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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 26 7
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.57% 10.18% 17.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 37.78% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 28
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,300 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £67,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
27 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.95% 26.95% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 30
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +10 8 £41,250 +46.01% 3
County Armagh - 2 £19,000 -
County Londonderry -2 1 £33,500 -55.33%
Newry - 1 £32,500 -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (48.65%) Windows Server
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
5 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) ITIL
7 7 (18.92%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.22%) Office 365
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.51%) Dell
9 5 (13.51%) LAN
9 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 5 (13.51%) IIS
9 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
10 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management

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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) SugarCRM
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) SMTP
4 3 (8.11%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Administrator
1 7 (18.92%) IT Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) IT Support
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.81%) IT Support Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Support Manager
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Applications Support
5 2 (5.41%) Web Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) LAMP
4 3 (8.11%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (5.41%) OLE
6 1 (2.70%) COM
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) WAP
6 1 (2.70%) WinForms
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Unix
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.41%) NetWare
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Security
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Service Design
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.70%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.41%) EMC Certification
5 2 (5.41%) SANS
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CISMP
6 1 (2.70%) GCIA
6 1 (2.70%) GCIH
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) Firmware
5 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cacti
1 3 (8.11%) logstash
1 3 (8.11%) Nagios
1 3 (8.11%) Pingdom
1 3 (8.11%) Rsyslog
2 2 (5.41%) MOM
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
1 14 (37.84%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Dell
3 4 (10.81%) BMC
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Remedy
4 2 (5.41%) BT
4 2 (5.41%) CommVault
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Novell
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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