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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 185 190 153
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 24 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 2.04% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 23
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1100 832 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.39% 19.47% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 954 644 608
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram 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 29 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 19 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bradford -5 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Dewsbury - 1 £38,500 -
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 34 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 31 (64.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (60.42%) Windows
6 24 (50.00%) MCITP
7 22 (45.83%) Office 365
7 22 (45.83%) MCP
7 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
8 21 (43.75%) MCSE
8 21 (43.75%) SQL
9 20 (41.67%) T-SQL
9 20 (41.67%) HTML
9 20 (41.67%) CSS
9 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
9 20 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (39.58%) CRM
10 19 (39.58%) SharePoint
11 18 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (37.50%) C#
11 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
11 18 (37.50%) MCAD
11 18 (37.50%) MCSD
11 18 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
11 18 (37.50%) OO
11 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 18 (37.50%) IIS
11 18 (37.50%) .NET
11 18 (37.50%) Ajax

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 22 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (39.58%) SharePoint
4 18 (37.50%) IIS
4 18 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (22.92%) Lync
8 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (45.83%) Office 365
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) WAAS
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (64.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.17%) DTS
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 16 (33.33%) Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Virtualisation Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Storage Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Messaging Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
1 20 (41.67%) CSS
2 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 18 (37.50%) Ajax
2 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 18 (37.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Celerra
1 11 (22.92%) CLARiiON
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
3 2 (4.17%) iPhone
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) CRM
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 18 (37.50%) OO
3 5 (10.42%) Identity Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) ETL
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 20 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 18 (37.50%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (50.00%) MCITP
3 22 (45.83%) MCP
4 21 (43.75%) MCSE
5 18 (37.50%) MCAD
5 18 (37.50%) MCSD
6 14 (29.17%) CCA
6 14 (29.17%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (22.92%) CCEA
8 11 (22.92%) NCDA
8 11 (22.92%) NCIE
8 11 (22.92%) VCAP
8 11 (22.92%) VTSP
8 11 (22.92%) CCIA
9 4 (8.33%) MCSA
10 2 (4.17%) CCNA
10 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (4.17%) MCDST
10 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) Hyper-V
2 13 (27.08%) XenDesktop
3 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 11 (22.92%) vCloud
4 4 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) MIIS
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Citrix
3 15 (31.25%) VMware
4 13 (27.08%) Cisco
5 11 (22.92%) EMC
5 11 (22.92%) NetApp
5 11 (22.92%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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