10.99%) NetApp
5 8 (8.79%) Cisco
6 7 (7.69%) HP
7 5 (5.49%) Dell
7 5 (5.49%) EMC
8 4 (4.40%) Juniper
8 4 (4.40%) BMC
8 4 (4.40%) AppSense
8 4 (4.40%) Symantec
9 2 (2.20%) McAfee
9 2 (2.20%) Computacenter
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 1 (1.10%) DevExpress
10 1 (1.10%) Facebook
10 1 (1.10%) Mitel
10 1 (1.10%) McKesson
10 1 (1.10%) Lotus
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