Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 31 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 58 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.33% 8.15% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 32.04% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 52 4
Median annual salary - £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.85% +42.86%
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +53.85% +38.30%

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 92 181 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.13% 25.42% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 132 63
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £18,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £47,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in County Antrim

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in County Antrim

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 1 April 2020. 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 -15 14 - -
Newtownabbey - 2 - -
Microsoft Certification
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Azure
2 14 (87.50%) AWS
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (87.50%) System Testing
2 14 (87.50%) TeamCity
2 14 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Domain-Driven Design
2 14 (87.50%) RESTful
2 14 (87.50%) CQRS
2 14 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 14 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 14 (87.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (87.50%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) Oracle
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
2 14 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) jQuery

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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Azure
2 14 (87.50%) AWS
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 14 (87.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (87.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
1 14 (87.50%) .NET Framework
1 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
1 14 (87.50%) Entity Framework
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) jQuery
1 14 (87.50%) RESTful
1 14 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 14 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (87.50%) CQRS
1 14 (87.50%) DevOps
1 14 (87.50%) Domain-Driven Design
1 14 (87.50%) Integration Testing
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
1 14 (87.50%) Scrum
1 14 (87.50%) System Testing
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
1 14 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 2 (12.50%) CommVault
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (12.50%) Veeam
3 2 (12.50%) VMware