Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 941 612 810
Rank change year-on-year -329 +198 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 107 75 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 99 65 269
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £22,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +63.64% -32.10%
75th Percentile £47,500 £62,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +80.00% -37.50%

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 27,245 10,509 31,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.59% 21.48% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15,144 8,104 23,548
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.03% +7.78% -

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 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 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 -305 94 £37,500 -16.67% 42
UK excluding London -234 57 £37,500 -16.67% 32
London -230 40 £35,000 -26.32% 13
Midlands -103 23 £40,000 +9.59% 3
East Midlands -67 20 £38,750 -1.90% 1
South East -151 15 £37,500 -37.50% 7
Work from Home -278 13 £50,000 +30.72% 1
North of England -132 9 £37,500 -16.67% 13
East of England -110 5 £43,000 -11.34% 4
North West -91 4 £37,000 -21.05% 11
North East -25 3 £43,500 -3.33% 1
West Midlands -110 3 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wales - 3 £35,000 - 1
South West -80 2 £71,250 +139.50% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (71.96%) Microsoft
3 74 (69.16%) Active Directory
4 73 (68.22%) Microsoft 365
5 72 (67.29%) Windows
6 67 (62.62%) Azure
7 60 (56.07%) MCSE
8 54 (50.47%) VMware
9 50 (46.73%) Hyper-V
10 45 (42.06%) Social Skills
11 43 (40.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (38.32%) MCSA
13 38 (35.51%) MCP
13 38 (35.51%) Windows 10
13 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
14 36 (33.64%) SQL
15 32 (29.91%) Firewall
15 32 (29.91%) LAN
15 32 (29.91%) WAN
16 31 (28.97%) Cisco
17 30 (28.04%) ITIL
18 29 (27.10%) Project Management
19 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
20 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
21 26 (24.30%) Citrix
21 26 (24.30%) PowerShell
21 26 (24.30%) Problem-Solving
22 24 (22.43%) DNS
23 22 (20.56%) vSphere
23 22 (20.56%) MCTS

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 28 (26.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.89%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.48%) Skype for Business
6 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.80%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 73 (68.22%) Microsoft 365
2 67 (62.62%) Azure
3 21 (19.63%) AWS
4 6 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.61%) Google Workspace
4 6 (5.61%) IaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.80%) PaaS
6 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.87%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.87%) Boomi
7 2 (1.87%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.93%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.91%) Firewall
1 32 (29.91%) LAN
1 32 (29.91%) WAN
2 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
3 24 (22.43%) DNS
4 20 (18.69%) DHCP
5 16 (14.95%) Wireless
6 15 (14.02%) VPN
7 13 (12.15%) VoIP
8 12 (11.21%) Network Security
8 12 (11.21%) SAN
9 9 (8.41%) Skype
10 8 (7.48%) VLAN
11 5 (4.67%) IP Telephony
11 5 (4.67%) PBX
11 5 (4.67%) Unified Communications
11 5 (4.67%) WebEx
12 4 (3.74%) NAS
13 3 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (2.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.74%) QlikView
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.80%) Power BI
5 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) JIRA
General
1 45 (42.06%) Social Skills
2 18 (16.82%) Public Sector
3 16 (14.95%) Finance
4 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (30.84%) Support Engineer
2 26 (24.30%) IT Support
3 25 (23.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (20.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 22 (20.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 21 (19.63%) IT Engineer
6 16 (14.95%) Analyst
6 16 (14.95%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (14.02%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) Senior Support Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) IT Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.67%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
12 4 (3.74%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.87%) COM
2 2 (1.87%) WSH
2 2 (1.87%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.41%) Clustering
3 7 (6.54%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.61%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.67%) BYOD
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.67%) Replication
6 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.80%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.87%) EPoS
8 2 (1.87%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.87%) iPad
8 2 (1.87%) iPhone
8 2 (1.87%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (67.29%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Windows 10
2 38 (35.51%) Windows Server
3 22 (20.56%) Windows 7
3 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.15%) Linux
7 12 (11.21%) Mac OS X
8 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (5.61%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.74%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.74%) SUSE
12 3 (2.80%) Android
13 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) ITIL
2 29 (27.10%) Project Management
3 26 (24.30%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (20.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (10.28%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (10.28%) Migration
6 10 (9.35%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.48%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (7.48%) Service Management
8 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.54%) DevOps
8 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.54%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.54%) Time Management
9 6 (5.61%) CRM
9 6 (5.61%) Customer-Centricity
9 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) ERP
9 6 (5.61%) Information Security
9 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) SQL
2 26 (24.30%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.35%) Python
4 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.87%) C
5 2 (1.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (56.07%) MCSE
3 41 (38.32%) MCSA
4 38 (35.51%) MCP
5 22 (20.56%) MCTS
6 18 (16.82%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (14.02%) Degree
8 13 (12.15%) MCDST
9 11 (10.28%) CCNA
9 11 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.74%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.74%) MCSD
12 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.93%) CCENT
13 1 (0.93%) MOS
13 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) NCSC
System Software
1 74 (69.16%) Active Directory
2 50 (46.73%) Hyper-V
3 43 (40.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (20.56%) vSphere
5 19 (17.76%) XenDesktop
6 18 (16.82%) XenApp
7 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (5.61%) SCOM
2 6 (5.61%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (5.61%) WSUS
3 3 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.80%) Nagios
4 2 (1.87%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Terraform
5 1 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (71.96%) Microsoft
2 54 (50.47%) VMware
3 31 (28.97%) Cisco
4 26 (24.30%) Citrix
5 17 (15.89%) Apple
6 12 (11.21%) Oracle
7 11 (10.28%) Bloomberg
7 11 (10.28%) HP
7 11 (10.28%) Reuters
8 10 (9.35%) Dell
9 9 (8.41%) Veeam
10 8 (7.48%) Avaya
11 7 (6.54%) Acme Packet
11 7 (6.54%) Meraki
12 6 (5.61%) Remedy
13 5 (4.67%) Juniper
13 5 (4.67%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (4.67%) Polycom
13 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
13 5 (4.67%) Yealink