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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 216 222 152
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -70
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 34 27 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.39% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.71% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 57
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
1897 1583 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.40% 22.96% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1275 915
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(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 +10 30 £50,000 +66.66% 4
East Yorkshire +5 3 £40,500 +62.00% 1
South Yorkshire -14 1 - -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (83.78%) Microsoft
3 51 (68.92%) SQL Server
3 51 (68.92%) Windows
4 39 (52.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (51.35%) MCP
5 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (45.95%) SQL
7 33 (44.59%) CRM
8 32 (43.24%) T-SQL
8 32 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 30 (40.54%) HTML
9 30 (40.54%) CSS
10 29 (39.19%) SharePoint
11 28 (37.84%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (37.84%) MCAD
11 28 (37.84%) MCSD
11 28 (37.84%) OOA/OOD
11 28 (37.84%) OO
11 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
11 28 (37.84%) IIS
11 28 (37.84%) C#
11 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
11 28 (37.84%) .NET
11 28 (37.84%) Ajax
11 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
11 28 (37.84%) WCF
11 28 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (37.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (37.84%) Office 365

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (39.19%) SharePoint
2 28 (37.84%) BizTalk Server
2 28 (37.84%) IIS
2 28 (37.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 28 (37.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
4 12 (16.22%) Lync
5 10 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 28 (37.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DHCP
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
2 7 (9.46%) VoIP
3 6 (8.11%) VPN
3 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 6 (8.11%) Network Security
4 3 (4.05%) WAAS
4 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (68.92%) SQL Server
2 39 (52.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.70%) DTS
9 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) SharePoint Developer
3 14 (18.92%) DBA
4 13 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Architect
6 8 (10.81%) SQL DBA
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (6.76%) Messaging Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Development Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Virtualisation Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Storage Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Administrator
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
11 2 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.54%) HTML
1 30 (40.54%) CSS
2 28 (37.84%) .NET
2 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
2 28 (37.84%) Ajax
2 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
2 28 (37.84%) WCF
3 10 (13.51%) WSH
4 5 (6.76%) Web Services
4 5 (6.76%) XML
5 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Statistics
2 10 (13.51%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.05%) Celerra
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.92%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.59%) CRM
3 28 (37.84%) OOA/OOD
3 28 (37.84%) OO
4 19 (25.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (17.57%) ITIL
5 13 (17.57%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (16.22%) ETL
7 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.11%) Migration
8 6 (8.11%) Service Management
9 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.76%) High Availability
9 5 (6.76%) Workflow
10 4 (5.41%) Release Management
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.05%) Identity Management
12 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.35%) Data Migration
12 1 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 32 (43.24%) T-SQL
3 28 (37.84%) C#
3 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (51.35%) MCP
3 28 (37.84%) MCAD
3 28 (37.84%) MCSD
4 23 (31.08%) MCITP
5 18 (24.32%) MCSE
6 9 (12.16%) Degree
6 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (9.46%) CCNA
7 7 (9.46%) CCA
7 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.05%) CCEA
9 3 (4.05%) CCIA
9 3 (4.05%) NCDA
9 3 (4.05%) NCIE
9 3 (4.05%) VCAP
9 3 (4.05%) VTSP
10 2 (2.70%) CCEE
System Software
1 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 3 (4.05%) vCloud
4 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) MIIS
2 2 (2.70%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) SAP
7 4 (5.41%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.05%) EMC
9 2 (2.70%) AppSense
10 1 (1.35%) Apple
10 1 (1.35%) Symantec
10 1 (1.35%) Remedy
10 1 (1.35%) BMC
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle
10 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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