Period
to 11 December 2018

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 6 months to 11 December 2018 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 118 142 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 20.63% 36.32% 19.56%
As % of the Vendors category 57.56% 60.94% 46.09%
Number of salaries quoted 69 52 45
County Antrim median annual salary £39,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -9.38% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,400 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £52,000 £56,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in County Antrim.

All Vendors
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 205 233 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 35.84% 59.59% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 121 121 77
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -8 117 £39,500 +5.33% 16
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 53 (44.92%) .NET
2 52 (44.07%) C#
2 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.75%) HTML
3 41 (34.75%) CSS
4 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (23.73%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (22.88%) Office 365
8 26 (22.03%) CRM
9 25 (21.19%) ERP
9 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
9 25 (21.19%) MVC
10 23 (19.49%) Windows
10 23 (19.49%) SharePoint
10 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (17.80%) jQuery
11 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
12 20 (16.95%) SQL
12 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
13 17 (14.41%) DevOps
13 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
13 17 (14.41%) Presales
14 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
14 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
15 15 (12.71%) Finance
15 15 (12.71%) HTML5

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 23 (19.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (22.88%) Office 365
3 20 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.78%) LAN
2 8 (6.78%) Network Security
2 8 (6.78%) VPN
2 8 (6.78%) WAN
3 6 (5.08%) Internet
4 5 (4.24%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.69%) Skype
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
6 1 (0.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.24%) MariaDB
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.54%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.69%) MySQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.08%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) Bitbucket
3 5 (4.24%) webpack
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) CA Release Automation
6 1 (0.85%) gulp
6 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 15 (12.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Front Office
3 4 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) Developer
2 30 (25.42%) Consultant
3 27 (22.88%) .NET Developer
4 26 (22.03%) Software Developer
5 19 (16.10%) CRM Consultant
6 15 (12.71%) Functional Consultant
7 10 (8.47%) .NET Software Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) Support Consultant
9 8 (6.78%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.08%) Architect
11 6 (5.08%) DBA
11 6 (5.08%) SQL DBA
12 5 (4.24%) C++ Consultant
12 5 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (3.39%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.92%) .NET
2 41 (34.75%) CSS
2 41 (34.75%) HTML
3 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET
4 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (17.80%) jQuery
6 20 (16.95%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.71%) HTML5
8 13 (11.02%) Web Services
9 12 (10.17%) WCF
10 11 (9.32%) Entity Framework
10 11 (9.32%) Node.js
11 9 (7.63%) .NET Core
11 9 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (6.78%) .NET Framework
12 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.08%) REST
14 5 (4.24%) CSS3
14 5 (4.24%) Express
14 5 (4.24%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.78%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.24%) Equities
4 5 (4.24%) Internet of Things
4 5 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.24%) User Experience
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Replication
6 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.49%) Windows
2 13 (11.02%) Windows 10
3 11 (9.32%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.47%) Linux
5 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.39%) Unix
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) CRM
2 25 (21.19%) ERP
2 25 (21.19%) MVC
3 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.41%) DevOps
4 17 (14.41%) Presales
4 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
5 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.17%) TDD
8 11 (9.32%) ITIL
9 9 (7.63%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.78%) ITIL V3
11 7 (5.93%) BDD
11 7 (5.93%) Project Management
11 7 (5.93%) SDLC
11 7 (5.93%) Web Development
12 6 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.07%) C#
1 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.95%) SQL
3 7 (5.93%) Java
4 6 (5.08%) C++
4 6 (5.08%) Python
5 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) MCITP
2 9 (7.63%) MCSA
3 8 (6.78%) MCDST
3 8 (6.78%) MCP
4 2 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (6.78%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (3.39%) SCCM
3 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) logstash
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (7.63%) HP
1 9 (7.63%) Oracle
2 8 (6.78%) Apple
2 8 (6.78%) Bloomberg
2 8 (6.78%) Cisco
2 8 (6.78%) Dell
2 8 (6.78%) Remedy
2 8 (6.78%) Reuters
3 5 (4.24%) Twitter
3 5 (4.24%) VMware
4 4 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.69%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com