Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 818 810 728
Rank change year-on-year -8 -82 -127
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 208 320 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 0.87% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 192 274 446
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.67%
10th Percentile £23,800 £20,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £71,800 £67,125 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year -5.06% +6.04% -0.67%

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 27,495 36,680 41,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.87% 24.17% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20,380 26,784 32,216
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,600 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -15 196 £39,500 -1.25% 52
UK excluding London -81 107 £37,500 -5.06% 38
London +132 97 £46,500 +12.05% 15
North of England +14 42 £32,500 +47.73% 12
South East +14 37 £45,000 - 10
North West +46 26 £32,500 +14.04% 5
Yorkshire +4 15 £40,000 +81.82% 6
South West +11 9 £32,500 -48.00% 3
Midlands -2 6 £45,000 +9.09% 9
East of England +57 5 £39,500 -12.22% 3
East Midlands +15 4 £45,000 +41.73% 3
Wales -3 4 £50,000 +23.46%
Channel Islands - 4 £25,000 -
West Midlands -13 2 £43,000 +1.18% 6
North East +17 1 £25,500 -36.25% 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 153 (73.56%) Microsoft
3 134 (64.42%) Windows
4 130 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 107 (51.44%) MCSE
6 93 (44.71%) Office 365
7 87 (41.83%) VMware
8 85 (40.87%) Windows Server
9 78 (37.50%) Azure
10 74 (35.58%) Cisco
11 69 (33.17%) MCSA
12 65 (31.25%) ITIL
13 60 (28.85%) Windows 10
14 59 (28.37%) Cisco Certification
15 58 (27.88%) CCNA
15 58 (27.88%) Citrix
16 56 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (24.04%) MS Exchange
18 47 (22.60%) Firewall
19 45 (21.63%) DNS
19 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (21.63%) Hyper-V
20 44 (21.15%) WAN
21 43 (20.67%) LAN
21 43 (20.67%) MCP
22 42 (20.19%) SAN
22 42 (20.19%) PowerShell
23 41 (19.71%) TCP/IP
24 40 (19.23%) Windows 7
24 40 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012

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 50 (24.04%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.06%) Skype for Business
3 22 (10.58%) SharePoint
4 19 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (8.17%) IIS
6 13 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.96%) Confluence
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 93 (44.71%) Office 365
2 78 (37.50%) Azure
3 23 (11.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (10.58%) AWS
5 18 (8.65%) OneDrive
6 10 (4.81%) IaaS
6 10 (4.81%) SaaS
7 9 (4.33%) G Suite
8 6 (2.88%) Power Platform
8 6 (2.88%) PowerApps
9 5 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.40%) GCP
10 4 (1.92%) PaaS
11 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.60%) Firewall
2 45 (21.63%) DNS
3 44 (21.15%) WAN
4 43 (20.67%) LAN
5 42 (20.19%) SAN
6 41 (19.71%) TCP/IP
7 39 (18.75%) VoIP
8 35 (16.83%) Wireless
9 34 (16.35%) DHCP
10 24 (11.54%) Internet
11 22 (10.58%) Skype
11 22 (10.58%) VPN
12 12 (5.77%) VLAN
13 11 (5.29%) MPLS
14 10 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (4.81%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (4.33%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (3.85%) iSCSI
16 8 (3.85%) Network Security
17 7 (3.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.96%) VLDB
7 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 25 (12.02%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Legal
3 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.88%) Law
5 4 (1.92%) Marketing
6 3 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (24.52%) IT Engineer
2 50 (24.04%) Support Engineer
3 36 (17.31%) IT Support
4 28 (13.46%) IT Support Engineer
5 23 (11.06%) Analyst
5 23 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Architect
7 13 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.77%) Team Leader
9 11 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.29%) Field Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.81%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Administrator
11 9 (4.33%) Consultant
11 9 (4.33%) IT Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) Senior Architect
12 8 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.85%) .NET
2 3 (1.44%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (0.48%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (0.48%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) WCF
3 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.81%) Replication
4 8 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.37%) PKI
6 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.88%) Wiki
7 5 (2.40%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.92%) BYOD
8 4 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) Clustering
9 3 (1.44%) CMDB
9 3 (1.44%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.48%) CESG
11 1 (0.48%) Cyber-Physical System
11 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 134 (64.42%) Windows
2 85 (40.87%) Windows Server
3 60 (28.85%) Windows 10
4 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 40 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (14.90%) Mac OS X
7 23 (11.06%) Linux
8 18 (8.65%) Windows 8
9 12 (5.77%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.96%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.25%) ITIL
2 27 (12.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (12.50%) Service Management
4 25 (12.02%) Migration
5 21 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (9.13%) Identity Management
6 19 (9.13%) Project Management
6 19 (9.13%) Time Management
7 18 (8.65%) Asset Management
8 13 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.77%) Validation
10 11 (5.29%) Critical Thinking
10 11 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.29%) Release Management
10 11 (5.29%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.81%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (4.81%) Decision-Making
11 10 (4.81%) Information Security
12 9 (4.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.19%) PowerShell
2 26 (12.50%) SQL
3 8 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.44%) C#
4 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.96%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 208 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (51.44%) MCSE
3 69 (33.17%) MCSA
4 59 (28.37%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (27.88%) CCNA
6 43 (20.67%) MCP
7 38 (18.27%) MCTS
8 32 (15.38%) Degree
9 31 (14.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (11.06%) A+ Certification
11 21 (10.10%) CCNP
12 17 (8.17%) Citrix Certification
13 16 (7.69%) CCA
14 13 (6.25%) Security Cleared
15 11 (5.29%) CCENT
16 6 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
17 5 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
18 4 (1.92%) CCEA
18 4 (1.92%) MCDST
18 4 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.17%) SLA
2 14 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 130 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 56 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (21.63%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.62%) vSphere
4 20 (9.62%) XenApp
5 18 (8.65%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.85%) BitLocker
7 6 (2.88%) NFS
7 6 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (9.13%) SCCM
2 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.37%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (2.88%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.40%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.40%) WSUS
6 4 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.44%) OpenView
7 3 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.96%) Ansible
8 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.96%) Puppet
8 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.96%) WMI
9 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.48%) SCOM
9 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 153 (73.56%) Microsoft
2 87 (41.83%) VMware
3 74 (35.58%) Cisco
4 58 (27.88%) Citrix
5 38 (18.27%) HP
6 23 (11.06%) Dell
7 22 (10.58%) Meraki
8 20 (9.62%) Apple
9 15 (7.21%) NetApp
10 9 (4.33%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.85%) Aruba
12 7 (3.37%) Dell Compellent
12 7 (3.37%) Oracle
13 6 (2.88%) Brocade
13 6 (2.88%) IBM
13 6 (2.88%) ProCurve
13 6 (2.88%) Veeam
14 5 (2.40%) Google
14 5 (2.40%) Mitel
14 5 (2.40%) Polycom