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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 20 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.75% 2.79% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.63% 5.68% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
32 88 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.78% 49.16% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 49 32
Average salary £31,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.98% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £19,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,000 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 5 £30,000 -
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) MCITP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) MCSA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) MCTS
5 4 (44.44%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) NetWare
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) MCITP
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) MCSA
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) MCTS
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Novell
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC