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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 21 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.15% 4.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.94% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
64 60 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 47.06% 46.15% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 33 53
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Newtownabbey - 2 £30,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Firmware
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Replication
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (22.22%) HP

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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) NetWare
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCITP
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) EMC Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) MOM
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 2 (22.22%) Sun