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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.35% 13.64% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.48% 41.38% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £19,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
33 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.40% 32.95% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 12
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £12,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 2 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) Linux
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
5 12 (29.27%) Degree
6 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
7 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) Office 365
8 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (19.51%) Replication
9 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
9 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
9 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (17.07%) .NET
10 7 (17.07%) HTML
11 6 (14.63%) ITIL
11 6 (14.63%) MS Office
11 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 6 (14.63%) MCSA
11 6 (14.63%) Cisco
11 6 (14.63%) Citrix

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 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.44%) Drupal
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
1 5 (12.20%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) IDOL
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.76%) Legal
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.76%) WCF
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (7.32%) HTML5
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 3 (7.32%) WPF
5 3 (7.32%) XML
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.88%) Drools
6 2 (4.88%) GWT
6 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.88%) JMS
6 2 (4.88%) OLE
6 2 (4.88%) RESTful
6 2 (4.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Replication
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) BYOD
6 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.44%) Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.88%) Debian
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) Document Management
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) OOP
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.32%) SOA
4 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
4 3 (7.32%) Web Development
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) VBScript
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.63%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.88%) CISSP
6 2 (4.88%) GCIA
6 2 (4.88%) GCIH
6 2 (4.88%) PhD
7 1 (2.44%) CCNA
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.44%) MCITP
7 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) DFS Replication
3 3 (7.32%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
1 4 (9.76%) SCOM
2 3 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix
4 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Veeam
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
5 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.88%) IronPort
5 2 (4.88%) Kofax
5 2 (4.88%) OpenText
5 2 (4.88%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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