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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 161 181 150
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 26 6 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.71% 0.15% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 0.38% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 36
Average salary £25,500 £25,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
1282 1561 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.21% 39.81% 34.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1253 1047
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 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 6 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
Andover - 9 £24,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £26,750 -
Fareham +26 3 £24,000 -36.00%
Havant - 2 £26,750 - 3
Basingstoke - 1 £31,000 -
Southampton - 1 £52,500 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £40,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (98.33%) Windows
3 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
4 47 (78.33%) MCITP
5 43 (71.67%) MS Excel
5 43 (71.67%) LAN
6 38 (63.33%) ITIL
7 37 (61.67%) Active Directory
8 34 (56.67%) MCSE
8 34 (56.67%) WAN
9 32 (53.33%) MCP
10 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
11 28 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (45.00%) MS Office
13 25 (41.67%) Windows XP
14 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
15 23 (38.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (38.33%) MCDST
16 19 (31.67%) Cisco
17 18 (30.00%) Firewall
18 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
19 14 (23.33%) Service Management
19 14 (23.33%) Lync
20 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
20 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
20 13 (21.67%) SCOM
20 13 (21.67%) VMware
21 12 (20.00%) Windows 8

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (38.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (23.33%) Lync
5 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.67%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (71.67%) MS Excel
2 27 (45.00%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (71.67%) LAN
2 34 (56.67%) WAN
3 18 (30.00%) Firewall
4 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
5 10 (16.67%) DNS
5 10 (16.67%) DHCP
6 7 (11.67%) SAN
7 6 (10.00%) VPN
7 6 (10.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (8.33%) Wireshark
9 4 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (6.67%) WebEx
9 4 (6.67%) VoIP
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.00%) NAS
11 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.00%) NUnit
1 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.00%) MSTest
1 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Support Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Service Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Technical Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Technical Services Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Customer Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Customer Support
8 3 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) HTML
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
1 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.00%) RESTful
3 3 (5.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.67%) WCF
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (98.33%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.00%) Linux
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.00%) CentOS
8 3 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) Service Management
3 9 (15.00%) CRM
4 7 (11.67%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) BDD
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.00%) CQRS
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (78.33%) MCITP
3 34 (56.67%) MCSE
4 32 (53.33%) MCP
5 23 (38.33%) MCDST
6 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.67%) CCNA
7 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (13.33%) MCSA
9 6 (10.00%) CCA
9 6 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.67%) MCSD
11 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.67%) MCPD
12 1 (1.67%) Degree
12 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.67%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (61.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) XenApp
4 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) WSUS
2 4 (6.67%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) Cisco
3 13 (21.67%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 9 (15.00%) Avaya
5 8 (13.33%) Remedy
6 7 (11.67%) HP
7 4 (6.67%) LANDesk
7 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (5.00%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.67%) Juniper
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