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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 27 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.76% 2.99% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 9.26% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 2
Average salary £26,250 £18,500 £24,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -23.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £18,500 £20,625
10% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £40,550 £27,625
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
72 54 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.66% 32.34% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 49
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -33.75%
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
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 5 May 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
County Antrim -1 4 £26,250 +41.89% 3
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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