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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 25 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.69% 12.50% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 24.68% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 12
Average salary £35,750 £23,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.12% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £22,600 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £43,150 £37,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
UK

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
64 77 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.24% 50.66% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 64 48
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £16,834
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
County Antrim -5 1 £45,000 +91.48% 1
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) Web Development
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) XSLT
5 5 (50.00%) MCAD
5 5 (50.00%) MCSD
5 5 (50.00%) COM+
5 5 (50.00%) IIS
5 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
5 5 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) NUnit

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (50.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) COM+
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) Use Case
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCAD
1 5 (50.00%) MCSD
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Northgate
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Compaq
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
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