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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 14 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.62% 11.72% 6.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 53.13% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 9
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £28,567
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £79,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
25 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.12% 22.07% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 28
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +18.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +5 11 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Linux.

1 24 (58.54%) Python
2 23 (56.10%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) Perl
3 17 (41.46%) Ruby
3 17 (41.46%) Computer Science
4 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (34.15%) HTML
6 12 (29.27%) Java
6 12 (29.27%) C++
6 12 (29.27%) Degree
7 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
7 11 (26.83%) CSS
8 10 (24.39%) OO
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
9 9 (21.95%) System Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.95%) OOD
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Unix
10 8 (19.51%) C
10 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (19.51%) QA
10 8 (19.51%) Selenium
10 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.51%) Robot Framework
11 7 (17.07%) PHP
11 7 (17.07%) MySQL
12 6 (14.63%) Ansible

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) nginx
2 2 (4.88%) SugarCRM
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (9.76%) Route 53
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) SMTP
3 3 (7.32%) SNMP
4 2 (4.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Robot Framework
1 8 (19.51%) Selenium
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Hudson
3 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.88%) Qt Creator
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Applications Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Java Applications Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Java Web Developer
3 8 (19.51%) QA Automation Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) QA Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) QA Test Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Test Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Web Applications Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Web Developer
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) HTML
2 11 (26.83%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) LAMP
3 4 (9.76%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (9.76%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) Ajax
4 3 (7.32%) CSS3
4 3 (7.32%) JSON
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Struts
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) OLE
5 2 (4.88%) Qt
5 2 (4.88%) Struts2
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) SystemC
4 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) CentOS
3 4 (9.76%) Debian
3 4 (9.76%) Fedora
4 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.44%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
2 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (24.39%) OO
3 9 (21.95%) OOD
3 9 (21.95%) System Testing
3 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) Logistics
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Design
9 1 (2.44%) Auto-Scaling
9 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.44%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Python
2 23 (56.10%) SQL
3 17 (41.46%) Perl
3 17 (41.46%) Ruby
4 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 12 (29.27%) C++
5 12 (29.27%) Java
6 8 (19.51%) C
7 7 (17.07%) PHP
8 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.88%) VBScript
10 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) SANS
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) GCIA
3 1 (2.44%) GCIH
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) VirtualBox
1 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Ansible
1 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) Nagios
3 3 (7.32%) Cacti
3 3 (7.32%) logstash
3 3 (7.32%) Pingdom
3 3 (7.32%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.44%) Graphite
4 1 (2.44%) Graylog
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.32%) Dell
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Facebook
4 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
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