The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 26 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 10 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.59% 6.90% 21.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 26.32% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 27
Average salary £35,000 £23,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.53% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £19,900 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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 38 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 38.53% 26.21% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 43
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £22,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) VMware
3 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 21 (48.84%) DNS
3 21 (48.84%) DHCP
3 21 (48.84%) ITIL
4 19 (44.19%) Clustering
5 18 (41.86%) Veritas
6 17 (39.53%) IIS
6 17 (39.53%) VMware ESX
6 17 (39.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (39.53%) Sophos
6 17 (39.53%) NetBackup
7 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
7 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
8 15 (34.88%) SQL
8 15 (34.88%) Citrix
8 15 (34.88%) Symantec
9 14 (32.56%) Backup Exec
9 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
9 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (30.23%) vSphere
10 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (30.23%) SAN
10 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (27.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (27.91%) ITIL V3

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (39.53%) IIS
2 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) DNS
2 21 (48.84%) DHCP
3 13 (30.23%) SAN
4 12 (27.91%) NAS
5 5 (11.63%) Internet
5 5 (11.63%) LAN
6 4 (9.30%) WAN
6 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security
9 1 (2.33%) HTTP
9 1 (2.33%) CTI
9 1 (2.33%) Intranet
9 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) OLTP
5 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.98%) OLAP
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MSTest
1 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (11.63%) Rational Rose
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.63%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) JSON
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 5 (11.63%) XSLT
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) COM+
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) Ajax
5 3 (6.98%) WCF
5 3 (6.98%) WPF
5 3 (6.98%) JDBC
5 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.33%) Ext JS
6 1 (2.33%) Qt
6 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) NHS
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (23.26%) Linux
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 17 (39.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (27.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL V3
4 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.95%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Use Case
6 5 (11.63%) SOA
6 5 (11.63%) UML
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) Web Development
6 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.30%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.98%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) C++
3 6 (13.95%) C
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCAD
3 5 (11.63%) MCSD
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) VMware ESX
3 13 (30.23%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) NetBackup
2 14 (32.56%) Backup Exec
3 10 (23.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (11.63%) WSUS
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) VMware
3 18 (41.86%) Veritas
4 17 (39.53%) Sophos
5 15 (34.88%) Citrix
5 15 (34.88%) Symantec
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
8 5 (11.63%) CommVault
8 5 (11.63%) Northgate
9 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.33%) HP
10 1 (2.33%) Compaq
10 1 (2.33%) Actimize
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