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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 41 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 26.80% 30.41% 27.68%
As % of the Vendors category 50.62% 66.18% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 36
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
81 68 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 52.94% 45.95% 73.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 68
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £58,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 41 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 51 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (45.88%) Windows
3 33 (38.82%) SQL
4 31 (36.47%) .NET
5 30 (35.29%) Degree
6 29 (34.12%) ITIL
6 29 (34.12%) Active Directory
7 28 (32.94%) DHCP
7 28 (32.94%) DNS
7 28 (32.94%) MS Excel
7 28 (32.94%) C#
7 28 (32.94%) Firewall
8 27 (31.76%) VMware
9 25 (29.41%) Veritas
9 25 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 25 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (28.24%) IIS
10 24 (28.24%) Sophos
10 24 (28.24%) VMware ESX
10 24 (28.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (28.24%) NetBackup
11 23 (27.06%) Clustering
11 23 (27.06%) SC Cleared
11 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (25.88%) MVC
12 22 (25.88%) Symantec
12 22 (25.88%) Visual Studio
13 21 (24.71%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (28.24%) IIS
2 16 (18.82%) MS Exchange
3 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (32.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Project
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) DHCP
1 28 (32.94%) DNS
1 28 (32.94%) Firewall
2 20 (23.53%) SAN
3 19 (22.35%) NAS
4 9 (10.59%) Internet
5 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.53%) LAN
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.35%) Network Security
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.35%) WAN
8 1 (1.18%) CTI
8 1 (1.18%) HTTP
8 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Visual Studio
2 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.88%) Rational Rose
3 5 (5.88%) MSTest
3 5 (5.88%) NUnit
4 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Law
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Designer
9 4 (4.71%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Web Designer
9 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.47%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 21 (24.71%) HTML
3 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (20.00%) Web Services
5 14 (16.47%) CSS
6 13 (15.29%) XML
7 12 (14.12%) jQuery
8 10 (11.76%) XSLT
9 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.06%) Ajax
10 5 (5.88%) SOAP
10 5 (5.88%) COM+
10 5 (5.88%) YUI
10 5 (5.88%) JSON
11 4 (4.71%) WCF
12 3 (3.53%) JDBC
13 2 (2.35%) Silverlight
13 2 (2.35%) J2EE
14 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (27.06%) Clustering
3 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.06%) User Experience
4 6 (7.06%) NHS
5 4 (4.71%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Open Source
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) GIS
7 1 (1.18%) IVR
7 1 (1.18%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
7 1 (1.18%) Physics
7 1 (1.18%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.18%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.88%) Windows
2 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.59%) Linux
6 8 (9.41%) UNIX
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) ITIL
2 25 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 24 (28.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.88%) MVC
6 21 (24.71%) Web Development
7 19 (22.35%) ITIL V3
7 19 (22.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (16.47%) Time Management
9 9 (10.59%) SOA
10 8 (9.41%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Capacity Management
10 8 (9.41%) OO
11 7 (8.24%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.88%) UML
12 5 (5.88%) OOP
12 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) C#
3 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.29%) Java
5 9 (10.59%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) C
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 23 (27.06%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.88%) MCAD
5 5 (5.88%) MCSD
6 4 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.71%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (1.18%) CCNP
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) MCDST
8 1 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
1 3 (3.53%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.24%) VMware ESX
3 20 (23.53%) vSphere
4 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (28.24%) NetBackup
2 21 (24.71%) Backup Exec
3 14 (16.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.88%) WSUS
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.18%) SCCM
6 1 (1.18%) SCOM
6 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) VMware
2 25 (29.41%) Veritas
3 24 (28.24%) Sophos
4 22 (25.88%) Symantec
5 20 (23.53%) Oracle
5 20 (23.53%) Citrix
6 5 (5.88%) JBoss
6 5 (5.88%) CommVault
6 5 (5.88%) Northgate
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco
8 3 (3.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.35%) Actimize
9 2 (2.35%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.35%) ESRI
10 1 (1.18%) SAP
10 1 (1.18%) HP
10 1 (1.18%) Compaq
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago