Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 799 730 588
Rank change year-on-year -69 -142 -94
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 311 490 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 1.19% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 262 442 661
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,375 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,750 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.90% -2.67% -

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 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 36,299 41,344 45,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.09% 23.75% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26,553 32,058 36,310
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,200 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -64 295 £40,000 +3.23% 47
UK excluding London +10 246 £39,750 +8.90% 32
North of England +45 75 £22,000 -15.38% 10
South East +33 66 £45,000 +32.35% 11
Midlands +29 54 £40,000 +6.67% 5
London -73 54 £41,500 -7.78% 15
Yorkshire +51 47 £22,000 -41.33% 5
West Midlands +40 44 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North West +4 25 £28,500 +26.67% 3
South West +13 21 £62,500 +127.27%
East of England -14 19 £45,000 +1.12% 6
East Midlands +16 8 £31,750 -20.63% 2
Wales +12 6 £40,500 +47.95%
Scotland -2 4 £36,000 -36.00%
Northern Ireland -7 4 £22,000 -16.98%
North East +16 3 £40,000 +100.00% 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 254 (81.67%) Microsoft
3 237 (76.21%) Active Directory
4 226 (72.67%) MCSE
5 205 (65.92%) Windows
6 191 (61.41%) VMware
7 130 (41.80%) Office 365
8 126 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 123 (39.55%) ITIL
10 118 (37.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 118 (37.94%) Windows Server
11 112 (36.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 105 (33.76%) MCSA
13 102 (32.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 101 (32.48%) Cisco
15 85 (27.33%) Data Centre
16 83 (26.69%) MS Exchange
17 82 (26.37%) DNS
18 81 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 80 (25.72%) DHCP
20 78 (25.08%) Citrix
20 78 (25.08%) Firewall
21 70 (22.51%) Problem-Solving
22 69 (22.19%) SQL Server
23 66 (21.22%) CCNA
23 66 (21.22%) Cisco Certification
24 58 (18.65%) VoIP
24 58 (18.65%) Windows 7
25 54 (17.36%) WAN
26 52 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 83 (26.69%) MS Exchange
2 34 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.65%) IIS
4 20 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (4.18%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.18%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.64%) SAS
9 1 (0.32%) JBoss
9 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 51 (16.40%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.96%) Lawson
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.64%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.64%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.64%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.64%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.64%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.64%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 130 (41.80%) Office 365
2 118 (37.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (7.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (5.14%) GitHub
6 13 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.93%) IaaS
7 6 (1.93%) SaaS
8 5 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.64%) PaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (26.37%) DNS
2 80 (25.72%) DHCP
3 78 (25.08%) Firewall
4 58 (18.65%) VoIP
5 54 (17.36%) WAN
6 50 (16.08%) SAN
6 50 (16.08%) TCP/IP
7 46 (14.79%) LAN
8 43 (13.83%) Wireless
9 41 (13.18%) ADSL
10 40 (12.86%) Broadband
11 39 (12.54%) 3G
11 39 (12.54%) VPN
12 29 (9.32%) NAS
13 28 (9.00%) Internet
14 26 (8.36%) VLAN
15 18 (5.79%) MPLS
16 17 (5.47%) Network Security
17 14 (4.50%) Kerberos
18 13 (4.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.64%) QlikView
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.64%) VLDB
10 1 (0.32%) Power BI
10 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (5.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.64%) MSI
2 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (8.68%) Finance
2 8 (2.57%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.93%) Legal
4 4 (1.29%) Law
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
5 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) Games
6 2 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (19.29%) Analyst
2 48 (15.43%) Support Analyst
3 44 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (14.15%) Technical Support
4 34 (10.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 34 (10.93%) Technical Analyst
4 34 (10.93%) Technical Support Analyst
5 31 (9.97%) Support Engineer
6 25 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 24 (7.72%) Administrator
8 22 (7.07%) Consultant
9 21 (6.75%) 2nd Line Technical Support
9 21 (6.75%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
10 20 (6.43%) DBA
10 20 (6.43%) SQL DBA
11 18 (5.79%) Architect
11 18 (5.79%) Cloud Architect
12 17 (5.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 17 (5.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (5.47%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.18%) LDAP
1 13 (4.18%) OAuth
1 13 (4.18%) SAML
2 6 (1.93%) HTML
3 4 (1.29%) XMPP
4 2 (0.64%) .NET
4 2 (0.64%) Flash
4 2 (0.64%) REST
4 2 (0.64%) SOAP
4 2 (0.64%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.64%) WCF
4 2 (0.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) J2EE
5 1 (0.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 85 (27.33%) Data Centre
2 37 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.04%) Public Cloud
4 21 (6.75%) Clustering
5 13 (4.18%) CESG
5 13 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.57%) Replication
8 7 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.93%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.93%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.93%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.93%) Wiki
10 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.29%) Digital Signage
11 4 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.29%) PKI
11 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 205 (65.92%) Windows
2 118 (37.94%) Windows Server
3 102 (32.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (18.65%) Windows 7
6 44 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (12.86%) Windows 8
8 37 (11.90%) Windows 10
9 32 (10.29%) Linux
10 16 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.57%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.93%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.61%) Unix
14 3 (0.96%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.64%) Android
15 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (39.55%) ITIL
2 70 (22.51%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 39 (12.54%) Supplier Management
5 30 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (6.75%) Migration
7 20 (6.43%) ITIL V3
7 20 (6.43%) Service Delivery
8 19 (6.11%) Computer Science
9 18 (5.79%) DevOps
10 17 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (5.14%) Information Security
11 16 (5.14%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.50%) Project Management
13 13 (4.18%) B2B
13 13 (4.18%) B2C
13 13 (4.18%) Service Management
14 12 (3.86%) Change Management
14 12 (3.86%) High Availability
14 12 (3.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.40%) SQL
2 41 (13.18%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.14%) Python
4 15 (4.82%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.29%) C
5 4 (1.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.29%) VBScript
6 3 (0.96%) C#
6 3 (0.96%) Java
7 2 (0.64%) VB
8 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 311 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 226 (72.67%) MCSE
3 112 (36.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 105 (33.76%) MCSA
5 66 (21.22%) CCNA
5 66 (21.22%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (15.43%) Degree
7 44 (14.15%) MCP
8 29 (9.32%) MCTS
9 21 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (5.79%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (5.14%) CCA
11 16 (5.14%) RHCE
12 15 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (4.18%) AWS Certification
14 11 (3.54%) A+ Certification
15 10 (3.22%) CCNP
16 7 (2.25%) MCDST
17 6 (1.93%) CCAA
18 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (8.04%) ISO 9001
2 25 (8.04%) SLA
3 7 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 237 (76.21%) Active Directory
2 126 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (14.15%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.58%) vSphere
5 24 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (5.14%) Docker
7 12 (3.86%) Terminal Server
7 12 (3.86%) XenApp
8 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.96%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.64%) XenServer
11 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (12.22%) SCCM
2 22 (7.07%) WSUS
3 18 (5.79%) Ansible
4 12 (3.86%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (2.57%) SCOM
7 6 (1.93%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.29%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.96%) Clonezilla
9 3 (0.96%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.64%) Puppet
10 2 (0.64%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 254 (81.67%) Microsoft
2 191 (61.41%) VMware
3 101 (32.48%) Cisco
4 78 (25.08%) Citrix
5 43 (13.83%) Meraki
5 43 (13.83%) Polycom
6 39 (12.54%) Aruba
7 27 (8.68%) HP
8 26 (8.36%) Avaya
9 24 (7.72%) NetApp
10 21 (6.75%) Dell
11 19 (6.11%) Red Hat
12 18 (5.79%) Nimble Storage
13 17 (5.47%) Veeam
14 16 (5.14%) Apple
14 16 (5.14%) Google
15 14 (4.50%) Symantec
16 9 (2.89%) EMC
16 9 (2.89%) SolarWinds
17 8 (2.57%) Fortinet