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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank - 60 67
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.76% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.04% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Median salary - £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.52%

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
182 196 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.92% 37.12% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 145 154 138
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for MCTS.

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%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
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%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware