Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 770 748 688
Rank change year-on-year -22 -60 -154
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 342 483 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 1.16% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 305 409 515
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,800 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -1.32%

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 36,351 41,609 43,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.50% 23.78% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26,359 32,141 34,349
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,800 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% -1.76%

MCITP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCITP.

Salary trend for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCITP over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Top 16 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 26 March 2019. 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 -41 318 £41,000 +2.50% 8
UK excluding London +60 288 £40,000 +8.11% 7
North of England +77 83 £22,000 -26.67% 1
South East +55 81 £60,000 +81.82%
Midlands +55 63 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire +78 58 £22,000 -26.67%
West Midlands +42 52 £42,500 +18.06% 2
London -68 44 £41,500 -12.63% 1
South West +3 26 £60,000 +65.52% 1
North West +13 21 £28,500 +5.56% 1
East of England +35 15 £41,500 -20.95% 1
East Midlands +40 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Northern Ireland -19 10 £23,000 -1.08%
Scotland -2 6 £32,500 -27.78%
North East +14 4 - -
Wales +13 4 £43,750 +57.66%

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 280 (81.87%) Microsoft
3 266 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 252 (73.68%) MCSE
5 213 (62.28%) Windows
6 193 (56.43%) VMware
7 137 (40.06%) ITIL
8 135 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 134 (39.18%) Office 365
10 133 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 127 (37.13%) Cisco
12 123 (35.96%) Windows Server
13 118 (34.50%) MCSA
14 110 (32.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 103 (30.12%) MS Exchange
15 103 (30.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 100 (29.24%) Firewall
17 99 (28.95%) Citrix
18 96 (28.07%) Data Centre
19 91 (26.61%) DNS
20 86 (25.15%) Cisco Certification
20 86 (25.15%) CCNA
21 78 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
22 77 (22.51%) DHCP
23 76 (22.22%) Windows 7
24 72 (21.05%) VoIP
25 68 (19.88%) WAN
25 68 (19.88%) Degree
26 67 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
27 63 (18.42%) TCP/IP

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
1 103 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (7.02%) IIS
5 19 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 18 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.88%) SAS
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 49 (14.33%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.88%) Lawson
3 3 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.58%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.58%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.58%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.58%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.58%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.29%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 135 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (39.18%) Office 365
3 36 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (3.22%) GitHub
6 9 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.75%) SaaS
8 5 (1.46%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (29.24%) Firewall
2 91 (26.61%) DNS
3 77 (22.51%) DHCP
4 72 (21.05%) VoIP
5 68 (19.88%) WAN
6 63 (18.42%) TCP/IP
7 57 (16.67%) Wireless
8 53 (15.50%) LAN
9 52 (15.20%) ADSL
9 52 (15.20%) Broadband
10 50 (14.62%) 3G
11 43 (12.57%) SAN
12 42 (12.28%) VPN
13 34 (9.94%) VLAN
14 29 (8.48%) Network Security
15 25 (7.31%) Internet
16 24 (7.02%) NAS
17 21 (6.14%) Skype
18 17 (4.97%) MPLS
18 17 (4.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 16 (4.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.58%) QlikView
12 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (6.73%) Finance
2 10 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.88%) Automotive
3 3 (0.88%) Banking
3 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.58%) Games
4 2 (0.58%) Law
4 2 (0.58%) Legal
4 2 (0.58%) Local Government
4 2 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (19.01%) Analyst
2 55 (16.08%) Technical Support
3 53 (15.50%) Support Analyst
4 44 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (12.87%) Support Engineer
5 40 (11.70%) Technical Analyst
5 40 (11.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 37 (10.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 29 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (7.89%) Subject Matter Expert
10 25 (7.31%) 2nd Line Technical Support
10 25 (7.31%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
11 24 (7.02%) Administrator
12 20 (5.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 20 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (5.56%) Consultant
13 19 (5.56%) DBA
13 19 (5.56%) IT Engineer
13 19 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.02%) OAuth
1 24 (7.02%) SAML
2 16 (4.68%) LDAP
3 5 (1.46%) HTML
3 5 (1.46%) XMPP
4 3 (0.88%) .NET
4 3 (0.88%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) SOAP
5 1 (0.29%) WCF
5 1 (0.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 96 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 35 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.02%) CESG
4 18 (5.26%) Clustering
5 16 (4.68%) Blackberry
5 16 (4.68%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.63%) Replication
7 8 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.05%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.05%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.75%) PKI
9 6 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.46%) Digital Signage
11 4 (1.17%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 213 (62.28%) Windows
2 123 (35.96%) Windows Server
3 110 (32.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 50 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (13.74%) Windows 10
8 39 (11.40%) Windows 8
9 24 (7.02%) Linux
10 11 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.88%) Unix
14 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.06%) ITIL
2 67 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 50 (14.62%) Supplier Management
5 37 (10.82%) ITIL V3
6 35 (10.23%) Computer Science
7 31 (9.06%) Migration
8 24 (7.02%) B2B
8 24 (7.02%) B2C
8 24 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (6.14%) Project Management
11 18 (5.26%) Information Security
12 16 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.68%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (4.39%) Incident Management
14 14 (4.09%) High Availability
15 12 (3.51%) Decision-Making
15 12 (3.51%) DevOps
15 12 (3.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.87%) SQL
2 30 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.39%) T-SQL
4 11 (3.22%) Python
5 5 (1.46%) C
6 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) Java
7 2 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 342 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 252 (73.68%) MCSE
3 118 (34.50%) MCSA
4 103 (30.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 86 (25.15%) CCNA
5 86 (25.15%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (19.88%) Degree
7 61 (17.84%) MCP
8 34 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (6.43%) MCTS
10 18 (5.26%) MCDST
11 16 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (4.09%) A+ Certification
12 14 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (3.80%) CCA
14 11 (3.22%) RHCE
15 9 (2.63%) AWS Certification
16 8 (2.34%) CCNP
17 6 (1.75%) CCAA
18 5 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (7.89%) ISO 9001
3 26 (7.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 266 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 133 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.85%) vSphere
5 19 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.09%) XenApp
7 11 (3.22%) Docker
8 9 (2.63%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (11.11%) SCCM
2 26 (7.60%) WSUS
3 18 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 15 (4.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (4.39%) ServiceCenter
5 12 (3.51%) Ansible
5 12 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (2.92%) SCOM
7 7 (2.05%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.88%) Nagios
10 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.29%) Puppet
11 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 280 (81.87%) Microsoft
2 193 (56.43%) VMware
3 127 (37.13%) Cisco
4 99 (28.95%) Citrix
5 55 (16.08%) Polycom
6 54 (15.79%) Meraki
7 50 (14.62%) Aruba
8 41 (11.99%) HP
9 39 (11.40%) Dell
10 38 (11.11%) Avaya
11 28 (8.19%) Veeam
12 26 (7.60%) Apple
13 23 (6.73%) NetApp
14 20 (5.85%) Nimble Storage
15 18 (5.26%) Symantec
16 16 (4.68%) Remedy
17 15 (4.39%) Bloomberg
17 15 (4.39%) CyberArk
17 15 (4.39%) Reuters
18 13 (3.80%) Red Hat