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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 15 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.00% 37.24% 12.15%
As % of the Vendors category 40.91% 65.85% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 34 33
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,040 £22,650 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £35,000
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
22 82 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 22.00% 56.55% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 61 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -13 9 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
4 18 (37.50%) C#
4 18 (37.50%) .NET
5 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
6 16 (33.33%) Web Development
6 16 (33.33%) Degree
7 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
7 15 (31.25%) Windows
7 15 (31.25%) MVC
7 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (27.08%) Oracle
9 13 (27.08%) Web Services
9 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (25.00%) HTML
11 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
11 11 (22.92%) jQuery
12 10 (20.83%) XML
12 10 (20.83%) XSLT
13 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (16.67%) DHCP
14 8 (16.67%) DNS
14 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
14 8 (16.67%) Firewall
14 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (14.58%) IIS
1 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.42%) JBoss
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Kentico
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DHCP
1 8 (16.67%) DNS
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.08%) CTI
6 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) MSTest
3 5 (10.42%) Rational Rose
3 5 (10.42%) NUnit
4 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Implementation Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Integration Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
3 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (27.08%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) HTML
6 11 (22.92%) jQuery
7 10 (20.83%) XML
7 10 (20.83%) XSLT
8 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 5 (10.42%) SOAP
9 5 (10.42%) YUI
9 5 (10.42%) Ajax
9 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.42%) JSON
9 5 (10.42%) COM+
10 1 (2.08%) J2EE
10 1 (2.08%) WCF
10 1 (2.08%) Qt
10 1 (2.08%) HTML5
10 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) User Experience
4 4 (8.33%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) NHS
5 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.08%) Physics
6 1 (2.08%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.08%) Biology
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (2.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Web Development
2 15 (31.25%) MVC
2 15 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.67%) Time Management
4 8 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.58%) SOA
6 6 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Use Case
7 5 (10.42%) UML
7 5 (10.42%) OOP
7 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 2 (4.17%) Data Management
10 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) C#
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) C
5 6 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) MCAD
3 5 (10.42%) MCSD
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.17%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Symantec
4 5 (10.42%) Northgate
4 5 (10.42%) Veritas
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) Sophos
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) CommVault
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Ab Initio
7 2 (4.17%) Actimize
8 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.08%) Acronis
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Compaq
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
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