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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 196 189 204
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.075% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 1.98% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 17
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
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
881 1062 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.05% 23.69% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 706 839 935
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Bradford -4 1 - -
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
3 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
3 10 (76.92%) IIS
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) VB.NET
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 10 (76.92%) Office Automation
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) COM

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
1 10 (76.92%) .NET Software Developer
1 10 (76.92%) C# .NET Developer
1 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
1 10 (76.92%) C# Software Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Software Developer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
1 10 (76.92%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 10 (76.92%) Office Automation
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware