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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 34 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.14% 3.62% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 9.09% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £23,750 £18,500 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -6.32%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
62 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 42.76% 39.86% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 36
Average salary £29,250 £26,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.37% -44.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £22,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £48,000
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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -7 6 £23,750 +28.37% 2
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) MCSA
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) MCTS
5 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) SLA
7 1 (14.29%) CCNP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
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