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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 45 11 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 29.41% 21.57% 27.17%
As % of the Vendors category 60.81% 35.48% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 22
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,850 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +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
74 31 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 48.37% 60.78% 56.65%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 42
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 £37,700 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 45 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Newtownabbey - 2 £30,000 -
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 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 County Antrim 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 26 (33.77%) .NET
6 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (27.27%) C#
7 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
8 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
8 18 (23.38%) Office 365
8 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
8 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
9 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
10 14 (18.18%) SQL
10 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
11 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
11 13 (16.88%) Citrix
12 12 (15.58%) VMware
13 11 (14.29%) Windows
13 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (14.29%) Presales
14 10 (12.99%) Issue Tracking
14 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.99%) Oracle
14 10 (12.99%) Validation
15 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (11.69%) ISEB

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 36 (46.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.30%) CMS
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.30%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) 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 18 (23.38%) Office 365
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 4 (5.19%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.19%) PaaS
4 4 (5.19%) SaaS
4 4 (5.19%) 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 18 (23.38%) 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%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Back Office
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 18 (23.38%) Consultant
2 10 (12.99%) QA Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (7.79%) Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Data Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Business Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) E-Business Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Manual Tester
6 4 (5.19%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.19%) QA Manual Tester
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) .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%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.19%) CSS
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%) jQuery
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%) Visualisation
5 4 (5.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 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
2 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
3 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.29%) Presales
5 10 (12.99%) Issue Tracking
5 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.99%) Validation
6 9 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Information Management
7 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Refactoring
7 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.39%) Software Architecture
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) C#
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) Java
3 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.90%) VB
4 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 17 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.09%) XenApp
4 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.90%) DFS Replication
6 3 (3.90%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.30%) NDS
7 1 (1.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) SCCM
2 8 (10.39%) 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 13 (16.88%) Citrix
2 12 (15.58%) 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%) NetIQ
7 1 (1.30%) Novell
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