The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 43 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% - 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% - 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.79% 12.38% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 33
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,950 £21,244
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCITP
Cheshire

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 April 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Compaq
3 3 (60.00%) RHCE
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Squid
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Celerra
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) MOF
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) RHCE
3 2 (40.00%) NCIE
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (20.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (20.00%) VCDX
4 1 (20.00%) NCDA
4 1 (20.00%) VCAP
4 1 (20.00%) CCEE
4 1 (20.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (60.00%) Compaq
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Foundry
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR