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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 162 169 186
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 23 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.70% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 1.92% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 5
Median salary £25,500 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -3.50%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -10.00%
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
1131 1354 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.69% 36.32% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1085 1330
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham +13 16 £25,500 +41.66% 1
Portsmouth - 3 £23,750 -
Havant -1 2 £28,250 +2.72%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 35 (89.74%) Windows
3 35 (89.74%) MCSA
3 35 (89.74%) VMware
4 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
5 29 (74.36%) ITIL
6 28 (71.79%) MS Exchange
6 28 (71.79%) Cisco
7 26 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (64.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (64.10%) CCNA
8 25 (64.10%) Citrix
8 25 (64.10%) CCA
8 25 (64.10%) Citrix Certification
8 25 (64.10%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (61.54%) HP
9 24 (61.54%) NetApp
9 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
10 21 (53.85%) EMC
10 21 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 21 (53.85%) Ticket Management
11 19 (48.72%) SLA
12 18 (46.15%) MCSE
13 15 (38.46%) MCITP
14 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
15 11 (28.21%) MCP
16 10 (25.64%) LAN
16 10 (25.64%) WAN
17 8 (20.51%) VPN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (71.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) LAN
1 10 (25.64%) WAN
2 8 (20.51%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) PABX
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.13%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (46.15%) Support Engineer
3 16 (41.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Lync Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) ITIL
2 21 (53.85%) Ticket Management
3 6 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.26%) Presales
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) VB
1 4 (10.26%) VBScript
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (89.74%) MCSA
3 25 (64.10%) CCA
3 25 (64.10%) CCNA
3 25 (64.10%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (64.10%) Citrix Certification
3 25 (64.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 18 (46.15%) MCSE
6 15 (38.46%) MCITP
7 11 (28.21%) MCP
8 3 (7.69%) MCDST
8 3 (7.69%) NCDA
8 3 (7.69%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 26 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) MOM
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (89.74%) VMware
3 28 (71.79%) Cisco
4 25 (64.10%) Citrix
5 24 (61.54%) HP
5 24 (61.54%) NetApp
6 21 (53.85%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago