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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.30% 13.14% 12.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.82% 54.76% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 9
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £29,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £47,500 £64,000
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
49 42 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.79% 24.00% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 35
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -10 15 £32,500 -7.14% 9
County Londonderry - 5 £60,000 -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (42.86%) UNIX
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 7 (20.00%) Apache
6 7 (20.00%) Python
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (17.14%) Internet
7 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (17.14%) Clustering
7 6 (17.14%) CSS
7 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
7 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (14.29%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) PHP
8 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (14.29%) HTTP
8 5 (14.29%) Cognos

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (14.29%) FileNet
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Moodle
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 5 (14.29%) HTTP
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) CTI
5 2 (5.71%) Intranet
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) Modbus
6 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) PBX
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (5.71%) Essbase
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (5.71%) HSQLDB
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
2 4 (11.43%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) Ajax
4 3 (8.57%) JDBC
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) Servlets
5 2 (5.71%) Struts
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) JSF
5 2 (5.71%) JSTL
5 2 (5.71%) Struts2
5 2 (5.71%) CSS3
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) Qt
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) IVR
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) UNIX
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Solaris
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) VMS
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Security
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Release Management
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) E-business
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) OOD
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) System Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) PowerHouse
6 4 (11.43%) Jython
6 4 (11.43%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
8 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Cognos
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Fujitsu
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) Intel
6 2 (5.71%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas
7 1 (2.86%) Actimize
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Sun
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Compaq
7 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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