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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 25 5
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 11.11% 6.74% 20.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 33.33% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 17
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
18 36 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 33.33% 20.22% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 51
Average salary £30,000 £24,418 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £14,250 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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 5 March 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 +20 6 £30,000 -38.46% 5
Linux
Northern Ireland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 53 (91.38%) UNIX
2 50 (86.21%) Java
3 46 (79.31%) Degree
4 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (75.86%) OO
5 43 (74.14%) TDD
5 43 (74.14%) Subversion
5 43 (74.14%) Software Engineering
5 43 (74.14%) Java EE
5 43 (74.14%) Computer Science
5 43 (74.14%) Multithreading
5 43 (74.14%) Git (software)
6 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (22.41%) PrimeFaces
6 13 (22.41%) JSF
7 10 (17.24%) Solaris
8 8 (13.79%) Perl
9 7 (12.07%) C++
9 7 (12.07%) HTML
9 7 (12.07%) SMTP
9 7 (12.07%) HTTP
9 7 (12.07%) Internet
10 5 (8.62%) Firewall
10 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
10 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.90%) IMAP
11 4 (6.90%) SGSN
11 4 (6.90%) VLAN
11 4 (6.90%) Product Management
11 4 (6.90%) POP3

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) SMTP
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) IMAP
3 4 (6.90%) SGSN
3 4 (6.90%) VLAN
3 4 (6.90%) POP3
3 4 (6.90%) SNMP
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
3 4 (6.90%) CDMA
3 4 (6.90%) GPRS
3 4 (6.90%) GSM
4 3 (5.17%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) MGCP
4 3 (5.17%) RTP
4 3 (5.17%) Softswitch
5 2 (3.45%) GGSN
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (74.14%) Subversion
1 43 (74.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Java Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.72%) QA Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.72%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) UNIX Team Leader
5 1 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (74.14%) Java EE
2 13 (22.41%) PrimeFaces
2 13 (22.41%) JSF
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) MAPI
5 3 (5.17%) XML
6 2 (3.45%) Middleware
7 1 (1.72%) CSS
7 1 (1.72%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) XSL
7 1 (1.72%) XHTML
7 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.72%) Sass
7 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.72%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.72%) HTML5
7 1 (1.72%) CSS3
7 1 (1.72%) Ajax
7 1 (1.72%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 43 (74.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) BBC
2 1 (1.72%) Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
2 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (91.38%) UNIX
2 10 (17.24%) Solaris
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.72%) zOS
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (75.86%) OO
2 43 (74.14%) TDD
2 43 (74.14%) Software Engineering
2 43 (74.14%) Multithreading
3 13 (22.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.62%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.90%) Product Management
6 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL
7 1 (1.72%) CRM
7 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.72%) Web Design
7 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.72%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.72%) Project Management
7 1 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) Perl
3 7 (12.07%) C++
4 4 (6.90%) Python
4 4 (6.90%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
1 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
1 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Sun
2 1 (1.72%) SAP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos
2 1 (1.72%) IBM
2 1 (1.72%) VMware
2 1 (1.72%) Actimize
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