Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 140 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 34.40% 16.58% 23.50%
As % of the Vendors category 61.67% 39.49% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 35
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.99% -10.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £60,000 £49,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -2.60%

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 227 157 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 55.77% 41.98% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 118 70
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £27,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £53,875
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% +15.38%

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 February 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 February 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 +5 137 £32,500 -9.72% 14
Newtownabbey -1 3 £26,500 -5.36%
Microsoft
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 89 (63.57%) Oracle
2 72 (51.43%) Legal
3 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (35.71%) Scrum
5 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
5 41 (29.29%) .NET
5 41 (29.29%) Finance
6 39 (27.86%) SDLC
7 36 (25.71%) Workflow
8 34 (24.29%) Migration
8 34 (24.29%) SQL
9 32 (22.86%) Degree
9 32 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
11 30 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (21.43%) Kanban
11 30 (21.43%) C#
12 29 (20.71%) Management Information System
13 28 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 28 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
13 28 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (17.86%) Project Management
14 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (17.14%) Customer-Centricity
16 22 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (15.71%) HTML
16 22 (15.71%) Python
17 21 (15.00%) Windows

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 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.14%) IIS
8 2 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (1.43%) Luigi
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (12.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.43%) PaaS
3 16 (11.43%) SaaS
4 12 (8.57%) iPaaS
5 6 (4.29%) npm
5 6 (4.29%) Office 365
6 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.00%) LAN
2 7 (5.00%) WAN
3 5 (3.57%) DHCP
3 5 (3.57%) DNS
3 5 (3.57%) Firewall
3 5 (3.57%) FTP
3 5 (3.57%) HTTP
3 5 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.57%) SAN
3 5 (3.57%) SMTP
3 5 (3.57%) SNMP
3 5 (3.57%) SSH
3 5 (3.57%) SSL
4 4 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 4 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (1.43%) Skype
6 1 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.29%) SQL Server
2 32 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 17 (12.14%) RDBMS
4 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 13 (9.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.86%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (5.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (4.29%) Ingres
9 6 (4.29%) MySQL
10 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (1.43%) Azkaban
12 2 (1.43%) Looker
12 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Bitbucket
1 12 (8.57%) GitLab
1 12 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.86%) Subversion
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.00%) JDeveloper
4 7 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.29%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.29%) JUnit
5 6 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (4.29%) Mockito
5 6 (4.29%) Protractor
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (51.43%) Legal
2 41 (29.29%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Prime Brokerage
5 2 (1.43%) Back Office
5 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Developer
2 23 (16.43%) DBA
3 17 (12.14%) .NET Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Software Developer
4 15 (10.71%) Architect
5 13 (9.29%) Technical Architect
6 12 (8.57%) Administrator
7 11 (7.86%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (7.86%) Scrum Master
8 10 (7.14%) Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) SQL DBA
9 9 (6.43%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) QA Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.29%) .NET
2 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
3 22 (15.71%) HTML
4 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 20 (14.29%) CSS
5 16 (11.43%) jQuery
6 15 (10.71%) RESTful
6 15 (10.71%) Web Services
7 12 (8.57%) Node.js
7 12 (8.57%) XML
8 11 (7.86%) Entity Framework
8 11 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 9 (6.43%) HTML5
11 8 (5.71%) Backbone.js
11 8 (5.71%) Classic ASP
11 8 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (5.00%) Angular 2
12 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (4.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Management Information System
2 28 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.57%) User Experience
4 11 (7.86%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.86%) Replication
5 9 (6.43%) Fintech
5 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Handset
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) Linux
3 16 (11.43%) Unix
4 11 (7.86%) Android
4 11 (7.86%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.71%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.57%) Debian
7 5 (3.57%) Solaris
8 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.71%) Scrum
3 39 (27.86%) SDLC
4 36 (25.71%) Workflow
5 34 (24.29%) Migration
6 30 (21.43%) Kanban
7 28 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (17.86%) Project Management
8 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (17.14%) Customer-Centricity
10 22 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (14.29%) Workflow Management
13 19 (13.57%) DevOps
13 19 (13.57%) Process Management
13 19 (13.57%) Ticket Management
14 18 (12.86%) Business Analysis
14 18 (12.86%) Dashboard Development
14 18 (12.86%) Test Automation
14 18 (12.86%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) SQL
2 30 (21.43%) C#
3 22 (15.71%) Python
4 20 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.57%) Java
6 16 (11.43%) PHP
7 13 (9.29%) T-SQL
8 12 (8.57%) Ruby
9 10 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 9 (6.43%) Perl
10 9 (6.43%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.71%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.29%) TypeScript
13 5 (3.57%) C
14 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (22.86%) Degree
2 28 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.86%) PMI Certification
4 11 (7.86%) PMP
5 7 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.86%) CCNA
6 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.14%) CCNP
7 3 (2.14%) MCP
7 3 (2.14%) MCSA
8 2 (1.43%) MCITP
8 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.71%) CCA
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.71%) MCDST
9 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.57%) Docker
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.29%) vSphere
4 6 (4.29%) XenApp
5 5 (3.57%) NFS
5 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) Puppet
2 12 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (5.00%) SCCM
4 6 (4.29%) SCOM
5 5 (3.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 89 (63.57%) Oracle
2 15 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.86%) VMware
4 9 (6.43%) HP
4 9 (6.43%) IBM
5 8 (5.71%) Citrix
6 5 (3.57%) 3PAR
6 5 (3.57%) Cisco
6 5 (3.57%) EMC
6 5 (3.57%) NetApp
7 4 (2.86%) Symantec
8 3 (2.14%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.43%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.43%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.71%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.71%) Radianz
10 1 (0.71%) Remedy
10 1 (0.71%) Reuters