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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.36% 29.13% 13.23%
As % of the Vendors category 52.94% 52.86% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 38
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
34 70 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 30.91% 55.12% 45.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20 56 75
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -9 18 £50,000 +37.93% 10
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 28 (41.18%) .NET
4 26 (38.24%) Windows
5 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
5 25 (36.76%) C#
5 25 (36.76%) Degree
6 24 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
8 22 (32.35%) MVC
8 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (30.88%) Web Development
9 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (29.41%) Visual Studio
11 19 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (25.00%) DHCP
12 17 (25.00%) DNS
12 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 17 (25.00%) Firewall
13 16 (23.53%) VMware
13 16 (23.53%) Oracle
14 15 (22.06%) ITIL
14 15 (22.06%) Clustering
15 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (20.59%) Web Services
15 14 (20.59%) Veritas
15 14 (20.59%) Time Management
16 13 (19.12%) HTML
16 13 (19.12%) IIS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (19.12%) IIS
2 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.35%) JBoss
5 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) DHCP
1 17 (25.00%) DNS
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
2 9 (13.24%) SAN
3 8 (11.76%) NAS
4 7 (10.29%) Internet
5 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.94%) Network Security
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.47%) HTTP
8 1 (1.47%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) OLTP
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.35%) MSTest
3 5 (7.35%) Rational Rose
3 5 (7.35%) NUnit
4 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Law
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Implementation Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Integration Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) .NET
2 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (20.59%) Web Services
5 13 (19.12%) HTML
6 12 (17.65%) jQuery
7 11 (16.18%) XML
8 10 (14.71%) XSLT
9 8 (11.76%) CSS
10 6 (8.82%) Ajax
10 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.35%) JSON
11 5 (7.35%) COM+
11 5 (7.35%) SOAP
11 5 (7.35%) YUI
12 3 (4.41%) WCF
13 2 (2.94%) J2EE
14 1 (1.47%) COM
14 1 (1.47%) JDBC
14 1 (1.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.06%) Clustering
3 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) NHS
4 6 (8.82%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Physics
6 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.47%) Biology
6 1 (1.47%) IVR
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) Linux
6 6 (8.82%) UNIX
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 22 (32.35%) MVC
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) Web Development
4 15 (22.06%) ITIL
5 14 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (20.59%) Time Management
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (10.29%) SOA
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Use Case
9 5 (7.35%) UML
9 5 (7.35%) OOP
10 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) C#
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.18%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) C++
6 6 (8.82%) C
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.35%) MCAD
4 5 (7.35%) MCSD
5 3 (4.41%) CCNA
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) HL7
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) VMware ESX
3 9 (13.24%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) NetBackup
2 10 (14.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (7.35%) WSUS
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
1 16 (23.53%) VMware
2 14 (20.59%) Veritas
3 13 (19.12%) Sophos
4 12 (17.65%) Symantec
5 9 (13.24%) Citrix
6 5 (7.35%) CommVault
6 5 (7.35%) Northgate
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) Ab Initio
9 2 (2.94%) Actimize
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.47%) HP
10 1 (1.47%) Compaq
10 1 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (1.47%) Acronis
Belfast, County Antrim
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £18 - £24k + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Deloitte
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Salary: TBC
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago