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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.62% 23.04% 19.66%
As % of the Vendors category 27.78% 42.73% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 31
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,000 £14,144
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
72 110 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 74.23% 53.92% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 44
Average salary £46,250 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.19% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -5 16 £30,000 +15.38% 1
County Tyrone - 2 £18,000 -
County Londonderry +4 1 - -
Microsoft
UK

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 18 (46.15%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) Project Management
3 16 (41.03%) .NET
4 15 (38.46%) HTML
5 14 (35.90%) Oracle
5 14 (35.90%) CSS
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.64%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.64%) Java
8 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) Web Services
9 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
9 9 (23.08%) HTML5
10 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
10 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) Firewall
11 7 (17.95%) VMware
11 7 (17.95%) MCITP
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.38%) Mathematics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) SAS
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) Network Security
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.56%) Broadband
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) NUnit
1 5 (12.82%) Subversion
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.13%) JDeveloper
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Xcode
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Graduate
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) AWS Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) CSS
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
5 9 (23.08%) HTML5
6 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
8 4 (10.26%) XML
9 2 (5.13%) Middleware
10 1 (2.56%) Ajax
10 1 (2.56%) COM
10 1 (2.56%) Flash
10 1 (2.56%) XHTML
10 1 (2.56%) D3.js
10 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.56%) Java EE
10 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Physics
3 5 (12.82%) Chemistry
3 5 (12.82%) Psychology
3 5 (12.82%) GIS
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Economics
3 5 (12.82%) Statistics
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.56%) Informatics
6 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Time Management
6 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Operations Research
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (17.95%) MCITP
4 6 (15.38%) MCSE
5 5 (12.82%) MCSA
5 5 (12.82%) CCNA
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.26%) MCTS
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.13%) EMC Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CCNP
9 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) SAP
6 4 (10.26%) EMC
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Novell
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) Tableau
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago