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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 107 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.072% 1.78% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 5.78% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 41
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
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
468 346 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 33.50% 30.87% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 342 287 264
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £50,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 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
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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 -24 1 £23,500 -41.25%
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) MCITP
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MySQL
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Apple
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Red Gate

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (33.33%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCITP
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CCEA
6 1 (11.11%) CCAA
6 1 (11.11%) CCA
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) CNE
6 1 (11.11%) Novell Certification
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 3 (33.33%) TickIT
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Red Gate
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Novell
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco