The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.17% - 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £47,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.06% -5.88%  

MCTS is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke.

Academic & Professional Certification
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 261 223 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 44.01% 42.64% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 225 173 109
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing MCTS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Basingstoke

MCTS
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft