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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 87 83
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.14% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £22,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.82%
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 Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
230 263 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.87% 28.52% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 214 215 297
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification