The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.56% - 6.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% - 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £30,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Microsoft Certification
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 12 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 46.09% 23.53% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 20
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Belfast region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (33.33%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) NetWare
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) CommVault
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Novell
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago