Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 727 783 740
Rank change year-on-year +56 -43 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 87 177 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.80% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 77 155 314
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £20,750
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £24,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
75th Percentile £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% -1.25%

MCITP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,455 22,250 34,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.68% 21.55% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10,838 16,807 25,060
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MCITP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in England

MCITP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCITP in England.

Salary trend for MCITP in England

MCITP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCITP in England over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for MCITP in England

MCITP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the England region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 33 £47,500 -2.56% 2
South East +50 23 £34,750 -13.13% 1
Midlands +60 19 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +27 14 £40,000 -11.11%
North of England +12 10 £22,750 -30.00% 2
North West +20 9 £22,500 -30.77% 1
West Midlands +18 5 £41,000 -
East of England +60 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -5 1 £45,000 +16.13% 1
MCITP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (77.01%) Microsoft
3 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
4 48 (55.17%) Windows
5 47 (54.02%) VMware
5 47 (54.02%) Microsoft 365
6 44 (50.57%) Firewall
6 44 (50.57%) MCSE
7 43 (49.43%) Hyper-V
8 40 (45.98%) Project Management
9 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
10 35 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (37.93%) MS Exchange
12 32 (36.78%) MCSA
13 30 (34.48%) Azure
13 30 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 27 (31.03%) ITIL
14 27 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (31.03%) PowerShell
15 26 (29.89%) CCNA
15 26 (29.89%) WAN
16 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (27.59%) Windows 10
17 22 (25.29%) vSphere
18 20 (22.99%) DNS
19 19 (21.84%) LAN
19 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
21 17 (19.54%) Cisco
21 17 (19.54%) VLAN

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft 365
2 30 (34.48%) Azure
3 5 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.60%) AWS
4 4 (4.60%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (50.57%) Firewall
2 26 (29.89%) WAN
3 20 (22.99%) DNS
4 19 (21.84%) LAN
5 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
6 17 (19.54%) VLAN
7 16 (18.39%) VPN
8 15 (17.24%) WLAN
9 14 (16.09%) SAN
10 10 (11.49%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (11.49%) iSCSI
11 9 (10.34%) NAS
12 6 (6.90%) FTP
12 6 (6.90%) Internet
12 6 (6.90%) IPsec
12 6 (6.90%) Network Security
12 6 (6.90%) SSL
13 2 (2.30%) DHCP
13 2 (2.30%) Skype
13 2 (2.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.90%) Electronics
4 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) IT Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) IT Support
5 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Support Technician
7 7 (8.05%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (6.90%) IT Technician
9 5 (5.75%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) ModSecurity
4 1 (1.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) EPoS
4 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
3 24 (27.59%) Windows 10
4 15 (17.24%) Linux
5 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (12.64%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.34%) Mac OS X
8 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.15%) Debian
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.15%) Solaris
11 1 (1.15%) SUSE
11 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) Project Management
2 30 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (31.03%) ITIL
4 16 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (13.79%) CRM
6 11 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (11.49%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (11.49%) Storage Management
8 9 (10.34%) Customer-Centricity
9 8 (9.20%) Analytical Thinking
10 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
11 6 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (6.90%) Server Management
11 6 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
12 5 (5.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 4 (4.60%) Service Management
14 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.39%) SQL
3 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (50.57%) MCSE
3 32 (36.78%) MCSA
4 27 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (29.89%) CCNA
6 19 (21.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (12.64%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (11.49%) MCTS
9 8 (9.20%) MCP
10 7 (8.05%) Degree
11 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.60%) AWS Certification
12 4 (4.60%) CCNP
13 3 (3.45%) A+ Certification
13 3 (3.45%) CEH
13 3 (3.45%) CISM
13 3 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (2.30%) CCA
14 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (2.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 43 (49.43%) Hyper-V
3 35 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (25.29%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) Terminal Server
5 9 (10.34%) XenApp
5 9 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.15%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.15%) Docker
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.15%) vCloud
8 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) SCCM
2 8 (9.20%) SCOM
2 8 (9.20%) WMI
3 6 (6.90%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 67 (77.01%) Microsoft
2 47 (54.02%) VMware
3 17 (19.54%) Cisco
4 12 (13.79%) Citrix
5 11 (12.64%) HP
6 10 (11.49%) Apple
6 10 (11.49%) Avaya
7 6 (6.90%) Sophos
7 6 (6.90%) Veeam
7 6 (6.90%) ZyXEL
8 5 (5.75%) Brocade
8 5 (5.75%) IBM
8 5 (5.75%) Juniper
9 3 (3.45%) LogicMonitor
9 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.45%) Symantec
9 3 (3.45%) Veritas
10 2 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.30%) Remedy
10 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow