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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 166 143 97
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -46
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 32 45 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.84% 1.25% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 3.84% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 106
Average salary £24,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £51,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
1365 1173 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.76% 32.58% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 965 1298
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +14 8 £24,500 +8.88%
Southampton -1 5 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Havant - 5 £27,500 -
Andover - 4 £24,000 -
Portsmouth -14 3 £24,000 -56.36%
Farnborough -16 2 £45,000 +80.00%
Basingstoke +6 1 £65,000 +30.00%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (73.81%) Windows
4 28 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 28 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 24 (57.14%) MCP
6 23 (54.76%) MCITP
6 23 (54.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (47.62%) MCSE
8 20 (47.62%) MCSA
8 20 (47.62%) MS Office
9 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (42.86%) VMware
10 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
11 16 (38.10%) LAN
11 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (35.71%) Lync
13 14 (33.33%) ITIL
14 13 (30.95%) WAN
14 13 (30.95%) Windows 8
15 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
16 10 (23.81%) MCDST
16 10 (23.81%) SAN
16 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
16 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (23.81%) HP
17 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (54.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (35.71%) Lync
6 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (47.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) LAN
2 13 (30.95%) WAN
3 10 (23.81%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) VPN
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) IPv4
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Service Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) Messaging Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Server Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Services Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.52%) Ajax
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.52%) jQuery
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 3 (7.14%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) Windows 8
6 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) MOF
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) QMS
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) High Availability
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (57.14%) MCP
3 23 (54.76%) MCITP
4 20 (47.62%) MCSE
4 20 (47.62%) MCSA
5 10 (23.81%) MCDST
6 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) MCPD
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.52%) MCAD
8 3 (7.14%) A+ Certification
8 3 (7.14%) CCNP
8 3 (7.14%) CCA
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.76%) BS7799
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.90%) vSphere
3 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 5 (11.90%) McAfee
5 5 (11.90%) Kaspersky
6 4 (9.52%) LANDesk
6 4 (9.52%) Remedy
6 4 (9.52%) Avaya
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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