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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 27 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 6 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.08% 4.32% 28.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.19% 17.65% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 27
Average salary £26,000 £31,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.11% +47.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
43 34 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.13% 24.46% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 37
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
3 29 (53.70%) ITIL
4 28 (51.85%) DHCP
4 28 (51.85%) DNS
5 25 (46.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (46.30%) Veritas
6 24 (44.44%) Sophos
6 24 (44.44%) VMware ESX
6 24 (44.44%) NetBackup
6 24 (44.44%) IIS
6 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
7 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
7 23 (42.59%) Clustering
8 22 (40.74%) Symantec
8 22 (40.74%) Citrix
9 21 (38.89%) Backup Exec
10 20 (37.04%) SAN
10 20 (37.04%) vSphere
11 19 (35.19%) ITIL V3
11 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (35.19%) NAS
11 19 (35.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (44.44%) IIS
2 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) DHCP
2 28 (51.85%) DNS
3 20 (37.04%) SAN
4 19 (35.19%) NAS
5 6 (11.11%) Internet
6 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
8 2 (3.70%) Intranet
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.85%) VPN
9 1 (1.85%) HTTP
9 1 (1.85%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) OLTP
6 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.56%) OLAP
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) NUnit
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (9.26%) MSTest
1 5 (9.26%) Rational Rose
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.26%) JSON
4 5 (9.26%) Ajax
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (9.26%) XSLT
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.26%) COM+
5 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
5 4 (7.41%) WCF
6 3 (5.56%) WPF
6 3 (5.56%) JDBC
7 1 (1.85%) Qt
7 1 (1.85%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) NHS
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Physics
6 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) IVR
6 1 (1.85%) CESG
6 1 (1.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.37%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX
6 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) ITIL
2 25 (46.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (35.19%) ITIL V3
3 19 (35.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.81%) OO
5 8 (14.81%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
6 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) Web Development
7 5 (9.26%) Use Case
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) UML
7 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 5 (9.26%) MVC
8 4 (7.41%) Workflow
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) C++
4 6 (11.11%) C
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.26%) MCAD
4 5 (9.26%) MCSD
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.56%) CCNA
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) MCDST
8 1 (1.85%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) CEH
8 1 (1.85%) PMP
8 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.85%) CISSP
8 1 (1.85%) CISA
8 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) HL7
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 20 (37.04%) vSphere
4 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 21 (38.89%) Backup Exec
3 14 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (9.26%) WSUS
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) Veritas
4 24 (44.44%) Sophos
5 22 (40.74%) Symantec
5 22 (40.74%) Citrix
6 10 (18.52%) Oracle
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco
8 5 (9.26%) Northgate
8 5 (9.26%) CommVault
9 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.85%) Sybase
10 1 (1.85%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) Compaq
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago