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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 19 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.74% 4.11% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 9.68% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Median salary £43,750 £23,750 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% +28.37%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
56 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 52.34% 42.47% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 40
Median salary £37,500 £29,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,800 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +15 4 £43,750 +84.21%
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) NetWare
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) EMC Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) CommVault
5 2 (28.57%) Novell
5 2 (28.57%) Firmware

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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) NetWare
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (28.57%) EMC Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MOM
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CommVault
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Novell
3 2 (28.57%) Sun