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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 61 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 33.70% 18.39% 24.72%
As % of the Vendors category 66.30% 24.62% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 12 23
Median salary £38,000 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
92 65 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.83% 74.71% 55.62%
Number of salaries quoted 75 32 52
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £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 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 July 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 July 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 +8 61 £38,000 +26.66% 5
Newtownabbey - 2 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (45.24%) SharePoint
2 34 (40.48%) .NET
2 34 (40.48%) Degree
3 32 (38.10%) QA
4 31 (36.90%) MS Excel
5 29 (34.52%) C#
6 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 23 (27.38%) Service Delivery
8 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
10 19 (22.62%) Office 365
11 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
13 16 (19.05%) SQL
13 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
14 15 (17.86%) Citrix
15 14 (16.67%) VMware
16 13 (15.48%) Windows
17 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
17 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
17 12 (14.29%) Presales
18 11 (13.10%) Issue Tracking
18 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
18 11 (13.10%) Requirements Analysis
19 10 (11.90%) SCCM
19 10 (11.90%) HTML
19 10 (11.90%) Validation
19 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills

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 38 (45.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (36.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.57%) Maximo
3 2 (2.38%) assyst
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (22.62%) Office 365
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.95%) IaaS
3 5 (5.95%) OneDrive
3 5 (5.95%) PaaS
3 5 (5.95%) SaaS
3 5 (5.95%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) SAN
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) Wireless
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (2.38%) DMZ
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.38%) Network Security
4 2 (2.38%) Skype
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) HTTP
5 1 (1.19%) Intranet
5 1 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) EDRMS
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) IDOL
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
6 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Selenium
1 9 (10.71%) SpecFlow
1 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) JDeveloper
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Back Office
2 5 (5.95%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Consultant
2 11 (13.10%) QA Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Quality Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (9.52%) Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Business Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) E-Business Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Manual Tester
9 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) QA Manual Tester
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.48%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.90%) HTML
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.71%) CSS
5 8 (9.52%) HTML5
6 7 (8.33%) WCF
6 7 (8.33%) Web Services
7 6 (7.14%) CSS3
7 6 (7.14%) XML
8 5 (5.95%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (4.76%) MDX
10 3 (3.57%) Middleware
11 1 (1.19%) Ajax
11 1 (1.19%) COM
11 1 (1.19%) J2EE
11 1 (1.19%) Java EE
11 1 (1.19%) JMS
11 1 (1.19%) jQuery
11 1 (1.19%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.14%) Replication
5 5 (5.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.76%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) NetWare
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Service Delivery
2 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 12 (14.29%) Presales
6 11 (13.10%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (13.10%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (11.90%) Validation
8 9 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.52%) Information Management
9 8 (9.52%) Integration Testing
9 8 (9.52%) Migration
9 8 (9.52%) Refactoring
9 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.52%) Software Architecture
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) C#
2 16 (19.05%) SQL
3 12 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.76%) Java
6 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) VB
6 3 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Degree
2 20 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.71%) ISEB
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) MCSE
6 4 (4.76%) MCP
6 4 (4.76%) MCSA
7 3 (3.57%) MCITP
7 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
8 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.38%) EMC Certification
8 2 (2.38%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (38.10%) QA
2 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.57%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) XenApp
4 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.57%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.57%) Firmware
7 2 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.19%) NDS
8 1 (1.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) SCCM
2 9 (10.71%) SCOM
3 3 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) MOM
4 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Citrix
2 14 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) EMC
6 2 (2.38%) Adobe
6 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) CommVault
6 2 (2.38%) Dell
6 2 (2.38%) HP
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Kofax
6 2 (2.38%) Novell
6 2 (2.38%) OpenText
6 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.38%) Sun
6 2 (2.38%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.19%) Aveksa
7 1 (1.19%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.19%) NetIQ
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