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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.74% 4.90% 14.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 18.42% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 23
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £34,400 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £59,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
46 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.10% 26.57% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 38
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -25.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 30 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (54.84%) Java
1 17 (54.84%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Python
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
3 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) Ruby
4 12 (38.71%) Rapid7
5 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
5 10 (32.26%) SDLC
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) OO
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
6 9 (29.03%) Mac OS X
6 9 (29.03%) User Experience
6 9 (29.03%) Computer Security
6 9 (29.03%) Big Data
6 9 (29.03%) Analytics
7 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
7 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (22.58%) VMware
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
7 7 (22.58%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) Big Data
3 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Ant
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Valgrind
3 2 (6.45%) TestNG
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Lead Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Development Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) JDBC
4 3 (9.68%) JSP
4 3 (9.68%) Servlets
4 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 3 (9.68%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) CSS3
6 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.23%) Sass
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
2 9 (29.03%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.45%) DTV
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) BBC
6 1 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) UNIX
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Mac OS X
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) SDLC
4 9 (29.03%) Analytics
4 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Computer Security
5 6 (19.35%) Open Source
5 6 (19.35%) SOA
5 6 (19.35%) MapReduce
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 12 (38.71%) Ruby
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
6 5 (16.13%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.45%) C
8 2 (6.45%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Nagios
2 3 (9.68%) Nmap
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Munin
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Rapid7
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Coverity
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) New Relic
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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