Period
to 17 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 710 535
Rank change year-on-year -91 -175 -91
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 370 517 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.21% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 277 459 835
UK median annual salary £40,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +1.30% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +12.68%

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 39,000 42,776 50,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.43% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28,879 32,870 40,878
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -68 351 £42,000 +7.69% 50
UK excluding London -52 254 £40,000 +9.59% 40
London -15 111 £46,500 -7.00% 12
South East -49 72 £40,000 +21.21% 7
Midlands +3 49 £42,500 +9.68% 8
East of England +38 44 £42,500 -10.53% 6
North of England -8 41 £32,000 +12.28% 14
West Midlands +19 36 £42,500 +13.33% 7
South West +19 32 £50,500 +102.00% 3
North West +3 30 £32,000 +33.33% 8
Northern Ireland +22 12 £21,000 -26.32% 1
Wales -1 11 £39,250 +50.96%
East Midlands -21 11 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire -7 10 £32,500 +4.84% 6
Scotland -3 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 370 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 296 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 264 (71.35%) Active Directory
4 262 (70.81%) Windows
5 249 (67.30%) MCSE
6 189 (51.08%) VMware
7 177 (47.84%) ITIL
8 158 (42.70%) Windows Server
9 135 (36.49%) MCSA
10 124 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 121 (32.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 114 (30.81%) Office 365
13 111 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 88 (23.78%) MS Exchange
15 87 (23.51%) Hyper-V
16 85 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
17 84 (22.70%) Cisco
18 82 (22.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 80 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 76 (20.54%) SQL Server
21 73 (19.73%) PowerShell
22 72 (19.46%) Data Centre
23 70 (18.92%) Windows 7
23 70 (18.92%) WAN
23 70 (18.92%) Finance
24 68 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
25 67 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 65 (17.57%) VPN
26 65 (17.57%) DNS
27 64 (17.30%) LAN

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 88 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 46 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (7.84%) IIS
5 26 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.86%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (3.78%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.35%) nginx
10 4 (1.08%) Apache
11 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.54%) SAS
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.81%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 124 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (30.81%) Office 365
3 40 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (5.68%) SaaS
6 16 (4.32%) GitHub
7 13 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (2.97%) IaaS
8 11 (2.97%) PaaS
9 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (18.92%) WAN
2 65 (17.57%) DNS
2 65 (17.57%) VPN
3 64 (17.30%) LAN
4 62 (16.76%) SAN
5 47 (12.70%) TCP/IP
6 46 (12.43%) DHCP
7 42 (11.35%) Firewall
8 31 (8.38%) Internet
9 21 (5.68%) Network Security
10 19 (5.14%) Remote Desktop
11 18 (4.86%) NAS
12 12 (3.24%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.97%) NetScaler
13 11 (2.97%) Wireless
14 10 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (2.70%) Skype
14 10 (2.70%) VoIP
15 7 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (1.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.16%) MySQL
7 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.81%) OLTP
12 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.54%) Power BI
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.54%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 16 (4.32%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.35%) MSI
4 4 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 70 (18.92%) Finance
2 17 (4.59%) Legal
3 11 (2.97%) Banking
4 9 (2.43%) Law
4 9 (2.43%) Retail
5 7 (1.89%) Billing
5 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.54%) Automotive
6 2 (0.54%) Local Government
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (14.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 54 (14.59%) Support Engineer
2 34 (9.19%) IT Engineer
3 33 (8.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 33 (8.92%) Analyst
4 30 (8.11%) IT Support
5 28 (7.57%) Consultant
6 26 (7.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 21 (5.68%) Administrator
8 20 (5.41%) Architect
8 20 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 19 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (5.14%) DBA
9 19 (5.14%) Technical Support
10 18 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
11 17 (4.59%) Azure Consultant
11 17 (4.59%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (4.32%) 1st Line Engineer
13 15 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
13 15 (4.05%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.86%) OAuth
1 18 (4.86%) SAML
2 9 (2.43%) .NET
3 8 (2.16%) Flash
4 7 (1.89%) HTML
5 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.62%) Web Services
6 5 (1.35%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.81%) LDAP
7 3 (0.81%) MDX
8 2 (0.54%) REST
8 2 (0.54%) SOAP
8 2 (0.54%) WCF
9 1 (0.27%) CSS
9 1 (0.27%) MAPI
9 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (7.03%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.68%) CESG
6 20 (5.41%) Virtual Team
7 19 (5.14%) Blackberry
8 18 (4.86%) Public Cloud
9 14 (3.78%) Clustering
10 13 (3.51%) Driving Licence
10 13 (3.51%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.97%) Replication
12 8 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (2.16%) Wiki
13 7 (1.89%) User Experience
14 6 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.62%) N-Tier
15 5 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (1.35%) NHS
15 5 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 262 (70.81%) Windows
2 158 (42.70%) Windows Server
3 111 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 53 (14.32%) Windows 10
7 36 (9.73%) Linux
8 32 (8.65%) Windows 8
9 28 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (4.32%) Windows XP
12 14 (3.78%) Unix
13 8 (2.16%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.81%) Android
15 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (47.84%) ITIL
2 85 (22.97%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 37 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 37 (10.00%) Service Management
5 36 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 35 (9.46%) Migration
6 35 (9.46%) PRINCE2
6 35 (9.46%) Service Delivery
7 29 (7.84%) ERP
7 29 (7.84%) Strategic Thinking
8 28 (7.57%) Workflow
9 27 (7.30%) ITIL V3
10 25 (6.76%) Analytics
11 24 (6.49%) Project Management
12 23 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (6.22%) DevOps
13 21 (5.68%) Change Management
13 21 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (5.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (19.73%) PowerShell
2 49 (13.24%) SQL
3 20 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 19 (5.14%) Python
5 12 (3.24%) C#
5 12 (3.24%) VBScript
6 4 (1.08%) C++
6 4 (1.08%) Java
7 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) C
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 370 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 249 (67.30%) MCSE
3 135 (36.49%) MCSA
4 82 (22.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 55 (14.86%) Degree
6 50 (13.51%) MCP
7 45 (12.16%) MCTS
8 40 (10.81%) CCNA
8 40 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (5.68%) MCDST
10 20 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (5.14%) RHCE
12 16 (4.32%) A+ Certification
13 15 (4.05%) CCNP
14 13 (3.51%) AWS Certification
15 12 (3.24%) CCA
16 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 11 (2.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.62%) SLA
2 21 (5.68%) Data Quality
3 17 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.89%) PMO
5 4 (1.08%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.81%) QA
7 2 (0.54%) COBIT
7 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 264 (71.35%) Active Directory
2 121 (32.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (23.51%) Hyper-V
4 59 (15.95%) vSphere
5 28 (7.57%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (6.76%) XenApp
7 18 (4.86%) XenDesktop
8 16 (4.32%) Docker
9 13 (3.51%) XenServer
10 11 (2.97%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.62%) vCloud
12 5 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.35%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.81%) UAG
14 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (16.49%) SCCM
2 18 (4.86%) Ansible
3 17 (4.59%) WSUS
4 16 (4.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (4.32%) SCOM
4 16 (4.32%) ServiceCenter
5 11 (2.97%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.89%) Puppet
8 6 (1.62%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.81%) Clonezilla
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.54%) SCSM
11 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 296 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 189 (51.08%) VMware
3 84 (22.70%) Cisco
4 62 (16.76%) Citrix
5 59 (15.95%) HP
6 36 (9.73%) NetApp
7 35 (9.46%) Dell
8 20 (5.41%) Veeam
9 19 (5.14%) Bloomberg
9 19 (5.14%) Reuters
10 18 (4.86%) Apple
11 17 (4.59%) Red Hat
12 16 (4.32%) Remedy
12 16 (4.32%) Symantec
13 15 (4.05%) Nimble Storage
14 14 (3.78%) Google
15 12 (3.24%) Ivanti
16 10 (2.70%) EMC
17 8 (2.16%) CommVault
17 8 (2.16%) SolarWinds