The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 37 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.79% 18.07% 17.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.52% 65.22% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 10
Average salary £32,500 £43,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.85% -21.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £31,100 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 46 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.88% 27.71% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 41
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £58,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Linux
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Linux Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Linux
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
County Antrim -3 26 £28,250 -34.68% 10
County Londonderry - 11 £60,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 33 (64.71%) UNIX
2 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 18 (35.29%) Java
3 16 (31.37%) Degree
4 15 (29.41%) Finance
5 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
7 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
7 11 (21.57%) OO
8 10 (19.61%) ITIL
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
8 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
8 10 (19.61%) Java EE
8 10 (19.61%) Fujitsu
8 10 (19.61%) Retail
9 9 (17.65%) TDD
9 9 (17.65%) Subversion
9 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
9 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.65%) HTML
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 8 (15.69%) Solaris
10 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
11 7 (13.73%) JSF

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.73%) Apache
3 6 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.80%) FileNet
5 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 2 (3.92%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Moodle
6 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) SPSS
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) CTI
5 2 (3.92%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.96%) Modbus
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (1.96%) IMAP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.80%) Essbase
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.92%) DB2
6 2 (3.92%) HSQLDB
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.96%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Java Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (9.80%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (9.80%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.84%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Java EE
2 9 (17.65%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) JSF
4 5 (9.80%) PrimeFaces
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
6 3 (5.88%) JDBC
7 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.92%) JSP
7 2 (3.92%) Servlets
7 2 (3.92%) Struts
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 2 (3.92%) JSTL
7 2 (3.92%) Ajax
7 2 (3.92%) Spring
7 2 (3.92%) Struts2
7 2 (3.92%) CSS3
7 2 (3.92%) HTML5
8 1 (1.96%) Qt
8 1 (1.96%) .NET
8 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Clustering
3 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) IVR
4 2 (3.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.96%) CESG
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) UNIX
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) Solaris
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (9.80%) VMS
6 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) HPUX
7 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) OO
4 10 (19.61%) ITIL
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
5 9 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
6 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.80%) E-business
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Data Security
8 3 (5.88%) People Management
8 3 (5.88%) Release Management
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Security Management
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) Jython
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) PowerHouse
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CEH
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) HL7
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Control-M
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Fujitsu
3 6 (11.76%) Cognos
4 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 5 (9.80%) Intel
4 5 (9.80%) Hyperion
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Actimize
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Compaq
7 1 (1.96%) Sun
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago