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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.12% 18.37% 11.38%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 47.37% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 12
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,850 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
65 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.79% 38.78% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 23
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
County Antrim +1 22 £36,000 -10.00% 11
County Tyrone -3 2 £42,500 +107.31% 2
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (38.98%) Degree
3 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) Windows
5 13 (22.03%) .NET
5 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
5 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
5 13 (22.03%) QA
6 11 (18.64%) C#
6 11 (18.64%) SQL
7 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (16.95%) Presales
8 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
8 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
8 9 (15.25%) Office 365
8 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
9 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.86%) ERP
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle
11 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.17%) VMware
11 6 (10.17%) Java

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 24 (40.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
3 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.25%) Office 365
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) VLAN
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.78%) EDRMS
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) IDOL
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Data Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Business Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) E-Business Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) MDX
3 4 (6.78%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) J2EE
5 1 (1.69%) JMS
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.69%) WinForms
5 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
2 5 (8.47%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) iPhone
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Presales
3 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
3 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.86%) ERP
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.17%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (8.47%) ETL
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (8.47%) Open Source
6 5 (8.47%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
6 5 (8.47%) UML
7 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) C#
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Degree
2 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) MCSA
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) MCSE
7 2 (3.39%) CISA
7 2 (3.39%) CISM
7 2 (3.39%) CISSP
7 2 (3.39%) CRISC
7 2 (3.39%) ISEB
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) HL7
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) DFS Replication
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.39%) XenServer
5 1 (1.69%) NDS
5 1 (1.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCOM
2 2 (3.39%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Cisco
2 6 (10.17%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Citrix
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Adobe
4 3 (5.08%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (3.39%) Ciena
5 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.39%) Huawei
5 2 (3.39%) IronPort
5 2 (3.39%) Kofax
5 2 (3.39%) Nokia
5 2 (3.39%) OpenText
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Sophos
5 2 (3.39%) Tellabs
5 2 (3.39%) Veeam
6 1 (1.69%) NETGEAR
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