The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 158 184 158
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 28 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.76% 0.15% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 0.39% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 24
Average salary £24,500 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.03% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £33,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1322 1552 1251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.98% 38.54% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 1329 978
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Andover - 11 £24,000 -
Havant +3 4 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Farnborough - 3 £25,000 -
Fareham +13 2 £21,000 -44.00% 1
Southampton - 1 £52,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £31,000 - 1
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (98.46%) Windows
3 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
4 49 (75.38%) MS Excel
5 47 (72.31%) MCITP
6 44 (67.69%) ITIL
7 43 (66.15%) LAN
8 37 (56.92%) WAN
9 36 (55.38%) MCSE
10 31 (47.69%) Windows 7
10 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (44.62%) MCP
11 29 (44.62%) MS Office
11 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
12 28 (43.08%) Windows XP
13 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
15 24 (36.92%) MCDST
16 23 (35.38%) Cisco
17 22 (33.85%) Lync
18 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
20 18 (27.69%) SCOM
20 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
21 17 (26.15%) CRM
21 17 (26.15%) Windows 8
22 16 (24.62%) Remedy
23 14 (21.54%) Video Conferencing
24 13 (20.00%) LANDesk
25 12 (18.46%) Firewall

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 26 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (33.85%) Lync
3 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (6.15%) IIS
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (75.38%) MS Excel
2 29 (44.62%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (66.15%) LAN
2 37 (56.92%) WAN
3 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
4 12 (18.46%) Firewall
5 8 (12.31%) SAN
5 8 (12.31%) VoIP
6 6 (9.23%) Unified Communications
6 6 (9.23%) DNS
6 6 (9.23%) DHCP
7 4 (6.15%) VPN
8 3 (4.62%) NAS
9 2 (3.08%) WebEx
9 2 (3.08%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Neo4j
2 3 (4.62%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.62%) NUnit
1 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.62%) MSTest
1 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Service Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Technical Services Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Technical Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Developer
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
1 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (6.15%) CSS
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.62%) RESTful
4 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.54%) Ajax
5 1 (1.54%) WCF
5 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.54%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 64 (98.46%) Windows
2 31 (47.69%) Windows 7
2 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (43.08%) Windows XP
4 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (26.15%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Vista
8 3 (4.62%) Linux
8 3 (4.62%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (67.69%) ITIL
2 17 (26.15%) CRM
3 12 (18.46%) Migration
4 11 (16.92%) Service Management
5 9 (13.85%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.69%) MVC
7 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.62%) OOP
9 3 (4.62%) Project Management
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.62%) CQRS
9 3 (4.62%) BDD
10 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.54%) E-business
11 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) C#
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (72.31%) MCITP
3 36 (55.38%) MCSE
4 29 (44.62%) MCP
5 24 (36.92%) MCDST
6 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
7 12 (18.46%) MCSA
8 9 (13.85%) CCNA
8 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
9 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
10 5 (7.69%) CCA
10 5 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (6.15%) MCSD
12 1 (1.54%) MCPD
12 1 (1.54%) Degree
12 1 (1.54%) MCAD
12 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) SCOM
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Intune
3 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 3 (4.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 53 (81.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.38%) Cisco
3 16 (24.62%) Remedy
4 13 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 11 (16.92%) Avaya
6 9 (13.85%) HP
7 8 (12.31%) VMware
7 8 (12.31%) Citrix
8 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
8 4 (6.15%) ProCurve
8 4 (6.15%) Juniper
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago