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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 47 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.13% 16.90% 23.91%
As % of the Vendors category 68.12% 23.53% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 32
Median salary £35,000 £30,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.82% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
69 102 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.70% 71.83% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 62 40 70
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +14 45 £35,000 +13.82% 7
County Armagh - 2 £19,000 -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 34 (41.46%) C#
2 34 (41.46%) SharePoint
3 30 (36.59%) MS Excel
4 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
4 29 (35.37%) QA
5 25 (30.49%) Degree
6 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
7 20 (24.39%) CSS
7 20 (24.39%) HTML
7 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
8 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
9 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (21.95%) Office 365
9 18 (21.95%) VMware
10 16 (19.51%) SQL
10 16 (19.51%) Windows
10 16 (19.51%) Citrix
11 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.29%) HTML5
11 15 (18.29%) SC Cleared
11 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
11 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
12 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
13 13 (15.85%) WCF
14 12 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008

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 34 (41.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.63%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (10.98%) Skype for Business
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Maximo
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.44%) assyst
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (21.95%) Office 365
2 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.10%) IaaS
2 5 (6.10%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.10%) PaaS
2 5 (6.10%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Yammer
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) SAN
2 5 (6.10%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.88%) Wireless
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (3.66%) DMZ
4 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 3 (3.66%) LAN
4 3 (3.66%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.66%) VPN
4 3 (3.66%) WAN
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) Skype
6 1 (1.22%) DHCP
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) EDRMS
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.44%) IDOL
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Selenium
2 8 (9.76%) SpecFlow
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.66%) JDeveloper
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
1 6 (7.32%) Legal
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Developer
2 16 (19.51%) Consultant
3 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.98%) QA Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) Quality Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Manual Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) .NET
2 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.39%) CSS
3 20 (24.39%) HTML
4 15 (18.29%) .NET Framework
4 15 (18.29%) HTML5
5 13 (15.85%) WCF
6 10 (12.20%) CSS3
7 9 (10.98%) Apache Cordova
7 9 (10.98%) Web Services
7 9 (10.98%) XML
8 3 (3.66%) Middleware
9 2 (2.44%) Ajax
9 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.44%) Java EE
9 2 (2.44%) jQuery
9 2 (2.44%) LINQ
10 1 (1.22%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.22%) IVR
7 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) Unix
6 2 (2.44%) NetWare
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
2 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.41%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.98%) Issue Tracking
5 9 (10.98%) Presales
5 9 (10.98%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.76%) ITIL
6 8 (9.76%) Validation
7 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.10%) ERP
8 5 (6.10%) Information Management
8 5 (6.10%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Migration
8 5 (6.10%) MVC
8 5 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) C#
2 16 (19.51%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.32%) Java
6 4 (4.88%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.66%) VBScript
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Degree
2 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.76%) ISEB
4 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.10%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) MCITP
6 3 (3.66%) MCP
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.44%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.44%) EMC Certification
7 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
7 2 (2.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (35.37%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.76%) XenApp
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.66%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.66%) Firmware
6 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) SCCM
1 8 (9.76%) SCOM
2 3 (3.66%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) MOM
3 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) VMware
2 16 (19.51%) Citrix
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.66%) EMC
4 3 (3.66%) Tandberg
5 2 (2.44%) Adobe
5 2 (2.44%) CommVault
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Kofax
5 2 (2.44%) Novell
5 2 (2.44%) OpenText
5 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
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