The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.89% 20.00% 20.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 36.00% 69.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 20
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,750 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.81% 55.56% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 22
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Windows
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region.

Windows Salary Trend in Belfast

Windows
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Windows.

1 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) Unix
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
7 7 (21.88%) Replication
7 7 (21.88%) VBScript
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 6 (18.75%) SAN
8 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) MS Office
8 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (15.63%) Office 365
9 5 (15.63%) .NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) Intranet
3 2 (6.25%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) IDOL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Administrator
1 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) OLE
4 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Core Data
6 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.13%) LAMP
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.13%) BYOD
6 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.13%) Derivative
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) Unix
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Debian
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Document Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.38%) OOP
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.25%) Process Management
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) VBScript
3 5 (15.63%) C
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (9.38%) GCIA
4 3 (9.38%) GCIH
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 3 (9.38%) PhD
4 3 (9.38%) SANS
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) CISMP
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.13%) EMC Certification
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) QA
4 1 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.38%) DFS Replication
4 3 (9.38%) Firmware
4 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) Squid
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (6.25%) CommVault
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) IronPort
5 2 (6.25%) Kofax
5 2 (6.25%) OpenText
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Novell
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
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