Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 246 229
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 32 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.51% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 1.09% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 45
Hampshire median annual salary £23,500 £45,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.07% +74.04% -5.45%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,925 £24,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £49,800 £46,800
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -26.32%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1824 2579 2348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.08% 37.56% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 2125 1930
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 30 £23,500 -
Havant -1 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 -
MCTS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (100.00%) MCP
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 32 (100.00%) MCITP
2 30 (93.75%) Windows 7
3 29 (90.63%) SC Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) ITIL
4 28 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 28 (87.50%) WAN
4 28 (87.50%) LAN
5 27 (84.38%) MS Exchange
5 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (84.38%) MCDST
5 27 (84.38%) Driving Licence
6 20 (62.50%) DV Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (9.38%) Skype
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.38%) PBX
9 2 (6.25%) ISDN
9 2 (6.25%) MCSE
9 2 (6.25%) MCSA

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 27 (84.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) LAN
1 28 (87.50%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) PBX
2 3 (9.38%) Skype
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) ISDN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 27 (84.38%) Analyst
1 27 (84.38%) Service Analyst
1 27 (84.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (84.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.13%) Presales
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) MCITP
1 32 (100.00%) MCP
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (90.63%) SC Cleared
2 29 (90.63%) Security Cleared
3 27 (84.38%) MCDST
4 20 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Acronis
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Veeam