The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 231 199 191
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 34 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 3.12% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 46
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
MCTS
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1610 1315 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.45% 21.33% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 992 1026
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,030
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
West Yorkshire -6 27 £47,500 +45.03% 2
East Yorkshire -7 6 £40,500 +15.71% 1
South Yorkshire -25 2 - -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (82.81%) Microsoft
3 43 (67.19%) SQL Server
4 39 (60.94%) Windows
5 38 (59.38%) MCITP
6 35 (54.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (42.19%) MCSE
8 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
9 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (35.94%) SQL
10 23 (35.94%) Citrix
10 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
11 22 (34.38%) HTML
11 22 (34.38%) CSS
11 22 (34.38%) Office 365
11 22 (34.38%) MCP
12 21 (32.81%) VMware
12 21 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (32.81%) SharePoint
13 20 (31.25%) WCF
13 20 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (31.25%) .NET
13 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
13 20 (31.25%) CCA
13 20 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (31.25%) T-SQL
13 20 (31.25%) C#
13 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
14 19 (29.69%) CRM
14 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 23 (35.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (32.81%) SharePoint
2 21 (32.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (28.13%) IIS
4 18 (28.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (28.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (17.19%) Lync
8 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Office 365
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) WAAS
1 12 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (10.94%) Unified Communications
3 5 (7.81%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) NAS
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (67.19%) SQL Server
2 35 (54.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) DTS
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Banking
1 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Architect
2 21 (32.81%) Developer
3 18 (28.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Virtualisation Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Storage Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (18.75%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 11 (17.19%) DBA
6 9 (14.06%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Messaging Architect
7 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) HTML
1 22 (34.38%) CSS
2 20 (31.25%) .NET
2 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 20 (31.25%) WCF
3 18 (28.13%) Ajax
3 18 (28.13%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.50%) WSH
5 5 (7.81%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.13%) WPF
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Celerra
1 12 (18.75%) CLARiiON
2 10 (15.63%) Statistics
3 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
4 2 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) CRM
3 18 (28.13%) OOA/OOD
3 18 (28.13%) OO
4 10 (15.63%) ETL
4 10 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.81%) High Availability
6 5 (7.81%) Identity Management
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (4.69%) Service Management
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.13%) Time Management
9 2 (3.13%) Change Control
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) MVC
9 2 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) T-SQL
2 20 (31.25%) C#
2 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (59.38%) MCITP
3 27 (42.19%) MCSE
4 22 (34.38%) MCP
5 20 (31.25%) CCA
5 20 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (28.13%) MCAD
6 18 (28.13%) MCSD
6 18 (28.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (18.75%) CCEA
7 12 (18.75%) NCDA
7 12 (18.75%) NCIE
7 12 (18.75%) VCAP
7 12 (18.75%) VTSP
7 12 (18.75%) CCIA
8 7 (10.94%) Degree
9 5 (7.81%) CCEE
10 4 (6.25%) MCSA
11 2 (3.13%) CCNA
11 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (29.69%) XenDesktop
3 17 (26.56%) vSphere
4 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
5 12 (18.75%) vCloud
6 9 (14.06%) XenApp
7 5 (7.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) MIIS
1 5 (7.81%) XenMobile
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) Citrix
3 21 (32.81%) VMware
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) 3PAR
5 12 (18.75%) EMC
5 12 (18.75%) NetApp
6 5 (7.81%) SAP
6 5 (7.81%) AppSense
7 2 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (3.13%) Apple
7 2 (3.13%) Symantec
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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