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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 66 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.32% 24.00% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 51.56% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 31 10
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 128 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.27% 46.55% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 66 35
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £14,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (57.69%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) UNIX
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (15.38%) MATLAB
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) HP
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
9 4 (15.38%) C++
9 4 (15.38%) Perl
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) OSGi
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (15.38%) 4G
9 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (11.54%) vSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) 4G
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) OSGi
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) JDBC
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
1 3 (11.54%) OO
2 2 (7.69%) OOD
2 2 (7.69%) SOA
2 2 (7.69%) System Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Time Management
2 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Information Security
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) SIEM
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) User Stories
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
3 1 (3.85%) Security Management
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) PowerHouse
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) HL7
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Compaq
5 2 (7.69%) Splunk
6 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28673.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago