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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.94% 17.74% 14.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.32% 37.93% 65.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 22
Median salary £31,750 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
47 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.01% 46.77% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 26
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 0 24 £32,500 -7.14% 6
County Londonderry - 1 £27,500 - 1
County Down - 1 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
4 13 (33.33%) VMware
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 9 (23.08%) Unix
7 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) HTML
8 8 (20.51%) ITIL
8 8 (20.51%) Cisco
8 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
8 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
9 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (17.95%) Replication
9 7 (17.95%) Citrix
9 7 (17.95%) VBScript
10 6 (15.38%) .NET
10 6 (15.38%) MS Office
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) SAN
10 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) IDOL
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) OLAP
3 1 (2.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Administrator
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Officer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) ICT Support
7 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Site Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) OLE
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (7.69%) HTML5
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
6 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Core Data
6 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.56%) LAMP
6 1 (2.56%) WAP
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.56%) WinForms
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) BYOD
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 9 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) Debian
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Android
8 1 (2.56%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
1 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) Document Management
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.69%) OOP
5 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Process Management
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.95%) VBScript
3 5 (12.82%) C
3 5 (12.82%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CISSP
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.69%) GCIA
4 3 (7.69%) GCIH
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
4 3 (7.69%) PhD
4 3 (7.69%) SANS
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) CISMP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) IISP
6 1 (2.56%) ISACA
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) COBIT
4 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.69%) DFS Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Firmware
4 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.56%) NFS
6 1 (2.56%) Squid
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) MOM
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) Apple
5 2 (5.13%) CommVault
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) EMC
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) IronPort
5 2 (5.13%) Kofax
5 2 (5.13%) OpenText
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.56%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
Londonderry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ballyclare, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Wipro
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago