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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 23 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 10 6 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.20% 4.05% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 24.00% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 31
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
26 25 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.53% 16.89% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 65
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £39,750
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 17 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) Java
2 27 (77.14%) UNIX
3 24 (68.57%) Degree
4 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
4 23 (65.71%) Computer Science
4 23 (65.71%) OO
5 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (60.00%) Multithreading
6 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
7 20 (57.14%) TDD
7 20 (57.14%) Subversion
7 20 (57.14%) Java EE
8 8 (22.86%) Solaris
9 7 (20.00%) C++
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.14%) Perl
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.29%) JSF
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
12 4 (11.43%) Product Management
12 4 (11.43%) SNMP
12 4 (11.43%) Python
12 4 (11.43%) XML
13 3 (8.57%) CSS
13 3 (8.57%) VoIP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) SNMP
3 3 (8.57%) Softswitch
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) MGCP
3 3 (8.57%) RTP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (57.14%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Java Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
4 1 (2.86%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
4 1 (2.86%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) Java EE
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) JSF
3 5 (14.29%) PrimeFaces
4 4 (11.43%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) XSL
7 1 (2.86%) XHTML
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) LAMP
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.86%) Sass
7 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.86%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) BBC
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) UNIX
2 8 (22.86%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) OpenVMS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) OO
1 23 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 20 (57.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.43%) Product Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.71%) System Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) Validation
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.86%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) C++
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Sun
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Actimize
3 1 (2.86%) Coverity
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago