Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MCITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 736 717 734
Rank change year-on-year -19 +17 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 115 414 508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 1.16% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 98 384 418
Median annual salary £42,500 £30,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.50% -28.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,425 £20,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,375 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +54.55% -31.25% +9.59%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,134 35,618 41,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.70% 24.41% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12,496 25,681 31,418
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +4.90%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCITP over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCITP within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. 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
England +28 112 £42,500 +30.77% 5
UK excluding London -21 73 £42,500 +54.55% 6
London +168 42 £47,500 +18.75%
South East +95 34 £45,000 -30.77% 2
North of England +7 13 £32,500 +47.73% 1
North West +103 12 £32,500 +1.56% 1
South West +115 10 £37,500 -16.67%
Midlands +78 9 £42,500 +1.19% 1
East Midlands +65 7 £42,500 +21.43%
East of England +80 4 £49,750 +19.88% 1
Work from Home +45 4 £45,000 -20.00%
Scotland +77 3 £50,000 +72.41% 1
West Midlands +53 2 - - 1
Wales +11 2 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 with a requirement for MCITP.

1 115 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (78.26%) Windows
3 86 (74.78%) Microsoft
4 61 (53.04%) MCSE
5 57 (49.57%) Active Directory
6 54 (46.96%) VMware
7 53 (46.09%) Office 365
8 52 (45.22%) Azure
9 45 (39.13%) Windows Server
10 40 (34.78%) ITIL
11 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (30.43%) Cisco
13 34 (29.57%) Hyper-V
14 31 (26.96%) TCP/IP
15 30 (26.09%) Degree
15 30 (26.09%) MCTS
16 29 (25.22%) AWS
17 28 (24.35%) SQL Server
18 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2016
19 26 (22.61%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (21.74%) MCP
20 25 (21.74%) Windows 10
21 24 (20.87%) Citrix
22 23 (20.00%) CCNP
22 23 (20.00%) DNS
22 23 (20.00%) Firewall
23 21 (18.26%) MCSA
23 21 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
24 20 (17.39%) PowerShell

MCITP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (14.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.83%) IIS
2 9 (7.83%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (46.09%) Office 365
2 52 (45.22%) Azure
3 29 (25.22%) AWS
4 13 (11.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (10.43%) IaaS
6 11 (9.57%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (8.70%) PaaS
7 10 (8.70%) SaaS
8 7 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (6.09%) G Suite
8 7 (6.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.96%) TCP/IP
2 23 (20.00%) DNS
2 23 (20.00%) Firewall
3 16 (13.91%) VPN
4 15 (13.04%) Wireless
5 14 (12.17%) SAN
6 12 (10.43%) DHCP
7 11 (9.57%) LAN
7 11 (9.57%) VoIP
7 11 (9.57%) WAN
8 9 (7.83%) MPLS
8 9 (7.83%) Skype
9 8 (6.96%) VLAN
10 7 (6.09%) VPLS
11 6 (5.22%) IP Telephony
12 5 (4.35%) Internet
13 4 (3.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (3.48%) Intranet
13 4 (3.48%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (2.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (3.48%) Law
4 3 (2.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Military
6 1 (0.87%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) IT Engineer
2 22 (19.13%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) IT Support
4 15 (13.04%) Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 14 (12.17%) Consultant
6 13 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) CRM Developer
7 11 (9.57%) Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) IT Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) Solutions Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Administrator
10 7 (6.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) Web Services
2 11 (9.57%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
2 11 (9.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 11 (9.57%) Reactive Extensions
2 11 (9.57%) SOAP
2 11 (9.57%) WCF
2 11 (9.57%) XML
3 3 (2.61%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.87%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Replication
2 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Clustering
4 5 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.74%) PMI
7 2 (1.74%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (78.26%) Windows
2 45 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (23.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 25 (21.74%) Windows 10
6 15 (13.04%) Mac OS X
6 15 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (7.83%) Linux
8 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.74%) Android
11 1 (0.87%) Unix
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) ITIL
2 21 (18.26%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (13.91%) Migration
4 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (12.17%) Project Planning
6 12 (10.43%) CRM
7 11 (9.57%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (9.57%) Data Migration
7 11 (9.57%) MVVM
7 11 (9.57%) Server Management
7 11 (9.57%) Sprint Planning
7 11 (9.57%) Sprint Retrospective
7 11 (9.57%) Sprint Review
7 11 (9.57%) Workflow
8 10 (8.70%) TDD
9 9 (7.83%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.83%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.83%) Service Management
9 9 (7.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 19 (16.52%) SQL
3 11 (9.57%) C#
4 7 (6.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (53.04%) MCSE
3 30 (26.09%) Degree
3 30 (26.09%) MCTS
4 26 (22.61%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (21.74%) MCP
6 23 (20.00%) CCNP
7 21 (18.26%) MCSA
8 19 (16.52%) CCNA
9 18 (15.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (7.83%) VCP5
11 7 (6.09%) AWS Certification
12 6 (5.22%) A+ Certification
12 6 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
13 5 (4.35%) CCA
13 5 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (3.48%) CCENT
15 3 (2.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) SLA
2 7 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) NIST
System Software
1 57 (49.57%) Active Directory
2 35 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (29.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.09%) Docker
5 6 (5.22%) vSphere
6 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.61%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.74%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.87%) UAG
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.87%) XenApp
9 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) SCCM
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (6.96%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (6.09%) Kubernetes
4 6 (5.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.48%) Ansible
5 4 (3.48%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.48%) Puppet
5 4 (3.48%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.61%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.61%) PowerCLI
6 3 (2.61%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.61%) WMI
7 2 (1.74%) Nagios
7 2 (1.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (74.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (46.96%) VMware
3 35 (30.43%) Cisco
4 24 (20.87%) Citrix
5 16 (13.91%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.57%) HP
7 7 (6.09%) Apple
8 6 (5.22%) Meraki
9 5 (4.35%) BeyondTrust
9 5 (4.35%) CyberArk
10 4 (3.48%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.48%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.48%) Dell
10 4 (3.48%) F5
10 4 (3.48%) Splunk
11 3 (2.61%) EMC
11 3 (2.61%) ForgeRock
12 2 (1.74%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.74%) Capita
12 2 (1.74%) Forcepoint