Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 31 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.60% 4.04% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.13% 8.76% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 2
Belfast median annual salary £43,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £41,500 £23,100 £29,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £36,875 £50,500
County Antrim median annual salary £34,750 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.83% -25.00% -5.88%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Belfast
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 124 137 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 34.73% 46.13% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 53 108 34
Belfast median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,400 £26,175 £27,875
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +41.67%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Belfast

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Legal
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle
2 19 (95.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (95.00%) AngularJS
2 19 (95.00%) DevOps
2 19 (95.00%) SDLC
3 12 (60.00%) Open Source Development
3 12 (60.00%) Docker
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) iPaaS
3 12 (60.00%) User Experience
3 12 (60.00%) Microservices
3 12 (60.00%) GitLab
3 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (60.00%) Open Source
3 12 (60.00%) SaaS
3 12 (60.00%) PaaS
3 12 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 12 (60.00%) Puppet
3 12 (60.00%) Node.js
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 12 (60.00%) ArchiMate

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 12 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (95.00%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (60.00%) iPaaS
2 12 (60.00%) PaaS
2 12 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
1 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) DocumentDB
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 12 (60.00%) GitLab
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (95.00%) Legal
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
1 12 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (60.00%) Node.js
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (35.00%) Angular 2
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Backbone.js
3 7 (35.00%) Classic ASP
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (35.00%) RESTful
3 7 (35.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) DevOps
1 19 (95.00%) Scrum
1 19 (95.00%) SDLC
2 12 (60.00%) ArchiMate
2 12 (60.00%) CRM
2 12 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 12 (60.00%) Data Security
2 12 (60.00%) Kanban
2 12 (60.00%) Microservices
2 12 (60.00%) Migration
2 12 (60.00%) Open Source
2 12 (60.00%) Open Source Development
2 12 (60.00%) SOA
2 12 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 12 (60.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PHP
1 12 (60.00%) Python
1 12 (60.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 12 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Polycom