Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 707 521 448
Rank change year-on-year -186 -73 -94
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 514 959 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.51% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 1.92% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 457 825 1277
UK median annual salary £38,750 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.97% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% +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 42463 49980 59953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.19% 26.36% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32601 40134 47832
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -171 496 £39,000 +2.63% 27
UK excluding London -136 342 £36,500 -8.75% 17
London -123 169 £50,000 +42.86% 11
South East -87 113 £33,000 -25.00% 1
Midlands +20 73 £38,125 +15.53% 3
North of England -68 72 £28,000 -20.00% 6
East of England -30 43 £47,500 +14.46% 3
West Midlands +9 40 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Yorkshire -13 37 £31,000 -3.13% 1
North West -26 35 £24,000 -36.00% 5
East Midlands +28 33 £45,000 +36.36% 1
South West -4 27 £25,000 -35.06% 3
Wales +9 8 £26,000 -25.71%
Scotland -10 8 £52,500 -10.64% 1
Northern Ireland -21 2 £28,500 -43.00%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 514 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 413 (80.35%) Microsoft
2 413 (80.35%) Windows
3 337 (65.56%) Active Directory
4 293 (57.00%) MCSE
5 285 (55.45%) Windows Server
6 246 (47.86%) VMware
7 219 (42.61%) ITIL
8 211 (41.05%) MS Exchange
9 185 (35.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 182 (35.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 172 (33.46%) MCSA
12 146 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 141 (27.43%) MCTS
14 137 (26.65%) SQL Server
15 130 (25.29%) SQL
16 124 (24.12%) WAN
16 124 (24.12%) Office 365
17 121 (23.54%) MCP
18 118 (22.96%) PowerShell
19 116 (22.57%) Firewall
20 109 (21.21%) Cisco
21 107 (20.82%) Hyper-V
22 105 (20.43%) LAN
23 104 (20.23%) Windows 7
24 95 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
25 94 (18.29%) DNS
25 94 (18.29%) Citrix
26 92 (17.90%) CCNA
26 92 (17.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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
1 211 (41.05%) MS Exchange
2 89 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (13.81%) IIS
4 57 (11.09%) SharePoint
5 54 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (7.78%) Skype for Business
7 31 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.78%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.19%) Apache
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Qpid
14 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 91 (17.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.39%) Relativity
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 124 (24.12%) Office 365
2 52 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.72%) SaaS
5 10 (1.95%) IaaS
6 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.58%) PaaS
9 2 (0.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 124 (24.12%) WAN
2 116 (22.57%) Firewall
3 105 (20.43%) LAN
4 94 (18.29%) DNS
5 88 (17.12%) DHCP
6 81 (15.76%) SAN
7 80 (15.56%) VPN
8 64 (12.45%) TCP/IP
9 48 (9.34%) Internet
10 44 (8.56%) VoIP
11 31 (6.03%) Skype
12 27 (5.25%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (5.25%) Wireless
13 23 (4.47%) MPLS
13 23 (4.47%) Remote Desktop
14 22 (4.28%) iSCSI
15 21 (4.09%) SSL
16 20 (3.89%) VLAN
17 19 (3.70%) Ethernet
18 18 (3.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (26.65%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 66 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (12.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (9.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (6.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (5.64%) RDBMS
8 29 (5.64%) Relational Database
9 22 (4.28%) Hadoop
10 20 (3.89%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (3.70%) MySQL
11 19 (3.70%) NoSQL
12 17 (3.31%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.36%) OLAP
14 7 (1.36%) OLTP
14 7 (1.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 20 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (16.73%) Finance
2 17 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.72%) Banking
4 9 (1.75%) Legal
5 8 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.56%) Retail
6 6 (1.17%) Dutch Language
6 6 (1.17%) Local Government
7 4 (0.78%) Law
8 3 (0.58%) Marketing
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (17.32%) Analyst
2 71 (13.81%) Support Engineer
3 70 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 57 (11.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (8.75%) Consultant
5 45 (8.75%) DBA
5 45 (8.75%) IT Support
6 42 (8.17%) Service Analyst
6 42 (8.17%) Systems Engineer
7 40 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 39 (7.59%) Administrator
9 38 (7.39%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 38 (7.39%) SQL DBA
10 37 (7.20%) IT Engineer
11 33 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
12 29 (5.64%) Support Analyst
13 28 (5.45%) Desktop Support
14 27 (5.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (5.25%) SQL Server DBA
15 25 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.03%) .NET
2 20 (3.89%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.31%) Web Services
4 7 (1.36%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.36%) JSON
4 7 (1.36%) MDX
4 7 (1.36%) Middleware
4 7 (1.36%) RESTful
5 6 (1.17%) WAP
6 5 (0.97%) HTML
7 4 (0.78%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.19%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.19%) Flash
8 1 (0.19%) WSH
8 1 (0.19%) XML
8 1 (0.19%) XMPP
8 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.51%) Driving Licence
2 46 (8.95%) Data Centre
3 37 (7.20%) Clustering
4 27 (5.25%) Replication
5 25 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
8 17 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.72%) Fat Client
9 14 (2.72%) Thin Client
10 11 (2.14%) Blackberry
11 10 (1.95%) User Experience
12 9 (1.75%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.58%) Tandem
16 2 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
16 2 (0.39%) NHS
16 2 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 413 (80.35%) Windows
2 285 (55.45%) Windows Server
3 182 (35.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 146 (28.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (20.23%) Windows 7
6 62 (12.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (7.78%) Linux
8 38 (7.39%) Windows 10
9 33 (6.42%) Windows 8
10 29 (5.64%) Windows XP
11 22 (4.28%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.53%) Android
12 13 (2.53%) Unix
13 12 (2.33%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.36%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.36%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.17%) Solaris
16 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (42.61%) ITIL
2 68 (13.23%) High Availability
3 54 (10.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (8.17%) Presales
6 41 (7.98%) Migration
7 38 (7.39%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (6.61%) Mentoring
8 34 (6.61%) Service Delivery
9 33 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (6.23%) Data Protection
10 32 (6.23%) Kalman Filter
11 31 (6.03%) Data Modelling
12 29 (5.64%) Problem Management
13 26 (5.06%) Load Balancing
14 25 (4.86%) Project Management
15 21 (4.09%) DevOps
15 21 (4.09%) Service Management
16 20 (3.89%) Information Security
16 20 (3.89%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (25.29%) SQL
2 118 (22.96%) PowerShell
3 25 (4.86%) C#
4 15 (2.92%) Perl
5 7 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (1.36%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.17%) VBScript
7 5 (0.97%) Java
8 4 (0.78%) C++
9 2 (0.39%) C
10 1 (0.19%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) Python
10 1 (0.19%) VB
10 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 514 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 293 (57.00%) MCSE
3 172 (33.46%) MCSA
4 141 (27.43%) MCTS
5 121 (23.54%) MCP
6 95 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (17.90%) CCNA
7 92 (17.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 65 (12.65%) Degree
9 62 (12.06%) MCDST
10 45 (8.75%) Security Cleared
11 42 (8.17%) SC Cleared
12 31 (6.03%) DV Cleared
13 21 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
15 18 (3.50%) A+ Certification
16 16 (3.11%) MCDBA
17 15 (2.92%) CCIE
18 14 (2.72%) CCA
18 14 (2.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.61%) PCI DSS
2 28 (5.45%) SLA
3 24 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (3.70%) GDPR
5 4 (0.78%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.39%) QA
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 337 (65.56%) Active Directory
2 185 (35.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (20.82%) Hyper-V
4 59 (11.48%) vSphere
5 30 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (5.84%) XenApp
6 27 (5.25%) Terminal Services
7 16 (3.11%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.56%) UAG
8 8 (1.56%) Xen
9 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.97%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.58%) Firmware
13 2 (0.39%) pfSense
14 1 (0.19%) Docker
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) vCloud
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 48 (9.34%) Backup Exec
2 38 (7.39%) SCCM
3 33 (6.42%) SCOM
4 27 (5.25%) vCenter Server
5 18 (3.50%) WSUS
6 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.17%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.97%) MOM
11 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.58%) SCSM
Vendors
1 413 (80.35%) Microsoft
2 246 (47.86%) VMware
3 109 (21.21%) Cisco
4 94 (18.29%) Citrix
5 54 (10.51%) HP
6 45 (8.75%) Dell
6 45 (8.75%) Veeam
7 38 (7.39%) Oracle
8 33 (6.42%) Juniper
9 30 (5.84%) Symantec
10 27 (5.25%) EMC
11 26 (5.06%) NetApp
12 25 (4.86%) SonicWALL
13 23 (4.47%) EqualLogic
14 21 (4.09%) Apple
15 20 (3.89%) Veritas
16 15 (2.92%) Avaya
16 15 (2.92%) Draytek
16 15 (2.92%) WatchGuard
17 14 (2.72%) ZyXEL