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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 178 175 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +35
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 70 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.99% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 4.03% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 58
Average salary £35,000 £28,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
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
1766 1587 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.39% 24.46% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1292 1587
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 +23 35 £35,000 +6.06% 8
Manchester -18 31 £34,500 +25.45% 8
Merseyside 0 3 £40,500 +24.61%
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (83.33%) Windows
3 103 (74.64%) Microsoft
4 89 (64.49%) MCSE
5 67 (48.55%) VMware
6 65 (47.10%) Active Directory
7 64 (46.38%) MS Excel
8 59 (42.75%) MS Exchange
8 59 (42.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (39.86%) MCSA
10 54 (39.13%) ITIL
11 50 (36.23%) Citrix
12 49 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (34.06%) SAN
14 44 (31.88%) MCTS
15 43 (31.16%) MCP
16 42 (30.43%) Windows 7
17 39 (28.26%) Hyper-V
17 39 (28.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 38 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (27.54%) DNS
19 37 (26.81%) TCP/IP
20 34 (24.64%) DHCP
21 31 (22.46%) MS Office
22 30 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
22 30 (21.74%) Finance
23 29 (21.01%) Cisco Certification
24 28 (20.29%) CCA
25 27 (19.57%) Linux

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (42.75%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (13.77%) IIS
5 17 (12.32%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.62%) Lync
9 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) TPMS
Applications
1 64 (46.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (22.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Office 365
1 4 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (34.06%) SAN
2 38 (27.54%) DNS
3 37 (26.81%) TCP/IP
4 34 (24.64%) DHCP
5 24 (17.39%) VPN
6 13 (9.42%) WAN
6 13 (9.42%) NAS
7 12 (8.70%) Firewall
8 11 (7.97%) LAN
9 7 (5.07%) FTP
9 7 (5.07%) NetScaler
9 7 (5.07%) Network Security
9 7 (5.07%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.62%) VoIP
11 2 (1.45%) SMS
11 2 (1.45%) MPLS
12 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.72%) Wireless
12 1 (0.72%) DMZ
12 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
General
1 30 (21.74%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Law
2 10 (7.25%) Legal
3 5 (3.62%) Advertising
4 2 (1.45%) Publishing
4 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (18.84%) Analyst
2 25 (18.12%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.49%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (14.49%) Server Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Windows Server Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Server Support
7 11 (7.97%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.97%) Server Support Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Technical Team Leader
8 10 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (6.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 6 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Clustering
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 4 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.45%) SecurID
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.72%) Statistics
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (83.33%) Windows
2 59 (42.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (35.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 38 (27.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (19.57%) Linux
7 19 (13.77%) Windows XP
8 17 (12.32%) UNIX
9 13 (9.42%) Windows 2000
10 7 (5.07%) VMS
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.13%) ITIL
2 25 (18.12%) Incident Management
3 14 (10.14%) Problem Management
4 12 (8.70%) Change Control
4 12 (8.70%) Change Management
5 11 (7.97%) Migration
5 11 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (7.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (7.25%) Document Management
7 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.52%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.35%) Service Management
11 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (2.90%) High Availability
12 4 (2.90%) Information Assurance
12 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.22%) SQL
2 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.14%) VB
4 10 (7.25%) VBScript
5 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (64.49%) MCSE
3 55 (39.86%) MCSA
4 44 (31.88%) MCTS
5 43 (31.16%) MCP
6 39 (28.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
8 29 (21.01%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (20.29%) CCA
10 25 (18.12%) CCNA
11 17 (12.32%) MCDST
12 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 10 (7.25%) Degree
14 10 (7.25%) A+ Certification
15 9 (6.52%) MOS
15 9 (6.52%) VCAP
16 8 (5.80%) CCNP
17 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
17 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 65 (47.10%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 38 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (15.94%) VMware ESX
5 13 (9.42%) XenApp
5 13 (9.42%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (4.35%) XenServer
7 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.90%) vSphere
9 3 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.45%) NFS
10 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.72%) vCloud
11 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) SCCM
2 10 (7.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.90%) WSUS
4 3 (2.17%) SCOM
4 3 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.45%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 103 (74.64%) Microsoft
2 67 (48.55%) VMware
3 50 (36.23%) Citrix
4 26 (18.84%) Cisco
5 17 (12.32%) HP
6 14 (10.14%) EMC
7 11 (7.97%) Dell
8 8 (5.80%) Symantec
9 5 (3.62%) McAfee
9 5 (3.62%) Sophos
10 4 (2.90%) NETGEAR
10 4 (2.90%) NetApp
10 4 (2.90%) Intel
11 2 (1.45%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.45%) SAP
11 2 (1.45%) AppSense
12 1 (0.72%) Lotus
12 1 (0.72%) Juniper
12 1 (0.72%) Veeam
12 1 (0.72%) Brocade
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System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Xn Hotels Systems
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + OOH & Benefits
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Manchester
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Manchester
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