The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 160 172
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 13 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.45% 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 2.47% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 27
Median salary £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.54% +14.58%  
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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 909 1256 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.14% 36.52% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1044 1083
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Hampshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCTS in Hampshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +1 12 £23,500 -1.05%
Basingstoke - 1 £47,500 -
MCTS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) MCP
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (83.33%) MCITP
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (66.67%) LAN
5 12 (66.67%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) MCDST
5 12 (66.67%) Driving Licence
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (11.11%) vSphere
9 2 (11.11%) SLA
9 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
9 2 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) SCOM
9 2 (11.11%) Network Security

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) MCITP
2 15 (83.33%) MCP
3 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) MCDST
5 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 2 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Draytek
3 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
3 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
Farnborough, Hampshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago