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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 246 218 162
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -56
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.073% 0.40% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 1.65% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 48
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
1667 1696 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.33% 23.93% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1359 1047
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 4 August 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 -11 5 £50,000 +19.04%
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
4 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 13 (40.63%) ITIL
7 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
8 10 (31.25%) CRM
8 10 (31.25%) MCSE
8 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
8 10 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
8 10 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 10 (31.25%) Lync
8 10 (31.25%) AirWatch
9 9 (28.13%) HP
9 9 (28.13%) VPN
9 9 (28.13%) SAN
9 9 (28.13%) MCP
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (18.75%) Marketing
12 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (18.75%) Workflow
12 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
12 6 (18.75%) Web Services

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
1 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (31.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (31.25%) Lync
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.63%) IIS
5 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) VPN
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) VoIP
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) Network Security
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) DBA
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) WCF
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Statistics
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) CRM
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (18.75%) Workflow
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.50%) Release Management
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Network Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (31.25%) MCSE
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 9 (28.13%) MCP
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.50%) MCAD
5 4 (12.50%) MCSD
5 4 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) NetApp
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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