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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 22 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.07% 2.14% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.32% 5.08% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 1
Median salary £22,000 £25,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.56% -14.16%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
76 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.86% 42.14% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 20
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £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 24 February 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 24 February 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 13 £22,000 -14.56% 1
County Armagh - 4 £47,500 -
County Tyrone - 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 23 (82.14%) Windows
4 19 (67.86%) VMware
4 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
6 12 (42.86%) Business Development
7 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (32.14%) MCSA
8 8 (28.57%) MCSE
8 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 8 (28.57%) Office 365
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) Citrix
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (21.43%) Project Management
10 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (21.43%) MCITP
10 6 (21.43%) CCNA
10 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 5 (17.86%) System Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Data Protection

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 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.86%) Skype for Business
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
2 5 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) VPN
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Support Technician
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.00%) IT Support
3 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (14.29%) IT Technician
6 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Business Development
2 8 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) System Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Presales
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
1 9 (32.14%) MCSA
2 8 (28.57%) MCSE
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (21.43%) MCITP
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (17.86%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCDST
6 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Google
5 4 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 4 (14.29%) Sophos
5 4 (14.29%) Veeam
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.57%) Draytek
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) Reuters
6 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
Antrim
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Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + MS Certs MCP/MCSA/MCSE
Posted: 18 days ago