The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 181 146 129
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 10 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.25% 1.02% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 3.04% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 54
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1588 1317 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.89% 33.45% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1073 1272
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
South East

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 July 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 24 July 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 - 5 £30,000 - 1
Farnborough +7 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Southampton -5 2 £19,500 -22.00% 1
Hook - 1 - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 9 (60.00%) HP
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (53.33%) MCSE
6 8 (53.33%) MCP
6 8 (53.33%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (46.67%) MS Office
7 7 (46.67%) MCITP
8 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (40.00%) MCSA
9 5 (33.33%) SAN
9 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 5 (33.33%) DHCP
9 5 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (26.67%) Lync
10 4 (26.67%) vSphere
10 4 (26.67%) LAN
10 4 (26.67%) WAN
10 4 (26.67%) ITIL
10 4 (26.67%) SQL Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (26.67%) Lync
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) IPv4
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) MOF
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) QMS
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
2 8 (53.33%) MCP
3 7 (46.67%) MCITP
4 6 (40.00%) MCSA
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) CCA
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (20.00%) MCDST
6 2 (13.33%) MCPD
6 2 (13.33%) MCAD
7 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) BS7799
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (13.33%) Siebel
5 2 (13.33%) Remedy
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago