Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - +65 +49
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 29 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.20% - 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.50% - 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 0 20
Portsmouth median annual salary £23,500 - £25,000
10th Percentile £22,750 - £24,000
90th Percentile £28,500 - £29,250
Hampshire median annual salary £23,500 £45,250 £26,000
% change year-on-year -48.07% +74.04% -5.45%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 145 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 28.94% 21.77% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 153 141 181
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £58,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,545 £42,250
% change year-on-year +3.59% -4.04% -0.59%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Portsmouth

MCTS
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Portsmouth

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCTS in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 29 (100.00%) MCP
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (100.00%) MCITP
1 29 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 28 (96.55%) SC Cleared
2 28 (96.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (89.66%) MCDST
3 26 (89.66%) WAN
3 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
3 26 (89.66%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (89.66%) ITIL
3 26 (89.66%) MS Exchange
3 26 (89.66%) LAN
3 26 (89.66%) Driving Licence
4 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.34%) Skype
5 3 (10.34%) PBX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.90%) ISDN
6 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Firmware
6 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 26 (89.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) LAN
1 26 (89.66%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) PBX
2 3 (10.34%) Skype
3 2 (6.90%) ISDN
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 26 (89.66%) Analyst
1 26 (89.66%) Service Analyst
1 26 (89.66%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 26 (89.66%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) MCITP
1 29 (100.00%) MCP
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (96.55%) SC Cleared
2 28 (96.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (89.66%) MCDST
4 20 (68.97%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware