The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 15 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.87% 10.00% 11.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 45.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 8
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £29,400 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £39,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,736
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.60%
Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 35 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 29.61% 21.88% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 27
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
County Antrim

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 25 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
5 4 (22.22%) Cognos
5 4 (22.22%) SPSS
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) HTTP
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Data Security
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) FileNet
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (22.22%) Clustering
5 4 (22.22%) Jython
5 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) FileNet
1 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) CTI
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) MGCP
5 1 (5.56%) H.323
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (5.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Specialist
1 4 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) IVR
4 1 (5.56%) CESG
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) Jython
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) HL7
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Cognos
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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