The first table below looks at the demand for MCITP in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCITP over the 3 months to 25 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 168 180 148
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 77 65 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.90% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 3.89% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 89
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £24,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1629 1669 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.89% 23.00% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1400 1612
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCITP
England

MCITP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MCITP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCITP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MCITP Salary Trend in the North West

MCITP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCITP across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MCITP Salary Histogram in the North West

MCITP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +9 38 £25,000 - 5
Manchester -7 27 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Merseyside -12 9 £45,000 -
Lancashire -13 2 £45,000 +20.00%
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 159 (98.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (75.31%) Windows
3 117 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 114 (70.37%) MCSE
5 90 (55.56%) VMware
6 79 (48.77%) Citrix
7 70 (43.21%) Active Directory
8 68 (41.98%) ITIL
9 64 (39.51%) MS Excel
10 61 (37.65%) MS Exchange
10 61 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (37.65%) Hyper-V
11 53 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (29.01%) MCTS
12 47 (29.01%) MCSA
13 40 (24.69%) Citrix Certification
14 39 (24.07%) MCP
15 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (19.14%) DNS
17 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
18 30 (18.52%) SCCM
19 29 (17.90%) TCP/IP
20 28 (17.28%) CCA
20 28 (17.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 27 (16.67%) Change Management
22 26 (16.05%) Lync
23 25 (15.43%) HP
23 25 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2007
24 23 (14.20%) Finance

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 61 (37.65%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.05%) Lync
3 25 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.70%) IIS
9 5 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.09%) TPMS
10 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.85%) Apache
12 2 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.62%) Site Server
Applications
1 64 (39.51%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) SaaS
2 10 (6.17%) Office 365
3 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.14%) DNS
2 29 (17.90%) TCP/IP
3 21 (12.96%) DHCP
4 20 (12.35%) VPN
5 18 (11.11%) SAN
5 18 (11.11%) Firewall
6 11 (6.79%) Kerberos
6 11 (6.79%) IPsec
7 10 (6.17%) LDAP
8 9 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 8 (4.94%) WAN
10 6 (3.70%) LAN
11 4 (2.47%) SMTP
11 4 (2.47%) SMS
11 4 (2.47%) MPLS
11 4 (2.47%) NAS
11 4 (2.47%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.47%) Network Security
12 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) MSI
2 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.32%) Games
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (19.75%) Support Engineer
2 27 (16.67%) Analyst
3 25 (15.43%) Technical Support
4 22 (13.58%) Consultant
5 20 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (9.26%) IT Support
8 14 (8.64%) Service Analyst
9 13 (8.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.79%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.79%) Server Support
10 11 (6.79%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Windows Support Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Server Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Server Support Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Windows Server Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (5.56%) Coordinator
12 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) .NET
2 9 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.41%) PKI
2 8 (4.94%) Clustering
2 8 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.94%) FlexPod
3 5 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.47%) Celerra
4 4 (2.47%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.62%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 122 (75.31%) Windows
2 53 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
6 21 (12.96%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.02%) Windows 2000
8 10 (6.17%) Linux
8 10 (6.17%) VMS
9 9 (5.56%) UNIX
10 4 (2.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.98%) ITIL
2 27 (16.67%) Change Management
3 20 (12.35%) Migration
4 16 (9.88%) Incident Management
5 15 (9.26%) Problem Management
6 12 (7.41%) Change Control
7 10 (6.17%) Server Monitoring
8 9 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.56%) Service Management
9 8 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.32%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.70%) Data Protection
12 5 (3.09%) Project Management
13 4 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
13 4 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (1.85%) CRM
14 3 (1.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.88%) SQL
2 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.17%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.62%) VB
5 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 159 (98.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (70.37%) MCSE
3 47 (29.01%) MCSA
3 47 (29.01%) MCTS
4 40 (24.69%) Citrix Certification
5 39 (24.07%) MCP
6 28 (17.28%) CCA
6 28 (17.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (12.35%) CCNA
9 18 (11.11%) Degree
10 9 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (4.94%) CCEE
12 7 (4.32%) CCIA
13 6 (3.70%) VCAP
13 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (3.09%) NCIE
14 5 (3.09%) HP AIS
15 4 (2.47%) HP ASE
15 4 (2.47%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) GMP
2 1 (0.62%) GLP
System Software
1 70 (43.21%) Active Directory
2 61 (37.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (37.65%) Hyper-V
3 19 (11.73%) XenApp
4 16 (9.88%) VMware ESX
5 15 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (9.26%) XenDesktop
6 14 (8.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (7.41%) XenServer
8 11 (6.79%) vSphere
8 11 (6.79%) NFS
9 5 (3.09%) UAG
10 4 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (2.47%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.85%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.23%) vCloud
13 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 30 (18.52%) SCCM
2 21 (12.96%) SCOM
3 12 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 10 (6.17%) HP SIM
5 7 (4.32%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.09%) MOM
7 4 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.47%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.62%) SCSM
8 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.62%) Legato
8 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.62%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 117 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 90 (55.56%) VMware
3 79 (48.77%) Citrix
4 25 (15.43%) HP
5 23 (14.20%) Cisco
6 20 (12.35%) NetApp
7 17 (10.49%) Dell
8 15 (9.26%) McAfee
9 14 (8.64%) IBM
10 13 (8.02%) Symantec
11 9 (5.56%) EMC
12 8 (4.94%) Sophos
13 3 (1.85%) Veeam
13 3 (1.85%) Facebook
13 3 (1.85%) Twitter
13 3 (1.85%) CA
14 2 (1.23%) Siemens
14 2 (1.23%) Polycom
14 2 (1.23%) Mitel
15 1 (0.62%) Brocade
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