The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Nottinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 60 37 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 45 70 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.66% 6.45% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.39% 22.36% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 70 40
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 £43,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
336 313 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 27.29% 28.82% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 269 278 370
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 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
East Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -20 45 £40,000 +6.66%
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (80.43%) Windows
3 69 (75.00%) C#
3 69 (75.00%) .NET
3 69 (75.00%) MCP
4 64 (69.57%) MVC
4 64 (69.57%) WPF
5 59 (64.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (64.13%) MVVM
5 59 (64.13%) WCF
5 59 (64.13%) ASP.NET
6 56 (60.87%) SQL Server
7 55 (59.78%) MCAD
7 55 (59.78%) MCSD
7 55 (59.78%) WinForms
8 54 (58.70%) Scrum
8 54 (58.70%) TDD
8 54 (58.70%) NUnit
8 54 (58.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 54 (58.70%) Moq
8 54 (58.70%) Kanban
9 50 (54.35%) Razor View Engine
9 50 (54.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 50 (54.35%) Web Application Development
10 38 (41.30%) .NET Framework
11 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
12 28 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
12 28 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
12 28 (30.43%) Ninject
12 28 (30.43%) MSTest

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) Lync
6 2 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) SAN
2 8 (8.70%) DHCP
2 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.70%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.09%) LAN
4 1 (1.09%) WAN
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) Firewall
4 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (16.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (58.70%) NUnit
1 54 (58.70%) Rhino Mocks
1 54 (58.70%) Moq
2 28 (30.43%) MSTest
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Legal
2 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (64.13%) Developer
2 54 (58.70%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Junior Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Junior .NET Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Graduate Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Junior
3 24 (26.09%) Graduate
3 24 (26.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Consultant
5 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (2.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.09%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (75.00%) .NET
2 64 (69.57%) WPF
3 59 (64.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 59 (64.13%) WCF
3 59 (64.13%) ASP.NET
4 55 (59.78%) WinForms
5 50 (54.35%) Razor View Engine
5 50 (54.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 38 (41.30%) .NET Framework
7 28 (30.43%) Unity DI Container
7 28 (30.43%) Castle Windsor
7 28 (30.43%) Ninject
7 28 (30.43%) Spring.NET
8 26 (28.26%) NHibernate
9 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (5.43%) SOAP
10 5 (5.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (28.26%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (28.26%) Streaming Music
3 24 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 11 (11.96%) Client/Server
5 9 (9.78%) N-Tier
6 8 (8.70%) Blackberry
7 4 (4.35%) Clustering
8 3 (3.26%) CLARiiON
8 3 (3.26%) Celerra
8 3 (3.26%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.09%) NHS
9 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.09%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 74 (80.43%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (69.57%) MVC
2 59 (64.13%) MVVM
3 54 (58.70%) Scrum
3 54 (58.70%) TDD
3 54 (58.70%) Kanban
4 50 (54.35%) Web Application Development
5 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (30.43%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (28.26%) BDD
7 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 14 (15.22%) OO
8 9 (9.78%) OOD
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
10 5 (5.43%) OOP
10 5 (5.43%) SOA
10 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.43%) Migration
11 4 (4.35%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 69 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (13.04%) SQL
3 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (75.00%) MCP
3 55 (59.78%) MCAD
3 55 (59.78%) MCSD
4 17 (18.48%) MCITP
5 14 (15.22%) MCPD
5 14 (15.22%) MCSE
6 12 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (7.61%) CCEE
9 6 (6.52%) CCA
10 4 (4.35%) NCDA
10 4 (4.35%) VCAP
10 4 (4.35%) MCSA
11 3 (3.26%) CCNA
11 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (3.26%) VCDX
11 3 (3.26%) HP AIS
11 3 (3.26%) HP ASE
11 3 (3.26%) HP MASE
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (14.13%) vSphere
2 12 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.70%) UAG
5 7 (7.61%) XenApp
5 7 (7.61%) XenServer
5 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) SCOM
3 4 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (4.35%) MOM
3 4 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.22%) VMware
3 13 (14.13%) Citrix
4 10 (10.87%) NetApp
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco
6 7 (7.61%) HP
7 5 (5.43%) Dell
7 5 (5.43%) EMC
8 4 (4.35%) AppSense
8 4 (4.35%) Juniper
8 4 (4.35%) BMC
8 4 (4.35%) Symantec
9 2 (2.17%) Computacenter
9 2 (2.17%) McAfee
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle
10 1 (1.09%) McKesson
10 1 (1.09%) Lotus
10 1 (1.09%) IBM
10 1 (1.09%) Avaya
10 1 (1.09%) Mitel