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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.43% 13.71% 23.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.44% 36.96% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 31
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
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
36 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.71% 37.10% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 32
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (31.43%) Unix
6 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) Citrix
8 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
8 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) SAN
9 7 (20.00%) VBScript
10 6 (17.14%) IIS
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) Replication
10 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
11 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

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 (17.14%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) SugarCRM
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
4 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (11.43%) DNS
5 3 (8.57%) HTTP
5 3 (8.57%) SMTP
5 3 (8.57%) SNMP
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) Intranet
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) IDOL
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Web Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) OLE
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 3 (8.57%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.86%) COM
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Replication
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 11 (31.43%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.71%) NetWare
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.57%) Document Management
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Security
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.71%) Logistics
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Process Management
6 2 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Service Design
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (14.29%) C
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) CISSP
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) GCIA
5 3 (8.57%) GCIH
5 3 (8.57%) PhD
5 3 (8.57%) SANS
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.71%) EMC Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (2.86%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
7 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) DFS Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Firmware
3 3 (8.57%) VirtualBox
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Squid
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Cacti
1 3 (8.57%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) logstash
1 3 (8.57%) Nagios
1 3 (8.57%) Pingdom
1 3 (8.57%) Rsyslog
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) MOM
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 5 (14.29%) Dell
4 4 (11.43%) BMC
4 4 (11.43%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) BT
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) CommVault
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Kofax
5 2 (5.71%) Novell
5 2 (5.71%) OpenText
5 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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