The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 67 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.16% - 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £41,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
MCTS
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
110 189 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.12% 24.20% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 92 155 176
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MCTS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Sheffield region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Sheffield

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) PlayStation
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware