Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
UK
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 893 705 737
Rank change year-on-year -188 +32 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCITP 101 96 379
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.64% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 98 77 345
10th Percentile £28,025 £29,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £29,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +55.17% -31.76%
75th Percentile £47,313 £62,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £54,125 £73,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £25,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% +71.57% -36.25%

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 24,327 14,980 34,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 22.02% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,055 11,208 25,605
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,436
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -178 83 £40,000 -11.11% 30
UK excluding London -142 62 £40,000 -8.57% 24
Midlands -57 30 £40,000 -5.88% 8
East Midlands -36 24 £40,000 -5.88% 3
London -150 24 £33,250 -36.67% 7
South East -111 16 £34,000 -24.44% 9
Work from Home -238 16 £50,000 +11.11%
North of England -68 9 £43,500 +33.85% 3
West Midlands -65 6 £45,000 - 5
North West -38 4 £37,000 +13.85% 1
North East -22 3 £43,500 -3.33%
Wales -26 3 £35,000 - 1
East of England -42 3 £48,500 -22.40% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 2
South West -76 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (80.20%) Microsoft
2 81 (80.20%) Active Directory
3 69 (68.32%) Microsoft 365
4 64 (63.37%) VMware
5 62 (61.39%) Windows
6 60 (59.41%) MCSE
7 59 (58.42%) Hyper-V
8 56 (55.45%) Azure
9 54 (53.47%) Social Skills
10 52 (51.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (42.57%) Windows Server
12 42 (41.58%) MCSA
13 41 (40.59%) Project Management
14 34 (33.66%) MCP
14 34 (33.66%) SQL
14 34 (33.66%) Firewall
15 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 31 (30.69%) PowerShell
17 30 (29.70%) LAN
17 30 (29.70%) Citrix
18 29 (28.71%) WAN
19 27 (26.73%) Cisco
20 26 (25.74%) vSphere
20 26 (25.74%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
22 23 (22.77%) ITIL
22 23 (22.77%) XenDesktop
22 23 (22.77%) Public Sector
22 23 (22.77%) Windows 10

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 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.86%) Skype for Business
3 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.97%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (68.32%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (55.45%) Azure
3 16 (15.84%) AWS
4 7 (6.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.95%) IaaS
6 3 (2.97%) SaaS
7 2 (1.98%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.98%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.98%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.98%) Boomi
7 2 (1.98%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.98%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.98%) PaaS
7 2 (1.98%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.99%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.99%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.66%) Firewall
2 30 (29.70%) LAN
3 29 (28.71%) WAN
4 18 (17.82%) DNS
5 17 (16.83%) SAN
6 15 (14.85%) Skype
6 15 (14.85%) VPN
7 14 (13.86%) DHCP
7 14 (13.86%) TCP/IP
7 14 (13.86%) VLAN
8 11 (10.89%) NAS
8 11 (10.89%) VoIP
9 9 (8.91%) PBX
9 9 (8.91%) Unified Communications
9 9 (8.91%) WebEx
9 9 (8.91%) WLAN
10 8 (7.92%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (7.92%) iSCSI
10 8 (7.92%) Network Security
11 6 (5.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.98%) Power BI
2 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2019
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.99%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) JIRA
General
1 54 (53.47%) Social Skills
2 23 (22.77%) Public Sector
3 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.90%) Finance
5 6 (5.94%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.96%) Banking
6 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.96%) Retail
7 3 (2.97%) Legal
8 2 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.98%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 30 (29.70%) Support Engineer
3 26 (25.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (24.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 19 (18.81%) Senior Support Engineer
6 17 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.89%) Analyst
8 10 (9.90%) IT Support
9 9 (8.91%) Applications Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) IT Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) IT Manager
11 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) Consultant
12 5 (4.95%) IT Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.95%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.98%) ModSecurity
2 2 (1.98%) YAML
3 1 (0.99%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Clustering
1 13 (12.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) BYOD
3 7 (6.93%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.96%) EPoS
4 4 (3.96%) Replication
5 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.97%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.97%) iPad
5 3 (2.97%) iPhone
5 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Windows
2 43 (42.57%) Windows Server
3 23 (22.77%) Windows 10
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.88%) Linux
7 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (8.91%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.94%) Mac OS X
11 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
11 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.96%) SUSE
13 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.98%) Android
14 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Project Management
2 32 (31.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (25.74%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (22.77%) ITIL
5 11 (10.89%) Migration
6 9 (8.91%) Time Management
7 8 (7.92%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (6.93%) IT Strategy
8 7 (6.93%) Service Management
9 6 (5.94%) BCP
9 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.94%) Server Building
9 6 (5.94%) Server Management
9 6 (5.94%) SIEM
10 5 (4.95%) DevOps
10 5 (4.95%) Project Delivery
11 4 (3.96%) Customer-Centricity
11 4 (3.96%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.66%) SQL
2 31 (30.69%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.90%) Python
4 1 (0.99%) C
4 1 (0.99%) C#
4 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (59.41%) MCSE
3 42 (41.58%) MCSA
4 34 (33.66%) MCP
5 22 (21.78%) Citrix Certification
5 22 (21.78%) MCTS
6 14 (13.86%) CCNA
6 14 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (9.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (6.93%) MCDST
9 5 (4.95%) Degree
10 4 (3.96%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.98%) CCNP
11 2 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.99%) CCENT
12 1 (0.99%) MOS
12 1 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 81 (80.20%) Active Directory
2 59 (58.42%) Hyper-V
3 52 (51.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (25.74%) vSphere
5 23 (22.77%) XenDesktop
6 22 (21.78%) XenApp
7 7 (6.93%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) SCCM
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (6.93%) SCOM
2 7 (6.93%) WSUS
3 3 (2.97%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.98%) Nagios
4 2 (1.98%) Terraform
5 1 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 81 (80.20%) Microsoft
2 64 (63.37%) VMware
3 30 (29.70%) Citrix
4 27 (26.73%) Cisco
5 16 (15.84%) Oracle
6 12 (11.88%) Acme Packet
6 12 (11.88%) Veeam
7 10 (9.90%) Juniper
8 9 (8.91%) Apple
8 9 (8.91%) HP
8 9 (8.91%) Polycom
8 9 (8.91%) Yealink
9 6 (5.94%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (4.95%) Avaya
10 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.96%) Bloomberg
11 4 (3.96%) Meraki
11 4 (3.96%) Reuters
12 3 (2.97%) GENBAND
12 3 (2.97%) Sonus