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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 175 147 124
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 30 48 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.75% 1.19% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 3.73% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 69
Average salary £24,500 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.75% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1575 1288 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.62% 31.99% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1050 1327
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,800 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 9 £24,500 - 1
Southampton -1 7 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Farnborough -7 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Havant - 3 £27,500 - 1
Andover - 3 £24,000 -
Portsmouth -22 1 £24,000 -43.52% 1
Hook - 1 - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 28 (77.78%) Windows
4 26 (72.22%) MS Excel
5 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 22 (61.11%) MCP
7 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (52.78%) MCITP
8 19 (52.78%) MS Office
9 18 (50.00%) MCSE
9 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (47.22%) MCSA
11 16 (44.44%) VMware
11 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
13 12 (33.33%) HP
13 12 (33.33%) LAN
14 11 (30.56%) WAN
14 11 (30.56%) ITIL
14 11 (30.56%) Windows 8
14 11 (30.56%) Lync
15 10 (27.78%) SAN
16 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (19.44%) Firewall
17 7 (19.44%) Blackberry
17 7 (19.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (19.44%) Active Directory

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (30.56%) Lync
6 7 (19.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 19 (52.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) LAN
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) SAN
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 6 (16.67%) VPN
5 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 6 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) IPv4
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Messaging Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) Ajax
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.11%) jQuery
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.11%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (38.89%) Windows XP
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 8
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) MVC
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) QMS
5 2 (5.56%) MOF
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (61.11%) MCP
3 19 (52.78%) MCITP
4 18 (50.00%) MCSE
5 17 (47.22%) MCSA
6 7 (19.44%) MCDST
7 4 (11.11%) MCPD
7 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) MCAD
8 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
8 3 (8.33%) CCNP
8 3 (8.33%) CCA
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
1 2 (5.56%) BS7799
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Remedy
5 3 (8.33%) McAfee
5 3 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 3 (8.33%) Kaspersky
5 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Siebel
6 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
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