The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 32 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.81% 0.71% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.74% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
Linux Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 135 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.97% 96.43% 82.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 109 91
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Belfast region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Belfast

Linux Engineer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Actimize
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Actimize