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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.23% 17.27% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 57.50% 25.68% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 25
Average salary £35,000 £30,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,600 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
40 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.40% 67.27% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 52
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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 +6 22 £36,250 +17.88% 4
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 29 (56.86%) C#
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
4 24 (47.06%) CSS
4 24 (47.06%) HTML
5 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
5 16 (31.37%) WCF
5 16 (31.37%) HTML5
6 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
8 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (23.53%) VMware
9 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 11 (21.57%) Office 365
9 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
9 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.61%) CSS3
10 10 (19.61%) XML
10 10 (19.61%) MVC
11 9 (17.65%) Degree
11 9 (17.65%) MS Office
11 9 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
12 8 (15.69%) Citrix
12 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
12 8 (15.69%) QA

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (25.49%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.96%) CMS
7 1 (1.96%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (21.57%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) OneDrive
2 5 (9.80%) PaaS
2 5 (9.80%) SaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) DMZ
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
1 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Advertising
2 5 (9.80%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (56.86%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) ASP.NET
3 24 (47.06%) CSS
3 24 (47.06%) HTML
4 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
4 16 (31.37%) HTML5
4 16 (31.37%) WCF
5 10 (19.61%) CSS3
5 10 (19.61%) XML
6 9 (17.65%) Apache Cordova
7 7 (13.73%) Web Services
8 6 (11.76%) LINQ
9 5 (9.80%) jQuery
10 3 (5.88%) Ajax
10 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.88%) WPF
11 2 (3.92%) Java EE
12 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.88%) IVR
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) NetWare
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
2 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Presales
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Coaching
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Computer Security
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) C#
2 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.92%) EMC Certification
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
2 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
1 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) VMware
2 8 (15.69%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) EMC
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Novell
4 2 (3.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Tandberg
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