The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 60 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.48% 0.71% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 2.33% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 19
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
MCTS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
203 172 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.44% 30.60% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 142 102 211
Average salary £43,000 £40,850 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MCTS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Basingstoke

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

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

MCTS Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (44.44%) Lync
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) IaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Intune
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (55.56%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (44.44%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) IaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCAD
3 1 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) MCPD
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Intune
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk