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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 27.03% 11.38% 10.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.97% 40.43% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 4
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
29 47 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.19% 28.14% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 33 26
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,250 £45,000
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
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 30 January 2015. 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 +14 20 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Linux
Northern Ireland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 57 (91.94%) UNIX
2 51 (82.26%) Java
3 48 (77.42%) Degree
4 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (72.58%) TDD
5 45 (72.58%) Subversion
5 45 (72.58%) Software Engineering
5 45 (72.58%) Java EE
5 45 (72.58%) Computer Science
5 45 (72.58%) Multithreading
5 45 (72.58%) Git (software)
5 45 (72.58%) OO
6 14 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (22.58%) JSF
6 14 (22.58%) PrimeFaces
7 9 (14.52%) Solaris
8 8 (12.90%) HTTP
9 7 (11.29%) Internet
9 7 (11.29%) SMTP
9 7 (11.29%) C++
10 6 (9.68%) HTML
10 6 (9.68%) Perl
11 5 (8.06%) Firewall
11 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
11 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
12 4 (6.45%) IMAP
12 4 (6.45%) SGSN
12 4 (6.45%) Product Management
12 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
12 4 (6.45%) VLAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) FileNet
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Project
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.23%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 7 (11.29%) SMTP
3 5 (8.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.45%) IMAP
4 4 (6.45%) SGSN
4 4 (6.45%) VLAN
4 4 (6.45%) POP3
4 4 (6.45%) CDMA
4 4 (6.45%) GPRS
4 4 (6.45%) GSM
4 4 (6.45%) VPN
5 3 (4.84%) SNMP
5 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.84%) MGCP
5 3 (4.84%) RTP
5 3 (4.84%) VoIP
5 3 (4.84%) Softswitch
6 2 (3.23%) GGSN
6 2 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (72.58%) Subversion
1 45 (72.58%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Java Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
3 3 (4.84%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
4 2 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (1.61%) Architect
5 1 (1.61%) Analyst
5 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) Server Support
5 1 (1.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (1.61%) Administrator
5 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (1.61%) Server Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) QA Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (72.58%) Java EE
2 14 (22.58%) JSF
2 14 (22.58%) PrimeFaces
3 6 (9.68%) HTML
4 4 (6.45%) MAPI
5 2 (3.23%) Middleware
5 2 (3.23%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) XSL
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (72.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 57 (91.94%) UNIX
2 9 (14.52%) Solaris
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) zOS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (72.58%) TDD
2 45 (72.58%) Software Engineering
2 45 (72.58%) Multithreading
2 45 (72.58%) OO
3 14 (22.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.45%) Product Management
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.23%) Validation
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (1.61%) Project Management
7 1 (1.61%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.61%) CRM
7 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (1.61%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.61%) System Testing
7 1 (1.61%) User Stories
7 1 (1.61%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 51 (82.26%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) C++
3 6 (9.68%) Perl
4 3 (4.84%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) C
5 2 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (77.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) MCTS
2 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) XenApp
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.84%) Sun
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle
1 3 (4.84%) Actimize
2 2 (3.23%) Ab Initio
2 2 (3.23%) Cognos
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) Compaq
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) VMware
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