The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 62 48
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York - 1.49% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.21% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 12
Average salary - £45,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Qualifications Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 76 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 22.13% 16.17% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 83 62 81
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in York

MCTS
Salary Trend in York

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

MCTS Salary Trend in York

MCTS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft