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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 5 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 9 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.17% 12.50% 27.84%
As % of the Vendors category 53.85% 39.13% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 27
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £22,300 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
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
52 23 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 48.60% 31.94% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 60
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 27 (60.00%) C#
1 27 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
3 24 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (53.33%) CSS
4 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (37.78%) HTML5
5 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 13 (28.89%) MVC
8 12 (26.67%) XML
8 12 (26.67%) Windows
8 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 12 (26.67%) WCF
9 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
10 10 (22.22%) Web Services
10 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
11 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle
11 7 (15.56%) QA
11 7 (15.56%) Degree
11 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (15.56%) CSS3
12 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
12 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) DMZ
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) Hazelcast
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Redis
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Ant
2 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Gradle
2 2 (4.44%) Hudson
2 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
2 2 (4.44%) JBehave
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JMeter
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) NetBeans
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.33%) Advertising
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Java Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
3 24 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 24 (53.33%) CSS
4 17 (37.78%) HTML5
5 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
6 12 (26.67%) WCF
6 12 (26.67%) XML
7 10 (22.22%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (15.56%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (13.33%) jQuery
9 6 (13.33%) LINQ
10 5 (11.11%) Ajax
10 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 3 (6.67%) Java EE
11 3 (6.67%) WPF
12 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.67%) IVR
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.22%) NetWare
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) MVC
2 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) Line Management
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) WFM
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) OOP
7 2 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) VB6
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.22%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Novell
5 1 (2.22%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Tandberg
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexitime
Posted: 23 days ago