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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 84 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
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
158 172 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.08% 24.40% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 135 161 192
Median salary £45,000 £41,875 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) PerformancePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Nintex
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) PerformancePoint
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nintex
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft