The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 65 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £24,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 158 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.82% 40.83% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 62 146 62
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,800 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MCTS
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Portsmouth region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Portsmouth

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) MCITP
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
3 5 (55.56%) MCDST
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
5 3 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) Ada
6 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Ada 83
6 2 (22.22%) Ada 95
7 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
7 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Infor M3

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Ada
1 2 (22.22%) Ada 83
1 2 (22.22%) Ada 95
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCITP
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
3 5 (55.56%) MCDST
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
2 1 (11.11%) VMware