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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 13 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.84% 13.95% 9.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.90% 52.17% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Median salary £31,750 £33,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £32,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
41 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.40% 26.74% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 8
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) Office 365
6 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (21.21%) Clustering
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) MCP
7 7 (21.21%) MCSA
7 7 (21.21%) SLA
7 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
8 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 6 (18.18%) SCCM
8 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
8 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (18.18%) Patch Management

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 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Exchange Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
1 5 (15.15%) WinForms
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Drools
3 2 (6.06%) GWT
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) jBPM
3 2 (6.06%) JMS
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) Core Data
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (12.12%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) BYOD
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Presales
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) User Stories
7 1 (3.03%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) MCP
2 7 (21.21%) MCSA
3 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 3 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Veeam
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) IronPort
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Draytek
7 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.03%) Polycom
7 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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