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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 161 154 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -53
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 37 39 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.95% 1.03% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 3.19% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 92
Average salary £24,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1447 1222 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.08% 32.26% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 984 1350
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 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 1 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 - 11 £24,500 - 1
Southampton +4 7 £21,500 -42.66% 2
Havant - 5 £27,500 -
Farnborough -5 4 £45,000 +80.00%
Andover - 4 £24,000 -
Portsmouth -16 3 £24,000 -43.52%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (69.05%) MS Excel
5 27 (64.29%) MS Exchange
6 24 (57.14%) MCP
7 23 (54.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (52.38%) MCITP
9 21 (50.00%) MS Office
10 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (42.86%) MCSE
11 18 (42.86%) MCSA
11 18 (42.86%) VMware
12 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
13 15 (35.71%) LAN
13 15 (35.71%) ITIL
13 15 (35.71%) Lync
14 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (30.95%) WAN
16 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
17 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
17 11 (26.19%) HP
18 10 (23.81%) SAN
18 10 (23.81%) Blackberry
18 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (23.81%) MCDST
19 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 23 (54.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (35.71%) Lync
6 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (69.05%) MS Excel
2 21 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Service Analyst
4 9 (21.43%) Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) Messaging Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Server Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Services Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.52%) jQuery
2 4 (9.52%) Ajax
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
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 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.90%) CRM
3 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) QMS
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) MOF
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) High Availability
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 22 (52.38%) MCITP
4 18 (42.86%) MCSE
4 18 (42.86%) 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%) MCAD
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%) A+ Certification
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) BS7799
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
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 5 (11.90%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Symantec
4 5 (11.90%) Remedy
4 5 (11.90%) McAfee
4 5 (11.90%) Kaspersky
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 3 (7.14%) Avaya
5 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.14%) ProCurve
6 2 (4.76%) Siebel
Hampshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago