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 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 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.39% 16.27% 12.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 73.91% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 14
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,800 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
44 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.57% 22.01% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 30
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 £20,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +2 14 £30,000 +15.38% 1
County Tyrone - 1 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.00%) UNIX
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Project Management
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) MCITP
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) MCSE
8 6 (21.43%) VPN
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) CCNA
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.86%) MCSA
9 5 (17.86%) Python
9 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (32.14%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) HTTP
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
7 2 (7.14%) SSH
7 2 (7.14%) FTP
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (3.57%) Broadband
8 1 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) SNMP
8 1 (3.57%) NAS
8 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) OLTP
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
2 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.57%) Swedish Language
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Development Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) WSDL
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.57%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.57%) PACS
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Informatics
4 1 (3.57%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) OpenVMS
7 1 (3.57%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.57%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) MCITP
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) MCSE
5 5 (17.86%) MCSA
6 4 (14.29%) MCTS
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (7.14%) EMC Certification
9 1 (3.57%) CISM
9 1 (3.57%) CISSP
9 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.57%) CCNP
9 1 (3.57%) MCP
9 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) Basel II
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Nmap
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Rapid7
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) Brocade
6 1 (3.57%) New Relic
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Novell
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
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