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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.42% 22.08% 9.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 79.07% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 12
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,800 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
42 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.26% 27.92% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 28
Average salary £31,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (36.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) MCITP
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (24.00%) CCNA
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) DNS
6 6 (24.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) MCSE
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) Perl
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) MCSA
7 5 (20.00%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 6 (24.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
6 3 (12.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (12.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) SSH
7 1 (4.00%) NAS
7 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (4.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) Broadband
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) OLAP
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Swedish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.00%) PACS
4 1 (4.00%) Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
1 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) OpenVMS
6 1 (4.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCITP
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) MCSE
4 5 (20.00%) MCSA
5 4 (16.00%) MCTS
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (8.00%) EMC Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CISM
8 1 (4.00%) CISSP
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CCNP
8 1 (4.00%) MCP
8 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (8.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) XenServer
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Nmap
2 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) MOM
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Rapid7
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Brocade
7 1 (4.00%) New Relic
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Sun
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Novell
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago