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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 160 154 160
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 19 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 3.13% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 17
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
1153 1376 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.70% 35.31% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1151 962
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 £25,500 -
Basingstoke +5 4 £50,000 +29.03%
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
Havant - 3 £34,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (88.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (77.14%) Windows
4 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 24 (68.57%) ITIL
6 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
7 20 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 20 (57.14%) VMware
8 19 (54.29%) Cisco
9 17 (48.57%) MCSA
10 16 (45.71%) MCITP
11 15 (42.86%) HP
11 15 (42.86%) Citrix
11 15 (42.86%) CCA
11 15 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (42.86%) NetApp
12 14 (40.00%) MCSE
13 13 (37.14%) LAN
13 13 (37.14%) WAN
13 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (37.14%) CCNA
13 13 (37.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (31.43%) Ticket Management
16 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
16 10 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (28.57%) MCDST
16 10 (28.57%) EMC
16 10 (28.57%) MCP
16 10 (28.57%) MS Office

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) LAN
1 13 (37.14%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) PABX
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) ADSL
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Lync Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss Seam
1 1 (2.86%) jQuery
1 1 (2.86%) WCF
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Ticket Management
3 5 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Presales
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) E-business
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) VB
1 4 (11.43%) VBScript
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Ada
3 2 (5.71%) Ada 83
3 2 (5.71%) Ada 95
3 2 (5.71%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (48.57%) MCSA
3 16 (45.71%) MCITP
4 15 (42.86%) CCA
4 15 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (40.00%) MCSE
6 13 (37.14%) CCNA
6 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (37.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (28.57%) MCDST
7 10 (28.57%) MCP
8 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.57%) NCDA
9 3 (8.57%) NCSA
10 1 (2.86%) Degree
10 1 (2.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) MOM
3 3 (8.57%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 19 (54.29%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 15 (42.86%) HP
4 15 (42.86%) NetApp
5 10 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.71%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL