The table below looks at the statistics for MCITP in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 37 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.57% - 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.27% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £36,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +10.81%
MCITP
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 74 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.57% 31.90% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 69 39
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,200 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MCITP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MCITP Salary Trend in Chester

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (50.00%) SCVMM
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Server Operations Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Celerra
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
3 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
3 1 (16.67%) VCDX
3 1 (16.67%) NCDA
3 1 (16.67%) NCIE
3 1 (16.67%) VCAP
3 1 (16.67%) CCEE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIA
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) Legato
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) IBM