The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 87 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.81% 3.72% 4.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 11.03% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 40
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
413 408 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 37.04% 33.72% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 319 290 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Nottingham -26 9 £31,500 -21.25%
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 Certification
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) MCITP
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (38.46%) .NET
7 5 (38.46%) C#
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (30.77%) MCDBA
8 4 (30.77%) ETL
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
8 4 (30.77%) High Availability
9 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (23.08%) MVVM
9 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (23.08%) Moq
9 3 (23.08%) BDD
9 3 (23.08%) WCF

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (23.08%) Moq
1 3 (23.08%) NUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (23.08%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Streaming Music
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) MVVM
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCITP
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) MCDBA
5 3 (23.08%) MCP
5 3 (23.08%) MCAD
5 3 (23.08%) MCSD
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 1 (7.69%) VCP4
7 1 (7.69%) VCP5
7 1 (7.69%) VCAP
7 1 (7.69%) MCSA
7 1 (7.69%) CCA
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Red Gate
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Apple