The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 80 69
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.32% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.09% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
MCTS
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
226 276 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.05% 29.30% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 177 204 156
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft