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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 47 79
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 4.38% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.20% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 3
Median salary - £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -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
75 125 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.06% 28.80% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 75 101 97
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware