The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.00% 16.20% 6.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.69% 48.94% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Linux
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 47 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 52.00% 33.10% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 36
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £60,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Linux
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Linux Salary Trend in Belfast

Linux
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 58 (84.06%) UNIX
2 50 (72.46%) Java
3 49 (71.01%) Degree
4 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 45 (65.22%) OO
5 45 (65.22%) TDD
5 45 (65.22%) Subversion
5 45 (65.22%) Java EE
5 45 (65.22%) Computer Science
5 45 (65.22%) Multithreading
5 45 (65.22%) Git (software)
6 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (20.29%) JSF
7 14 (20.29%) PrimeFaces
8 11 (15.94%) HTTP
9 8 (11.59%) Solaris
9 8 (11.59%) Internet
9 8 (11.59%) Firewall
9 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
10 7 (10.14%) C++
10 7 (10.14%) Windows
10 7 (10.14%) SMTP
11 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (8.70%) DNS
12 5 (7.25%) HTML
12 5 (7.25%) Perl
12 5 (7.25%) ITIL
12 5 (7.25%) Cognos
12 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (7.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.80%) FileNet
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) Moodle
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SPSS
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) Internet
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
3 7 (10.14%) SMTP
4 6 (8.70%) DNS
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.80%) VPN
6 4 (5.80%) POP3
6 4 (5.80%) CDMA
6 4 (5.80%) GPRS
6 4 (5.80%) GSM
6 4 (5.80%) VLAN
6 4 (5.80%) MGCP
6 4 (5.80%) SGSN
6 4 (5.80%) IMAP
7 3 (4.35%) Softswitch
7 3 (4.35%) RTP
7 3 (4.35%) VoIP
7 3 (4.35%) SNMP
8 2 (2.90%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) DB2
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (65.22%) Subversion
1 45 (65.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Java Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
3 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
3 3 (4.35%) Support Specialist
3 3 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 2 (2.90%) Developer
4 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (2.90%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) Server Specialist
5 1 (1.45%) UNIX Team Leader
5 1 (1.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) Java EE
2 14 (20.29%) JSF
2 14 (20.29%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (7.25%) HTML
4 4 (5.80%) MAPI
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) XML
6 1 (1.45%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.45%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 45 (65.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) IVR
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) UNIX
2 8 (11.59%) Solaris
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) zOS
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 45 (65.22%) Multithreading
2 45 (65.22%) TDD
2 45 (65.22%) OO
3 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.25%) ITIL
4 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.35%) Product Management
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.35%) Data Security
6 2 (2.90%) Validation
6 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.45%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 1 (1.45%) Line Management
7 1 (1.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (1.45%) Information Security
7 1 (1.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) C++
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
4 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) Jython
5 3 (4.35%) C
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.90%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (71.01%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) CCNA
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCTS
3 1 (1.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) XenApp
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Cognos
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.35%) Sun
3 3 (4.35%) Actimize
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.90%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Compaq
5 1 (1.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas
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