The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.16% 0.37% 4.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.20% 1.14% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £18,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.08% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 88 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 25.95% 32.35% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 30
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £26,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +15 4 £18,500 -35.08% 1
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) MCSA
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) SCCM
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) Altiris
9 4 (19.05%) MCDST
9 4 (19.05%) MCITP
9 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
9 4 (19.05%) WSUS
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) UNIX
9 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) VBScript
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco
9 4 (19.05%) SAN
9 4 (19.05%) Internet

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) InstallShield
1 4 (19.05%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Development Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VBScript
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) MCSA
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) MCDST
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) MCTS
4 3 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Symantec
5 4 (19.05%) Altiris
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Compaq
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Veritas
7 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
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