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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 22 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.68% 8.00% 12.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 34.04% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 17
Average salary £25,750 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.14% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £26,550 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £58,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
44 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.36% 23.50% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 30
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
County Antrim +16 21 £26,500 -39.42% 5
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 21 (55.26%) UNIX
2 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
3 19 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) Python
6 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
6 15 (39.47%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) OO
7 12 (31.58%) Rapid7
7 12 (31.58%) SDLC
8 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
8 11 (28.95%) CSS
8 11 (28.95%) Ruby
9 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (23.68%) Mac OS X
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) Web Services
10 9 (23.68%) C++
10 9 (23.68%) Analytics
10 9 (23.68%) Big Data
10 9 (23.68%) Computer Security
10 9 (23.68%) User Experience
11 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 7 (18.42%) VMware
12 7 (18.42%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.26%) FTP
4 2 (5.26%) SSH
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) SNMP
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) Big Data
3 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (15.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.53%) MySQL
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.63%) Redis
8 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Ant
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Valgrind
4 2 (5.26%) TestNG
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Mocha
5 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Military
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) JDBC
5 3 (7.89%) JSP
5 3 (7.89%) Servlets
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.89%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 2 (5.26%) CSS3
6 2 (5.26%) WebSockets
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.26%) LAMP
7 1 (2.63%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (2.63%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.68%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.26%) DTV
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.63%) BBC
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Derivative
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Mac OS X
4 7 (18.42%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) VMS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) CentOS
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) OpenVMS
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Software Engineering
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) OO
3 12 (31.58%) SDLC
4 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Computer Security
5 9 (23.68%) Analytics
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.79%) SOA
7 6 (15.79%) Open Source
7 6 (15.79%) MapReduce
8 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
9 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Python
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) Ruby
6 9 (23.68%) C++
7 6 (15.79%) Perl
7 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (10.53%) C
9 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.26%) C#
10 2 (5.26%) PHP
10 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) Basel II
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Nagios
2 3 (7.89%) Nmap
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Control-M
4 1 (2.63%) Munin
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Rapid7
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Coverity
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Intel
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.63%) New Relic
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
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