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

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 530 465
Rank change year-on-year -197 -65 -108
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 505 943 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 1.89% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 452 809 1197
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £21,775 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% -5.33%

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 43333 49803 60178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.05% 26.19% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 39954 48070
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 November 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 November 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 -191 484 £37,500 -1.32% 27
UK excluding London -132 334 £35,000 -12.50% 17
London -116 166 £49,250 +40.71% 12
South East -98 101 £35,000 -20.45%
North of England -76 76 £27,000 -26.03% 5
Midlands +35 65 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East of England -29 43 £44,000 +6.02% 2
North West -34 42 £22,500 -38.36% 5
West Midlands +22 41 £37,500 +9.49% 3
South West -2 34 £25,000 -39.02% 1
Yorkshire -18 34 £30,500 -18.67%
East Midlands +17 24 £40,000 +8.11% 4
Wales +20 10 £27,375 -21.79% 2
Scotland -6 8 £52,500 -10.64%
Northern Ireland -20 1 £26,500 -47.00%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 505 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 404 (80.00%) Windows
3 396 (78.42%) Microsoft
4 320 (63.37%) Active Directory
5 281 (55.64%) MCSE
6 274 (54.26%) Windows Server
7 245 (48.51%) VMware
8 225 (44.55%) ITIL
9 200 (39.60%) MS Exchange
10 185 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 179 (35.45%) MCSA
12 170 (33.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 144 (28.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 128 (25.35%) Office 365
15 126 (24.95%) SQL Server
16 124 (24.55%) SQL
16 124 (24.55%) MCTS
17 120 (23.76%) MCP
18 113 (22.38%) Firewall
18 113 (22.38%) PowerShell
19 111 (21.98%) Cisco
20 106 (20.99%) WAN
21 103 (20.40%) Cisco Certification
21 103 (20.40%) Hyper-V
22 101 (20.00%) CCNA
23 100 (19.80%) DNS
24 99 (19.60%) Windows 7
25 95 (18.81%) Finance
26 93 (18.42%) DHCP
27 91 (18.02%) Citrix

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
1 200 (39.60%) MS Exchange
2 86 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (12.87%) IIS
4 56 (11.09%) SharePoint
5 55 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (5.94%) Skype for Business
8 14 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) Apache
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Qpid
12 1 (0.20%) Mule
12 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 80 (15.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.40%) Relativity
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (25.35%) Office 365
2 57 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.56%) SaaS
4 17 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.98%) IaaS
6 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.59%) PaaS
9 2 (0.40%) G Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 113 (22.38%) Firewall
2 106 (20.99%) WAN
3 100 (19.80%) DNS
4 93 (18.42%) DHCP
5 90 (17.82%) LAN
6 76 (15.05%) VPN
7 74 (14.65%) SAN
8 63 (12.48%) TCP/IP
9 43 (8.51%) Internet
10 42 (8.32%) VoIP
11 26 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (5.15%) MPLS
12 24 (4.75%) Skype
13 22 (4.36%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (4.16%) SSL
15 20 (3.96%) iSCSI
15 20 (3.96%) VLAN
15 20 (3.96%) Wireless
16 19 (3.76%) Ethernet
17 18 (3.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (24.95%) SQL Server
2 65 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (9.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 28 (5.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 23 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.77%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.77%) MySQL
10 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (2.57%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.39%) OLAP
13 7 (1.39%) OLTP
13 7 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 17 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.18%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) NUnit
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 95 (18.81%) Finance
2 19 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.97%) Banking
4 11 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.78%) Legal
5 9 (1.78%) Retail
6 7 (1.39%) Dutch Language
6 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.19%) Local Government
8 4 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (17.62%) Analyst
2 75 (14.85%) Support Engineer
3 73 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (10.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 52 (10.30%) Systems Engineer
5 47 (9.31%) IT Support
6 44 (8.71%) DBA
7 41 (8.12%) Administrator
7 41 (8.12%) Consultant
8 40 (7.92%) IT Engineer
9 39 (7.72%) Service Analyst
10 37 (7.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 37 (7.33%) SQL DBA
10 37 (7.33%) Windows Engineer
11 34 (6.73%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 33 (6.53%) Support Analyst
13 30 (5.94%) SQL Server DBA
14 29 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (5.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (4.75%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.15%) .NET
2 15 (2.97%) ASP.NET
3 14 (2.77%) Web Services
4 8 (1.58%) JSON
4 8 (1.58%) Middleware
4 8 (1.58%) RESTful
5 7 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.39%) MDX
6 6 (1.19%) WAP
7 2 (0.40%) HTML
7 2 (0.40%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.20%) Flash
8 1 (0.20%) ISAPI
8 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 48 (9.50%) Driving Licence
3 35 (6.93%) Clustering
4 34 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.95%) Replication
6 24 (4.75%) Management Information System
7 23 (4.55%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (2.18%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.18%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.98%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.39%) User Experience
12 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.59%) Tandem
14 3 (0.59%) Wiki
15 2 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 404 (80.00%) Windows
2 274 (54.26%) Windows Server
3 170 (33.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (28.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 99 (19.60%) Windows 7
6 59 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (7.72%) Windows 10
8 38 (7.52%) Linux
9 34 (6.73%) Windows 8
10 26 (5.15%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.76%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.57%) Unix
13 12 (2.38%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.98%) Android
15 6 (1.19%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.19%) Solaris
15 6 (1.19%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.79%) Debian
17 4 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (44.55%) ITIL
2 69 (13.66%) High Availability
3 49 (9.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (7.52%) Migration
5 38 (7.52%) Presales
5 38 (7.52%) Service Delivery
6 35 (6.93%) Mentoring
7 34 (6.73%) Kalman Filter
8 33 (6.53%) Data Modelling
9 32 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
10 30 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (5.94%) Problem Management
10 30 (5.94%) Project Management
11 29 (5.74%) Data Protection
12 25 (4.95%) Service Management
13 23 (4.55%) ITIL V3
13 23 (4.55%) Load Balancing
14 22 (4.36%) Data Management
15 21 (4.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 124 (24.55%) SQL
2 113 (22.38%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.96%) C#
4 12 (2.38%) Perl
5 9 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (0.79%) VBScript
8 3 (0.59%) Java
9 2 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.20%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) C
10 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) Python
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 505 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 281 (55.64%) MCSE
3 179 (35.45%) MCSA
4 124 (24.55%) MCTS
5 120 (23.76%) MCP
6 103 (20.40%) Cisco Certification
7 101 (20.00%) CCNA
8 91 (18.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 64 (12.67%) Degree
10 59 (11.68%) MCDST
11 44 (8.71%) Security Cleared
12 39 (7.72%) SC Cleared
13 33 (6.53%) DV Cleared
14 21 (4.16%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (3.76%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (3.56%) A+ Certification
17 16 (3.17%) CCA
17 16 (3.17%) MCDBA
18 15 (2.97%) CCIE
19 14 (2.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.34%) PCI DSS
2 30 (5.94%) SLA
3 26 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.57%) GDPR
5 5 (0.99%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.40%) QA
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 320 (63.37%) Active Directory
2 185 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (20.40%) Hyper-V
4 50 (9.90%) vSphere
5 28 (5.54%) XenApp
6 27 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (4.95%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.57%) Xen
8 13 (2.57%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.58%) UAG
9 8 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.99%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.59%) Firmware
13 2 (0.40%) NFS
13 2 (0.40%) pfSense
14 1 (0.20%) Docker
14 1 (0.20%) vCloud
14 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 43 (8.51%) SCCM
2 42 (8.32%) Backup Exec
3 35 (6.93%) SCOM
4 29 (5.74%) vCenter Server
5 19 (3.76%) WSUS
6 11 (2.18%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.19%) Puppet
9 6 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.99%) MOM
10 5 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
10 5 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.79%) Ansible
12 3 (0.59%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 396 (78.42%) Microsoft
2 245 (48.51%) VMware
3 111 (21.98%) Cisco
4 91 (18.02%) Citrix
5 57 (11.29%) HP
6 42 (8.32%) Dell
7 39 (7.72%) Veeam
8 32 (6.34%) Oracle
9 30 (5.94%) Juniper
9 30 (5.94%) Symantec
10 27 (5.35%) Apple
11 26 (5.15%) EMC
12 24 (4.75%) SonicWALL
13 22 (4.36%) NetApp
13 22 (4.36%) Veritas
14 20 (3.96%) EqualLogic
15 18 (3.56%) Avaya
16 15 (2.97%) Draytek
16 15 (2.97%) WatchGuard
17 14 (2.77%) ZyXEL