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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 17.07% 26.72% 17.74%
As % of the Vendors category 39.25% 46.97% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 11
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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
107 66 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 43.50% 56.90% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 90 45 23
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -5 31 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 35 (54.69%) MS Excel
2 24 (37.50%) Windows
3 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (28.13%) .NET
5 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
8 13 (20.31%) C#
8 13 (20.31%) SQL
9 12 (18.75%) VMware
9 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (17.19%) Java
11 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 10 (15.63%) Degree
11 10 (15.63%) Business Development
12 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (14.06%) HTML
12 9 (14.06%) Presales
13 8 (12.50%) CSS
13 8 (12.50%) XML
13 8 (12.50%) MCSA
13 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
14 7 (10.94%) Office 365
14 7 (10.94%) Open Source
14 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
14 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared

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 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Kentico
5 1 (1.56%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (54.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.69%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) SSDT
6 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
1 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 7 (10.94%) IT Support
4 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (6.25%) IT Technician
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.06%) HTML
4 8 (12.50%) CSS
4 8 (12.50%) XML
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
5 7 (10.94%) WPF
6 6 (9.38%) Silverlight
7 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.81%) Sass
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
8 4 (6.25%) jQuery
9 1 (1.56%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.56%) JSON
9 1 (1.56%) LINQ
9 1 (1.56%) REST
9 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.56%) WCF
9 1 (1.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
1 5 (7.81%) Replication
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Android
4 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.13%) Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) Business Development
3 9 (14.06%) Presales
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (10.94%) Open Source
4 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
4 7 (10.94%) UML
5 6 (9.38%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) Android Development
6 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.81%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
8 3 (4.69%) CRM
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) C#
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.63%) Degree
3 8 (12.50%) MCSA
4 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) CISA
6 2 (3.13%) CISM
6 2 (3.13%) CISSP
6 2 (3.13%) CRISC
6 2 (3.13%) MCP
7 1 (1.56%) MCDST
7 1 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PMP
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) XenApp
3 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.56%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
1 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) VMware
2 6 (9.38%) Citrix
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco
3 5 (7.81%) Forcepoint
3 5 (7.81%) IBM
3 5 (7.81%) Xamarin
4 4 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Sophos
4 4 (6.25%) Veeam
5 2 (3.13%) Adobe
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) EMC
6 1 (1.56%) Intel
6 1 (1.56%) NETGEAR
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Reuters
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
Belfast
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum + MS Certs MCP/MCSA/MCSE
Posted: 19 days ago