The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 10 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 29 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.74% 28.04% 13.85%
As % of the Vendors category 33.72% 50.00% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 9
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £34,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £39,200
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Vendors Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 60 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 40.76% 56.07% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 69 40 20
Median salary £33,750 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Belfast

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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.

1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 16 (33.33%) .NET
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.08%) Windows
6 12 (25.00%) C#
7 11 (22.92%) SQL
8 10 (20.83%) Java
8 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 10 (20.83%) Degree
9 9 (18.75%) Presales
9 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) XML
10 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.58%) Open Source
11 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
11 7 (14.58%) Office 365
11 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (14.58%) CSS
11 7 (14.58%) UML
11 7 (14.58%) MCSA
12 6 (12.50%) VMware
12 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 6 (12.50%) WPF

Microsoft
Top Related 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 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Kentico
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) E-Business Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.67%) HTML
3 8 (16.67%) XML
4 7 (14.58%) CSS
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.50%) WPF
6 5 (10.42%) Silverlight
6 5 (10.42%) Web Services
7 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (8.33%) Sass
8 1 (2.08%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) LINQ
8 1 (2.08%) React
8 1 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Replication
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Presales
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (14.58%) Open Source
3 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
3 7 (14.58%) UML
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) ERP
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.33%) Android Development
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
6 3 (6.25%) Discrete Manufacturing
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) Kanban
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C#
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.58%) MCSA
3 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (4.17%) CISA
5 2 (4.17%) CISM
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
5 2 (4.17%) CRISC
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PMP
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) VMware
2 5 (10.42%) Forcepoint
2 5 (10.42%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Sophos
3 4 (8.33%) Veeam
3 4 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Draytek
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.08%) Snow
5 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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