The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 197 166
Rank change year-on-year -26 -31  
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 24 43 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.75% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.98% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 67
Median salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1402 1444 1813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.82% 25.16% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1165 1422
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing MCITP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCITP 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for MCITP in the North West

MCITP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCITP in the North West

MCITP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -36 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Merseyside -7 7 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Cheshire 0 5 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Lancashire - 1 £22,000 -
MCITP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MCITP.

1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (79.66%) Windows
3 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
4 33 (55.93%) VMware
5 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (49.15%) Windows Server
6 29 (49.15%) MCSE
7 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
8 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
9 26 (44.07%) MCSA
10 24 (40.68%) ITIL
10 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (38.98%) Data Centre
11 23 (38.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (37.29%) SQL
13 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
13 20 (33.90%) Windows 7
14 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (25.42%) Cisco
14 15 (25.42%) vSphere
14 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (23.73%) Office 365
15 14 (23.73%) MCTS
16 12 (20.34%) Finance
16 12 (20.34%) CCNA
16 12 (20.34%) DNS
16 12 (20.34%) IIS
16 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (20.34%) PowerShell

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (20.34%) IIS
4 3 (5.08%) Site Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) DNS
2 10 (16.95%) DHCP
2 10 (16.95%) Firewall
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (11.86%) SAN
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (11.86%) VoIP
5 6 (10.17%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (8.47%) LAN
6 5 (8.47%) NAS
6 5 (8.47%) VPN
6 5 (8.47%) WAN
7 4 (6.78%) MPLS
7 4 (6.78%) VLAN
8 3 (5.08%) BIG-IP
8 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security
8 3 (5.08%) Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) DDNS
9 1 (1.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.47%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (27.12%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) IT Support
3 9 (15.25%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) DBA
5 7 (11.86%) Server Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) SQL DBA
6 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Support Technician
7 5 (8.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Server Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.17%) FlexPod
3 5 (8.47%) Public Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.39%) Biotechnology
6 2 (3.39%) Clustering
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (49.15%) Windows Server
4 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (33.90%) Windows 7
6 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.47%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.69%) Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Service Management
3 9 (15.25%) Process Improvement
4 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) High Availability
5 6 (10.17%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Document Management
6 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (49.15%) MCSE
3 26 (44.07%) MCSA
4 23 (38.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (23.73%) MCTS
7 12 (20.34%) CCNA
8 11 (18.64%) NCDA
9 7 (11.86%) MCP
10 6 (10.17%) Degree
11 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (8.47%) MCDST
12 4 (6.78%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (5.08%) CCAA
13 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
13 3 (5.08%) MCDBA
13 3 (5.08%) NCIE
13 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
13 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
13 3 (5.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 40 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 29 (49.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.42%) vSphere
4 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) vRealize
2 6 (10.17%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.08%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) VMware
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.42%) Cisco
4 11 (18.64%) NetApp
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix
5 6 (10.17%) Veeam
6 5 (8.47%) HP
6 5 (8.47%) Symantec
7 4 (6.78%) Apple
7 4 (6.78%) Avaya
8 3 (5.08%) AppSense
8 3 (5.08%) Clearswift
8 3 (5.08%) F5
8 3 (5.08%) Meraki
8 3 (5.08%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.39%) Sage
10 1 (1.69%) Dell
10 1 (1.69%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) Sophos
10 1 (1.69%) Wonderware
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