Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 137 77 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 37.13% 25.58% 19.15%
As % of the Vendors category 61.16% 54.61% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 71 23
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +23.08%

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 224 141 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 60.70% 46.84% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 114 105 53
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +31.15%
10th Percentile £25,050 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +30.08%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 0 135 £37,500 -3.85% 6
Newtownabbey -2 2 £26,500 -11.67%
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 87 (63.50%) Oracle
2 71 (51.82%) Legal
3 59 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (38.69%) Scrum
5 51 (37.23%) SQL Server
6 49 (35.77%) .NET
7 44 (32.12%) Finance
8 40 (29.20%) C#
9 38 (27.74%) SDLC
10 35 (25.55%) AngularJS
11 34 (24.82%) Migration
12 32 (23.36%) Workflow
13 31 (22.63%) SQL
13 31 (22.63%) Kanban
14 30 (21.90%) Computer Science
14 30 (21.90%) ASP.NET
14 30 (21.90%) Relational Database
15 29 (21.17%) Degree
15 29 (21.17%) Capacity Planning
16 28 (20.44%) HTML
16 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
16 28 (20.44%) Management Information System
16 28 (20.44%) Computer Science Degree
17 25 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (17.52%) Customer-Centricity
19 23 (16.79%) Project Management
19 23 (16.79%) Python
20 22 (16.06%) CSS
20 22 (16.06%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.22%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (10.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (8.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.19%) IIS
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (13.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.95%) PaaS
3 15 (10.95%) SaaS
4 12 (8.76%) iPaaS
5 6 (4.38%) npm
6 5 (3.65%) Office 365
7 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.46%) GitHub
8 2 (1.46%) Slack
8 2 (1.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) SAN
2 6 (4.38%) DNS
2 6 (4.38%) LAN
2 6 (4.38%) SNMP
2 6 (4.38%) WAN
3 5 (3.65%) DHCP
3 5 (3.65%) Firewall
3 5 (3.65%) FTP
3 5 (3.65%) HTTP
3 5 (3.65%) IP Telephony
3 5 (3.65%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.65%) LDAP
3 5 (3.65%) SMTP
3 5 (3.65%) SSH
3 5 (3.65%) SSL
3 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.92%) VPN
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (37.23%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.90%) Relational Database
3 17 (12.41%) RDBMS
4 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database
4 13 (9.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.11%) DocumentDB
6 7 (5.11%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.38%) Ingres
7 6 (4.38%) MySQL
7 6 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Bitbucket
1 12 (8.76%) GitLab
1 12 (8.76%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.03%) Subversion
3 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.38%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.38%) JUnit
5 6 (4.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (4.38%) Mockito
5 6 (4.38%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.38%) Protractor
6 3 (2.19%) JDeveloper
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (51.82%) Legal
2 44 (32.12%) Finance
3 12 (8.76%) Banking
3 12 (8.76%) Investment Banking
3 12 (8.76%) Prime Brokerage
4 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Developer
2 23 (16.79%) .NET Developer
3 20 (14.60%) DBA
3 20 (14.60%) Software Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Architect
5 12 (8.76%) Technical Architect
6 11 (8.03%) Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) Scrum Master
7 10 (7.30%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (7.30%) SQL DBA
8 9 (6.57%) Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (5.84%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.11%) QA Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.38%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.65%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.77%) .NET
2 35 (25.55%) AngularJS
3 30 (21.90%) ASP.NET
4 28 (20.44%) HTML
5 22 (16.06%) CSS
5 22 (16.06%) jQuery
6 17 (12.41%) .NET Framework
7 15 (10.95%) Web Services
8 14 (10.22%) Entity Framework
8 14 (10.22%) Node.js
9 13 (9.49%) RESTful
10 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (6.57%) Backbone.js
11 9 (6.57%) HTML5
11 9 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (5.11%) Angular 2
12 7 (5.11%) Classic ASP
12 7 (5.11%) XML
13 6 (4.38%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 28 (20.44%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.68%) User Experience
4 12 (8.76%) Fintech
4 12 (8.76%) Replication
5 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.19%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.73%) Handset
10 1 (0.73%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Linux
2 18 (13.14%) Windows
3 12 (8.76%) Unix
4 10 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.57%) Android
6 6 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.38%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.65%) Debian
7 5 (3.65%) Solaris
8 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.69%) Scrum
3 38 (27.74%) SDLC
4 34 (24.82%) Migration
5 32 (23.36%) Workflow
6 31 (22.63%) Kanban
7 29 (21.17%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (17.52%) Customer-Centricity
10 23 (16.79%) Project Management
11 21 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (14.60%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (13.87%) DevOps
13 19 (13.87%) MVC
13 19 (13.87%) Process Management
13 19 (13.87%) Ticket Management
14 18 (13.14%) Business Analysis
14 18 (13.14%) Dashboard Development
14 18 (13.14%) Traceability Matrix
14 18 (13.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) C#
2 31 (22.63%) SQL
3 28 (20.44%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.79%) Python
5 20 (14.60%) Java
6 16 (11.68%) PHP
7 14 (10.22%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
8 12 (8.76%) Ruby
9 9 (6.57%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.57%) Perl
10 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.38%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.19%) C
13 1 (0.73%) VB
13 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) Degree
2 28 (20.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.03%) PMI Certification
4 11 (8.03%) PMP
5 7 (5.11%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.38%) CCNA
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.92%) CCNP
9 1 (0.73%) CCA
9 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.73%) MCITP
9 1 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.22%) Docker
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.65%) NFS
4 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.73%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) Puppet
2 12 (8.76%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 87 (63.50%) Oracle
2 15 (10.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.57%) Cisco
3 9 (6.57%) HP
3 9 (6.57%) IBM
4 6 (4.38%) EMC
4 6 (4.38%) VMware
5 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
5 5 (3.65%) NetApp
5 5 (3.65%) Symantec
6 4 (2.92%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.46%) Citrix
7 2 (1.46%) CommVault
7 2 (1.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) Avaya
8 1 (0.73%) Dell
8 1 (0.73%) Juniper
8 1 (0.73%) Meraki
8 1 (0.73%) Polycom