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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 248 240 213
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.096% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.69% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 40
Average salary £26,500 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.29% +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
1526 1593 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.33% 22.80% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1361 1132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
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
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 5 February 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 -12 6 £26,500 -49.52% 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Office Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) MCITP
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) WSH
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) ETL
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (20.00%) High Availability
8 2 (20.00%) Statistics

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Adabas
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
3 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Production DBA
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) WSH
3 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 5 (50.00%) Office Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) OCA
4 1 (10.00%) OCP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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