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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.36% 15.89% 6.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 43.59% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 7
Median salary £28,750 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £20,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
34 39 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.88% 36.45% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 15
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +1 15 £30,000 +4.34% 9
County Londonderry -2 1 £27,500 +22.22%
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows.

1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
5 13 (29.55%) Linux
6 12 (27.27%) Degree
7 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 10 (22.73%) Office 365
9 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (18.18%) Replication
10 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco
11 7 (15.91%) .NET
11 7 (15.91%) HTML
12 6 (13.64%) ITIL
12 6 (13.64%) MS Office
12 6 (13.64%) Web Services
12 6 (13.64%) MCSA
12 6 (13.64%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Drupal
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) VLAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) IDOL
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
4 1 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Exchange Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Technician
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) WCF
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (6.82%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) jQuery
5 3 (6.82%) WPF
5 3 (6.82%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.55%) Drools
6 2 (4.55%) GWT
6 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.55%) JMS
6 2 (4.55%) OLE
6 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Replication
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) BYOD
6 1 (2.27%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 13 (29.55%) Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Document Management
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.82%) OOP
4 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.82%) SOA
4 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
4 3 (6.82%) Web Development
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) High Availability
5 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) C#
3 5 (11.36%) Python
3 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) MCSA
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.55%) CISSP
6 2 (4.55%) GCIA
6 2 (4.55%) GCIH
6 2 (4.55%) PhD
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) DFS Replication
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) NFS
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
1 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.55%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Veeam
6 2 (4.55%) Adobe
6 2 (4.55%) Apple
6 2 (4.55%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.55%) IronPort
6 2 (4.55%) Kofax
6 2 (4.55%) OpenText
6 2 (4.55%) Sophos
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
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