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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 20 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Unix 7 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.14% 9.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 41.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
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
20 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.41% 21.82% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £22,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unix across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Unix Salary Histogram in Belfast

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Dell
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 3 (21.43%) SNMP
7 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 3 (21.43%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
7 3 (21.43%) logstash
7 3 (21.43%) Pingdom
7 3 (21.43%) Rsyslog
7 3 (21.43%) Korn
7 3 (21.43%) Cacti
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Sybase
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) SMTP

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) SMTP
3 3 (21.43%) SNMP
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) LAMP
1 3 (21.43%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) OLE
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (7.14%) COM
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Struts
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WSDL
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSL
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) NetWare
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Security
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Korn
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (14.29%) EMC Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISMP
2 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) GCIA
2 1 (7.14%) GCIH
2 1 (7.14%) IISP
2 1 (7.14%) ISACA
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cacti
1 3 (21.43%) logstash
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) Pingdom
1 3 (21.43%) Rsyslog
2 2 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Novell
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
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