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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 160 171 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 35 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 0.75% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 1.90% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 47
Average salary £26,000 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,913 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +5.00%
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
1283 1580 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.37% 39.62% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1259 1027
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 August 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
Portsmouth +39 18 £25,500 +6.25% 1
Havant -3 3 £26,000 -5.45%
Fareham +10 2 £24,000 -2.04%
Andover -3 2 £24,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (98.39%) Windows
3 60 (96.77%) Microsoft
4 56 (90.32%) MCITP
5 54 (87.10%) LAN
6 49 (79.03%) MS Excel
7 45 (72.58%) WAN
8 42 (67.74%) ITIL
8 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
9 41 (66.13%) MCP
10 35 (56.45%) MS Office
11 33 (53.23%) MCSE
12 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (41.94%) Windows 7
14 25 (40.32%) MCDST
14 25 (40.32%) MS Exchange
15 24 (38.71%) Windows XP
16 23 (37.10%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
17 22 (35.48%) Service Management
18 21 (33.87%) Firewall
19 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
19 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
20 17 (27.42%) VMware
21 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
22 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
22 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2013
23 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
23 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (40.32%) MS Exchange
2 23 (37.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (24.19%) SharePoint
5 13 (20.97%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (20.97%) Lync
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (79.03%) MS Excel
2 35 (56.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (87.10%) LAN
2 45 (72.58%) WAN
3 21 (33.87%) Firewall
4 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 12 (19.35%) DNS
5 12 (19.35%) DHCP
6 7 (11.29%) VPN
6 7 (11.29%) Wireshark
6 7 (11.29%) Unified Communications
7 5 (8.06%) VoIP
8 4 (6.45%) WebEx
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.84%) SAN
10 2 (3.23%) NAS
11 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) RavenDB
2 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.61%) NUnit
1 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) MSTest
1 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Service Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Technical Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Technical Services Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Customer Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Customer Support
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
1 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.23%) jQuery
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.61%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.61%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (98.39%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (41.94%) Windows 7
4 24 (38.71%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) ITIL
2 22 (35.48%) Service Management
3 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL V3
4 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
4 7 (11.29%) CRM
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.84%) MVC
7 2 (3.23%) Migration
7 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.61%) BDD
8 1 (1.61%) E-business
8 1 (1.61%) CQRS
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.61%) TDD
8 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (90.32%) MCITP
3 41 (66.13%) MCP
4 33 (53.23%) MCSE
5 25 (40.32%) MCDST
6 22 (35.48%) Security Cleared
7 6 (9.68%) CCNA
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.84%) CCA
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.23%) MCSD
9 2 (3.23%) MCSA
10 1 (1.61%) MCAD
10 1 (1.61%) MCPD
10 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 60 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.42%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) SonicWALL
5 6 (9.68%) Avaya
5 6 (9.68%) Remedy
6 5 (8.06%) Citrix
7 4 (6.45%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.84%) HP
9 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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