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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 908 876 871
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Permanent jobs citing MTS 5 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.020% 0.027% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 23
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24761 21901 24084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.14% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20439 18459 20660
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 3 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 28 July 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 -26 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Birmingham - 5 £30,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £30,000 -

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (41.18%) Back Office
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Hedge funds
4 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
4 5 (29.41%) Memcached
4 5 (29.41%) nginx
4 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Apache
4 5 (29.41%) LDAP
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) SSL
4 5 (29.41%) Apple
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) SNMP
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) Bloomberg
6 3 (17.65%) TIBCO

MTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (29.41%) OpenStack
1 5 (29.41%) nginx
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LDAP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) SNMP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) KDB
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Mockito
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Back Office
3 3 (17.65%) Front Office
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Software Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Real Time Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Memcached
3 3 (17.65%) Rendezvous
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Hedge funds
2 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Apple
3 4 (23.53%) Bloomberg
4 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
4 3 (17.65%) Sybase
4 3 (17.65%) eSpeed
4 3 (17.65%) Tradeweb
4 3 (17.65%) ION Trading
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Reuters
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Sun