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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 40 56 55
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 37 7 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.48% 1.79% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.50% 7.37% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 3
10th Percentile £26,250 - £23,050
25th Percentile £27,500 - £23,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £45,000 £24,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.89% +83.67% -34.67%
75th Percentile £41,875 £48,750 £34,875
90th Percentile £42,500 £55,500 £40,350
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Windows Server 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 200 95 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.63% 24.23% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 95 57 51
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 -
25th Percentile £28,125 £32,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £54,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £55,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Northern Ireland

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Northern Ireland

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Northern Ireland

Windows Server
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 Server within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
County Antrim +15 29 £37,500 -16.67% 7
County Londonderry - 7 £30,000 - 2
County Down - 1 £40,000 - 2
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 21 (56.76%) VMware
5 17 (45.95%) Firewall
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
8 11 (29.73%) Azure
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco
9 10 (27.03%) Wireless
10 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
10 8 (21.62%) VPN
10 8 (21.62%) LAN
11 7 (18.92%) SLA
11 7 (18.92%) SAN
12 6 (16.22%) Veeam
12 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
12 6 (16.22%) MCP
13 5 (13.51%) ITIL
13 5 (13.51%) DNS
13 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
13 5 (13.51%) VLAN
14 4 (10.81%) Internet
14 4 (10.81%) WAN
14 4 (10.81%) DHCP
14 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.81%) Citrix
14 4 (10.81%) SQL

Windows Server
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (86.49%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (29.73%) Azure
3 1 (2.70%) AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Wireless
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) SAN
5 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) VLAN
6 4 (10.81%) DHCP
6 4 (10.81%) Internet
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.81%) WAN
7 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (5.41%) NAS
9 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.70%) WebEx
9 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JProfiler
General
1 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Law
2 3 (8.11%) Wearables
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) IT Support
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) IT Services Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
4 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.11%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Server Building
5 2 (5.41%) Server Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) SDLC
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (2.70%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) Veeam
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.70%) Commvault
6 1 (2.70%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard