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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 18.75% 19.86% 5.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 68.29% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 6
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -32.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £33,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 54.17% 29.08% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 29
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £34,500
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 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) Ant
6 6 (25.00%) CCNA
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) MCITP
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) Maven
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.17%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
6 3 (12.50%) HTTP
6 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) FTP
8 1 (4.17%) Broadband
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) OLAP
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) OLTP
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) JBehave
4 2 (8.33%) Mockito
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.33%) Gradle
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Java Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
5 2 (8.33%) JMS
5 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) iBATIS
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
5 2 (8.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Informatics
4 1 (4.17%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) PACS
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.17%) NetWare
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) MCITP
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) MCSE
5 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (12.50%) MCTS
7 2 (8.33%) EMC Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.17%) CISSP
8 1 (4.17%) CCNP
8 1 (4.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nmap
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) MOM
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Rapid7
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) New Relic
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Novell
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Sun
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14000.00 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago