Period
to 19 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 649 815 822
Rank change year-on-year +166 +7 -76
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 103 204 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 103 191 270
Median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.85% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £72,000 £66,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 12,850 27,323 36,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.31% 21.95% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,406 20,581 26,977
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,165 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.26% - +5.88%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +165 90 £45,000 +12.50% 14
UK excluding London +161 57 £45,000 +20.00% 11
London +154 39 £47,500 - 3
South East +132 17 £48,750 +8.33% 7
North of England +64 14 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Work from Home -52 14 £50,000 -28.57% 2
North West +65 12 £46,865 +44.20% 2
Midlands +98 11 £36,500 -18.89%
East Midlands +76 8 £36,500 -18.89%
East of England +107 6 £40,500 +2.53%
Scotland - 4 £50,000 -
South West +79 3 £27,000 -16.92% 1
West Midlands +77 3 £37,500 -12.79%
Wales +44 2 £50,000 -
North East +20 2 £45,000 +76.47%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (72.82%) Microsoft
3 65 (63.11%) Windows
4 63 (61.17%) Active Directory
5 54 (52.43%) MCSE
6 50 (48.54%) VMware
6 50 (48.54%) Windows Server
7 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
7 46 (44.66%) MCSA
8 41 (39.81%) Firewall
9 35 (33.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
11 33 (32.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (31.07%) Cisco
13 30 (29.13%) CCNA
13 30 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (29.13%) DNS
13 30 (29.13%) ITIL
13 30 (29.13%) Azure
13 30 (29.13%) Office 365
14 28 (27.18%) Windows 10
14 28 (27.18%) MS Exchange
15 27 (26.21%) WAN
15 27 (26.21%) PowerShell
16 22 (21.36%) Data Centre
16 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (20.39%) MCTS
17 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Office
18 20 (19.42%) MCP
18 20 (19.42%) Linux

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 28 (27.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.59%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.65%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.94%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.13%) Azure
1 30 (29.13%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) AWS
3 8 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.85%) SaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.94%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.81%) Firewall
2 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
3 30 (29.13%) DNS
4 27 (26.21%) WAN
5 16 (15.53%) LAN
6 15 (14.56%) SAN
7 14 (13.59%) Internet
7 14 (13.59%) Network Security
7 14 (13.59%) Skype
7 14 (13.59%) VPN
8 10 (9.71%) VLAN
9 8 (7.77%) PBX
9 8 (7.77%) Unified Communications
9 8 (7.77%) WebEx
10 7 (6.80%) FTP
10 7 (6.80%) IPsec
10 7 (6.80%) SSL
10 7 (6.80%) WLAN
11 4 (3.88%) DHCP
12 3 (2.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Electronics
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) IT Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) IT Support
3 13 (12.62%) SCCM Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (6.80%) IT Technician
6 7 (6.80%) Support Technician
6 7 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Vulnerability Specialist
7 6 (5.83%) IT Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.91%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.68%) Clustering
4 10 (9.71%) EPoS
5 8 (7.77%) BYOD
6 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) CCTV
8 1 (0.97%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (0.97%) PKI
8 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 50 (48.54%) Windows Server
3 28 (27.18%) Windows 10
4 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (19.42%) Linux
5 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (10.68%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.80%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.97%) Debian
11 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.97%) Solaris
11 1 (0.97%) SUSE
11 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (29.13%) ITIL
3 18 (17.48%) Project Management
4 14 (13.59%) Storage Management
5 13 (12.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (12.62%) Migration
6 11 (10.68%) CRM
6 11 (10.68%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.71%) Business Continuity
7 10 (9.71%) Information Security
8 9 (8.74%) Analytical Thinking
8 9 (8.74%) Server Management
8 9 (8.74%) Time Management
9 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
9 8 (7.77%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (6.80%) Customer-Centricity
10 7 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.80%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) PowerShell
2 19 (18.45%) SQL
3 12 (11.65%) VB.NET
4 11 (10.68%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (52.43%) MCSE
3 46 (44.66%) MCSA
4 30 (29.13%) CCNA
4 30 (29.13%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (20.39%) MCTS
6 20 (19.42%) MCP
6 20 (19.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (9.71%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (7.77%) A+ Certification
9 7 (6.80%) AWS Certification
9 7 (6.80%) CEH
9 7 (6.80%) CISM
10 6 (5.83%) Degree
11 5 (4.85%) MCDST
12 3 (2.91%) HP AIS
12 3 (2.91%) HP ASE
12 3 (2.91%) HP MASE
12 3 (2.91%) JNCIS
12 3 (2.91%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 7 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (61.17%) Active Directory
2 46 (44.66%) Hyper-V
3 33 (32.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (15.53%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) vCloud
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) SCCM
2 12 (11.65%) SCOM
2 12 (11.65%) WMI
3 7 (6.80%) WSUS
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.88%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (72.82%) Microsoft
2 50 (48.54%) VMware
3 32 (31.07%) Cisco
4 17 (16.50%) HP
5 13 (12.62%) Brocade
6 11 (10.68%) Apple
7 10 (9.71%) Avaya
7 10 (9.71%) IBM
8 9 (8.74%) Oracle
9 8 (7.77%) Acme Packet
9 8 (7.77%) Polycom
9 8 (7.77%) Yealink
10 7 (6.80%) Dell
10 7 (6.80%) Sophos
10 7 (6.80%) ZyXEL
11 6 (5.83%) Remedy
12 5 (4.85%) Bloomberg
12 5 (4.85%) NetApp
12 5 (4.85%) Reuters
13 3 (2.91%) Juniper