The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 905 875 915
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +40
Permanent jobs citing MTS 12 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.048% 0.035% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Average salary £70,000 £64,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.94% -
UK excluding London average salary - £57,500 -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25137 23188 25082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.72% 20.88% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20671 19507 21871
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -40 11 £70,000 +37.59%
London -42 11 £70,000 -1.23%
City of London - 3 £73,750 -
Scotland -15 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) Finance
3 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (33.33%) Bloomberg
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) MVC
7 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
7 8 (29.63%) VB
7 8 (29.63%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) Back Office
8 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (18.52%) CCNP
10 5 (18.52%) CCNA
10 5 (18.52%) COM
10 5 (18.52%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) PABX
11 4 (14.81%) Reuters
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall

MTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) PABX
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) VoIP
2 4 (14.81%) OSPF
2 4 (14.81%) BGP
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.11%) QlikView
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) KDB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
1 3 (11.11%) Mockito
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Back Office
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Front Office
4 3 (11.11%) Advertising
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Network Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Database Developer
6 3 (11.11%) DBA
6 3 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior DBA
7 2 (7.41%) Application Development Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Communications Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) VB Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Network Support
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) COM
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET
6 3 (11.11%) Rendezvous
6 3 (11.11%) COM+
6 3 (11.11%) DCOM
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
6 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
2 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) RDF
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) VB
2 8 (29.63%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VB6
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) CCNA
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) MCDBA
2 3 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) XenApp
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Reuters
5 3 (11.11%) eSpeed
5 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 3 (11.11%) Sybase
5 3 (11.11%) ION Trading
5 3 (11.11%) Google
5 3 (11.11%) Tradeweb
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle