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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 218 247 241
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.65% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 27
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -47.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £26,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%

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
1066 1536 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.52% 23.76% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1204 1335
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +31 5 £45,000 +69.81%
East Yorkshire - 1 £40,500 -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 31 (100.00%) MCITP
2 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (77.42%) MS Excel
4 20 (64.52%) ITIL
5 17 (54.84%) MCDBA
5 17 (54.84%) Degree
5 17 (54.84%) Problem Management
6 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) C#
8 11 (35.48%) XML
8 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
8 11 (35.48%) .NET
9 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (25.81%) Service Design
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (22.58%) Migration
12 7 (22.58%) Scrum
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
13 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
14 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 24 (77.42%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) DBA
1 31 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 7 (22.58%) Senior DBA
2 7 (22.58%) Senior SQL DBA
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Database Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
1 11 (35.48%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) WSH
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Problem Management
3 8 (25.81%) Service Design
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) Statistics
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (35.48%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) R
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) MCITP
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 17 (54.84%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft