The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 5 5 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 48 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.83% 27.73% 20.83%
As % of the Vendors category 43.64% 49.25% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 14
Median salary £36,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £40,000 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 County Antrim.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 110 67 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 45.45% 56.30% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 88 39 30
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Microsoft
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in County Antrim

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in County Antrim over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in County Antrim

Microsoft
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Belfast -1 35 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 39 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 24 (33.33%) .NET
3 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
4 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.39%) C#
6 17 (23.61%) SQL
7 15 (20.83%) Java
7 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
8 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
9 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.67%) HTML
10 12 (16.67%) CSS
10 12 (16.67%) VMware
10 12 (16.67%) Presales
10 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (15.28%) Degree
11 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
12 10 (13.89%) Web Services
12 10 (13.89%) UML
12 10 (13.89%) Open Source
12 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (13.89%) Business Development
12 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
12 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
13 9 (12.50%) WPF
13 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) Kentico
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) assyst
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Office 365
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) VPN
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) Intranet
4 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.78%) SSDT
6 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) .NET Developer
2 10 (13.89%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.89%) Technical Architect
3 8 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) IT Support
5 6 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.56%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
4 12 (16.67%) CSS
4 12 (16.67%) HTML
5 10 (13.89%) Web Services
6 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.50%) WPF
7 7 (9.72%) jQuery
8 6 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 6 (8.33%) Sass
8 6 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 6 (8.33%) XML
9 5 (6.94%) WCF
10 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.17%) LINQ
12 2 (2.78%) JSON
12 2 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 6 (8.33%) Replication
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Fintech
4 2 (2.78%) Smart Energy
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) CMDB
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) Android
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.67%) Presales
3 10 (13.89%) Business Development
3 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Management
3 10 (13.89%) Open Source
3 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
3 10 (13.89%) UML
4 6 (8.33%) Android Development
4 6 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 6 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 6 (8.33%) MVC
5 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.94%) SDLC
5 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL
6 4 (5.56%) Project Management
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.17%) Change Management
7 3 (4.17%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) C#
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) Java
4 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.28%) Degree
3 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 9 (12.50%) MCSA
5 3 (4.17%) MCP
6 2 (2.78%) HNC
6 2 (2.78%) HND
6 2 (2.78%) MCDST
6 2 (2.78%) MCITP
6 2 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) CISA
7 1 (1.39%) CISM
7 1 (1.39%) CISSP
7 1 (1.39%) CRISC
7 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.39%) PMP
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
2 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) XenApp
3 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.94%) XenServer
4 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) VMware
2 9 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 5 (6.94%) Sophos
5 5 (6.94%) Veeam
6 4 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) Apple
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) Adobe
8 2 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.78%) Remedy
8 2 (2.78%) Reuters
8 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.39%) Draytek
9 1 (1.39%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.39%) Snow
9 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
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