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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.43% 20.00% 9.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 48.28% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 13
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £38,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
25 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.81% 41.43% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 32
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
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 14 February 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Debian
5 4 (25.00%) Fedora
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) CentOS
5 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Hudson
5 4 (25.00%) Route 53
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Ansible
6 3 (18.75%) logstash

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) SugarCRM
2 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) SMTP
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Hudson
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.25%) Qt Creator
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
1 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) Qt
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) Struts2
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) CentOS
2 4 (25.00%) Debian
2 4 (25.00%) Fedora
3 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
1 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Cacti
2 3 (18.75%) logstash
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
2 3 (18.75%) Pingdom
2 3 (18.75%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (18.75%) Dell
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Motorola
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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