Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 302 356
Rank change year-on-year -6 +54 -35
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.051% 0.32% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 1.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 10
Yorkshire median annual salary £29,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,300 £41,250 £40,950
90th Percentile £33,000 £49,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -15.63% +12.68% -11.25%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1832 2528 3241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.68% 22.59% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 2131 2572
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £23,775
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Yorkshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Yorkshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 3 £28,000 -37.78%
East Yorkshire - 2 £31,000 -
MCTS
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Data Security
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Security
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat