The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 179 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 11 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 1.09% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 3.28% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 42 51
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1595 1310 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.24% 33.30% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1268 1070 1270
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Hampshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 6 £30,000 - 1
Farnborough +2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Southampton -4 2 £19,500 -22.00% 1
Hook - 1 - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
5 9 (56.25%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (50.00%) MCSE
6 8 (50.00%) MCP
7 7 (43.75%) MS Office
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 7 (43.75%) MCITP
8 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) MCSA
8 6 (37.50%) DHCP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
9 5 (31.25%) ITIL
9 5 (31.25%) vSphere
9 5 (31.25%) Lync
9 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 4 (25.00%) WAN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (31.25%) Lync
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
1 3 (18.75%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) QMS
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) MOF
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
2 8 (50.00%) MCP
3 7 (43.75%) MCITP
4 6 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) CCA
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) MCDST
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) MCPD
6 2 (12.50%) MCAD
7 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) ProCurve
4 2 (12.50%) Siebel
4 2 (12.50%) Remedy
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago