The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.14% 1.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.92% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Median salary £23,500 £25,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.73% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 53 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.37% 40.15% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 15
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +80.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northern Ireland region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim +1 8 £22,750 -11.65% 3
County Armagh - 2 £47,500 - 1
County Tyrone - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) MCSA
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) MCSE
8 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (25.00%) Replication
9 4 (25.00%) Business Development
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
9 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Project Management
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
10 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Business Development
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
1 7 (43.75%) MCSA
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) XenApp
4 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 3 (18.75%) XenServer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint
3 3 (18.75%) Google
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Draytek
4 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
4 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
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