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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.57% 11.36% 13.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.88% 44.12% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 13
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 69 34 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 45.70% 25.76% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 31
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (41.03%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) C++
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
5 9 (23.08%) VMware
5 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 9 (23.08%) MCP
6 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
6 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
7 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) Cisco
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.38%) WinForms
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (12.82%) SCCM
9 5 (12.82%) SLA
9 5 (12.82%) Linux

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 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.69%) VPN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Software Developer
3 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.51%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) WinForms
3 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
3 4 (10.26%) WPF
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) STL
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (10.26%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Equities
3 2 (5.13%) Fintech
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.69%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.38%) SDLC
4 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) Multithreaded Programming
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (10.26%) MVVM
6 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Ticket Management
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) MCP
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) MCDST
5 3 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.13%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.69%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) Reuters
6 2 (5.13%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.13%) Sophos
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Draytek
7 1 (2.56%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.56%) Snow
7 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
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