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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 4 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.89% 3.17% 17.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.76% 17.39% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 24
Average salary £32,500 £37,125 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.45% +23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £30,825 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £43,425 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
37 23 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 26.24% 18.25% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 46
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £26,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (55.56%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) UNIX
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (33.33%) Rapid7
7 8 (29.63%) OO
8 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) User Experience
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Security
8 7 (25.93%) Big Data
8 7 (25.93%) Analytics
9 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) Solaris
10 5 (18.52%) Perl
10 5 (18.52%) SOA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.70%) DMZ
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.93%) Big Data
3 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
3 5 (18.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) TestNG
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support
7 1 (3.70%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.11%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) JDBC
4 3 (11.11%) JSP
4 3 (11.11%) Servlets
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) XSL
6 1 (3.70%) XHTML
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) User Experience
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) DTV
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) BBC
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) UNIX
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) OpenVMS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Security
3 7 (25.93%) Analytics
4 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
5 5 (18.52%) MapReduce
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.41%) PHP
9 1 (3.70%) C
9 1 (3.70%) C#
9 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Nmap
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Munin
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Coverity
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 15 days ago
Belfast
Rapid7
Posted: 15 days ago