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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 226 235 163
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -72
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 31 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.34% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.50% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1704 1731 1343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.26% 22.67% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1431 998
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +18 31 £42,500 -10.52% 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (91.23%) Microsoft
3 39 (68.42%) Windows
4 36 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 29 (50.88%) SQL
6 27 (47.37%) MCP
7 26 (45.61%) CRM
7 26 (45.61%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (40.35%) T-SQL
10 22 (38.60%) SharePoint
11 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
11 21 (36.84%) HTML
11 21 (36.84%) CSS
12 20 (35.09%) IIS
12 20 (35.09%) .NET
12 20 (35.09%) WCF
13 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (33.33%) Office 365
13 19 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (33.33%) Ajax
13 19 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 19 (33.33%) C#
13 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
13 19 (33.33%) MCAD
13 19 (33.33%) MCSD
13 19 (33.33%) OOA/OOD

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 22 (38.60%) SharePoint
2 20 (35.09%) IIS
3 19 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
4 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (17.54%) Lync
5 10 (17.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) VPN
1 10 (17.54%) SAN
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 6 (10.53%) VoIP
2 6 (10.53%) DHCP
2 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (45.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) DTS
8 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.28%) Marketing
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) DBA
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Messaging Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Junior
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) CSS
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
2 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) WCF
3 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.33%) Ajax
3 19 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 7 (12.28%) XML
5 4 (7.02%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Blackberry
1 10 (17.54%) Statistics
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) CRM
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 19 (33.33%) OO
4 15 (26.32%) ITIL
5 13 (22.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (12.28%) Workflow
8 6 (10.53%) ETL
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Service Management
9 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
10 4 (7.02%) Release Management
10 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.75%) Network Management
11 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) T-SQL
3 19 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (47.37%) MCP
3 19 (33.33%) MCAD
3 19 (33.33%) MCSD
4 13 (22.81%) MCITP
5 11 (19.30%) MCSE
6 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 6 (10.53%) CCNA
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.02%) Degree
8 4 (7.02%) MCSA
9 1 (1.75%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.75%) OCP
9 1 (1.75%) OCA
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 52 (91.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) HP
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
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