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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 3 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 26 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.81% 13.29% 23.70%
As % of the Vendors category 60.47% 21.59% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 30
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,800 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
43 88 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.72% 61.54% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 57
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +10 24 £35,000 +16.66% 4
County Armagh - 1 £19,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 30 (54.55%) C#
2 29 (52.73%) .NET
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
4 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
5 25 (45.45%) CSS
5 25 (45.45%) HTML
6 16 (29.09%) SQL
6 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
6 16 (29.09%) WCF
6 16 (29.09%) HTML5
7 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
8 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
8 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
9 12 (21.82%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (21.82%) VMware
9 12 (21.82%) QA
10 11 (20.00%) Degree
10 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (20.00%) XML
10 11 (20.00%) Windows
10 11 (20.00%) MS Office
11 10 (18.18%) MVC
11 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (18.18%) CSS3
11 10 (18.18%) Office 365
12 9 (16.36%) Apache Cordova
13 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
13 8 (14.55%) Citrix

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 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.82%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.73%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.82%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.82%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (18.18%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.09%) IaaS
2 5 (9.09%) OneDrive
2 5 (9.09%) PaaS
2 5 (9.09%) SaaS
2 5 (9.09%) Yammer
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) DMZ
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
1 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.73%) Advertising
2 5 (9.09%) Back Office
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
7 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
3 25 (45.45%) CSS
3 25 (45.45%) HTML
4 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
4 16 (29.09%) HTML5
4 16 (29.09%) WCF
5 11 (20.00%) XML
6 10 (18.18%) CSS3
7 9 (16.36%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (12.73%) Web Services
9 6 (10.91%) LINQ
10 5 (9.09%) jQuery
11 3 (5.45%) Ajax
11 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) WPF
12 2 (3.64%) Java EE
13 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (9.09%) IVR
2 3 (5.45%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 2 (3.64%) NetWare
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (18.18%) MVC
3 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.91%) CRM
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.09%) Presales
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) WFM
7 3 (5.45%) Coaching
7 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
8 2 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) C#
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.64%) EMC Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) XenApp
3 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) VMware
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) EMC
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Novell
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
5 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Tandberg
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