Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 599 767 793
Rank change year-on-year +168 +26 -67
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 74 327 395
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 1.00% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 64 307 314
Median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% -34.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,932 £25,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +83.73% -38.27% +8.00%

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 10,621 32,665 38,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.04% 23.44% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7,818 23,776 28,801
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 +173 70 £45,000 +63.64% 15
UK excluding London +153 49 £45,932 +83.73% 17
London +210 25 £45,000 +47.54%
South East +181 17 £60,000 +32.96% 6
Midlands +133 9 £42,500 +7.59% 2
North of England +83 9 £45,932 +108.78% 4
North West +115 7 £46,865 +44.20% 3
East Midlands +99 7 £42,500 +70.00% 2
South West +122 6 £29,750 -34.97%
East of England +141 4 £54,250 +33.95% 3
Scotland +100 4 £50,000 +90.48% 2
West Midlands +101 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Work from Home +48 2 £38,250 -45.36% 1
Wales - 2 - -
North East - 2 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
3 52 (70.27%) Windows
4 36 (48.65%) Active Directory
5 32 (43.24%) SQL
6 30 (40.54%) VMware
7 28 (37.84%) MCSE
8 26 (35.14%) Azure
9 25 (33.78%) Firewall
9 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
10 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
10 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
11 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2016
12 22 (29.73%) Hyper-V
13 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (28.38%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (28.38%) CCNA
14 20 (27.03%) Cisco
14 20 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
15 19 (25.68%) ITIL
15 19 (25.68%) DNS
16 18 (24.32%) Migration
17 17 (22.97%) MCSA
17 17 (22.97%) Web Services
17 17 (22.97%) HP
17 17 (22.97%) SAN
18 16 (21.62%) .NET
18 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (20.27%) Degree

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 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.76%) IIS
5 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) Azure
2 14 (18.92%) AWS
2 14 (18.92%) Office 365
3 11 (14.86%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.76%) IaaS
5 5 (6.76%) SaaS
6 4 (5.41%) PaaS
7 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Firewall
2 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 19 (25.68%) DNS
4 17 (22.97%) SAN
5 15 (20.27%) Internet
6 14 (18.92%) WAN
7 12 (16.22%) Network Security
8 10 (13.51%) LAN
8 10 (13.51%) VPN
9 6 (8.11%) Skype
10 5 (6.76%) DHCP
10 5 (6.76%) VoIP
11 4 (5.41%) Intranet
11 4 (5.41%) VLAN
12 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.70%) MPLS
13 2 (2.70%) TETRA
13 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) IT Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) CRM Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Developer
4 8 (10.81%) IT Support
4 8 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.11%) Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) DBA
5 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.76%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) Web Services
2 16 (21.62%) .NET
3 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
3 11 (14.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 11 (14.86%) Reactive Extensions
3 11 (14.86%) SOAP
3 11 (14.86%) WCF
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 3 (4.05%) WSH
5 1 (1.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
3 5 (6.76%) EPoS
3 5 (6.76%) Replication
4 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (70.27%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (20.27%) Linux
6 12 (16.22%) Windows 10
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 18 (24.32%) Migration
3 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.57%) CRM
5 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (14.86%) Data Migration
6 11 (14.86%) MVVM
6 11 (14.86%) Project Planning
6 11 (14.86%) Sprint Planning
6 11 (14.86%) Sprint Retrospective
6 11 (14.86%) Sprint Review
6 11 (14.86%) Workflow
7 10 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.51%) Storage Management
7 10 (13.51%) TDD
8 8 (10.81%) Server Management
8 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.86%) C#
4 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (37.84%) MCSE
3 21 (28.38%) CCNA
3 21 (28.38%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (27.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (22.97%) MCSA
6 15 (20.27%) Degree
6 15 (20.27%) MCTS
7 9 (12.16%) MCP
8 7 (9.46%) AWS Certification
9 6 (8.11%) CCNP
9 6 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (5.41%) MCDST
10 4 (5.41%) VCP5
11 3 (4.05%) HP AIS
11 3 (4.05%) HP ASE
11 3 (4.05%) HP MASE
11 3 (4.05%) JNCIS
11 3 (4.05%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
2 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) NIST
System Software
1 36 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.73%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.22%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (18.92%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) SCOM
2 5 (6.76%) WMI
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.41%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.05%) Puppet
4 3 (4.05%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.70%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.54%) VMware
3 20 (27.03%) Cisco
4 17 (22.97%) HP
5 15 (20.27%) CheckPoint
6 10 (13.51%) Brocade
7 7 (9.46%) Dell
7 7 (9.46%) IBM
8 6 (8.11%) EMC
8 6 (8.11%) Splunk
9 5 (6.76%) NetApp
10 4 (5.41%) Apple
10 4 (5.41%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.41%) Citrix
10 4 (5.41%) Remedy
10 4 (5.41%) Reuters
11 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
11 3 (4.05%) Avaya
11 3 (4.05%) F5