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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 28 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.16% 2.70% 10.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 11.76% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Average salary £42,500 £23,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% +6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
72 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 46.45% 22.97% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 43
Average salary £24,000 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,775 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £60,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 15 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +5 8 £42,500 +84.78% 3
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Web Development
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (38.46%) MSTest
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) Use Case
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) NUnit
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) Northgate
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) COM+
4 5 (38.46%) MCAD

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (38.46%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Rational Rose
2 5 (38.46%) NUnit
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (38.46%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) COM+
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) OOP
2 5 (38.46%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCAD
1 5 (38.46%) MCSD
2 3 (23.08%) MCDST
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
1 1 (7.69%) SCDPM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Northgate
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Compaq
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago