Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 20 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.51% 3.65% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 13.21% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 10
County Antrim median annual salary £21,000 £23,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.64% -21.67% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,400 £29,400
90th Percentile £33,750 £33,375 £50,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £22,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -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 100 106 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 27.55% 27.60% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 93
County Antrim median annual salary £31,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.70% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £58,750 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -13.33% -3.23% +10.71%

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
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 18 July 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 +8 20 £21,000 -21.50%
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) MCSA
4 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
5 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (60.00%) MCP
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
6 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (55.00%) MCDST
6 11 (55.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (55.00%) Remedy
6 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 11 (55.00%) LAN
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
7 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (50.00%) Apple
7 10 (50.00%) Reuters
7 10 (50.00%) Bloomberg
7 10 (50.00%) HP
7 10 (50.00%) Dell
7 10 (50.00%) WAN
7 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (50.00%) VPN
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) MCITP
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Network Security
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) VPN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Field Service Technician
4 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Express
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Socket.IO
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Incident Management
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (15.00%) Presales
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) MCSA
2 12 (60.00%) MCP
3 11 (55.00%) MCDST
4 10 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Remedy
3 10 (50.00%) Apple
3 10 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Dell
3 10 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) Reuters
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter