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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 70 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 18 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.86% - 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% - 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 20
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
240 201 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.77% 28.35% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 200 156 175
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

MCTS
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield - 18 £50,000 -
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (100.00%) MCITP
2 27 (96.43%) MCSE
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (85.71%) Citrix
3 24 (85.71%) VMware
3 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (85.71%) XenDesktop
4 22 (78.57%) CCA
4 22 (78.57%) Citrix Certification
5 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (75.00%) Hyper-V
6 18 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
8 14 (50.00%) Windows
8 14 (50.00%) Cisco
8 14 (50.00%) vSphere
8 14 (50.00%) Lync
9 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (42.86%) CCEE
11 11 (39.29%) CCIA
11 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (39.29%) VCAP
11 11 (39.29%) NCDA
11 11 (39.29%) NCIE
11 11 (39.29%) NetApp
11 11 (39.29%) EMC
11 11 (39.29%) CLARiiON
11 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (39.29%) Celerra

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (50.00%) Lync
3 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) WAAS
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (17.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (10.71%) PBX
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
3 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Consultant
2 16 (57.14%) Architect
3 13 (46.43%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (35.71%) Virtualisation Architect
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Consultant
4 10 (35.71%) Storage Architect
4 10 (35.71%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) CLARiiON
1 11 (39.29%) Celerra
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (7.14%) Migration
1 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (100.00%) MCITP
2 27 (96.43%) MCSE
3 22 (78.57%) CCA
3 22 (78.57%) Citrix Certification
4 18 (64.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (42.86%) CCEE
6 11 (39.29%) CCIA
6 11 (39.29%) VCAP
6 11 (39.29%) NCDA
6 11 (39.29%) NCIE
7 10 (35.71%) CCEA
7 10 (35.71%) VTSP
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.71%) CCNP
9 2 (7.14%) Degree
9 2 (7.14%) MCSA
10 1 (3.57%) HP AIS
10 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
10 1 (3.57%) HP MASE
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (50.00%) vSphere
4 10 (35.71%) vCloud
5 6 (21.43%) XenApp
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) XenMobile
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) Citrix
2 24 (85.71%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) NetApp
4 11 (39.29%) EMC
5 10 (35.71%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.71%) AppSense
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 4 days ago