The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 18 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 19 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 13.29% 4.35% 11.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.50% 20.00% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 12
Average salary £30,750 £57,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.52% +29.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £55,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £59,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
UNIX
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
40 30 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.97% 21.74% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 42
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

UNIX
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Belfast region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Belfast

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
4 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
6 9 (34.62%) Mac OS X
6 9 (34.62%) Computer Security
6 9 (34.62%) Big Data
6 9 (34.62%) Analytics
6 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (34.62%) Rapid7
6 9 (34.62%) User Experience
7 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 8 (30.77%) Ruby
7 8 (30.77%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) JDBC
9 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) SOA
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (23.08%) NoSQL

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.54%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) SNMP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) DMZ
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) SSH
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
1 9 (34.62%) Big Data
1 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.54%) Informix
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) PVCS
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Valgrind
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) JDBC
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) JMS
5 3 (11.54%) J2EE
5 3 (11.54%) EJB
5 3 (11.54%) JSP
5 3 (11.54%) Servlets
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (11.54%) JAX-WS
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (34.62%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Mac OS X
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) OpenVMS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Security
2 9 (34.62%) Analytics
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) MapReduce
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.54%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 8 (30.77%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.85%) HNC
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Rapid7
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Brocade
4 1 (3.85%) Coverity
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