The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.28% 17.39% 17.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.58% 61.54% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 19
Average salary £25,000 £25,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +35.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 52 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.19% 28.26% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 27
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Windows Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Windows
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
County Antrim -3 9 £25,000 +4.16% 5
Newry - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) SLA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) DMZ
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) OLAP
1 2 (11.76%) OLTP
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
1 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
3 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) XSL
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.76%) Workflow
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) High Availability
1 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) System Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Product Management
2 1 (5.88%) User Stories
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Security
2 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Acronis
4 1 (5.88%) Actimize
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Compaq
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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