The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 887 865 880
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing MTS 7 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.030% 0.056% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 10
Average salary £66,250 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.62% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23709 21587 24088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.76% 20.20% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19317 18323 20612
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MTS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MTS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MTS within the UK.

MTS Salary Trend in the UK

MTS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MTS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

MTS Salary Histogram in the UK

MTS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MTS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
England +1 6 £72,500 +81.25%
London -2 6 £72,500 +49.48%
City of London - 1 £72,500 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 - 1

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 5 (41.67%) PHP
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) Apple
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (41.67%) Memcached
1 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (25.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (25.00%) WPF
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) WinForms
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) eSpeed
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

MTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MTS 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 MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
1 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Memcached
2 3 (25.00%) WPF
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) WinForms
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) Rendezvous
3 2 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (25.00%) eSpeed
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
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