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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 87 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 13 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.16% 3.08% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 10.67% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 38
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
348 356 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 30.99% 28.87% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 288 273 309
Average salary £40,000 £35,661 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -10.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 17 September 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
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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 -21 13 £40,000 +6.66%
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (86.67%) Windows
3 27 (60.00%) C#
3 27 (60.00%) .NET
3 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 27 (60.00%) MCP
3 27 (60.00%) MCAD
3 27 (60.00%) MCSD
3 27 (60.00%) MVC
3 27 (60.00%) Scrum
3 27 (60.00%) WinForms
3 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) TDD
3 27 (60.00%) NUnit
3 27 (60.00%) WCF
3 27 (60.00%) WPF
3 27 (60.00%) Kanban
3 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (60.00%) MVVM
3 27 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 27 (60.00%) Moq
3 27 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
3 27 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
5 22 (48.89%) NHibernate
5 22 (48.89%) Streaming Music
5 22 (48.89%) BDD
5 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (37.78%) Microsoft

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (17.78%) Lync
1 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (48.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) NUnit
1 27 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 27 (60.00%) Moq
2 5 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
1 27 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Graduate
4 5 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
1 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 27 (60.00%) WinForms
1 27 (60.00%) WCF
1 27 (60.00%) WPF
1 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 27 (60.00%) Razor View Engine
1 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 22 (48.89%) NHibernate
3 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (11.11%) Ninject
3 5 (11.11%) Spring.NET
3 5 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Streaming Music
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.22%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (60.00%) TDD
1 27 (60.00%) MVC
1 27 (60.00%) Scrum
1 27 (60.00%) Kanban
1 27 (60.00%) MVVM
1 27 (60.00%) Web Application Development
2 22 (48.89%) BDD
3 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
3 7 (15.56%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (60.00%) MCP
2 27 (60.00%) MCAD
2 27 (60.00%) MCSD
3 16 (35.56%) CCA
3 16 (35.56%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (24.44%) CCEE
6 10 (22.22%) MCITP
6 10 (22.22%) MCSE
7 6 (13.33%) VCAP
8 5 (11.11%) VCP5
8 5 (11.11%) VCP4
9 1 (2.22%) NCDA
9 1 (2.22%) NCIE
9 1 (2.22%) CCIA
9 1 (2.22%) MCSA
9 1 (2.22%) HP AIS
9 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.22%) HP MASE
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (37.78%) Hyper-V
2 11 (24.44%) XenDesktop
3 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.00%) vSphere
5 8 (17.78%) XenServer
6 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
7 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (11.11%) vCloud
8 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (6.67%) XenApp
9 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Citrix
3 9 (20.00%) NetApp
4 8 (17.78%) HP
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 8 (17.78%) EMC
5 7 (15.56%) McAfee
6 6 (13.33%) Computacenter
7 2 (4.44%) AppSense
7 2 (4.44%) BMC
8 1 (2.22%) Dell