The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 26.26% 16.31% 32.12%
As % of the Vendors category 81.25% 23.47% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 30
Median salary £35,000 £29,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% +10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,050 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,600 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 98 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 32.32% 69.50% 62.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 53
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +41.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of job ads across the County Antrim region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the County Antrim region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in County Antrim

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in County Antrim

Microsoft
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +11 25 £36,250 +23.93% 6
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 28 (48.28%) .NET
2 26 (44.83%) C#
3 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
5 20 (34.48%) CSS
5 20 (34.48%) HTML
6 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
6 16 (27.59%) SharePoint
6 16 (27.59%) QA
7 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
8 14 (24.14%) Degree
8 14 (24.14%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) VMware
9 13 (22.41%) WCF
9 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (20.69%) Office 365
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
12 10 (17.24%) CSS3
12 10 (17.24%) XML
12 10 (17.24%) Citrix
12 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
13 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
13 9 (15.52%) MS Office
13 9 (15.52%) Apache Cordova

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 16 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
4 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.72%) CMS
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.72%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 5 (8.62%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (8.62%) IaaS
2 5 (8.62%) OneDrive
2 5 (8.62%) PaaS
2 5 (8.62%) SaaS
2 5 (8.62%) Yammer
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) DMZ
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Selenium
1 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.17%) JDeveloper
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Back Office
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Advertising
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Quality Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (48.28%) .NET
2 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 20 (34.48%) CSS
3 20 (34.48%) HTML
4 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
4 15 (25.86%) HTML5
5 13 (22.41%) WCF
6 10 (17.24%) CSS3
6 10 (17.24%) XML
7 9 (15.52%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 3 (5.17%) Ajax
9 3 (5.17%) jQuery
9 3 (5.17%) LINQ
9 3 (5.17%) Middleware
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.45%) Java EE
10 2 (3.45%) WPF
11 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) IVR
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) NetWare
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
2 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
4 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.34%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (10.34%) MVC
6 6 (10.34%) Presales
6 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.62%) Validation
8 4 (6.90%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) CRM
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.17%) ERP
9 3 (5.17%) ITIL
9 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) C#
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.62%) ISEB
6 4 (6.90%) MCSE
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.45%) EMC Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MCITP
7 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
7 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) MCP
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) XenApp
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.45%) Firmware
5 2 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) MOM
3 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) VMware
2 10 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.45%) CommVault
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) EMC
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Novell
5 2 (3.45%) Sun
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) Tandberg
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