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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 18 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.27% 12.16% 20.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 72.00% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 35
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
26 25 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.53% 16.89% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 65
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £39,750
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 17 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.76%) Broadband
6 1 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) Xcode
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSL
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) System Testing
3 1 (4.76%) OWASP
3 1 (4.76%) OpenUP
3 1 (4.76%) Product Management
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) HNC
4 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Acronis
5 1 (4.76%) Actimize
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago