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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 238 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 12 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 1.70% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 22
Average salary £50,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,150 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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
1440 1649 1688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.95% 23.14% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1292 1393
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 10 £60,000 +50.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £41,500 -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (80.00%) MS Office
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (66.67%) IIS
5 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (66.67%) C#
5 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 10 (66.67%) .NET
5 10 (66.67%) Degree
5 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (66.67%) WCF
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 10 (66.67%) Office Automation
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) MCP
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (6.67%) VoIP
9 1 (6.67%) WAN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 10 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
1 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 10 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
1 10 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) PlayStation
3 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 10 (66.67%) Office Automation
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Service Design
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
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