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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 93 72 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.55% 2.80% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 9.07% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 46
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
434 419 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.88% 30.90% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 346 333 277
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £55,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -23 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (46.67%) C#
5 14 (46.67%) .NET
5 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (40.00%) MCP
7 12 (40.00%) MCAD
7 12 (40.00%) MCSD
7 12 (40.00%) Citrix
7 12 (40.00%) CCA
7 12 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (40.00%) TDD
7 12 (40.00%) NUnit
7 12 (40.00%) NHibernate
7 12 (40.00%) Streaming Music
7 12 (40.00%) MCITP
7 12 (40.00%) WCF
7 12 (40.00%) WPF
7 12 (40.00%) MVC
7 12 (40.00%) Scrum
7 12 (40.00%) VMware
7 12 (40.00%) WinForms
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 12 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
7 12 (40.00%) Web Application Development
7 12 (40.00%) Kanban

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (26.67%) Lync
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) NUnit
1 12 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (40.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) DBA
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (40.00%) WinForms
2 12 (40.00%) NHibernate
2 12 (40.00%) WCF
2 12 (40.00%) WPF
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Streaming Music
2 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 12 (40.00%) Kanban
2 12 (40.00%) MVVM
2 12 (40.00%) BDD
2 12 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.33%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Android Development
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCA
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (40.00%) MCP
2 12 (40.00%) MCAD
2 12 (40.00%) MCSD
2 12 (40.00%) MCITP
3 8 (26.67%) CCEE
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (26.67%) MCSE
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) VCP4
5 4 (13.33%) VCAP
5 4 (13.33%) VCP5
5 4 (13.33%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.33%) vCloud
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Computacenter