The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 21 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.39% 10.58% 15.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.00% 45.83% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 4
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%

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
50 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.74% 23.08% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 16 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 9 (27.27%) XML
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Spring
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
6 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
7 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 7 (21.21%) Data Management
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (18.18%) REST
8 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 6 (18.18%) Big Data
8 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (18.18%) Big Data
2 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Support
5 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripter
7 3 (9.09%) Test Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
2 8 (24.24%) JSON
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) Ext JS
5 4 (12.12%) Highcharts JS
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) XSL
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.06%) Drools
7 2 (6.06%) GWT
7 2 (6.06%) jBPM
7 2 (6.06%) JMS
7 2 (6.06%) RESTful
8 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Unix
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Data Management
2 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) User Stories
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) KYC
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Actimize
2 4 (12.12%) Cognizant
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
Belfast, County Antrim
Complete Tech Limited
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