Period
to 21 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 19 55 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.05% 10.22% 13.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.76% 35.03% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 41
Median annual salary £45,000 £26,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £28,625 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Windows 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 58 157 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.47% 29.18% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 89 91
Median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Northern Ireland

Windows
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Windows in Northern Ireland

Windows
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Northern Ireland

Windows
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -18 12 £45,000 +69.81% 8
County Armagh 0 2 £52,500 +133.33%
County Londonderry +3 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Project Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
7 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) Azure
7 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
7 4 (21.05%) QA

Windows
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 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Azure
1 4 (21.05%) GCP
2 3 (15.79%) AWS
2 3 (15.79%) G Suite
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Ethereal
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) WinForms
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (15.79%) React
5 3 (15.79%) TensorFlow
5 3 (15.79%) Vue.js
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Project Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
4 4 (21.05%) Refactoring
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Machine Learning
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) VBA
4 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Google Apps Script
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Kibana
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (5.26%) WMI
3 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Anywhere
3 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) UiPath
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) CA