The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 8.91% 19.38% 11.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 55.56% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 22
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,500 £15,701
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £38,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
Windows
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 45 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 53.47% 34.88% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 38
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 £37,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Windows
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the County Antrim region.

Windows Salary Trend in County Antrim

Windows
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in County Antrim

Windows
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 9 £30,500 +1.66% 6
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) DHCP
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
5 8 (27.59%) IIS
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
6 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) C#
6 7 (24.14%) Symantec
6 7 (24.14%) Veritas
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) Sophos
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) C++
7 6 (20.69%) C
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) LAN
7 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) DHCP
2 10 (34.48%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.34%) NAS
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.45%) DMZ
8 1 (3.45%) CTI
8 1 (3.45%) Intranet
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.90%) OLAP
3 2 (6.90%) OLTP
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rational Rose
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.24%) MSTest
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.24%) XSLT
3 5 (17.24%) jQuery
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) COM+
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) Ajax
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) WPF
4 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) Use Case
4 5 (17.24%) UML
4 5 (17.24%) OOP
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) C
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) MCAD
3 5 (17.24%) MCSD
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) MCTS
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
3 3 (10.34%) WSUS
3 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Symantec
3 7 (24.14%) Veritas
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Sophos
5 5 (17.24%) Northgate
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) CommVault
7 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Compaq
8 1 (3.45%) Acronis
8 1 (3.45%) Actimize
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago