The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 183 145 146
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 21 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 1.01% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 4.47% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 22
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,250 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1087 872 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.53% 22.48% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 913 678 720
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Yorkshire

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -32 19 £47,500 -2.56%
Bradford -8 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Huddersfield - 1 £20,500 -
MCTS
Yorkshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (62.50%) MCITP
5 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
7 17 (42.50%) MCSE
8 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 15 (37.50%) VMware
10 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (32.50%) Unified Communications
11 13 (32.50%) Citrix
12 12 (30.00%) DHCP
12 12 (30.00%) DNS
12 12 (30.00%) ITIL
12 12 (30.00%) MCP
12 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
14 10 (25.00%) Mitel
14 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (25.00%) Lync
15 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
16 8 (20.00%) Firewall
16 8 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (20.00%) NetApp
16 8 (20.00%) IIS
16 8 (20.00%) MCSA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.00%) Lync
4 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (20.00%) IIS
5 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
10 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Unified Communications
2 12 (30.00%) DHCP
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
3 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 5 (12.50%) PBX
5 5 (12.50%) PSTN
5 5 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 3 (7.50%) SMTP
7 3 (7.50%) H.323
8 1 (2.50%) Broadband
8 1 (2.50%) Intranet
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Moq
3 1 (2.50%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Communications Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) WinForms
2 5 (12.50%) WPF
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (2.50%) Ninject
6 1 (2.50%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Spring.NET
6 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.50%) LINQ
6 1 (2.50%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) CLARiiON
3 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Celerra
4 2 (5.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) MVC
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) UML
5 3 (7.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) TDD
5 3 (7.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (62.50%) MCITP
3 17 (42.50%) MCSE
4 12 (30.00%) MCP
5 8 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (20.00%) MCSA
6 7 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (15.00%) CCA
8 4 (10.00%) NCDA
8 4 (10.00%) NCIE
8 4 (10.00%) VCAP
8 4 (10.00%) CCEE
8 4 (10.00%) CCIA
9 3 (7.50%) CCNA
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.50%) VCDX
9 3 (7.50%) HP AIS
9 3 (7.50%) HP ASE
9 3 (7.50%) HP MASE
10 2 (5.00%) MCAD
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
4 7 (17.50%) vSphere
4 7 (17.50%) UAG
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (12.50%) XenApp
6 4 (10.00%) XenServer
6 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
2 4 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (10.00%) MOM
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 10 (25.00%) Mitel
5 8 (20.00%) NetApp
6 6 (15.00%) HP
7 5 (12.50%) Dell
7 5 (12.50%) Siemens
7 5 (12.50%) Symantec
7 5 (12.50%) Polycom
8 4 (10.00%) NEC
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco
8 4 (10.00%) EMC
9 2 (5.00%) IBM
10 1 (2.50%) Adobe
10 1 (2.50%) Lotus
10 1 (2.50%) Avaya
10 1 (2.50%) CommVault
10 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.50%) Veeam
West Yorkshire
IT HR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Training
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