The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 203 191 185
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 2.05% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 19
Average salary £26,500 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.52% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1005 1073 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.89% 22.72% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 779 928 693
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCTS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Leeds -19 6 £26,500 -49.52% 1
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Office Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Adabas
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Office Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) OCA
4 1 (12.50%) OCP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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