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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.59% 14.93% 16.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 38.46% 59.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 16
Average salary £33,500 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £29,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
24 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.30% 38.81% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 32
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) MySQL
7 6 (24.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.00%) WPF
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.00%) Office 365
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) Unix
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) OLAP
9 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) OLTP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SugarCRM
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) SMTP
4 3 (12.00%) SNMP
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) OLAP
3 4 (16.00%) OLTP
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Hazelcast
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.00%) Redis
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Subversion
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.00%) Gradle
2 2 (8.00%) Hudson
2 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (8.00%) JBehave
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (8.00%) Mockito
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (12.00%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) WPF
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) LAMP
4 3 (12.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) EclipseLink
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) iBATIS
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.00%) LESS
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) EMC Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cacti
1 3 (12.00%) logstash
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) Pingdom
1 3 (12.00%) Rsyslog
2 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Dell
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) Motorola
5 1 (4.00%) Novell
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
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