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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 177 167 173
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 73 72 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 1.06% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 4.60% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 78
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.88%
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
1797 1564 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.20% 23.10% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1327 1596
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Manchester -3 43 £32,500 +36.84% 9
Cheshire -20 25 £34,500 +15.00% 3
Merseyside +9 5 £30,250 -32.77% 1
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (81.63%) Windows
3 102 (69.39%) Microsoft
4 97 (65.99%) MCSE
5 80 (54.42%) VMware
6 76 (51.70%) Citrix
7 74 (50.34%) ITIL
8 72 (48.98%) MCTS
9 67 (45.58%) Active Directory
10 65 (44.22%) MS Excel
11 61 (41.50%) MS Exchange
12 58 (39.46%) Hyper-V
13 56 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 53 (36.05%) MCSA
15 52 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2003
17 40 (27.21%) Citrix Certification
17 40 (27.21%) MCP
17 40 (27.21%) DNS
18 38 (25.85%) CCA
19 37 (25.17%) SAN
20 36 (24.49%) TCP/IP
21 35 (23.81%) Change Management
22 34 (23.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 32 (21.77%) Cisco Certification
23 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (21.09%) CCNA
24 31 (21.09%) Windows 7
25 30 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
25 30 (20.41%) DHCP

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (41.50%) MS Exchange
2 30 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 16 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.20%) IIS
5 13 (8.84%) Lync
6 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.72%) TPMS
8 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.68%) Site Server
9 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 65 (44.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.44%) Office 365
2 7 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.21%) DNS
2 37 (25.17%) SAN
3 36 (24.49%) TCP/IP
4 30 (20.41%) DHCP
5 26 (17.69%) VPN
6 12 (8.16%) NAS
6 12 (8.16%) Firewall
6 12 (8.16%) WAN
7 9 (6.12%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.44%) LAN
9 7 (4.76%) LDAP
9 7 (4.76%) Kerberos
9 7 (4.76%) Network Security
9 7 (4.76%) IPsec
10 4 (2.72%) VoIP
11 3 (2.04%) FTP
11 3 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.36%) SMTP
12 2 (1.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.36%) Advertising
3 2 (1.36%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (27.21%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.65%) Analyst
3 22 (14.97%) Server Engineer
4 21 (14.29%) Server Support
4 21 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 20 (13.61%) Server Support Engineer
5 20 (13.61%) Windows Server Engineer
6 17 (11.56%) Technical Support
7 16 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (8.16%) IT Support
8 12 (8.16%) Service Analyst
9 11 (7.48%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Consultant
10 10 (6.80%) Support Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (5.44%) Help Desk Support
13 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) COM
3 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) PKI
3 6 (4.08%) Clustering
4 5 (3.40%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.72%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 120 (81.63%) Windows
2 56 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (34.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (21.09%) Windows 7
6 27 (18.37%) Windows 2000
7 20 (13.61%) Linux
7 20 (13.61%) Windows XP
8 18 (12.24%) VMS
9 16 (10.88%) UNIX
10 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.34%) ITIL
2 35 (23.81%) Change Management
3 23 (15.65%) Change Control
4 19 (12.93%) Incident Management
5 18 (12.24%) Migration
6 15 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (8.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (8.84%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.80%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.80%) Service Management
10 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.76%) High Availability
11 7 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (4.08%) Information Assurance
12 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.72%) CRM
13 4 (2.72%) Project Management
13 4 (2.72%) Business Continuity
14 3 (2.04%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.56%) SQL
2 13 (8.84%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.72%) VB
5 2 (1.36%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (65.99%) MCSE
3 72 (48.98%) MCTS
4 53 (36.05%) MCSA
5 40 (27.21%) Citrix Certification
5 40 (27.21%) MCP
6 38 (25.85%) CCA
7 34 (23.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (21.77%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (21.09%) CCNA
10 19 (12.93%) Degree
11 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 10 (6.80%) VCAP
13 7 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (2.72%) MCPD
16 3 (2.04%) VCP5
16 3 (2.04%) CCEA
16 3 (2.04%) VCP4
16 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) GMP
2 1 (0.68%) GLP
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 67 (45.58%) Active Directory
2 58 (39.46%) Hyper-V
3 52 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (15.65%) VMware ESX
5 18 (12.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 10 (6.80%) NFS
7 9 (6.12%) XenApp
8 8 (5.44%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.36%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) SCCM
2 15 (10.20%) Backup Exec
3 9 (6.12%) SCOM
4 7 (4.76%) HP SIM
4 7 (4.76%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.36%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.68%) Legato
6 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 102 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 80 (54.42%) VMware
3 76 (51.70%) Citrix
4 27 (18.37%) Cisco
5 24 (16.33%) HP
6 19 (12.93%) Dell
7 13 (8.84%) McAfee
7 13 (8.84%) Symantec
8 11 (7.48%) Sophos
9 9 (6.12%) IBM
9 9 (6.12%) NetApp
10 4 (2.72%) EMC
11 3 (2.04%) SAP
11 3 (2.04%) Intel
11 3 (2.04%) NETGEAR
12 2 (1.36%) Mitel
12 2 (1.36%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.36%) Polycom
12 2 (1.36%) Siemens
13 1 (0.68%) Lotus
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