The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.14% 17.74% 5.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.78% 47.83% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £22,200 £33,975
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £46,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
36 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 25.71% 37.10% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 32
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (45.83%) Unix
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) C
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) Ruby
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.83%) Puppet
6 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Ansible
7 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (16.67%) User Experience
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.67%) JSON
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) CISSP
7 4 (16.67%) Nagios
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (12.50%) Route 53
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) SMTP
3 3 (12.50%) SNMP
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Hudson
2 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Unix Support
4 1 (4.17%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) OLE
3 4 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) Ajax
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) LAMP
4 3 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Struts
6 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.17%) Apache FOP
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.17%) Struts2
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) CentOS
2 3 (12.50%) Debian
2 3 (12.50%) Fedora
2 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) CoreOS
4 1 (4.17%) VMS
4 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Release Management
3 3 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Logistics
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
3 7 (29.17%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) GCIA
2 3 (12.50%) GCIH
2 3 (12.50%) PhD
2 3 (12.50%) SANS
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) VirtualBox
1 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
1 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Nagios
3 3 (12.50%) Cacti
3 3 (12.50%) logstash
3 3 (12.50%) Pingdom
3 3 (12.50%) Rsyslog
4 1 (4.17%) Graphite
4 1 (4.17%) Graylog
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) Marathon
4 1 (4.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Dell
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Facebook
3 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
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