Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.51% 5.71% 4.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.04% 16.30% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 14
County Antrim median annual salary £21,000 £30,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.15% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,450 £24,675
90th Percentile £35,350 £41,350 £50,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £23,500 £22,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -25.00% -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 96 135 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 25.00% 35.06% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 62 100
County Antrim median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,875 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +14.29%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +10 25 £21,000 -42.47% 1
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) MCSA
4 12 (48.00%) ITIL
4 12 (48.00%) MCP
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) HP
4 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (48.00%) LAN
4 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 12 (48.00%) MCITP
4 12 (48.00%) Incident Management
4 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
5 11 (44.00%) Network Security
5 11 (44.00%) ServiceCenter
5 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (44.00%) ITIL V3
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (44.00%) MCDST
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (44.00%) VPN
5 11 (44.00%) Dell
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) Network Security
2 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) VPN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Support Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Field Service Technician
7 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (20.00%) Express
4 5 (20.00%) Node.js
4 5 (20.00%) Socket.IO
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
7 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (44.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Incident Management
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (44.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) Presales
5 3 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) MCSA
2 12 (48.00%) MCITP
2 12 (48.00%) MCP
3 11 (44.00%) MCDST
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (44.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) HP
3 11 (44.00%) Apple
3 11 (44.00%) Bloomberg
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 11 (44.00%) Dell
3 11 (44.00%) Remedy
3 11 (44.00%) Reuters
4 5 (20.00%) Twitter
5 1 (4.00%) VMware