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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 167 182 164
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 25 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.12% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 0.32% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 20
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1326 1559 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.55% 38.17% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1312 1031
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Havant +12 5 £27,500 -3.50%
Southampton - 3 £22,500 - 2
Farnborough - 2 £23,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £27,500 - 1
Fareham - 1 £18,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (98.53%) Windows
3 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
4 50 (73.53%) MS Excel
5 47 (69.12%) ITIL
5 47 (69.12%) MCITP
6 44 (64.71%) LAN
7 41 (60.29%) MCSE
8 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (54.41%) WAN
10 34 (50.00%) Windows 7
11 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
12 29 (42.65%) Lync
13 27 (39.71%) MS Office
14 26 (38.24%) Windows XP
14 26 (38.24%) CRM
14 26 (38.24%) Cisco
14 26 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (38.24%) Windows 8
15 25 (36.76%) Remedy
15 25 (36.76%) SCOM
16 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
16 23 (33.82%) MCP
17 22 (32.35%) LANDesk
18 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
19 18 (26.47%) MCDST
19 18 (26.47%) Video Conferencing
20 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
20 15 (22.06%) Avaya

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 29 (42.65%) Lync
3 26 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
6 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (7.35%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (73.53%) MS Excel
2 27 (39.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) IaaS
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (64.71%) LAN
2 37 (54.41%) WAN
3 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.65%) VoIP
5 11 (16.18%) Firewall
6 8 (11.76%) SAN
7 4 (5.88%) VPN
7 4 (5.88%) DNS
7 4 (5.88%) DHCP
7 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) RavenDB
2 3 (4.41%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) NUnit
1 4 (5.88%) MSTest
2 3 (4.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Service Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Technical Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) Technical Services Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Office 365 Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
1 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
2 4 (5.88%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) RESTful
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.41%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 67 (98.53%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (38.24%) Windows 8
5 26 (38.24%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 3 (4.41%) Linux
7 3 (4.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) ITIL
2 26 (38.24%) CRM
3 12 (17.65%) Migration
4 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.82%) Service Management
7 5 (7.35%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.88%) MVC
9 3 (4.41%) BDD
9 3 (4.41%) CQRS
9 3 (4.41%) TDD
9 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.41%) OOP
10 2 (2.94%) Project Management
11 1 (1.47%) E-business
11 1 (1.47%) SOA
11 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (69.12%) MCITP
3 41 (60.29%) MCSE
4 23 (33.82%) MCP
5 18 (26.47%) MCDST
6 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (22.06%) MCSA
7 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
9 7 (10.29%) CCNA
9 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (7.35%) MCSD
11 4 (5.88%) CCA
11 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.47%) MCPD
12 1 (1.47%) Degree
12 1 (1.47%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.88%) XenApp
4 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (36.76%) SCOM
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Intune
3 4 (5.88%) WSUS
4 3 (4.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.24%) Cisco
3 25 (36.76%) Remedy
4 22 (32.35%) LANDesk
5 15 (22.06%) Avaya
6 8 (11.76%) HP
7 7 (10.29%) Citrix
7 7 (10.29%) VMware
8 4 (5.88%) ProCurve
8 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.88%) Juniper
8 4 (5.88%) NetApp
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago