Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 70 55
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 12 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.15% 1.59% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 8.46% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +53.06% -18.33%
10th Percentile £23,125 £23,150 £23,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £67,750 £43,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 111 130 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.93% 18.79% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 73 83 81
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £67,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Northern Ireland

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Northern Ireland

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +16 12 £36,000 -4.00% 4
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (41.67%) Azure
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) IaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) CommVault
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) Veeam
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3

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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) IaaS
3 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) EAM
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) vRealize
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) CommVault
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) Capita
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) arcserve
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) SAP