The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 75 68
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 1.45% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.52% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 2
Average salary - £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
285 369 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.43% 41.18% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 200 221 123
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £25,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware