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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 20 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.59% 16.67% 13.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 76.00% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 8
Median salary £30,000 £38,750 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.58% +31.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 25 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 22.77% 21.93% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Belfast

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
5 11 (29.73%) ITIL
5 11 (29.73%) MCP
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
5 11 (29.73%) MCSA
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (24.32%) Office 365
7 9 (24.32%) SCCM
8 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
8 8 (21.62%) Clustering
8 8 (21.62%) SLA
8 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
8 8 (21.62%) C#
8 8 (21.62%) Patch Management
8 8 (21.62%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (18.92%) .NET

Windows
Top Related 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 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Software Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) WinForms
3 3 (8.11%) Silverlight
3 3 (8.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
1 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (16.22%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (21.62%) Patch Management
2 8 (21.62%) Performance Optimisation
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) MVVM
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) Presales
7 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Actionable Insight
8 1 (2.70%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (2.70%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (29.73%) MCP
2 11 (29.73%) MCSA
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) MCDST
6 2 (5.41%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) XenApp
3 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.51%) XenServer
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) Veeam
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Forcepoint
5 5 (13.51%) Sophos
6 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Reuters
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Draytek
7 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.70%) Polycom
7 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.70%) Snow
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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