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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 195 213 199
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.050% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.62% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
900 1132 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.63% 24.33% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 770 925 939
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 23 August 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 +21 2 £43,750 -12.50%
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Office Automation
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) Service Design
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
6 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

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 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) COM
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Office Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco