Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -30 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 40 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.11% 13.56% 15.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.91% 54.79% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 13
Belfast median annual salary £31,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.43% +34.62%
10th Percentile £24,950 £21,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £42,000 £50,000 £46,250
County Antrim median annual salary £31,000 £31,000 £31,000

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 73 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 25.56% 24.75% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 37
Belfast median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,875 £22,500 £22,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
County Antrim median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +25.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Belfast

Windows
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Belfast.

Salary trend for Windows in Belfast

Windows
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) Prime Brokerage
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
9 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.64%) Ticket Management
2 3 (13.64%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Search
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) VMware