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 23 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 240 240 241
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 8 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 1.28% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 18
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
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
1357 1641 1655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.10% 24.08% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1300 1387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 May 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram 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 23 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 4 £60,000 +50.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 £41,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 May 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
4 13 (76.47%) MS Office
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
6 10 (58.82%) IIS
6 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
6 10 (58.82%) C#
6 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
6 10 (58.82%) .NET
6 10 (58.82%) Degree
6 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
6 10 (58.82%) WCF
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 10 (58.82%) Office Automation
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) MCP
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) MCITP
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
11 2 (11.76%) Citrix
11 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
11 2 (11.76%) VMware
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) Banking
11 2 (11.76%) SLA
11 2 (11.76%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (76.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
1 10 (58.82%) .NET Software Developer
1 10 (58.82%) C# .NET Developer
1 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
1 10 (58.82%) C# Software Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) PlayStation
3 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 10 (58.82%) Office Automation
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) MCITP
3 4 (23.53%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam