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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 78 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 22 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.90% 3.91% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 13.57% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 35
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
354 339 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 30.62% 28.83% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 290 265 299
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 £52,409 £50,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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
(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 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (88.46%) Windows
3 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 31 (59.62%) C#
3 31 (59.62%) .NET
3 31 (59.62%) MCP
3 31 (59.62%) MCAD
3 31 (59.62%) MCSD
3 31 (59.62%) Scrum
3 31 (59.62%) MVC
3 31 (59.62%) WinForms
3 31 (59.62%) TDD
3 31 (59.62%) NUnit
3 31 (59.62%) WCF
3 31 (59.62%) WPF
3 31 (59.62%) Kanban
3 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (59.62%) MVVM
3 31 (59.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 31 (59.62%) Moq
3 31 (59.62%) Razor View Engine
3 31 (59.62%) Web Application Development
3 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
5 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (46.15%) BDD
5 24 (46.15%) Streaming Music
5 24 (46.15%) NHibernate
6 19 (36.54%) Hyper-V
6 19 (36.54%) Microsoft

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (15.38%) Lync
1 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) NUnit
1 31 (59.62%) Rhino Mocks
1 31 (59.62%) Moq
2 7 (13.46%) MSTest
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
1 31 (59.62%) .NET Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Junior Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Junior .NET Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Graduate
4 7 (13.46%) Junior
4 7 (13.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix Support
8 1 (1.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) .NET
1 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
1 31 (59.62%) WinForms
1 31 (59.62%) WCF
1 31 (59.62%) WPF
1 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC
1 31 (59.62%) Razor View Engine
1 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 24 (46.15%) NHibernate
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
3 7 (13.46%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (13.46%) Ninject
3 7 (13.46%) Spring.NET
3 7 (13.46%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Streaming Music
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (13.46%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.92%) Celerra
4 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) MVC
1 31 (59.62%) Scrum
1 31 (59.62%) TDD
1 31 (59.62%) Kanban
1 31 (59.62%) MVVM
1 31 (59.62%) Web Application Development
2 24 (46.15%) BDD
3 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (13.46%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.46%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) C#
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (59.62%) MCP
2 31 (59.62%) MCAD
2 31 (59.62%) MCSD
3 16 (30.77%) CCA
3 16 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (25.00%) MCITP
5 13 (25.00%) MCSE
6 11 (21.15%) CCEE
7 7 (13.46%) VCAP
8 6 (11.54%) VCP5
9 5 (9.62%) VCP4
10 2 (3.85%) NCDA
11 1 (1.92%) NCIE
11 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.92%) HP AIS
11 1 (1.92%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.92%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.92%) VCDX
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Hyper-V
2 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 11 (21.15%) XenDesktop
5 10 (19.23%) vSphere
6 8 (15.38%) XenServer
7 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
8 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (9.62%) vCloud
9 3 (5.77%) XenApp
10 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
1 5 (9.62%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) MOM
3 2 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) Citrix
4 9 (17.31%) NetApp
4 9 (17.31%) HP
5 8 (15.38%) Cisco
5 8 (15.38%) EMC
6 7 (13.46%) McAfee
7 6 (11.54%) Computacenter
8 2 (3.85%) AppSense
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) BMC
Nottingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago