The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 6 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 43 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 42.57% 16.20% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.13% 46.94% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 49 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 52.48% 34.51% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 38
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Linux Salary Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in County Antrim

Linux
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +10 43 £32,500 - 4
Linux
Northern Ireland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 58 (82.86%) UNIX
2 50 (71.43%) Java
3 49 (70.00%) Degree
4 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
4 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (64.29%) TDD
5 45 (64.29%) Subversion
5 45 (64.29%) OO
5 45 (64.29%) Java EE
5 45 (64.29%) Computer Science
5 45 (64.29%) Multithreading
5 45 (64.29%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
7 14 (20.00%) JSF
8 12 (17.14%) HTTP
9 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
10 8 (11.43%) Firewall
10 8 (11.43%) Internet
10 8 (11.43%) Solaris
11 7 (10.00%) SMTP
11 7 (10.00%) C++
11 7 (10.00%) Windows
11 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (10.00%) DNS
12 6 (8.57%) SPSS
12 6 (8.57%) ITIL
12 6 (8.57%) Cognos
12 6 (8.57%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (7.14%) Management Information System

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 9 (12.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (7.14%) FileNet
4 5 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) Moodle
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SPSS
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) HTTP
2 8 (11.43%) Internet
2 8 (11.43%) Firewall
3 7 (10.00%) DNS
3 7 (10.00%) SMTP
4 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) POP3
5 4 (5.71%) CDMA
5 4 (5.71%) GPRS
5 4 (5.71%) GSM
5 4 (5.71%) VLAN
5 4 (5.71%) MGCP
5 4 (5.71%) SGSN
5 4 (5.71%) IMAP
6 3 (4.29%) Softswitch
6 3 (4.29%) RTP
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
6 3 (4.29%) SNMP
7 2 (2.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) DB2
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (64.29%) Subversion
1 45 (64.29%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Billing
3 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Java Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (5.71%) Support Specialist
3 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (4.29%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Analyst
6 1 (1.43%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.43%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.43%) Server Support
6 1 (1.43%) Architect
6 1 (1.43%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.43%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) Java EE
2 14 (20.00%) JSF
2 14 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) MAPI
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.43%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 45 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) IVR
4 1 (1.43%) Statistics
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) UNIX
2 8 (11.43%) Solaris
3 7 (10.00%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) zOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 45 (64.29%) Multithreading
2 45 (64.29%) TDD
2 45 (64.29%) OO
3 18 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.57%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Data Security
7 3 (4.29%) Product Management
8 2 (2.86%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.43%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 1 (1.43%) Line Management
9 1 (1.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.43%) Information Security
9 1 (1.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) C++
3 5 (7.14%) Perl
3 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.71%) Jython
5 3 (4.29%) C
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) CCNA
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCTS
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Cognos
2 5 (7.14%) IBM
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Sun
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Actimize
4 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Compaq
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.43%) Veritas
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
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