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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 23 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.85% 14.58% 25.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.94% 32.56% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 27
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £38,400
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
47 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.26% 44.79% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 29
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 26 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
2 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
6 10 (26.32%) Unix
6 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
8 8 (21.05%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.42%) SAN
9 7 (18.42%) VBScript
9 7 (18.42%) C#
9 7 (18.42%) HTML
9 7 (18.42%) Replication
10 6 (15.79%) IIS
10 6 (15.79%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) SLA

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 (15.79%) IIS
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Drupal
6 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.63%) SugarCRM
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) IDOL
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) OLAP
5 1 (2.63%) OLTP
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Support
5 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) OLE
5 4 (10.53%) WCF
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.63%) COM
7 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.63%) LAMP
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Replication
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.63%) BYOD
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Derivative
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (31.58%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Debian
6 2 (5.26%) NetWare
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Document Management
5 3 (7.89%) OOP
5 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
5 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Security
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) C#
2 7 (18.42%) VBScript
3 5 (13.16%) C
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
4 4 (10.53%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.89%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.89%) GCIA
5 3 (7.89%) GCIH
5 3 (7.89%) MCITP
5 3 (7.89%) PhD
5 3 (7.89%) SANS
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.26%) EMC Certification
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) CISM
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.89%) DFS Replication
4 3 (7.89%) Firmware
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) NFS
6 1 (2.63%) Squid
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) MOM
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) BMC
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Remedy
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) HP
5 3 (7.89%) Sun
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 2 (5.26%) BT
6 2 (5.26%) CommVault
6 2 (5.26%) Kofax
6 2 (5.26%) Novell
6 2 (5.26%) OpenText
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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