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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 153 181 155
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 33 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 0.28% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 0.69% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 42
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
1255 1595 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.01% 40.24% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1268 1070
Average salary £42,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 - 12 £26,000 -
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Fareham +20 3 £24,000 -20.00%
Havant - 3 £26,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £31,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (98.36%) Windows
3 57 (93.44%) Microsoft
4 52 (85.25%) MCITP
5 49 (80.33%) LAN
6 45 (73.77%) MS Excel
7 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
8 39 (63.93%) ITIL
9 38 (62.30%) WAN
10 37 (60.66%) MCP
11 34 (55.74%) MCSE
12 33 (54.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (50.82%) MS Office
14 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
15 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (39.34%) Windows 7
16 23 (37.70%) Windows XP
17 21 (34.43%) MCDST
18 20 (32.79%) Firewall
19 18 (29.51%) Service Management
19 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2007
19 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
20 15 (24.59%) VMware
20 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
20 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
21 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
21 14 (22.95%) Cisco
21 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
22 13 (21.31%) SCOM

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (39.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (29.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
5 13 (21.31%) Lync
5 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (18.03%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (73.77%) MS Excel
2 31 (50.82%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (80.33%) LAN
2 38 (62.30%) WAN
3 20 (32.79%) Firewall
4 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
5 13 (21.31%) DNS
5 13 (21.31%) DHCP
6 7 (11.48%) VPN
6 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
6 7 (11.48%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.56%) WebEx
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (6.56%) SAN
8 3 (4.92%) VoIP
8 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.92%) NAS
9 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) RavenDB
2 3 (4.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.92%) NUnit
1 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.92%) MSTest
1 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Support Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Service Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Technical Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Technical Services Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.92%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support
7 3 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
1 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (4.92%) RESTful
3 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.28%) jQuery
4 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (98.36%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (50.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (39.34%) Windows 7
5 23 (37.70%) Windows XP
6 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Linux
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.92%) CentOS
8 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) ITIL
2 18 (29.51%) Service Management
3 8 (13.11%) Project Planning
3 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
4 7 (11.48%) CRM
5 5 (8.20%) MVC
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) TDD
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.92%) BDD
7 3 (4.92%) CQRS
7 3 (4.92%) OOP
8 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.64%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.64%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (85.25%) MCITP
3 37 (60.66%) MCP
4 34 (55.74%) MCSE
5 21 (34.43%) MCDST
6 18 (29.51%) Security Cleared
7 7 (11.48%) CCNA
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (6.56%) MCSD
9 3 (4.92%) CCA
9 3 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (4.92%) MCSA
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.64%) MCPD
10 1 (1.64%) Degree
10 1 (1.64%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCOM
2 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) WSUS
3 3 (4.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) Avaya
5 7 (11.48%) SonicWALL
6 6 (9.84%) Remedy
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.92%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) LANDesk
Havant, Hampshire
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago