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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 58 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.76% 1.70% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 4.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
199 205 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.83% 34.80% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 159 150 100
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MOM
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
1 4 (100.00%) PABX
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Lync
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) PABX
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) MOM
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft