Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 743 815 751
Rank change year-on-year +72 -64 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 106 190 376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.78% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 93 168 334
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £20,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 17,125 24,359 36,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.75% 21.46% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11,631 18,331 26,847
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £81,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +2.86%

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 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 2021. 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 +39 87 £40,000 - 10
UK excluding London +51 60 £40,000 +6.67% 6
London +78 33 £47,500 -2.56% 5
South East +67 24 £34,750 -13.13%
Work from Home -100 19 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands +45 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +33 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North of England +15 10 £22,750 -30.00% 1
North West +18 9 £22,500 -30.77% 1
West Midlands +32 5 £41,000 - 1
Wales +29 3 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £70,000 -
East of England +52 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +5 1 £45,000 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (79.25%) Microsoft
3 74 (69.81%) Active Directory
4 64 (60.38%) Windows
5 60 (56.60%) VMware
6 59 (55.66%) MCSE
7 56 (52.83%) Hyper-V
8 53 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 48 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (45.28%) Microsoft 365
10 47 (44.34%) MCSA
11 45 (42.45%) Firewall
12 44 (41.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (36.79%) Project Management
14 33 (31.13%) MS Exchange
15 31 (29.25%) Cisco
15 31 (29.25%) Azure
16 29 (27.36%) PowerShell
17 28 (26.42%) WAN
17 28 (26.42%) ITIL
18 27 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
19 26 (24.53%) CCNA
20 25 (23.58%) Windows 10
21 24 (22.64%) MCTS
21 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
22 23 (21.70%) MCP
22 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
23 21 (19.81%) DNS
23 21 (19.81%) LAN
23 21 (19.81%) vSphere

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 33 (31.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.09%) Skype for Business
3 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.89%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 48 (45.28%) Microsoft 365
2 31 (29.25%) Azure
3 6 (5.66%) AWS
4 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.77%) SaaS
6 3 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (42.45%) Firewall
2 28 (26.42%) WAN
3 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
4 21 (19.81%) DNS
4 21 (19.81%) LAN
5 17 (16.04%) VLAN
6 16 (15.09%) Skype
6 16 (15.09%) VPN
7 15 (14.15%) SAN
7 15 (14.15%) WLAN
8 13 (12.26%) PBX
8 13 (12.26%) Unified Communications
8 13 (12.26%) WebEx
9 10 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (9.43%) iSCSI
10 9 (8.49%) NAS
11 7 (6.60%) Network Security
12 6 (5.66%) FTP
12 6 (5.66%) Internet
12 6 (5.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.66%) Electronics
4 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.83%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.04%) IT Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Applications Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Analyst
6 11 (10.38%) IT Support
7 9 (8.49%) IT Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) SCCM Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Support Technician
8 8 (7.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Specialist
10 6 (5.66%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) .NET
2 4 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.94%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.15%) Clustering
3 13 (12.26%) BYOD
4 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.55%) EPoS
6 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.94%) CCTV
9 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.94%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.94%) iPad
9 1 (0.94%) iPhone
9 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (60.38%) Windows
2 53 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (23.58%) Windows 10
4 17 (16.04%) Linux
5 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.49%) Mac OS X
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.89%) SUSE
13 1 (0.94%) Debian
13 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.94%) Solaris
13 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (36.79%) Project Management
3 28 (26.42%) ITIL
4 15 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.26%) Migration
5 13 (12.26%) Time Management
6 12 (11.32%) CRM
7 11 (10.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (10.38%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (9.43%) Storage Management
9 9 (8.49%) Customer-Centricity
10 8 (7.55%) Analytical Thinking
11 7 (6.60%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (6.60%) Information Security
11 7 (6.60%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.60%) Server Management
11 7 (6.60%) Threat Analysis
11 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (5.66%) Business Continuity
12 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) PowerShell
2 16 (15.09%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) VB.NET
4 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) C
7 1 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (55.66%) MCSE
3 47 (44.34%) MCSA
4 27 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (24.53%) CCNA
6 24 (22.64%) MCTS
7 23 (21.70%) MCP
8 19 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (9.43%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (6.60%) A+ Certification
10 7 (6.60%) CEH
10 7 (6.60%) CISM
10 7 (6.60%) Degree
11 6 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (3.77%) AWS Certification
12 4 (3.77%) CCNP
13 3 (2.83%) MCDST
13 3 (2.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (1.89%) CCA
14 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 56 (52.83%) Hyper-V
3 48 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (19.81%) vSphere
5 9 (8.49%) Terminal Server
6 8 (7.55%) XenApp
6 8 (7.55%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.94%) Docker
9 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.94%) vCloud
9 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) SCCM
2 9 (8.49%) SCOM
3 8 (7.55%) WMI
4 7 (6.60%) WSUS
5 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 84 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 60 (56.60%) VMware
3 31 (29.25%) Cisco
4 16 (15.09%) Oracle
5 14 (13.21%) Acme Packet
6 13 (12.26%) Polycom
6 13 (12.26%) Yealink
7 11 (10.38%) Citrix
7 11 (10.38%) HP
8 10 (9.43%) Apple
8 10 (9.43%) Avaya
9 6 (5.66%) Juniper
9 6 (5.66%) Sophos
9 6 (5.66%) Veeam
9 6 (5.66%) ZyXEL
10 5 (4.72%) Brocade
10 5 (4.72%) IBM
11 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.83%) Symantec
11 3 (2.83%) Veritas