The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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.

Microsoft
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 1 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.56% 34.09% 16.42%
As % of the Vendors category 33.78% 69.23% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 18
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +13.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 74 65 103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 49.01% 49.24% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 38
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Belfast

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Belfast.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Belfast

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Belfast over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 26 (43.33%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.00%) HTML
4 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (23.33%) Windows
5 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.67%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 13 (21.67%) Java
7 12 (20.00%) jQuery
8 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
9 10 (16.67%) Finance
9 10 (16.67%) Cisco
9 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (15.00%) WPF
10 9 (15.00%) Web Services
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (13.33%) Blackberry
11 8 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (11.67%) Forcepoint
12 7 (11.67%) VMware
12 7 (11.67%) HP
12 7 (11.67%) LAN
12 7 (11.67%) WAN
12 7 (11.67%) ITIL
12 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.00%) CMS
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) SAS
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) assyst
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) LAN
1 7 (11.67%) WAN
2 5 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (5.00%) Intranet
3 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.00%) SAN
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
2 4 (6.67%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Junior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Messaging Support
8 3 (5.00%) Messaging Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
3 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (21.67%) CSS
5 12 (20.00%) jQuery
6 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 9 (15.00%) WPF
8 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
9 6 (10.00%) Sass
9 6 (10.00%) Silverlight
10 4 (6.67%) Ember.js
10 4 (6.67%) JSON
10 4 (6.67%) LINQ
10 4 (6.67%) React
10 4 (6.67%) REST
10 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.00%) ADO.NET
11 3 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Fintech
4 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 4 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Android
2 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) Android Development
3 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (8.33%) MVC
4 5 (8.33%) Open Source
4 5 (8.33%) Presales
4 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (8.33%) UML
5 4 (6.67%) API Development
5 4 (6.67%) Information Management
5 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) C#
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.00%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) MCP
2 5 (8.33%) MCSA
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) CCNP
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) MCDST
3 3 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
3 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.33%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Cisco
2 7 (11.67%) Forcepoint
2 7 (11.67%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) VMware
3 6 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 4 (6.67%) Symantec
5 3 (5.00%) Adobe
5 3 (5.00%) Apple
5 3 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Remedy
5 3 (5.00%) Reuters
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.33%) Sophos
6 2 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (1.67%) Draytek
7 1 (1.67%) Meraki
7 1 (1.67%) Snow
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