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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 150 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 42 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.10% 0.64% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 1.92% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 54
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1361 1093 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.52% 33.38% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 903 1342
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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
(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
Basingstoke +6 9 £45,000 +4.04% 1
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £24,000 -
Southampton -8 1 £22,500 -33.82%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (89.04%) Windows
3 57 (78.08%) Microsoft
4 55 (75.34%) MS Excel
5 48 (65.75%) MCITP
6 44 (60.27%) MCSE
7 43 (58.90%) ITIL
7 43 (58.90%) LAN
8 39 (53.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (52.05%) WAN
10 36 (49.32%) Lync
11 35 (47.95%) MS Exchange
11 35 (47.95%) MS Office
12 32 (43.84%) Windows 7
13 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (39.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (39.73%) Windows XP
15 28 (38.36%) MCP
15 28 (38.36%) MCSA
16 27 (36.99%) Windows 8
17 25 (34.25%) LANDesk
18 24 (32.88%) SCOM
18 24 (32.88%) CRM
18 24 (32.88%) Remedy
19 22 (30.14%) Cisco
19 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2007
20 19 (26.03%) MCDST
20 19 (26.03%) Video Conferencing
21 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
22 16 (21.92%) Service Delivery

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 36 (49.32%) Lync
2 35 (47.95%) MS Exchange
3 29 (39.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (30.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (13.70%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
7 7 (9.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (8.22%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (75.34%) MS Excel
2 35 (47.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) IaaS
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (58.90%) LAN
2 38 (52.05%) WAN
3 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.07%) VoIP
4 11 (15.07%) SAN
5 9 (12.33%) Firewall
6 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications
6 5 (6.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MSI
1 1 (1.37%) NUnit
1 1 (1.37%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Support Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Service Desk Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Service Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Technical Services Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.59%) Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Messaging Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Server Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) HTML
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
1 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.74%) jQuery
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (2.74%) Ajax
3 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (89.04%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (43.84%) Windows 7
4 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (39.73%) Windows XP
6 27 (36.99%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) ITIL
2 24 (32.88%) CRM
3 16 (21.92%) Service Delivery
4 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.70%) Migration
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.74%) MVC
8 1 (1.37%) SOA
8 1 (1.37%) Scrum
8 1 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.37%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (65.75%) MCITP
3 44 (60.27%) MCSE
4 28 (38.36%) MCSA
4 28 (38.36%) MCP
5 19 (26.03%) MCDST
6 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
7 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
7 15 (20.55%) DV Cleared
8 14 (19.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.48%) CCNA
9 4 (5.48%) CCA
9 4 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.11%) MCAD
10 3 (4.11%) MCPD
11 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) XenApp
3 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.48%) vSphere
3 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) SCOM
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (78.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (34.25%) LANDesk
3 24 (32.88%) Remedy
4 22 (30.14%) Cisco
5 16 (21.92%) VMware
6 14 (19.18%) HP
6 14 (19.18%) Avaya
7 5 (6.85%) Juniper
7 5 (6.85%) Symantec
7 5 (6.85%) McAfee
7 5 (6.85%) Kaspersky
8 4 (5.48%) ProCurve
8 4 (5.48%) NetApp
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix
Basingstoke
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