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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 171 181 155
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 76 65 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.90% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 3.88% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 88
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,700 £25,500
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
1646 1676 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.07% 23.12% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1409 1626
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 £55,000 £63,250
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 29 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 29 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 +4 38 £24,500 -2.00% 3
Manchester +6 27 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Merseyside -10 8 £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 29 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 91 (56.17%) VMware
6 80 (49.38%) Citrix
7 70 (43.21%) Active Directory
8 68 (41.98%) ITIL
9 65 (40.12%) MS Excel
10 63 (38.89%) MS Exchange
11 62 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (38.27%) Hyper-V
12 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 49 (30.25%) MCTS
14 47 (29.01%) MCSA
15 41 (25.31%) Citrix Certification
16 39 (24.07%) MCP
17 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (20.37%) DNS
20 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
21 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
22 29 (17.90%) CCA
22 29 (17.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 28 (17.28%) SCCM
24 27 (16.67%) Change Management
25 26 (16.05%) HP
25 26 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007
26 25 (15.43%) Lync
27 24 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 63 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (15.43%) Lync
4 24 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.56%) 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 65 (40.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.02%) 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 33 (20.37%) DNS
2 30 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 23 (14.20%) 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%) WAN
8 9 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 7 (4.32%) LAN
10 4 (2.47%) SMTP
10 4 (2.47%) SMS
10 4 (2.47%) MPLS
10 4 (2.47%) NAS
10 4 (2.47%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.47%) Network Security
11 3 (1.85%) 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 9 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.32%) Games
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (20.37%) 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 17 (10.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (9.26%) IT Support
8 14 (8.64%) Service Analyst
9 12 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.79%) Server Support
10 11 (6.79%) Windows Support Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (6.17%) Server Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Server Support Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Windows Server Engineer
12 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.56%) Coordinator
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 54 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (22.84%) 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 11 (6.79%) Linux
9 10 (6.17%) UNIX
9 10 (6.17%) VMS
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 21 (12.96%) 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
9 8 (4.94%) 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 49 (30.25%) MCTS
4 47 (29.01%) MCSA
5 41 (25.31%) Citrix Certification
6 39 (24.07%) MCP
7 29 (17.90%) CCA
7 29 (17.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (12.96%) CCNA
10 17 (10.49%) Degree
11 9 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (4.94%) CCEE
13 7 (4.32%) CCIA
14 6 (3.70%) VCAP
14 6 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (3.09%) NCIE
15 5 (3.09%) HP AIS
16 4 (2.47%) HP ASE
16 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 62 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (38.27%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.35%) XenApp
4 16 (9.88%) XenDesktop
4 16 (9.88%) VMware ESX
5 15 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (8.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (7.41%) NFS
7 12 (7.41%) XenServer
8 11 (6.79%) vSphere
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 28 (17.28%) SCCM
2 20 (12.35%) 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 91 (56.17%) VMware
3 80 (49.38%) Citrix
4 26 (16.05%) HP
5 24 (14.81%) Cisco
6 21 (12.96%) 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%) CA
14 2 (1.23%) Siemens
14 2 (1.23%) Facebook
14 2 (1.23%) Twitter
14 2 (1.23%) Polycom
14 2 (1.23%) Mitel
15 1 (0.62%) Brocade
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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