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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 25 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.31% 2.54% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 6.25% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Median salary £22,000 £25,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.56% -14.16%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
58 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 25.66% 40.68% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 19
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of job ads across the County Antrim region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -9 2 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (65.00%) VMware
5 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (50.00%) Business Development
7 8 (40.00%) Office 365
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (40.00%) MCSA
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (25.00%) Replication
11 4 (20.00%) Sophos
11 4 (20.00%) Forcepoint
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco
11 4 (20.00%) IBM
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (20.00%) Degree
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) XenApp
11 4 (20.00%) XenServer
11 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (20.00%) Veeam
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (15.00%) Incident Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Technician
2 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (30.00%) IT Support
3 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (20.00%) IT Technician
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) MCSA
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 4 (20.00%) Sophos
4 4 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Draytek
5 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
5 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + MS Certs MCP/MCSA/MCSE
Posted: 13 days ago
Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago