The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank - 24 34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 0 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 8.38% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Average salary - £23,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

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

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 70 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 48.65% 41.92% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 17
Average salary £45,000 £28,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -31.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Compaq
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) OLTP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Compaq
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
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