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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 10 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.79% 26.37% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 28.75% 60.00% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 6
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,600 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
80 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 41.03% 43.96% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 59 26 14
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,150
% change year-on-year
- +5.85%

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 23 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Degree
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.81%) .NET
5 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (19.05%) Java
7 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 8 (19.05%) XML
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
7 8 (19.05%) Presales
8 7 (16.67%) Office 365
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
8 7 (16.67%) MCSA
8 7 (16.67%) C#
8 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
9 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco
9 6 (14.29%) IBM
9 6 (14.29%) Project Management
9 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008

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 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Kentico
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) JMS
6 1 (2.38%) LINQ
6 1 (2.38%) MDX
6 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Replication
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Presales
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) ERP
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (11.90%) Open Source
4 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.90%) UML
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) CRM
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Kanban
7 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) C#
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.67%) MCSA
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) CISA
6 2 (4.76%) CISM
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 2 (4.76%) CRISC
7 1 (2.38%) MCP
7 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.38%) PMP
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
3 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.52%) XenServer
4 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
3 4 (9.52%) Sophos
3 4 (9.52%) Veeam
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) IronPort
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) Draytek
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.38%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
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