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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 24 5
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 10 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.11% 6.21% 20.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 30.30% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 17
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
18 33 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.33% 20.50% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 48
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 55 (91.67%) UNIX
2 52 (86.67%) Java
3 48 (80.00%) Degree
4 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (76.67%) OO
5 45 (75.00%) TDD
5 45 (75.00%) Subversion
5 45 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 45 (75.00%) Java EE
5 45 (75.00%) Computer Science
5 45 (75.00%) Multithreading
5 45 (75.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (23.33%) PrimeFaces
6 14 (23.33%) JSF
7 10 (16.67%) Solaris
8 8 (13.33%) Perl
9 7 (11.67%) C++
9 7 (11.67%) HTML
9 7 (11.67%) SMTP
9 7 (11.67%) HTTP
9 7 (11.67%) Internet
10 5 (8.33%) Firewall
10 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.67%) IMAP
11 4 (6.67%) SGSN
11 4 (6.67%) VLAN
11 4 (6.67%) Product Management
11 4 (6.67%) POP3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) SMTP
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
1 7 (11.67%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) VLAN
3 4 (6.67%) IMAP
3 4 (6.67%) SGSN
3 4 (6.67%) SNMP
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) VPN
3 4 (6.67%) CDMA
3 4 (6.67%) GPRS
3 4 (6.67%) GSM
3 4 (6.67%) POP3
4 3 (5.00%) Softswitch
4 3 (5.00%) VoIP
4 3 (5.00%) MGCP
4 3 (5.00%) RTP
5 2 (3.33%) GGSN
6 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (75.00%) Subversion
1 45 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Java Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (3.33%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX Team Leader
5 1 (1.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (1.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (75.00%) Java EE
2 14 (23.33%) JSF
2 14 (23.33%) PrimeFaces
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) MAPI
5 3 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) Ajax
7 1 (1.67%) XSL
7 1 (1.67%) XHTML
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Web Services
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) CSS3
7 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.67%) Sass
7 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.67%) DTV
2 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.67%) BBC
2 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (91.67%) UNIX
2 10 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.67%) zOS
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) OO
1 46 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (75.00%) TDD
2 45 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 14 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.67%) Product Management
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (1.67%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (1.67%) User Stories
7 1 (1.67%) Line Management
7 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.67%) Web Design
7 1 (1.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL
7 1 (1.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) Perl
3 7 (11.67%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Sun
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
2 1 (1.67%) Actimize
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) SAP
2 1 (1.67%) Cognos
2 1 (1.67%) IBM
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