Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 714 583 483
Rank change year-on-year -131 -100 -109
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 489 763 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.68% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 445 665 1,088
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% +1.33% +7.14%

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 40,919 45,410 57,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 25.73% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31,751 36,089 45,942
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -150 465 £38,750 +3.33% 59
UK excluding London -108 309 £36,500 -3.95% 53
London -63 169 £45,000 +20.00% 18
South East -86 71 £34,000 -15.00% 9
North of England -68 70 £26,000 -30.67% 8
East of England -11 63 £45,000 +6.57% 8
Midlands +30 62 £37,500 +7.14% 10
West Midlands +29 47 £37,500 +15.38% 7
North West -29 47 £22,500 -35.71% 6
South West +13 31 £27,500 -35.29% 6
Yorkshire -22 20 £37,500 -7.41% 1
East Midlands +9 15 £40,000 - 3
Wales +11 8 £27,375 -12.40% 4
Scotland -29 7 £52,500 +61.54% 8
North East -18 3 £20,000 -27.27% 1
Northern Ireland -23 1 £26,500 -44.21%

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 488 (99.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 399 (81.60%) Microsoft
3 397 (81.19%) Windows
4 302 (61.76%) Active Directory
5 282 (57.67%) Windows Server
6 273 (55.83%) MCSE
7 260 (53.17%) VMware
8 206 (42.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 205 (41.92%) ITIL
10 191 (39.06%) MS Exchange
11 174 (35.58%) MCSA
12 150 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 146 (29.86%) Office 365
14 138 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 138 (28.22%) Hyper-V
15 112 (22.90%) MCP
16 111 (22.70%) SQL Server
17 109 (22.29%) Cisco Certification
18 108 (22.09%) CCNA
19 107 (21.88%) SQL
20 105 (21.47%) DNS
21 102 (20.86%) PowerShell
22 100 (20.45%) Cisco
23 97 (19.84%) MCTS
24 96 (19.63%) Windows 7
24 96 (19.63%) Firewall
25 95 (19.43%) Finance
25 95 (19.43%) DHCP
26 91 (18.61%) Citrix
27 86 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 191 (39.06%) MS Exchange
2 86 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (9.41%) SharePoint
5 39 (7.98%) IIS
6 27 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.48%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.41%) Mule
10 2 (0.41%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (14.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.41%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 146 (29.86%) Office 365
2 63 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.57%) SaaS
4 17 (3.48%) IaaS
5 16 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.84%) PaaS
7 5 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.61%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 105 (21.47%) DNS
2 96 (19.63%) Firewall
3 95 (19.43%) DHCP
4 84 (17.18%) WAN
5 73 (14.93%) LAN
6 63 (12.88%) TCP/IP
7 60 (12.27%) VPN
8 51 (10.43%) SAN
9 43 (8.79%) VoIP
10 25 (5.11%) Internet
11 21 (4.29%) VLAN
12 20 (4.09%) NAS
13 18 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (3.48%) MPLS
15 15 (3.07%) iSCSI
15 15 (3.07%) Wireless
16 14 (2.86%) Network Security
16 14 (2.86%) SSL
17 12 (2.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (7.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.23%) MySQL
11 6 (1.23%) OLAP
11 6 (1.23%) OLTP
11 6 (1.23%) QlikView
11 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.84%) JIRA
3 9 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.02%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) NUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 95 (19.43%) Finance
2 21 (4.29%) Banking
2 21 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.25%) Legal
5 9 (1.84%) Dutch Language
6 8 (1.64%) Law
7 6 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Advertising
8 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.02%) Local Government
8 5 (1.02%) Retail
9 3 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (19.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 78 (15.95%) Analyst
3 76 (15.54%) Support Engineer
4 54 (11.04%) Windows Engineer
5 53 (10.84%) Administrator
6 49 (10.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 49 (10.02%) Systems Engineer
7 46 (9.41%) IT Engineer
7 46 (9.41%) IT Support
8 36 (7.36%) DBA
9 33 (6.75%) Support Analyst
10 32 (6.54%) Server Engineer
10 32 (6.54%) Service Analyst
10 32 (6.54%) Service Desk Analyst
11 31 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
12 30 (6.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 29 (5.93%) SQL DBA
14 27 (5.52%) Consultant
14 27 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
15 26 (5.32%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.86%) .NET
2 13 (2.66%) Web Services
3 9 (1.84%) JSON
3 9 (1.84%) Middleware
3 9 (1.84%) RESTful
4 8 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.23%) MDX
5 6 (1.23%) WAP
6 2 (0.41%) ISAPI
7 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.20%) Flash
7 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 48 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.57%) Driving Licence
3 37 (7.57%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.29%) Clustering
5 20 (4.09%) Replication
6 18 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.07%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.64%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.64%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.02%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) User Experience
11 4 (0.82%) Wiki
12 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.41%) BYOD
13 2 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 397 (81.19%) Windows
2 282 (57.67%) Windows Server
3 150 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (19.63%) Windows 7
6 48 (9.82%) Windows 8
7 43 (8.79%) Windows 10
8 42 (8.59%) Linux
9 41 (8.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (3.89%) Mac OS X
10 19 (3.89%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.45%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.25%) Unix
13 9 (1.84%) Android
14 5 (1.02%) Solaris
15 4 (0.82%) Debian
15 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.82%) SUSE
15 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (41.92%) ITIL
2 52 (10.63%) High Availability
3 32 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (6.54%) Mentoring
4 29 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
4 29 (5.93%) Project Management
5 28 (5.73%) Data Modelling
6 27 (5.52%) Service Delivery
7 26 (5.32%) DevOps
7 26 (5.32%) Migration
8 25 (5.11%) ITIL V3
8 25 (5.11%) Service Management
9 24 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (4.70%) Analytical Thinking
10 23 (4.70%) Data Protection
11 22 (4.50%) Data Management
12 20 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (3.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.88%) SQL
2 102 (20.86%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.25%) C#
4 8 (1.64%) VBScript
5 6 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (1.02%) Perl
6 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.82%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) Java
8 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 488 (99.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 273 (55.83%) MCSE
3 174 (35.58%) MCSA
4 112 (22.90%) MCP
5 109 (22.29%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (22.09%) CCNA
7 97 (19.84%) MCTS
8 83 (16.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 63 (12.88%) Degree
10 45 (9.20%) MCDST
11 38 (7.77%) Security Cleared
12 34 (6.95%) DV Cleared
12 34 (6.95%) SC Cleared
13 26 (5.32%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (5.11%) CCA
15 22 (4.50%) CCNP
16 17 (3.48%) VCP5
17 15 (3.07%) A+ Certification
17 15 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (3.07%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (6.54%) PCI DSS
3 29 (5.93%) SLA
4 11 (2.25%) GDPR
5 6 (1.23%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 302 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 206 (42.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (28.22%) Hyper-V
4 34 (6.95%) vSphere
5 29 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (5.32%) Xen
7 25 (5.11%) XenApp
8 13 (2.66%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.23%) UAG
10 6 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.61%) Firmware
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.41%) NFS
13 2 (0.41%) pfSense
14 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (12.27%) SCCM
2 36 (7.36%) SCOM
3 29 (5.93%) vCenter Server
4 28 (5.73%) Backup Exec
5 20 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.89%) WSUS
7 17 (3.48%) Puppet
8 16 (3.27%) Ansible
9 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.02%) MOM
13 5 (1.02%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
14 4 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 399 (81.60%) Microsoft
2 260 (53.17%) VMware
3 100 (20.45%) Cisco
4 91 (18.61%) Citrix
5 46 (9.41%) HP
6 34 (6.95%) Apple
7 26 (5.32%) Veeam
8 24 (4.91%) Avaya
9 23 (4.70%) NetApp
10 22 (4.50%) Dell
10 22 (4.50%) Oracle
10 22 (4.50%) Symantec
11 17 (3.48%) Juniper
11 17 (3.48%) Veritas
12 10 (2.04%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.04%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.84%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.84%) Reuters
14 8 (1.64%) CommVault
14 8 (1.64%) Meraki