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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Rank 172 164 161
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 86 75 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.09% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 4.76% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 75 65 88
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +13.88%
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
1701 1574 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.19% 22.87% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1335 1615
Average salary £38,858 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -12 40 £34,500 -13.75% 6
Cheshire -2 36 £33,500 +11.66% 3
Merseyside -4 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Lancashire -6 2 £45,000 +50.00%
MCITP
England

MCITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 156 (99.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (76.43%) Windows
3 107 (68.15%) MCSE
4 105 (66.88%) Microsoft
5 89 (56.69%) VMware
6 88 (56.05%) Citrix
7 75 (47.77%) ITIL
8 67 (42.68%) MS Excel
9 64 (40.76%) MCTS
10 62 (39.49%) Active Directory
11 58 (36.94%) Hyper-V
12 57 (36.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 55 (35.03%) MS Exchange
14 49 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (29.30%) MCSA
16 43 (27.39%) Citrix Certification
17 42 (26.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 40 (25.48%) DNS
19 37 (23.57%) CCA
19 37 (23.57%) Change Management
20 36 (22.93%) TCP/IP
21 32 (20.38%) MCP
21 32 (20.38%) Cisco Certification
22 31 (19.75%) DHCP
23 30 (19.11%) CCNA
23 30 (19.11%) Windows 7
24 29 (18.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 29 (18.47%) SAN
24 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
25 25 (15.92%) Cisco

MCITP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 55 (35.03%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (12.10%) Lync
3 19 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (9.55%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.37%) IIS
6 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.55%) TPMS
9 2 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.64%) Site Server
10 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 67 (42.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.01%) SaaS
2 8 (5.10%) Office 365
3 7 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.48%) DNS
2 36 (22.93%) TCP/IP
3 31 (19.75%) DHCP
4 29 (18.47%) SAN
5 20 (12.74%) VPN
6 15 (9.55%) Firewall
7 12 (7.64%) NAS
8 11 (7.01%) WAN
9 10 (6.37%) Kerberos
9 10 (6.37%) IPsec
10 9 (5.73%) LDAP
11 7 (4.46%) LAN
12 6 (3.82%) Network Security
12 6 (3.82%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.82%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.55%) SMS
14 3 (1.91%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (1.27%) VoIP
15 2 (1.27%) SMTP
15 2 (1.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) MSI
2 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.82%) Games
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (25.48%) Support Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Analyst
3 23 (14.65%) Technical Support
4 19 (12.10%) Server Support
4 19 (12.10%) Windows Support Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) Server Support Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) Windows Server Engineer
5 18 (11.46%) Server Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) Service Analyst
7 12 (7.64%) Consultant
8 11 (7.01%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) IT Support
9 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.73%) Coordinator
10 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.37%) .NET
2 9 (5.73%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.27%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) PKI
2 8 (5.10%) FlexPod
2 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.82%) Clustering
4 5 (3.18%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) Celerra
7 2 (1.27%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.64%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 120 (76.43%) Windows
2 49 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (26.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (19.11%) Windows 7
5 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (15.92%) Windows 2000
7 18 (11.46%) VMS
8 16 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 15 (9.55%) Linux
10 14 (8.92%) UNIX
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (47.77%) ITIL
2 37 (23.57%) Change Management
3 21 (13.38%) Change Control
3 21 (13.38%) Migration
4 18 (11.46%) Incident Management
5 17 (10.83%) Problem Management
6 15 (9.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.73%) Server Monitoring
8 9 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.10%) Service Management
10 7 (4.46%) High Availability
11 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.55%) Project Management
12 4 (2.55%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (2.55%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.55%) SQL
2 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) C
5 1 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 156 (99.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (68.15%) MCSE
3 64 (40.76%) MCTS
4 46 (29.30%) MCSA
5 43 (27.39%) Citrix Certification
6 37 (23.57%) CCA
7 32 (20.38%) MCP
7 32 (20.38%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (19.11%) CCNA
9 29 (18.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (12.74%) Degree
11 12 (7.64%) VCAP
12 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 9 (5.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.55%) VCP4
15 3 (1.91%) CCEE
15 3 (1.91%) NCIE
15 3 (1.91%) VCP5
15 3 (1.91%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) GMP
2 1 (0.64%) GLP
System Software
1 62 (39.49%) Active Directory
2 58 (36.94%) Hyper-V
3 57 (36.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (14.01%) VMware ESX
5 20 (12.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 13 (8.28%) NFS
6 13 (8.28%) XenApp
7 11 (7.01%) XenDesktop
7 11 (7.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.18%) vSphere
9 4 (2.55%) XenServer
10 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.91%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.64%) UAG
12 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) SCCM
2 13 (8.28%) Backup Exec
3 9 (5.73%) SCOM
3 9 (5.73%) HP SIM
4 7 (4.46%) SCVMM
5 6 (3.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.27%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.64%) Legato
7 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 105 (66.88%) Microsoft
2 89 (56.69%) VMware
3 88 (56.05%) Citrix
4 25 (15.92%) Cisco
5 24 (15.29%) HP
6 20 (12.74%) NetApp
7 18 (11.46%) Dell
8 15 (9.55%) McAfee
9 11 (7.01%) IBM
10 10 (6.37%) Symantec
11 9 (5.73%) Sophos
12 6 (3.82%) EMC
13 3 (1.91%) SAP
14 2 (1.27%) Siemens
14 2 (1.27%) CA
14 2 (1.27%) Mitel
14 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.27%) Polycom
15 1 (0.64%) Veeam
15 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
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