Period
to 17 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 719 706 596
Rank change year-on-year -13 -110 -174
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 500 522 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.19% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 380 480 787
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,875 £22,750 £22,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +14.29%

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 41,669 43,936 55,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 24.74% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 31,030 34,112 44,539
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,900 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.65% - +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 17 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 -8 469 £42,500 +6.25% 45
UK excluding London -5 324 £40,000 +9.59% 30
London +14 171 £52,500 +10.53% 16
South East -24 93 £35,500 +18.33% 6
East of England +37 66 £42,500 +36.00% 3
Midlands -24 49 £40,500 +8.00% 8
South West +34 46 £36,500 - 3
North of England -7 43 £32,500 -2.26% 9
West Midlands +22 34 £40,500 +17.39% 4
North West +9 28 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Wales +21 21 £42,500 +31.78% 1
Yorkshire +7 15 £32,500 +16.07% 7
East Midlands -43 15 £42,500 - 3
Scotland -22 14 £45,000 +23.25%
Northern Ireland +7 10 £21,000 -46.15%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 500 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 377 (75.40%) Microsoft
3 373 (74.60%) Windows
4 339 (67.80%) Active Directory
5 311 (62.20%) MCSE
6 265 (53.00%) VMware
7 233 (46.60%) ITIL
8 206 (41.20%) Windows Server
9 181 (36.20%) MCSA
10 158 (31.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 156 (31.20%) Hyper-V
12 152 (30.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 121 (24.20%) Office 365
14 115 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 115 (23.00%) MS Exchange
15 111 (22.20%) SQL Server
16 110 (22.00%) Finance
17 109 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
18 106 (21.20%) SAN
19 104 (20.80%) PowerShell
20 103 (20.60%) Cisco
21 97 (19.40%) DNS
21 97 (19.40%) Citrix
22 94 (18.80%) WAN
23 92 (18.40%) SQL
23 92 (18.40%) MCTS
24 82 (16.40%) Cisco Certification
25 81 (16.20%) Windows 7
26 80 (16.00%) HP
26 80 (16.00%) VPN

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
1 115 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 58 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 26 (5.20%) nginx
7 22 (4.40%) Skype for Business
8 19 (3.80%) IIS
9 15 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.00%) Apache
11 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.40%) SAS
14 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 75 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 152 (30.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (24.20%) Office 365
3 36 (7.20%) SaaS
4 33 (6.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (3.60%) IaaS
7 14 (2.80%) PaaS
8 10 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.00%) GitHub
9 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 106 (21.20%) SAN
2 97 (19.40%) DNS
3 94 (18.80%) WAN
4 80 (16.00%) VPN
5 68 (13.60%) LAN
6 63 (12.60%) TCP/IP
7 59 (11.80%) Firewall
8 56 (11.20%) DHCP
9 24 (4.80%) Remote Desktop
10 23 (4.60%) Wireless
11 21 (4.20%) Network Security
12 18 (3.60%) Internet
13 17 (3.40%) NetScaler
14 15 (3.00%) MPLS
14 15 (3.00%) NAS
14 15 (3.00%) VLAN
15 12 (2.40%) VoIP
16 11 (2.20%) Skype
16 11 (2.20%) SSL
17 8 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.20%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.80%) MySQL
3 26 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 19 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (2.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.60%) OLTP
14 3 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) JIRA
2 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.60%) MSI
4 2 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.20%) AutoIt
General
1 110 (22.00%) Finance
2 27 (5.40%) Billing
3 22 (4.40%) Legal
4 18 (3.60%) Banking
5 15 (3.00%) Retail
6 10 (2.00%) Law
7 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 5 (1.00%) Local Government
9 5 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.80%) Marketing
11 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 85 (17.00%) Support Engineer
3 56 (11.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 48 (9.60%) IT Engineer
4 48 (9.60%) IT Support
5 46 (9.20%) Analyst
6 41 (8.20%) Windows Engineer
7 37 (7.40%) DBA
8 34 (6.80%) Consultant
9 31 (6.20%) Server Engineer
10 30 (6.00%) SQL DBA
11 29 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 27 (5.40%) Support Analyst
13 26 (5.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 25 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
15 24 (4.80%) Azure Engineer
16 22 (4.40%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.60%) OAuth
1 13 (2.60%) SAML
2 9 (1.80%) Flash
3 8 (1.60%) Web Services
4 7 (1.40%) .NET
4 7 (1.40%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.00%) LDAP
6 4 (0.80%) HTML
7 3 (0.60%) MDX
8 2 (0.40%) MAPI
8 2 (0.40%) WSH
9 1 (0.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.60%) Self-Motivation
2 65 (13.00%) Data Centre
3 50 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.80%) Management Information System
5 26 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 26 (5.20%) Mobile Payment
6 22 (4.40%) Blackberry
7 20 (4.00%) Driving Licence
8 19 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (3.60%) User Experience
10 16 (3.20%) CESG
11 15 (3.00%) Replication
12 13 (2.60%) Virtual Team
13 11 (2.20%) NHS
14 8 (1.60%) Clustering
15 7 (1.40%) PKI
15 7 (1.40%) Wiki
16 6 (1.20%) Hedge funds
17 5 (1.00%) N-Tier
17 5 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 373 (74.60%) Windows
2 206 (41.20%) Windows Server
3 115 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (16.20%) Windows 7
5 74 (14.80%) Linux
5 74 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (10.60%) Windows 10
7 33 (6.60%) Mac OS
8 27 (5.40%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (3.80%) Windows XP
11 12 (2.40%) Unix
12 8 (1.60%) Android
12 8 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.80%) CentOS
16 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (46.60%) ITIL
2 109 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (11.00%) Service Management
4 53 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 48 (9.60%) Migration
6 46 (9.20%) DevOps
7 44 (8.80%) Service Delivery
8 41 (8.20%) Decision-Making
9 35 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (6.60%) Project Management
11 32 (6.40%) PRINCE2
12 27 (5.40%) Data Security
12 27 (5.40%) Incident Management
13 26 (5.20%) ITIL V3
14 23 (4.60%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.40%) Coaching
15 22 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (4.20%) Change Management
16 21 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (4.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 104 (20.80%) PowerShell
2 92 (18.40%) SQL
3 23 (4.60%) T-SQL
4 18 (3.60%) C#
5 12 (2.40%) VBScript
6 8 (1.60%) Python
7 7 (1.40%) VB
8 5 (1.00%) C
9 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.60%) C++
9 3 (0.60%) Java
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 500 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 311 (62.20%) MCSE
3 181 (36.20%) MCSA
4 92 (18.40%) MCTS
5 82 (16.40%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (16.00%) MCP
7 78 (15.60%) CCNA
8 67 (13.40%) Degree
9 66 (13.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (6.80%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (5.40%) A+ Certification
12 24 (4.80%) MCDST
13 22 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (4.20%) CCA
15 18 (3.60%) CCNP
16 15 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (3.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 15 (3.00%) Security Cleared
17 14 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (2.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.20%) SLA
2 40 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.20%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.40%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.80%) ISO 9000
6 7 (1.40%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.00%) GAMP
7 5 (1.00%) PMO
8 2 (0.40%) QA
9 1 (0.20%) COBIT
9 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.20%) GDPR
9 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 339 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 158 (31.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (31.20%) Hyper-V
4 54 (10.80%) XenApp
5 53 (10.60%) vSphere
6 33 (6.60%) XenDesktop
7 27 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (3.60%) XenServer
9 15 (3.00%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.20%) Xen
11 9 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.00%) Docker
12 5 (1.00%) vCloud
12 5 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.60%) UAG
15 2 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 67 (13.40%) SCCM
2 36 (7.20%) Puppet
3 26 (5.20%) Failover Clustering
3 26 (5.20%) SCOM
4 17 (3.40%) Backup Exec
5 15 (3.00%) Ansible
5 15 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 15 (3.00%) ServiceCenter
6 12 (2.40%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (2.20%) NetBackup
8 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.40%) WSUS
10 5 (1.00%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.00%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.80%) SCSM
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.60%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 377 (75.40%) Microsoft
2 265 (53.00%) VMware
3 103 (20.60%) Cisco
4 97 (19.40%) Citrix
5 80 (16.00%) HP
6 62 (12.40%) Veeam
7 45 (9.00%) Dell
8 31 (6.20%) NetApp
9 26 (5.20%) Splunk
10 23 (4.60%) Apple
11 20 (4.00%) Bloomberg
11 20 (4.00%) Reuters
12 19 (3.80%) Ivanti
13 18 (3.60%) Symantec
14 16 (3.20%) 3PAR
15 15 (3.00%) CommVault
15 15 (3.00%) Remedy
16 14 (2.80%) Avaya
16 14 (2.80%) Oracle
17 13 (2.60%) SolarWinds