The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 20.22% 12.73% 25.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 52.50% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 23
Average salary £26,000 £33,750 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.96% +119.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 40 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 25.28% 24.24% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 29
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,100 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows
Northern Ireland

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 36 £26,000 -28.27% 11
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
2 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 32 (54.24%) ITIL
3 30 (50.85%) Firewall
4 29 (49.15%) VMware
5 27 (45.76%) DNS
5 27 (45.76%) DHCP
6 25 (42.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (42.37%) Veritas
7 24 (40.68%) Sophos
7 24 (40.68%) VMware ESX
7 24 (40.68%) NetBackup
7 24 (40.68%) IIS
7 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
8 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
8 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
8 23 (38.98%) Citrix
8 23 (38.98%) Clustering
9 22 (37.29%) Backup Exec
9 22 (37.29%) Symantec
10 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
11 19 (32.20%) NAS
11 19 (32.20%) vSphere
11 19 (32.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 19 (32.20%) SAN
12 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (40.68%) IIS
2 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) DHCP
2 27 (45.76%) DNS
3 19 (32.20%) SAN
3 19 (32.20%) NAS
4 6 (10.17%) Internet
5 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.47%) LAN
5 5 (8.47%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.39%) Intranet
8 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.69%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) OLAP
6 2 (3.39%) OLTP
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.47%) Rational Rose
1 5 (8.47%) NUnit
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.47%) MSTest
2 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Service Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.39%) Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) XSLT
4 5 (8.47%) Ajax
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.47%) JSON
4 5 (8.47%) jQuery
4 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 5 (8.47%) COM+
4 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.08%) JDBC
5 3 (5.08%) WCF
6 2 (3.39%) WPF
7 1 (1.69%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.69%) Qt
7 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Clustering
2 7 (11.86%) NHS
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 20 (33.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Linux
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) UNIX
6 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) ITIL
2 25 (42.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (32.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
4 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.56%) OO
5 8 (13.56%) Capacity Management
5 8 (13.56%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
7 5 (8.47%) SOA
7 5 (8.47%) UML
7 5 (8.47%) OOP
7 5 (8.47%) MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Use Case
8 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) C++
4 6 (10.17%) C
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.47%) MCAD
4 5 (8.47%) MCSD
5 4 (6.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.08%) MCDST
6 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.39%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) CISSP
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CISA
8 1 (1.69%) CISM
8 1 (1.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) HL7
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.68%) VMware ESX
3 19 (32.20%) vSphere
4 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) NetBackup
2 22 (37.29%) Backup Exec
3 14 (23.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.47%) WSUS
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (49.15%) VMware
3 25 (42.37%) Veritas
4 24 (40.68%) Sophos
5 23 (38.98%) Citrix
6 22 (37.29%) Symantec
7 10 (16.95%) Oracle
8 6 (10.17%) CommVault
9 5 (8.47%) Cisco
9 5 (8.47%) Northgate
10 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.69%) Sybase
11 1 (1.69%) Compuware
11 1 (1.69%) HP
11 1 (1.69%) Dell
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £15000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago