The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 182 170 181
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 65 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.06% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 4.62% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 50
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
MCITP
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1547 1644 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 22.93% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1269 1397
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Manchester +16 35 £26,500 -18.46% 4
Cheshire -16 25 £23,000 -8.00% 5
Lancashire -2 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Merseyside +5 2 £40,000 -11.11%
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (85.26%) Windows
3 93 (59.62%) Microsoft
4 89 (57.05%) Active Directory
5 88 (56.41%) MCSE
6 81 (51.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (46.79%) MS Exchange
8 71 (45.51%) VMware
9 64 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (40.38%) MCP
11 60 (38.46%) DNS
12 58 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 55 (35.26%) Windows 7
14 53 (33.97%) MCSA
15 52 (33.33%) ITIL
16 48 (30.77%) MCTS
17 47 (30.13%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
19 42 (26.92%) DHCP
20 40 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
21 39 (25.00%) MS Excel
22 38 (24.36%) CCNA
22 38 (24.36%) Citrix
23 37 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
24 36 (23.08%) TCP/IP
25 35 (22.44%) Hyper-V
26 32 (20.51%) VPN
27 31 (19.87%) Cisco
27 31 (19.87%) SQL

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 73 (46.79%) MS Exchange
2 58 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (12.82%) SharePoint
5 15 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.97%) Lync
7 12 (7.69%) IIS
8 11 (7.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle 9iAS
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.64%) Site Server
13 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (19.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) ProjectWise
4 2 (1.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Primavera
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Office 365
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (38.46%) DNS
2 42 (26.92%) DHCP
3 36 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 32 (20.51%) VPN
5 31 (19.87%) SAN
6 16 (10.26%) NAS
7 12 (7.69%) VLAN
7 12 (7.69%) LAN
8 11 (7.05%) ADSL
8 11 (7.05%) WAN
8 11 (7.05%) VDSL
9 9 (5.77%) Firewall
10 8 (5.13%) Network Security
11 7 (4.49%) FTP
11 7 (4.49%) VoIP
12 4 (2.56%) Internet
13 3 (1.92%) Wireless
14 2 (1.28%) IPsec
14 2 (1.28%) IPv4
14 2 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.92%) MySQL
9 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 13 (8.33%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Publishing
3 8 (5.13%) Legal
4 7 (4.49%) Law
5 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (18.59%) Support Engineer
2 27 (17.31%) Administrator
2 27 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (12.82%) Analyst
4 18 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (10.90%) DBA
6 13 (8.33%) IT Support
7 12 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) IT Manager
9 10 (6.41%) Consultant
9 10 (6.41%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.77%) Architect
10 9 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 7 (4.49%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) WebCenter
2 2 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) RSS
3 1 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 22 (14.10%) Clustering
4 21 (13.46%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.77%) Replication
6 6 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.56%) iPhone
8 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.92%) Life Science
9 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.28%) User Experience
10 2 (1.28%) iPad
11 1 (0.64%) Statistics
11 1 (0.64%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 133 (85.26%) Windows
2 81 (51.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (35.26%) Windows 7
5 37 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (13.46%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.97%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.97%) Linux
8 4 (2.56%) UNIX
8 4 (2.56%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.28%) Android
10 2 (1.28%) AIX
10 2 (1.28%) CentOS
10 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.33%) ITIL
2 31 (19.87%) Migration
3 16 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.62%) Service Management
5 14 (8.97%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (8.33%) Change Management
7 12 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.69%) Application Discovery
8 11 (7.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.77%) Database Mirroring
10 7 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.49%) ITSM
11 6 (3.85%) Document Management
11 6 (3.85%) Security Testing
12 5 (3.21%) Time Management
12 5 (3.21%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.21%) CRM
13 4 (2.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.87%) SQL
2 23 (14.74%) PowerShell
3 17 (10.90%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.92%) C#
5 3 (1.92%) Prolog
5 3 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (0.64%) VBA
6 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 156 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (56.41%) MCSE
3 63 (40.38%) MCP
4 53 (33.97%) MCSA
5 48 (30.77%) MCTS
6 40 (25.64%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (24.36%) CCNA
8 19 (12.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (10.26%) Degree
10 14 (8.97%) CCA
10 14 (8.97%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (7.69%) CCEE
12 11 (7.05%) JNCIA
13 9 (5.77%) OCP
13 9 (5.77%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (4.49%) CCDP
14 7 (4.49%) MCDBA
14 7 (4.49%) CCIE
14 7 (4.49%) CCNP
14 7 (4.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) GMP
3 1 (0.64%) GLP
System Software
1 89 (57.05%) Active Directory
2 45 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (22.44%) Hyper-V
4 18 (11.54%) XenApp
4 18 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (10.26%) XenDesktop
6 12 (7.69%) XenServer
7 3 (1.92%) vSphere
7 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.64%) Xen
9 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) SCCM
2 4 (2.56%) WSUS
3 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.64%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 71 (45.51%) VMware
3 38 (24.36%) Citrix
4 31 (19.87%) Cisco
5 21 (13.46%) HP
6 18 (11.54%) Dell
7 15 (9.62%) IBM
8 12 (7.69%) AppSense
9 11 (7.05%) Juniper
10 10 (6.41%) Oracle
11 6 (3.85%) Intel
11 6 (3.85%) NetApp
12 4 (2.56%) SAP
13 3 (1.92%) CommVault
13 3 (1.92%) Veeam
14 2 (1.28%) MobileIron
14 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.28%) Sophos
14 2 (1.28%) Avaya
14 2 (1.28%) Siemens
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