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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
88 113 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.45% 26.40% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 80 109 69
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 16 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared