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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 4 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 56 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 50.91% 20.80% 6.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.89% 68.42% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 2
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% -10.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
63 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.27% 30.40% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 42
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £60,000 £45,250
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 21 November 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (83.33%) UNIX
2 52 (72.22%) Java
3 48 (66.67%) Degree
4 46 (63.89%) Java EE
4 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (63.89%) Software Engineering
5 45 (62.50%) Subversion
5 45 (62.50%) TDD
5 45 (62.50%) OO
5 45 (62.50%) Computer Science
5 45 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 45 (62.50%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (19.44%) PrimeFaces
7 14 (19.44%) JSF
8 12 (16.67%) HTTP
9 10 (13.89%) Internet
10 8 (11.11%) Windows
10 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
11 7 (9.72%) Firewall
11 7 (9.72%) Solaris
11 7 (9.72%) C++
11 7 (9.72%) HTML
11 7 (9.72%) SMTP
11 7 (9.72%) ITIL
11 7 (9.72%) DNS
11 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.33%) SPSS
12 6 (8.33%) Cognos
12 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (6.94%) FileNet
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Moodle
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) SPSS
2 2 (2.78%) MS Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) HTTP
2 10 (13.89%) Internet
3 7 (9.72%) Firewall
3 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 7 (9.72%) SMTP
4 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 4 (5.56%) POP3
5 4 (5.56%) CDMA
5 4 (5.56%) GPRS
5 4 (5.56%) GSM
5 4 (5.56%) VLAN
5 4 (5.56%) MGCP
5 4 (5.56%) IMAP
5 4 (5.56%) SGSN
6 3 (4.17%) Softswitch
6 3 (4.17%) RTP
6 3 (4.17%) VoIP
6 3 (4.17%) SNMP
7 2 (2.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) DB2
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (62.50%) Subversion
1 45 (62.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (62.50%) Java Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (5.56%) Support Specialist
3 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
4 3 (4.17%) Developer
4 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (2.78%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
6 1 (1.39%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.39%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) Java EE
2 14 (19.44%) JSF
2 14 (19.44%) PrimeFaces
3 7 (9.72%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) MAPI
5 2 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.39%) Qt
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
6 1 (1.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) IVR
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 60 (83.33%) UNIX
2 8 (11.11%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) Solaris
4 5 (6.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) zOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Software Engineering
1 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (62.50%) TDD
2 45 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 45 (62.50%) OO
3 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL
5 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.56%) Change Management
6 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.56%) Data Security
7 3 (4.17%) Product Management
8 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.39%) Project Management
9 1 (1.39%) Security Management
9 1 (1.39%) Workflow
9 1 (1.39%) Validation
9 1 (1.39%) Information Security
9 1 (1.39%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) Java
2 7 (9.72%) C++
3 5 (6.94%) Perl
3 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.56%) Jython
4 4 (5.56%) SQL
5 3 (4.17%) C
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.78%) CCNA
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCTS
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Cognos
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) Sun
5 3 (4.17%) Actimize
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Compaq
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas
Belfast, County Antrim
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