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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.21% 24.00% 28.91%
As % of the Vendors category 51.85% 48.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £49,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
County Antrim

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
54 25 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 40.91% 50.00% 57.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 23
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 1 October 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 37 (48.05%) SharePoint
3 31 (40.26%) QA
4 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
5 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (29.87%) .NET
7 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
7 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (22.08%) Service Delivery
9 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.78%) C#
9 16 (20.78%) Office 365
9 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
10 15 (19.48%) Windows
11 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 13 (16.88%) SQL
12 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
13 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (14.29%) Oracle
15 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
15 10 (12.99%) Validation
15 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
15 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (12.99%) Issue Tracking
15 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
16 9 (11.69%) Selenium

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 37 (48.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.49%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.90%) Maximo
3 2 (2.60%) assyst
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (20.78%) Office 365
3 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) Internet
1 4 (5.19%) SAN
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.19%) Wireless
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (2.60%) DMZ
3 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.60%) Network Security
3 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) EDRMS
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) IDOL
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Selenium
1 9 (11.69%) SpecFlow
2 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) JDeveloper
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Consultant
2 10 (12.99%) QA Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Business Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) E-Business Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.19%) QA Manual Tester
7 4 (5.19%) QA Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) MDX
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) CSS3
7 1 (1.30%) HTML5
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) WCF
7 1 (1.30%) WinForms
7 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) PKI
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) NetWare
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.08%) Service Delivery
4 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.99%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.99%) Validation
6 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Information Management
7 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.39%) Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Refactoring
7 8 (10.39%) Software Architecture
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) C#
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.88%) SQL
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) VB
5 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.90%) VBScript
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.69%) ISEB
4 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) MCSA
5 6 (7.79%) MCSE
6 4 (5.19%) MCP
7 3 (3.90%) MCITP
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.60%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
9 1 (1.30%) CISA
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CISSP
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CRISC
9 1 (1.30%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (40.26%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.90%) DFS Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Firmware
4 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) XenApp
5 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.30%) NDS
5 1 (1.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 4 (5.19%) SCOM
3 3 (3.90%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) MOM
5 1 (1.30%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Citrix
2 9 (11.69%) VMware
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco
4 3 (3.90%) EMC
5 2 (2.60%) Adobe
5 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.60%) CommVault
5 2 (2.60%) Dell
5 2 (2.60%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) IronPort
5 2 (2.60%) Kofax
5 2 (2.60%) OpenText
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.60%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.30%) Aveksa
6 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
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