Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 211 276
Rank change year-on-year -2 +65 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.061% 0.48% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 2.04% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 6
Leeds median annual salary £28,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.78% -10.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £24,400 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £29,200 £49,375 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £28,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -37.78% -10.00% +19.05%

MCTS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 970 1274 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.82% 23.43% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 769 1108 1273
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,400 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Leeds

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS in Leeds.

Salary trend for MCTS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware