Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 73 75 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 22.39% 18.84% 30.59%
As % of the Vendors category 53.68% 39.89% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 71 62
County Antrim median annual salary £31,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.46% -4.29% +13.82%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £54,375 £53,750 £52,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% +11.11%

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 136 188 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 41.72% 47.24% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 93 145 96
County Antrim median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% - -
10th Percentile £20,900 £21,450 £26,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £34,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +1.33% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 72 £31,000 -12.68% 16
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) .NET
3 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
4 21 (28.77%) ITIL
5 20 (27.40%) MS Exchange
6 19 (26.03%) C#
7 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (21.92%) VMware
9 15 (20.55%) Finance
9 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.18%) Oracle
10 14 (19.18%) Citrix
10 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
11 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (16.44%) SCOM
12 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
13 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
13 11 (15.07%) vSphere
13 11 (15.07%) Dell
14 10 (13.70%) SQL
14 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.33%) XenApp

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 20 (27.40%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (20.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.85%) IIS
6 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.74%) JBoss
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.37%) Apache
9 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.74%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.85%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.11%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.11%) Office 365
5 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.59%) LAN
2 7 (9.59%) WAN
3 6 (8.22%) DHCP
3 6 (8.22%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) Network Security
3 6 (8.22%) VPN
4 5 (6.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) PBX
5 1 (1.37%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Power BI
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) JDeveloper
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 2 (2.74%) JUnit
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.37%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (1.37%) gulp
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) Mockito
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Law
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
3 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
3 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Administrator
5 6 (8.22%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.85%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) WCF
5 3 (4.11%) .NET Core
5 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.11%) Classic ASP
5 3 (4.11%) React
5 3 (4.11%) RESTful
6 2 (2.74%) Node.js
6 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (2.74%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) Windows
2 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.74%) Android
8 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.74%) Linux
8 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) Change Management
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
4 8 (10.96%) CRM
4 8 (10.96%) MVC
4 8 (10.96%) Scrum
5 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.22%) BDD
6 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.22%) SOA
6 6 (8.22%) TDD
7 5 (6.85%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) ERP
7 5 (6.85%) Presales
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (5.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) C#
2 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.48%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.33%) MCSA
3 7 (9.59%) Degree
3 7 (9.59%) MCDST
3 7 (9.59%) MCP
4 6 (8.22%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) HNC
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) vSphere
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.33%) XenApp
4 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) SCOM
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (8.22%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (6.85%) ThinApp
3 5 (6.85%) vRealize
4 2 (2.74%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) Ansible
5 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.37%) logstash
5 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) Puppet
5 1 (1.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) VMware
2 14 (19.18%) Citrix
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) Dell
4 7 (9.59%) HP
4 7 (9.59%) Remedy
5 6 (8.22%) Apple
5 6 (8.22%) Bloomberg
5 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 6 (8.22%) Reuters
6 5 (6.85%) Ivanti
6 5 (6.85%) Splunk
6 5 (6.85%) Wyse
7 3 (4.11%) Forcepoint
7 3 (4.11%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.74%) Lotus
8 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec