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 24 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 28 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.95% 32.14% 16.18%
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 69.23% 20.95%
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 £25,200 £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 County Antrim.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 77 65 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 49.36% 46.43% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 39
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -8 25 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 29 (38.67%) .NET
2 24 (32.00%) Windows
3 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
4 22 (29.33%) C#
5 18 (24.00%) HTML
5 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (22.67%) SQL
6 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
6 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
7 16 (21.33%) CSS
8 14 (18.67%) Finance
9 13 (17.33%) VMware
9 13 (17.33%) Java
10 12 (16.00%) Web Services
10 12 (16.00%) jQuery
11 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (14.67%) Business Development
11 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
11 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
12 10 (13.33%) Cisco
12 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
13 9 (12.00%) WPF
14 8 (10.67%) Degree
14 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.67%) Blackberry
14 8 (10.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (10.67%) MVC

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 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.00%) CMS
6 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) SAS
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) assyst
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Mimecast
2 3 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) LAN
1 7 (9.33%) WAN
2 5 (6.67%) VPN
3 3 (4.00%) Intranet
3 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.00%) SAN
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.67%) SSDT
4 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Legal
2 4 (5.33%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Support Technician
5 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 6 (8.00%) IT Support
6 6 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Xamarin Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (5.33%) IT Technician
8 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) HTML
3 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
3 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
4 16 (21.33%) CSS
5 12 (16.00%) jQuery
5 12 (16.00%) Web Services
6 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.00%) WPF
8 7 (9.33%) Entity Framework
9 6 (8.00%) Sass
9 6 (8.00%) Silverlight
9 6 (8.00%) WCF
10 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.33%) Ember.js
11 4 (5.33%) JSON
11 4 (5.33%) LINQ
11 4 (5.33%) React
11 4 (5.33%) REST
11 4 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Fintech
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.67%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Android
2 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.67%) Business Development
3 8 (10.67%) MVC
3 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Android Development
5 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 6 (8.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (8.00%) SDLC
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (6.67%) Open Source
6 5 (6.67%) Presales
6 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.67%) UML
7 4 (5.33%) API Development
7 4 (5.33%) Information Management
7 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) C#
2 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.67%) SQL
4 13 (17.33%) Java
5 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.67%) Degree
3 5 (6.67%) MCP
3 5 (6.67%) MCSA
3 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) CCNA
4 3 (4.00%) CCNP
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.00%) HNC
4 3 (4.00%) HND
4 3 (4.00%) MCDST
4 3 (4.00%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.67%) XenServer
5 1 (1.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) VMware
2 10 (13.33%) Cisco
3 7 (9.33%) Forcepoint
3 7 (9.33%) HP
4 6 (8.00%) Xamarin
5 5 (6.67%) Citrix
6 4 (5.33%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.33%) Symantec
7 3 (4.00%) Adobe
7 3 (4.00%) Apple
7 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 3 (4.00%) IBM
7 3 (4.00%) Remedy
7 3 (4.00%) Reuters
8 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.67%) Sophos
8 2 (2.67%) Veeam
9 1 (1.33%) Draytek
9 1 (1.33%) Meraki
9 1 (1.33%) Snow
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