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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.18% 7.84% 23.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.57% 21.05% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,800 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,750 £34,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
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
35 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.13% 37.25% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 12
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 September 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) JSON
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) C
5 6 (22.22%) C++
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 6 (22.22%) MySQL
5 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 6 (22.22%) Puppet
5 6 (22.22%) REST
6 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 5 (18.52%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Wireless
7 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.81%) Ajax
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) Open Source

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 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) JSON
3 6 (22.22%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
4 5 (18.52%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.41%) Drools
7 2 (7.41%) GWT
7 2 (7.41%) jBPM
7 2 (7.41%) JMS
7 2 (7.41%) OLE
7 2 (7.41%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) CoreOS
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Python
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C
3 6 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.41%) VBScript
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) GCIA
2 2 (7.41%) GCIH
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) SANS
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.70%) Squid
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Graphite
3 1 (3.70%) Graylog
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Marathon
3 1 (3.70%) Mesos
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
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