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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.55% 16.81% 26.52%
As % of the Vendors category 60.53% 24.68% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 25
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,800 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
38 77 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.25% 68.14% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 47
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £48,000
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 3 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 28 (56.00%) C#
1 28 (56.00%) .NET
2 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (48.00%) CSS
4 24 (48.00%) HTML
5 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 16 (32.00%) WCF
5 16 (32.00%) HTML5
6 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (24.00%) VMware
8 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.00%) Office 365
8 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (20.00%) CSS3
9 10 (20.00%) XML
9 10 (20.00%) Windows
9 10 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (18.00%) Degree
10 9 (18.00%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (16.00%) QA
11 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 8 (16.00%) MS Office
11 8 (16.00%) Citrix

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 (26.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Sitefinity
6 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (10.00%) IaaS
3 5 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 5 (10.00%) PaaS
3 5 (10.00%) SaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) DMZ
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Selenium
1 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Advertising
2 5 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (48.00%) CSS
3 24 (48.00%) HTML
4 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (32.00%) HTML5
4 16 (32.00%) WCF
5 10 (20.00%) CSS3
5 10 (20.00%) XML
6 9 (18.00%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 6 (12.00%) LINQ
9 4 (8.00%) jQuery
10 3 (6.00%) Ajax
10 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.00%) WPF
11 2 (4.00%) Java EE
12 1 (2.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) IVR
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) NetWare
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.00%) Presales
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Computer Security
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) SOA
8 2 (4.00%) Validation
8 2 (4.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CCNA
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.00%) EMC Certification
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 2 (4.00%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) XenApp
2 5 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Novell
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Tandberg
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