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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 19.05% 28.95% 20.25%
As % of the Vendors category 25.81% 44.44% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 30
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -28.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £14,144
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £39,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
62 99 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.81% 65.13% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 52 41
Average salary £50,000 £26,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -36.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (48.57%) C#
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
1 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 15 (42.86%) HTML
4 14 (40.00%) Oracle
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
7 10 (28.57%) Java
7 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
8 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (25.71%) Degree
8 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
8 9 (25.71%) HTML5
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco
9 8 (22.86%) Web Services
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) MS Office
10 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (20.00%) Firewall
10 7 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (20.00%) MCITP
11 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
11 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) SAS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.86%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) NUnit
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.71%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Graduate
3 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) ERP Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) HTML
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.14%) Entity Framework
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) Middleware
9 1 (2.86%) Ajax
9 1 (2.86%) Java EE
9 1 (2.86%) jQuery
9 1 (2.86%) D3.js
9 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.86%) Flash
9 1 (2.86%) XHTML
9 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Physics
3 5 (14.29%) Chemistry
3 5 (14.29%) Psychology
3 5 (14.29%) GIS
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) Economics
3 5 (14.29%) Statistics
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.86%) iPhone
6 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.86%) iPad
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Time Management
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Operations Research
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) BDD
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.71%) VB
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) VB6
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) MCSA
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.43%) MCTS
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.71%) EMC Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenServer
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) SAP
6 4 (11.43%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Novell
8 1 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago