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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 26 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.51% 3.40% 6.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 13.89% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 16
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £18,445
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% +21.98%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
52 36 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 45.61% 24.49% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 46
Average salary £26,500 £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 +4 4 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) C++
5 5 (55.56%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 5 (55.56%) MCAD
5 5 (55.56%) MCSD
5 5 (55.56%) COM+
5 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) Rational Rose
5 5 (55.56%) UML
5 5 (55.56%) OOP
5 5 (55.56%) OO
5 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 5 (55.56%) JSON
5 5 (55.56%) Use Case

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (55.56%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Rational Rose
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) COM+
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) JSON
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Use Case
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCAD
1 5 (55.56%) MCSD
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Northgate
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Compaq
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago