Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 701 748 725
Rank change year-on-year +47 -23 -130
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 404 496 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 1.20% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 373 380 480
UK median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,175 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -30.00% +9.59% -8.75%

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 35,378 41,476 44,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.23% 23.82% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25,644 30,862 34,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,490 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.22% +5.65% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +8 361 £32,500 -23.53% 57
UK excluding London +59 327 £28,000 -30.00% 44
North of England +102 135 £22,000 -29.60% 12
Yorkshire +110 117 £22,000 -32.31% 6
South East +13 82 £66,250 +86.62% 16
London -9 72 £30,500 -41.90% 18
Midlands +13 36 £40,000 -1.23% 7
West Midlands +22 31 £42,000 +3.70% 1
Northern Ireland 0 27 £23,000 +9.52%
South West -17 23 £45,000 +23.29% 1
North West +5 16 £32,000 +11.30% 6
East of England +26 11 £41,500 -3.49% 3
Scotland +8 11 £29,000 -9.38% 1
East Midlands +13 5 £32,500 -23.53% 5
Wales -8 2 £40,250 -5.29% 3
North East - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 404 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 342 (84.65%) Microsoft
3 337 (83.42%) Active Directory
4 283 (70.05%) MCSE
5 231 (57.18%) VMware
6 211 (52.23%) Cisco
7 207 (51.24%) Windows
8 201 (49.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 172 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
10 169 (41.83%) CCNA
11 165 (40.84%) Data Centre
12 160 (39.60%) Firewall
13 158 (39.11%) Citrix
14 146 (36.14%) ITIL
14 146 (36.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 138 (34.16%) VoIP
16 130 (32.18%) Office 365
17 127 (31.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 125 (30.94%) Wireless
18 125 (30.94%) Windows Server
19 121 (29.95%) Meraki
20 113 (27.97%) ADSL
21 109 (26.98%) Broadband
21 109 (26.98%) Polycom
22 107 (26.49%) Windows 7
22 107 (26.49%) Supplier Management
22 107 (26.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 107 (26.49%) Aruba
22 107 (26.49%) 3G
23 106 (26.24%) MCSA

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
1 105 (25.99%) MS Exchange
2 65 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (7.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (5.94%) Skype for Business
7 15 (3.71%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.72%) IIS
9 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 59 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (8.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (8.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 130 (32.18%) Office 365
2 127 (31.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (12.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.71%) SaaS
6 11 (2.72%) OneDrive
7 10 (2.48%) G Suite
8 7 (1.73%) IaaS
8 7 (1.73%) PaaS
9 6 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.50%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 160 (39.60%) Firewall
2 138 (34.16%) VoIP
3 125 (30.94%) Wireless
4 113 (27.97%) ADSL
5 109 (26.98%) Broadband
6 107 (26.49%) 3G
7 81 (20.05%) WAN
8 79 (19.55%) TCP/IP
9 78 (19.31%) DNS
10 75 (18.56%) LAN
11 60 (14.85%) DHCP
12 55 (13.61%) VPN
13 41 (10.15%) Network Security
14 39 (9.65%) SAN
15 26 (6.44%) Skype
16 19 (4.70%) Internet
17 17 (4.21%) VLAN
18 12 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
19 11 (2.72%) NAS
20 10 (2.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (5.69%) Finance
2 15 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.49%) Legal
4 5 (1.24%) Automotive
4 5 (1.24%) Law
5 2 (0.50%) Banking
5 2 (0.50%) Local Government
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Billing
6 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.25%) Marketing
6 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (28.47%) Analyst
2 112 (27.72%) Technical Support
3 97 (24.01%) Support Analyst
4 91 (22.52%) Technical Analyst
4 91 (22.52%) Technical Support Analyst
5 67 (16.58%) 1st Line Support
5 67 (16.58%) Support Engineer
6 64 (15.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 64 (15.84%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 55 (13.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (13.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 51 (12.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 47 (11.63%) IT Engineer
11 39 (9.65%) Subject Matter Expert
12 36 (8.91%) IT Support
13 29 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 26 (6.44%) 2nd Line Technical Support
14 26 (6.44%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
15 25 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
16 23 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.17%) OAuth
1 33 (8.17%) SAML
2 9 (2.23%) Web Services
3 8 (1.98%) .NET
4 5 (1.24%) LDAP
5 4 (0.99%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (0.99%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (0.99%) SOAP
5 4 (0.99%) WCF
5 4 (0.99%) XML
6 3 (0.74%) COM
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.50%) CSS
7 2 (0.50%) HTML
7 2 (0.50%) XMPP
8 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 165 (40.84%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.17%) CESG
3 32 (7.92%) Blackberry
4 27 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.47%) Replication
6 10 (2.48%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.49%) Clustering
9 6 (1.49%) Wiki
10 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.24%) iPhone
10 5 (1.24%) PKI
10 5 (1.24%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.99%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.74%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.50%) Digital Signage
14 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 207 (51.24%) Windows
2 125 (30.94%) Windows Server
3 107 (26.49%) Windows 7
3 107 (26.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (22.77%) Windows 10
5 83 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (10.40%) Windows 8
7 28 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.71%) Mac OS X
9 13 (3.22%) Linux
10 8 (1.98%) Android
11 7 (1.73%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (36.14%) ITIL
2 107 (26.49%) Supplier Management
3 59 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (11.88%) Computer Science
4 48 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (11.63%) ITIL V3
6 42 (10.40%) Service Delivery
7 39 (9.65%) Incident Management
8 35 (8.66%) Project Management
9 33 (8.17%) B2B
9 33 (8.17%) B2C
10 28 (6.93%) Migration
11 24 (5.94%) Service Management
12 22 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (5.45%) PRINCE2
12 22 (5.45%) Time Management
13 19 (4.70%) Asset Management
13 19 (4.70%) Decision-Making
14 15 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (3.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.68%) PowerShell
2 15 (3.71%) SQL
3 6 (1.49%) C#
4 3 (0.74%) C
5 2 (0.50%) Python
5 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.25%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 404 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 283 (70.05%) MCSE
3 172 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
4 169 (41.83%) CCNA
5 146 (36.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 106 (26.24%) MCSA
7 91 (22.52%) Degree
8 74 (18.32%) MCP
9 53 (13.12%) Computer Science Degree
10 38 (9.41%) MCDST
11 20 (4.95%) A+ Certification
12 15 (3.71%) MCTS
13 11 (2.72%) CCNP
14 9 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.98%) CCA
15 8 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.24%) CCENT
16 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 4 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (19.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (18.32%) ISO 9001
3 33 (8.17%) NCSC
3 33 (8.17%) NIST
4 23 (5.69%) SLA
5 6 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 337 (83.42%) Active Directory
2 201 (49.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (19.06%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (4.21%) XenApp
5 13 (3.22%) vSphere
6 6 (1.49%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.24%) BitLocker
7 5 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) Docker
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.25%) vCloud
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (8.91%) SCCM
2 31 (7.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (7.67%) ServiceCenter
3 23 (5.69%) WSUS
4 12 (2.97%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (2.97%) SCOM
5 6 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.74%) Nagios
8 2 (0.50%) Ansible
8 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.50%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) Puppet
9 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 342 (84.65%) Microsoft
2 231 (57.18%) VMware
3 211 (52.23%) Cisco
4 158 (39.11%) Citrix
5 121 (29.95%) Meraki
6 109 (26.98%) Polycom
7 107 (26.49%) Aruba
8 56 (13.86%) HP
9 49 (12.13%) Dell
10 39 (9.65%) Apple
11 33 (8.17%) Remedy
12 31 (7.67%) Bloomberg
12 31 (7.67%) Reuters
13 24 (5.94%) Avaya
14 19 (4.70%) Nimble Storage
14 19 (4.70%) Veeam
15 18 (4.46%) CyberArk
16 16 (3.96%) NetApp
17 15 (3.71%) CheckPoint
18 10 (2.48%) Symantec