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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 7 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 21 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.48% 21.79% 13.33%
As % of the Vendors category 35.59% 51.52% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 12
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £35,000 £23,040
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
59 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 40.69% 42.31% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 21
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £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 11 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) QA
4 13 (25.00%) Windows
4 13 (25.00%) .NET
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (19.23%) C#
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (19.23%) Presales
6 9 (17.31%) Office 365
6 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
7 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) Oracle
9 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) MCSA
9 6 (11.54%) Java
9 6 (11.54%) ERP
9 6 (11.54%) VMware
9 6 (11.54%) Computer Science

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 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.92%) CMS
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) Kentico
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) Office 365
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) EDRMS
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) IDOL
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) MySQL
6 1 (1.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
1 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Consultant
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Data Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) E-Business Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) MDX
3 4 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) WinForms
5 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) Presales
3 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.54%) ERP
5 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) ETL
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (9.62%) Open Source
6 5 (9.62%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.62%) UML
7 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) C#
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.54%) MCSA
5 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) MCSE
7 2 (3.85%) CISA
7 2 (3.85%) CISM
7 2 (3.85%) CISSP
7 2 (3.85%) CRISC
7 2 (3.85%) ISEB
7 2 (3.85%) MCP
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) PMP
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) HL7
3 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) DFS Replication
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.85%) XenServer
5 1 (1.92%) NDS
5 1 (1.92%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe
5 2 (3.85%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) IronPort
5 2 (3.85%) Kofax
5 2 (3.85%) OpenText
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Sophos
5 2 (3.85%) Veeam
6 1 (1.92%) Aveksa
6 1 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.92%) Draytek
6 1 (1.92%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
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