Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 691 555 428
Rank change year-on-year -136 -127 -89
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 524 918 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 1.73% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 477 790 1364
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,513 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.72% +14.29% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 42994 53127 59835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.42% 26.83% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33062 42941 47460
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,252 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 -128 502 £40,000 - 29
UK excluding London -131 328 £36,513 -8.72% 22
London -69 184 £49,500 +23.75% 9
South East -74 116 £30,000 -29.41% 7
Midlands +62 104 £37,500 +10.29% 4
North of England -59 60 £31,000 +3.33% 5
East Midlands +53 55 £42,500 +28.79%
West Midlands +37 49 £37,500 -3.85% 4
North West -37 34 £33,000 -17.50% 4
East of England -32 28 £36,250 -12.65% 1
Yorkshire -18 26 £28,000 +7.69% 1
South West -31 17 £32,500 -15.58% 3
Scotland +12 5 £36,513 -33.61% 1
Wales 0 3 £27,000 -22.86% 1
Northern Ireland -16 3 £23,500 -53.00%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing MCITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MCITP.

1 524 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 441 (84.16%) Windows
3 424 (80.92%) Microsoft
4 365 (69.66%) Active Directory
5 298 (56.87%) MCSE
6 285 (54.39%) Windows Server
7 284 (54.20%) VMware
8 209 (39.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 207 (39.50%) MS Exchange
10 190 (36.26%) ITIL
10 190 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 181 (34.54%) MCSA
12 169 (32.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 161 (30.73%) SQL Server
14 148 (28.24%) SQL
15 132 (25.19%) Cisco
16 124 (23.66%) Office 365
17 123 (23.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 122 (23.28%) MCTS
19 121 (23.09%) WAN
20 117 (22.33%) Firewall
21 114 (21.76%) Citrix
21 114 (21.76%) Hyper-V
22 109 (20.80%) Windows 7
23 105 (20.04%) SAN
24 102 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
25 100 (19.08%) LAN
25 100 (19.08%) PowerShell
26 98 (18.70%) MCP
27 97 (18.51%) vSphere

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
1 207 (39.50%) MS Exchange
2 95 (18.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (15.65%) IIS
4 69 (13.17%) SharePoint
5 57 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 54 (10.31%) Skype for Business
7 28 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.95%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.38%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.19%) Apache
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 79 (15.08%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) Relativity
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (23.66%) Office 365
2 55 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.10%) SaaS
5 6 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.95%) IaaS
7 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) Akamai
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) G Suite
8 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 121 (23.09%) WAN
2 117 (22.33%) Firewall
3 105 (20.04%) SAN
4 100 (19.08%) LAN
5 91 (17.37%) DHCP
6 86 (16.41%) DNS
7 72 (13.74%) TCP/IP
8 71 (13.55%) VPN
9 50 (9.54%) Internet
10 41 (7.82%) Skype
11 37 (7.06%) VoIP
12 29 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (5.15%) Wireless
14 26 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (4.39%) iSCSI
15 23 (4.39%) Network Security
15 23 (4.39%) VLAN
16 20 (3.82%) NAS
17 19 (3.63%) Ethernet
18 18 (3.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (30.73%) SQL Server
2 88 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (13.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (10.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (10.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (9.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 28 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (4.58%) RDBMS
8 24 (4.58%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.82%) Hadoop
9 20 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 19 (3.63%) MySQL
11 18 (3.44%) NoSQL
12 15 (2.86%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (0.95%) DTS
15 5 (0.95%) OLAP
15 5 (0.95%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.48%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.95%) JIRA
6 4 (0.76%) MSI
7 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 88 (16.79%) Finance
2 18 (3.44%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.86%) Law
4 11 (2.10%) Banking
5 8 (1.53%) Legal
6 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.95%) Marketing
8 4 (0.76%) Military
9 3 (0.57%) Local Government
9 3 (0.57%) Retail
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (18.70%) Analyst
2 88 (16.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 65 (12.40%) Support Engineer
4 60 (11.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 46 (8.78%) DBA
5 46 (8.78%) SQL DBA
6 40 (7.63%) IT Support
7 38 (7.25%) Consultant
7 38 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
8 34 (6.49%) IT Engineer
9 32 (6.11%) Support Analyst
10 31 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (5.73%) Service Analyst
12 28 (5.34%) Desktop Support
12 28 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
13 27 (5.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 27 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
14 23 (4.39%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (4.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.92%) .NET
2 21 (4.01%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.24%) Web Services
4 10 (1.91%) HTML
5 8 (1.53%) Software Packaging
6 7 (1.34%) XML
7 5 (0.95%) MDX
8 4 (0.76%) WAP
8 4 (0.76%) XSLT
9 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.38%) JSON
9 2 (0.38%) Middleware
9 2 (0.38%) RESTful
9 2 (0.38%) XMPP
10 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.59%) Driving Licence
3 33 (6.30%) Clustering
4 29 (5.53%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.20%) Replication
6 18 (3.44%) Blackberry
6 18 (3.44%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.48%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.48%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.72%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.34%) User Experience
11 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.95%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.76%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.57%) Podcast
14 3 (0.57%) Tandem
14 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 441 (84.16%) Windows
2 285 (54.39%) Windows Server
3 190 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 169 (32.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (20.80%) Windows 7
6 63 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 50 (9.54%) Windows 10
8 39 (7.44%) Linux
9 29 (5.53%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.44%) Mac OS X
11 16 (3.05%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.67%) Android
13 12 (2.29%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.29%) Unix
14 10 (1.91%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.72%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.53%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
19 4 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (36.26%) ITIL
2 66 (12.60%) High Availability
3 64 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (9.35%) Migration
5 46 (8.78%) Presales
6 39 (7.44%) Performance Tuning
7 37 (7.06%) Service Delivery
8 30 (5.73%) Load Balancing
9 27 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (5.15%) Data Modelling
10 26 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.77%) Problem Management
11 25 (4.77%) Project Management
12 24 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (4.58%) Data Protection
13 20 (3.82%) Change Management
13 20 (3.82%) DevOps
13 20 (3.82%) Time Management
14 19 (3.63%) Incident Management
14 19 (3.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 148 (28.24%) SQL
2 100 (19.08%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.58%) C#
4 14 (2.67%) Perl
5 7 (1.34%) Java
5 7 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.15%) C++
6 6 (1.15%) VBScript
7 5 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (0.76%) XPath
9 3 (0.57%) C
9 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 524 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 298 (56.87%) MCSE
3 181 (34.54%) MCSA
4 123 (23.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 122 (23.28%) MCTS
6 102 (19.47%) Cisco Certification
7 98 (18.70%) MCP
8 95 (18.13%) CCNA
9 75 (14.31%) Degree
10 49 (9.35%) MCDST
11 35 (6.68%) Security Cleared
12 33 (6.30%) SC Cleared
13 32 (6.11%) Citrix Certification
14 22 (4.20%) CCNP
15 21 (4.01%) CCA
16 19 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (2.67%) A+ Certification
17 14 (2.67%) CCIE
18 13 (2.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (2.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.92%) SLA
2 30 (5.73%) PCI DSS
3 24 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (3.44%) GDPR
5 4 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 365 (69.66%) Active Directory
2 209 (39.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (21.76%) Hyper-V
4 97 (18.51%) vSphere
5 36 (6.87%) XenApp
6 35 (6.68%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (5.53%) Terminal Services
8 17 (3.24%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.29%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.15%) UAG
13 5 (0.95%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.76%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.76%) Xen
15 3 (0.57%) Firmware
15 3 (0.57%) vCloud
16 1 (0.19%) Docker
16 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
16 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 63 (12.02%) Backup Exec
2 58 (11.07%) SCCM
3 53 (10.11%) SCOM
4 23 (4.39%) vCenter Server
5 17 (3.24%) WSUS
6 14 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 13 (2.48%) SCSM
8 10 (1.91%) SCDPM
9 9 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (1.53%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.76%) MOM
13 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 424 (80.92%) Microsoft
2 284 (54.20%) VMware
3 132 (25.19%) Cisco
4 114 (21.76%) Citrix
5 67 (12.79%) HP
6 57 (10.88%) Dell
7 55 (10.50%) NetApp
8 51 (9.73%) Veeam
9 37 (7.06%) SonicWALL
10 34 (6.49%) EMC
11 30 (5.73%) Juniper
11 30 (5.73%) Symantec
12 27 (5.15%) EqualLogic
13 23 (4.39%) Oracle
14 22 (4.20%) Apple
15 17 (3.24%) Draytek
15 17 (3.24%) SolarWinds
15 17 (3.24%) Veritas
15 17 (3.24%) WatchGuard
16 16 (3.05%) LANDesk