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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 225 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 30 59 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 1.11% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 4.76% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 58 72
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1707 1240 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.07% 23.24% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 992 1056
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,480 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -52 22 £47,500 +29.25%
South Yorkshire - 17 £62,500 -
East Yorkshire -5 2 £40,500 +15.71% 2
North Yorkshire -20 2 £37,500 +66.66%
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (94.64%) Microsoft
3 46 (82.14%) MCITP
4 40 (71.43%) MCSE
5 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
6 29 (51.79%) Windows
6 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
7 28 (50.00%) Citrix
8 27 (48.21%) CCA
8 27 (48.21%) Citrix Certification
8 27 (48.21%) VMware
9 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (46.43%) XenDesktop
9 26 (46.43%) Lync
10 24 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (39.29%) Hyper-V
12 21 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (32.14%) Cisco
14 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
15 16 (28.57%) vSphere
15 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
16 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (23.21%) CCEE
17 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (21.43%) CCIA
18 12 (21.43%) NCDA
18 12 (21.43%) NCIE
18 12 (21.43%) VCAP
18 12 (21.43%) CLARiiON

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (55.36%) MS Exchange
2 26 (46.43%) Lync
3 24 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.57%) IIS
10 2 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (19.64%) WAAS
3 8 (14.29%) PBX
4 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) DNS
5 6 (10.71%) Firewall
6 5 (8.93%) SMTP
6 5 (8.93%) MPLS
6 5 (8.93%) H.323
6 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.93%) VPN
6 5 (8.93%) PSTN
7 4 (7.14%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.36%) VoIP
8 3 (5.36%) SAN
9 2 (3.57%) NAS
10 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Architect
1 22 (39.29%) Consultant
2 14 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Virtualisation Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Storage Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Developer
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Messaging Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Communications Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
1 7 (12.50%) WCF
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) WPF
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.57%) WSH
6 1 (1.79%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) CLARiiON
1 12 (21.43%) Celerra
2 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) MVC
2 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.36%) Service Management
5 2 (3.57%) ETL
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.57%) Time Management
5 2 (3.57%) Change Control
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) C#
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (82.14%) MCITP
3 40 (71.43%) MCSE
4 27 (48.21%) CCA
4 27 (48.21%) Citrix Certification
5 21 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (23.21%) CCEE
7 12 (21.43%) CCIA
7 12 (21.43%) NCDA
7 12 (21.43%) NCIE
7 12 (21.43%) VCAP
8 11 (19.64%) VTSP
8 11 (19.64%) CCEA
9 9 (16.07%) MCSA
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.14%) CCNP
11 4 (7.14%) CCNA
11 4 (7.14%) MCP
11 4 (7.14%) Degree
12 3 (5.36%) MCDST
System Software
1 29 (51.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (46.43%) XenDesktop
2 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (39.29%) Hyper-V
4 16 (28.57%) vSphere
5 11 (19.64%) vCloud
6 9 (16.07%) XenApp
7 4 (7.14%) UAG
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) MIIS
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
1 4 (7.14%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.57%) SCOM
2 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (94.64%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) Citrix
3 27 (48.21%) VMware
4 18 (32.14%) Cisco
5 12 (21.43%) EMC
5 12 (21.43%) NetApp
6 11 (19.64%) 3PAR
7 5 (8.93%) Polycom
7 5 (8.93%) Siemens
7 5 (8.93%) Mitel
8 4 (7.14%) AppSense
9 2 (3.57%) Apple
9 2 (3.57%) Symantec
9 2 (3.57%) Remedy
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) BMC
10 1 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) LANDesk
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