The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 37 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.83% 7.77% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £21,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
MCTS
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
85 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.12% 34.95% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 37
Average salary £21,750 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £37,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wakefield

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy