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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.00% 19.72% 11.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 59.57% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 21
Average salary £27,500 £26,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,950 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
52 47 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.00% 33.10% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 36
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £60,000 £42,200
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 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
5 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) IIS
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) C
7 6 (22.22%) C++
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Symantec
7 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (18.52%) COM+

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (3.70%) DMZ
7 1 (3.70%) CTI
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) OLAP
3 2 (7.41%) OLTP
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Rational Rose
1 5 (18.52%) NUnit
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (18.52%) MSTest
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (18.52%) XSLT
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) COM+
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) Ajax
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) WPF
4 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.70%) Qt
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) UML
3 5 (18.52%) OOP
3 5 (18.52%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) SOA
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Use Case
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) C
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (18.52%) MCAD
3 5 (18.52%) MCSD
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) HNC
6 1 (3.70%) MCTS
6 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Symantec
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) Veritas
4 5 (18.52%) Northgate
5 4 (14.81%) Sophos
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Compaq
8 1 (3.70%) Actimize
8 1 (3.70%) Acronis
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