The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 63 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.66% 0.51% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 1.79% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £36,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.03% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
MCITP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 168 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.74% 28.82% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 140 145 86
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCITP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MCITP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCITP across the Cardiff region.

MCITP Salary Trend in Cardiff

MCITP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCITP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MCITP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MCITP 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 MCITP.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Dell
4 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) Resilience Testing
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (12.50%) iSeries
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) VCP4

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing MCITP 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 MCITP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4
3 1 (12.50%) VCP5
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix