Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 79 116 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 20.68% 32.49% 28.57%
As % of the Vendors category 50.32% 57.14% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 67
County Antrim median annual salary £30,000 £33,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% -11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,975 £25,600
90th Percentile £58,000 £48,250 £51,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,000 £33,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -10.45% -6.94% +9.92%

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 157 203 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 41.10% 56.86% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 111 93
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 78 £30,000 -10.45% 14
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (31.65%) C#
3 25 (31.65%) .NET
4 23 (29.11%) ITIL
4 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (24.05%) Finance
5 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.52%) MS Exchange
6 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.99%) Dell
8 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
8 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
8 15 (18.99%) Windows 10
9 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (16.46%) HP
10 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
10 13 (16.46%) Blackberry
10 13 (16.46%) VMware
11 12 (15.19%) Remedy
11 12 (15.19%) LAN
11 12 (15.19%) WAN
11 12 (15.19%) MCP
11 12 (15.19%) MCSA
11 12 (15.19%) MCDST

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 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.06%) IIS
7 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.27%) Apache
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.06%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.66%) Office 365
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.06%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.19%) LAN
2 12 (15.19%) WAN
3 11 (13.92%) Network Security
3 11 (13.92%) VPN
4 6 (7.59%) DHCP
4 6 (7.59%) DNS
5 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.06%) PuTTY
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
7 2 (2.53%) Skype
8 1 (1.27%) PBX
8 1 (1.27%) SAN
8 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.27%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (1.27%) gulp
4 1 (1.27%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Front Office
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Consultant
3 13 (16.46%) Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Software Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) CRM Consultant
6 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.59%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) C++ Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Support Consultant
9 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Software Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
2 10 (12.66%) CSS
2 10 (12.66%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (6.33%) jQuery
4 5 (6.33%) Node.js
4 5 (6.33%) WCF
5 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.06%) Express
5 4 (5.06%) Socket.IO
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.53%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) Equities
5 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.53%) iPhone
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Windows
2 15 (18.99%) Windows 10
2 15 (18.99%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.66%) Linux
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) ITIL
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.19%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.92%) CRM
4 11 (13.92%) ITIL V3
4 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.39%) BDD
5 9 (11.39%) Presales
5 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 9 (11.39%) TDD
6 8 (10.13%) ERP
6 8 (10.13%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) MVC
7 6 (7.59%) SOA
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.33%) SOLID
8 5 (6.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) C#
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 6 (7.59%) Python
5 5 (6.33%) C++
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) Java
9 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.19%) MCDST
2 12 (15.19%) MCITP
2 12 (15.19%) MCP
2 12 (15.19%) MCSA
3 8 (10.13%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) HNC
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.27%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) vSphere
3 6 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.06%) XenApp
4 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.80%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (13.92%) ServiceCenter
2 8 (10.13%) SCOM
3 6 (7.59%) SCCM
4 4 (5.06%) ThinApp
4 4 (5.06%) vRealize
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.80%) WSUS
6 1 (1.27%) Ansible
6 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.27%) logstash
6 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.27%) Puppet
6 1 (1.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Dell
2 13 (16.46%) HP
2 13 (16.46%) VMware
3 12 (15.19%) Remedy
4 11 (13.92%) Apple
4 11 (13.92%) Bloomberg
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco
4 11 (13.92%) Reuters
5 9 (11.39%) Citrix
6 8 (10.13%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) Ivanti
7 4 (5.06%) Splunk
7 4 (5.06%) Twitter
7 4 (5.06%) Wyse
8 2 (2.53%) Lotus
8 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.27%) Adobe
9 1 (1.27%) Avaya
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec