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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.40% 28.77% 19.46%
As % of the Vendors category 23.71% 44.21% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 32
Average salary £30,750 £26,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.03% -28.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £14,144
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,050 £47,500
UK excluding London average 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
97 95 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 77.60% 65.07% 53.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 60 51
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -41.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 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 19 (50.00%) Project Management
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
4 16 (42.11%) .NET
4 16 (42.11%) Oracle
4 16 (42.11%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) CSS
6 13 (34.21%) Windows
6 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
8 10 (26.32%) Java
8 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 10 (26.32%) HTML5
9 9 (23.68%) Degree
9 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
9 9 (23.68%) Web Services
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall
10 8 (21.05%) MVC
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco
10 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.05%) TDD
10 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (28.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) SAS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Broadband
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) NUnit
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Graduate
3 6 (15.79%) AWS Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Graduate C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ERP Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) HTML
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 10 (26.32%) HTML5
4 9 (23.68%) Web Services
5 8 (21.05%) Entity Framework
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware
8 1 (2.63%) Java EE
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) D3.js
8 1 (2.63%) Flash
8 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.16%) Physics
3 5 (13.16%) Chemistry
3 5 (13.16%) Psychology
3 5 (13.16%) GIS
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Economics
3 5 (13.16%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) NetWare
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Project Management
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) Open Source
4 7 (18.42%) BDD
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.16%) Time Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Operations Research
5 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 5 (13.16%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) MCITP
3 6 (15.79%) MCSE
4 5 (13.16%) MCSA
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.53%) MCTS
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.26%) EMC Certification
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) Business Objects
4 5 (13.16%) SAP
5 4 (10.53%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Novell
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Acronis
7 1 (2.63%) Tableau
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