The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.33% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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 Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
357 352 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.49% 37.81% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 252 317 236
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,125 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCTS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Southampton

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-business
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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