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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 8 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 42 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.84% 17.14% 14.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.53% 53.33% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 8
Median salary £23,000 £33,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.30% +16.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,750 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
73 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.80% 32.14% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 36 15
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 33 £23,500 -28.78% 3
County Tyrone - 6 £23,000 -
County Armagh - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
3 24 (40.68%) VMware
4 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
6 14 (23.73%) Office 365
7 13 (22.03%) Windows Server
7 13 (22.03%) Citrix
7 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.34%) Business Development
9 11 (18.64%) Degree
10 10 (16.95%) ITIL
10 10 (16.95%) MCP
10 10 (16.95%) Linux
10 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (15.25%) SCCM
11 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
11 9 (15.25%) MCSA
12 8 (13.56%) .NET
12 8 (13.56%) SLA
12 8 (13.56%) NetBackup
12 8 (13.56%) Clustering
12 8 (13.56%) WinForms
12 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
12 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared

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 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (10.17%) SAN
1 6 (10.17%) VoIP
2 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 3 (5.08%) LAN
3 3 (5.08%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Support Technician
3 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.56%) .NET Software Developer
3 8 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.56%) IT Support
3 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Administrator
4 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 5 (8.47%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (8.47%) IT Technician
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
1 8 (13.56%) WinForms
2 5 (8.47%) Silverlight
2 5 (8.47%) WPF
3 3 (5.08%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 2 (3.39%) Drools
4 2 (3.39%) GWT
4 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 2 (3.39%) jBPM
4 2 (3.39%) JMS
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Clustering
1 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.69%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) iPhone
3 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows Server
2 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Business Development
2 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (13.56%) Patch Management
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.86%) ERP
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) Change Control
5 6 (10.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.78%) MVVM
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Web Development
9 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) C#
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.64%) Degree
3 10 (16.95%) MCP
4 9 (15.25%) MCSA
5 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.17%) HND
7 3 (5.08%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) MCDST
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (10.17%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.78%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCCM
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (13.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 24 (40.68%) VMware
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) IBM
4 5 (8.47%) Veeam
5 4 (6.78%) Forcepoint
5 4 (6.78%) Sophos
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) Apple
7 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.69%) Draytek
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.69%) Polycom
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) Reuters
7 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
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