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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 34.03% 17.60% 25.93%
As % of the Vendors category 72.06% 22.68% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 18 29
Median salary £35,000 £30,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
68 97 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 47.22% 77.60% 58.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 38 62
Median salary £37,750 £38,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +43.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +14 49 £35,000 +13.82% 8
Newtownabbey - 2 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (47.56%) .NET
2 37 (45.12%) SharePoint
3 35 (42.68%) C#
4 31 (37.80%) MS Excel
5 30 (36.59%) QA
6 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
7 27 (32.93%) Degree
8 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
8 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
9 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
10 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (23.17%) Office 365
10 19 (23.17%) CSS
10 19 (23.17%) HTML
11 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
12 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 16 (19.51%) VMware
12 16 (19.51%) Citrix
12 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
13 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
13 15 (18.29%) HTML5
13 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
14 14 (17.07%) SQL
14 14 (17.07%) Windows
15 13 (15.85%) WCF
16 12 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
18 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (12.20%) CSS3

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 37 (45.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (10.98%) Skype for Business
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.22%) CMS
9 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (37.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.66%) Maximo
3 2 (2.44%) assyst
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (23.17%) Office 365
2 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.10%) IaaS
2 5 (6.10%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.10%) PaaS
2 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Yammer
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.88%) Wireless
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (3.66%) DMZ
4 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 3 (3.66%) LAN
4 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.66%) VPN
4 3 (3.66%) WAN
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (1.22%) DHCP
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) EDRMS
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) IDOL
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Selenium
1 9 (10.98%) SpecFlow
2 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) JDeveloper
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
1 6 (7.32%) Legal
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Developer
2 18 (21.95%) Consultant
3 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.20%) QA Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Quality Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Business Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Manual Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.88%) QA Manual Tester
8 4 (4.88%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (47.56%) .NET
2 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
3 19 (23.17%) CSS
3 19 (23.17%) HTML
4 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
4 15 (18.29%) HTML5
5 13 (15.85%) WCF
6 10 (12.20%) CSS3
7 9 (10.98%) Apache Cordova
7 9 (10.98%) Web Services
7 9 (10.98%) XML
8 3 (3.66%) Middleware
9 2 (2.44%) Ajax
9 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.44%) Java EE
9 2 (2.44%) jQuery
9 2 (2.44%) LINQ
10 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Replication
4 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Unix
6 2 (2.44%) NetWare
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
2 17 (20.73%) Software Engineering
3 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.20%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.98%) Presales
6 9 (10.98%) Validation
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
7 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Information Management
9 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Refactoring
9 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.68%) C#
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.10%) Java
6 4 (4.88%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.66%) VBScript
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) Degree
2 20 (24.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.98%) ISEB
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.10%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) MCITP
7 3 (3.66%) MCP
7 3 (3.66%) MCSA
7 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.44%) CCNA
8 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.44%) EMC Certification
8 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.44%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.59%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) XenApp
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.66%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.66%) Firmware
7 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) SCCM
1 8 (9.76%) SCOM
2 3 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) MOM
3 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Citrix
1 16 (19.51%) VMware
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.66%) EMC
4 3 (3.66%) Tandberg
5 2 (2.44%) Adobe
5 2 (2.44%) CommVault
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Kofax
5 2 (2.44%) Novell
5 2 (2.44%) OpenText
5 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
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