The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 17 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.69% 34.32% 13.70%
As % of the Vendors category 27.27% 64.44% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 37 42
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 £22,800 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 90 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.21% 53.25% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 66 79
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 £22,050 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northern Ireland region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim -13 9 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (42.59%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
3 22 (40.74%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) Degree
5 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
6 16 (29.63%) Visual Studio
6 16 (29.63%) Windows
6 16 (29.63%) Web Development
7 15 (27.78%) MVC
7 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle
9 13 (24.07%) Web Services
9 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (22.22%) HTML
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.37%) jQuery
12 10 (18.52%) XML
12 10 (18.52%) XSLT
12 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (16.67%) Firewall
14 8 (14.81%) Java
14 8 (14.81%) DHCP
14 8 (14.81%) DNS
14 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
14 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (12.96%) IIS
1 7 (12.96%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.26%) JBoss
2 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
6 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.85%) Kentico
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (14.81%) DHCP
2 8 (14.81%) DNS
3 5 (9.26%) Internet
3 5 (9.26%) LAN
4 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (5.56%) NAS
6 2 (3.70%) Network Security
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) CTI
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) MSTest
3 5 (9.26%) NUnit
3 5 (9.26%) Rational Rose
4 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.85%) JMeter
5 1 (1.85%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (1.85%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.85%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Software Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Graduate
6 5 (9.26%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (24.07%) Web Services
5 12 (22.22%) HTML
6 11 (20.37%) jQuery
7 10 (18.52%) XML
7 10 (18.52%) XSLT
8 7 (12.96%) CSS
9 5 (9.26%) SOAP
9 5 (9.26%) YUI
9 5 (9.26%) Ajax
9 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.26%) JSON
9 5 (9.26%) COM+
10 1 (1.85%) J2EE
10 1 (1.85%) WCF
10 1 (1.85%) Qt
10 1 (1.85%) HTML5
10 1 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) User Experience
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.85%) Physics
6 1 (1.85%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.85%) Biology
6 1 (1.85%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Web Development
2 15 (27.78%) MVC
2 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) Time Management
5 7 (12.96%) SOA
6 6 (11.11%) OO
6 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Use Case
7 5 (9.26%) UML
7 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.70%) Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Data Management
10 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) Java
5 6 (11.11%) C
5 6 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) MCAD
4 5 (9.26%) MCSD
5 4 (7.41%) CCNA
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 4 (7.41%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Symantec
4 5 (9.26%) Veritas
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) Northgate
5 4 (7.41%) Sophos
6 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) CommVault
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.70%) Actimize
8 1 (1.85%) Compaq
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
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