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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 51 11 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.88% 22.00% 31.45%
As % of the Vendors category 62.96% 34.38% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 24
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,850 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +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
81 32 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 50.63% 64.00% 64.78%
Number of salaries quoted 66 25 46
Median salary £38,000 £50,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 36 (46.75%) SharePoint
2 35 (45.45%) Degree
3 31 (40.26%) QA
4 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
5 25 (32.47%) .NET
6 22 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (25.97%) C#
9 19 (24.68%) Office 365
10 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
10 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
10 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.18%) Citrix
12 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.88%) SQL
13 13 (16.88%) VMware
14 12 (15.58%) Presales
15 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (14.29%) Windows
15 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
16 10 (12.99%) SCCM
16 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
16 10 (12.99%) Oracle
16 10 (12.99%) Validation
16 10 (12.99%) Issue Tracking

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 36 (46.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.30%) CMS
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.90%) Maximo
3 2 (2.60%) assyst
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (24.68%) Office 365
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.49%) IaaS
3 5 (6.49%) OneDrive
3 5 (6.49%) PaaS
3 5 (6.49%) SaaS
3 5 (6.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) SAN
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) Wireless
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (2.60%) DMZ
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.60%) Network Security
3 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 2 (2.60%) VPN
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) EDRMS
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) IDOL
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Selenium
1 9 (11.69%) SpecFlow
1 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) JDeveloper
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Back Office
2 5 (6.49%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Consultant
2 10 (12.99%) QA Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Quality Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Business Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) E-Business Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Manual Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.19%) QA Manual Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) XML
3 5 (6.49%) HTML
3 5 (6.49%) MDX
4 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.90%) HTML5
5 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) WCF
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.60%) CSS3
7 1 (1.30%) Ajax
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) Java EE
7 1 (1.30%) JMS
7 1 (1.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
2 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.58%) Presales
4 10 (12.99%) Issue Tracking
4 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (12.99%) Validation
5 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
6 8 (10.39%) Information Management
6 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 8 (10.39%) Refactoring
6 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.39%) Software Architecture
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) C#
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 13 (16.88%) SQL
4 4 (5.19%) Java
5 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.90%) VB
5 3 (3.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.69%) ISEB
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.19%) MCP
6 4 (5.19%) MCSA
6 4 (5.19%) MCSE
7 3 (3.90%) MCITP
7 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.60%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.60%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.30%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (40.26%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.30%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.39%) XenApp
4 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.90%) DFS Replication
7 3 (3.90%) Firmware
8 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.30%) NDS
8 1 (1.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 9 (11.69%) SCOM
3 3 (3.90%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.30%) MOM
5 1 (1.30%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Citrix
2 13 (16.88%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Adobe
6 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.60%) CommVault
6 2 (2.60%) EMC
6 2 (2.60%) IronPort
6 2 (2.60%) Kofax
6 2 (2.60%) OpenText
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.60%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.30%) Aveksa
7 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) NetIQ
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago