Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 771 813 722
Rank change year-on-year +42 -91 -181
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 302 370 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.95% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 278 277 459
UK median annual salary £27,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.10% +3.85% +1.30%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -37.50% +9.59% -8.75%

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 31,689 39,002 42,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.10% 23.71% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23,131 28,878 32,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 October 2019.

Salary histogram for MCITP in the UK

MCITP
Top 14 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 October 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 +45 279 £27,500 -34.52% 42
UK excluding London +37 204 £25,000 -37.50% 32
North of England +98 110 £22,000 -31.25% 6
London +70 94 £32,500 -30.11% 12
Yorkshire +80 92 £22,000 -32.31% 2
South East +22 57 £45,250 +13.13% 8
North West +33 18 £32,500 +1.56% 4
Northern Ireland -8 13 £23,000 +9.52%
Midlands -5 10 £38,250 -10.00% 11
West Midlands 0 7 £39,750 -6.47% 5
Scotland +23 6 £27,500 - 2
South West -16 5 £44,000 -12.87% 3
East Midlands +20 3 £25,000 -41.18% 6
East of England +10 3 £39,500 -7.06% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 302 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 247 (81.79%) Active Directory
3 246 (81.46%) Microsoft
4 197 (65.23%) MCSE
5 167 (55.30%) VMware
6 164 (54.30%) Windows
7 161 (53.31%) Cisco
8 143 (47.35%) Cisco Certification
9 142 (47.02%) CCNA
10 141 (46.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 127 (42.05%) Citrix
12 125 (41.39%) VoIP
13 121 (40.07%) Data Centre
14 120 (39.74%) Firewall
15 110 (36.42%) Wireless
15 110 (36.42%) Office 365
16 109 (36.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 107 (35.43%) Meraki
18 97 (32.12%) Windows Server
19 92 (30.46%) Windows 10
19 92 (30.46%) Azure
20 89 (29.47%) ADSL
21 88 (29.14%) ITIL
22 86 (28.48%) Aruba
23 81 (26.82%) 3G
23 81 (26.82%) Broadband
23 81 (26.82%) Supplier Management
23 81 (26.82%) Polycom
24 76 (25.17%) MS Exchange
25 71 (23.51%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 76 (25.17%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 36 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (7.28%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.96%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.30%) IIS
7 14 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 46 (15.23%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (36.42%) Office 365
2 92 (30.46%) Azure
3 37 (12.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (6.95%) AWS
5 20 (6.62%) OneDrive
5 20 (6.62%) SaaS
6 14 (4.64%) G Suite
6 14 (4.64%) IaaS
7 10 (3.31%) PaaS
8 9 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.99%) GCP
9 6 (1.99%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.99%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.66%) OpenDNS
11 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 125 (41.39%) VoIP
2 120 (39.74%) Firewall
3 110 (36.42%) Wireless
4 89 (29.47%) ADSL
5 81 (26.82%) 3G
5 81 (26.82%) Broadband
6 64 (21.19%) LAN
7 61 (20.20%) WAN
8 50 (16.56%) DNS
9 49 (16.23%) TCP/IP
10 45 (14.90%) SAN
11 44 (14.57%) DHCP
12 35 (11.59%) VPN
13 26 (8.61%) Internet
14 22 (7.28%) Skype
15 17 (5.63%) Network Security
16 11 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (2.98%) NAS
19 7 (2.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (6.29%) Finance
2 11 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.98%) Legal
4 5 (1.66%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Local Government
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (29.14%) Analyst
2 82 (27.15%) Technical Support
3 81 (26.82%) Support Analyst
4 72 (23.84%) Technical Analyst
4 72 (23.84%) Technical Support Analyst
5 59 (19.54%) 1st Line Support
6 58 (19.21%) Support Engineer
7 51 (16.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 51 (16.89%) 1st Line Technical Support
8 49 (16.23%) IT Engineer
9 45 (14.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 39 (12.91%) IT Support
11 38 (12.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 32 (10.60%) IT Support Engineer
13 31 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 20 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (6.62%) 2nd Line Technical Support
15 20 (6.62%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
16 16 (5.30%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.30%) OAuth
1 13 (4.30%) SAML
2 9 (2.98%) .NET
3 7 (2.32%) Web Services
4 5 (1.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 5 (1.66%) Reactive Extensions
4 5 (1.66%) SOAP
4 5 (1.66%) WCF
4 5 (1.66%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.33%) COM
5 1 (0.33%) CSS
5 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (40.07%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.64%) Blackberry
3 14 (4.64%) CESG
4 12 (3.97%) Replication
5 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.65%) PKI
6 8 (2.65%) Wiki
7 5 (1.66%) iPhone
8 4 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) CCTV
10 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.33%) SCADA
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 164 (54.30%) Windows
2 97 (32.12%) Windows Server
3 92 (30.46%) Windows 10
4 69 (22.85%) Windows 7
5 64 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (11.59%) Mac OS X
8 28 (9.27%) Windows 8
9 23 (7.62%) Linux
10 18 (5.96%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.32%) Android
13 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Unix
14 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.14%) ITIL
2 81 (26.82%) Supplier Management
3 32 (10.60%) Project Management
4 31 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 31 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (9.93%) Service Management
6 26 (8.61%) Migration
6 26 (8.61%) Service Delivery
7 25 (8.28%) Asset Management
8 21 (6.95%) Computer Science
8 21 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (6.95%) ITIL V3
8 21 (6.95%) PRINCE2
9 20 (6.62%) Time Management
10 19 (6.29%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.96%) Change Management
12 16 (5.30%) Critical Thinking
12 16 (5.30%) CRM
12 16 (5.30%) Decision-Making
13 15 (4.97%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.28%) PowerShell
2 20 (6.62%) SQL
3 9 (2.98%) C#
4 3 (0.99%) Python
4 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.66%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 302 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 197 (65.23%) MCSE
3 143 (47.35%) Cisco Certification
4 142 (47.02%) CCNA
5 109 (36.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 62 (20.53%) MCP
7 60 (19.87%) MCSA
8 59 (19.54%) Degree
9 25 (8.28%) A+ Certification
9 25 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (8.28%) MCTS
10 20 (6.62%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (6.29%) CCA
12 16 (5.30%) CCNP
12 16 (5.30%) MCDST
13 13 (4.30%) CCENT
14 9 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (1.32%) CCEA
15 4 (1.32%) HND
16 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (23.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (20.20%) ISO 9001
3 16 (5.30%) SLA
4 13 (4.30%) NCSC
4 13 (4.30%) NIST
5 6 (1.99%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 247 (81.79%) Active Directory
2 141 (46.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (19.54%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.97%) XenApp
5 11 (3.64%) vSphere
5 11 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.98%) BitLocker
7 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.32%) NFS
8 4 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.33%) Docker
10 1 (0.33%) vCloud
10 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.94%) SCCM
2 17 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (4.30%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (1.99%) WSUS
5 5 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.32%) SCOM
7 3 (0.99%) Ansible
8 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.66%) Puppet
8 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 246 (81.46%) Microsoft
2 167 (55.30%) VMware
3 161 (53.31%) Cisco
4 127 (42.05%) Citrix
5 107 (35.43%) Meraki
6 86 (28.48%) Aruba
7 81 (26.82%) Polycom
8 35 (11.59%) HP
9 33 (10.93%) Apple
10 26 (8.61%) Dell
11 13 (4.30%) Bloomberg
11 13 (4.30%) Remedy
11 13 (4.30%) Reuters
12 9 (2.98%) Altiris
12 9 (2.98%) Avaya
12 9 (2.98%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.98%) NetApp
13 7 (2.32%) Google
14 6 (1.99%) Dell Compellent
14 6 (1.99%) EMC