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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 26 2
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 12 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.08% 7.32% 29.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.00% 30.00% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 31
Average salary £26,000 £38,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.90% +40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,250 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
50 40 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.27% 24.39% 43.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 36
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,900 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +12 29 £26,000 -32.90% 8
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 31 (52.54%) ITIL
3 30 (50.85%) Firewall
3 30 (50.85%) VMware
4 28 (47.46%) DNS
4 28 (47.46%) DHCP
5 25 (42.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (42.37%) Veritas
6 24 (40.68%) Sophos
6 24 (40.68%) VMware ESX
6 24 (40.68%) NetBackup
6 24 (40.68%) IIS
6 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
7 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
7 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
7 23 (38.98%) Clustering
8 22 (37.29%) Symantec
8 22 (37.29%) Citrix
9 21 (35.59%) Backup Exec
10 20 (33.90%) SAN
10 20 (33.90%) vSphere
11 19 (32.20%) NAS
11 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
11 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (32.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
12 18 (30.51%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 24 (40.68%) IIS
2 18 (30.51%) MS Exchange
3 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 28 (47.46%) DNS
2 28 (47.46%) DHCP
3 20 (33.90%) SAN
4 19 (32.20%) NAS
5 6 (10.17%) Internet
6 4 (6.78%) LAN
6 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.08%) WAN
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.08%) Network Security
8 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.39%) Intranet
9 1 (1.69%) VPN
9 1 (1.69%) HTTP
9 1 (1.69%) CTI
9 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) OLAP
6 2 (3.39%) OLTP
7 1 (1.69%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Rational Rose
1 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.47%) NUnit
1 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.47%) MSTest
2 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Front Office
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) .NET
3 9 (15.25%) Ajax
4 6 (10.17%) XML
5 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 5 (8.47%) XSLT
5 5 (8.47%) COM+
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.47%) JSON
5 5 (8.47%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.47%) jQuery
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 3 (5.08%) JDBC
7 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET
7 3 (5.08%) WCF
8 2 (3.39%) WPF
9 1 (1.69%) COM
9 1 (1.69%) Qt
9 1 (1.69%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Clustering
2 7 (11.86%) NHS
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Physics
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.42%) Linux
5 6 (10.17%) UNIX
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) ITIL
2 25 (42.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (32.20%) ITIL V3
3 19 (32.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (13.56%) Capacity Management
5 8 (13.56%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.47%) UML
7 5 (8.47%) OOP
7 5 (8.47%) SOA
7 5 (8.47%) MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
7 5 (8.47%) Use Case
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) C++
5 6 (10.17%) C
6 4 (6.78%) PowerHouse
6 4 (6.78%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) Degree
5 5 (8.47%) MCAD
5 5 (8.47%) MCSD
6 4 (6.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.08%) MCDST
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CISSP
8 1 (1.69%) CISA
8 1 (1.69%) CISM
8 1 (1.69%) MCTS
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) HL7
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.68%) VMware ESX
3 20 (33.90%) vSphere
4 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (40.68%) NetBackup
2 21 (35.59%) Backup Exec
3 14 (23.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (8.47%) WSUS
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.85%) VMware
3 25 (42.37%) Veritas
4 24 (40.68%) Sophos
5 22 (37.29%) Symantec
5 22 (37.29%) Citrix
6 10 (16.95%) Oracle
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco
8 5 (8.47%) CommVault
8 5 (8.47%) Northgate
9 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.69%) HP
10 1 (1.69%) Compaq
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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