The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 10 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 30 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.40% 16.52% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.88% 76.00% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 9
Median salary £23,500 £38,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.35% +33.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £33,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 64 25 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 26.45% 21.74% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 15
Median salary £35,250 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.75% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Windows
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Windows in County Antrim

Windows
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in County Antrim over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in County Antrim

Windows
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Belfast -6 17 £30,000 -22.58% 5
Windows
Northern Ireland

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Windows.

1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
5 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
7 12 (23.53%) ITIL
7 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 11 (21.57%) MCP
8 11 (21.57%) C#
8 11 (21.57%) MCSA
9 10 (19.61%) .NET
9 10 (19.61%) Office 365
9 10 (19.61%) Business Development
9 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (17.65%) SCCM
10 9 (17.65%) WinForms
10 9 (17.65%) SLA
11 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
11 8 (15.69%) Clustering
11 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
11 8 (15.69%) Performance Optimisation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 9 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Support Technician
4 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support
6 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (7.84%) IT Technician
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) WinForms
3 6 (11.76%) Silverlight
3 6 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Clustering
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Business Development
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (15.69%) Patch Management
3 8 (15.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) MVVM
6 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Presales
8 2 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.96%) Change Management
9 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.57%) MCP
2 11 (21.57%) MCSA
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) MCDST
6 2 (3.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) XenApp
3 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
3 5 (9.80%) XenServer
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (15.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.92%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.96%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
3 7 (13.73%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) IBM
4 6 (11.76%) Veeam
5 5 (9.80%) Forcepoint
5 5 (9.80%) Sophos
6 2 (3.92%) Apple
6 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Remedy
6 2 (3.92%) Reuters
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Draytek
7 1 (1.96%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.96%) Polycom
7 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.96%) Snow
7 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
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