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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 3 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 50 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 42.74% 16.57% 8.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.97% 49.12% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
61 57 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 52.14% 33.73% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 45
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 43 £32,500 - 2
County Londonderry +2 7 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (87.36%) UNIX
2 51 (58.62%) Java
3 49 (56.32%) Degree
4 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
6 45 (51.72%) OO
6 45 (51.72%) TDD
6 45 (51.72%) Subversion
6 45 (51.72%) Java EE
6 45 (51.72%) Computer Science
6 45 (51.72%) Multithreading
6 45 (51.72%) Git (software)
7 21 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 20 (22.99%) Oracle
9 19 (21.84%) Finance
9 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
10 17 (19.54%) Solaris
10 17 (19.54%) Retail
10 17 (19.54%) Fujitsu
10 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
10 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (16.09%) JSF
11 14 (16.09%) PrimeFaces
12 13 (14.94%) Shell Script
13 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (12.64%) HTTP
15 9 (10.34%) VMS
15 9 (10.34%) Intel
15 9 (10.34%) Control-M
15 9 (10.34%) E-business

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.20%) WebLogic
1 8 (9.20%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (5.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.60%) FileNet
4 4 (4.60%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Moodle
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) SPSS
2 2 (2.30%) MS Project
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) HTTP
2 8 (9.20%) Internet
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
3 7 (8.05%) SMTP
4 6 (6.90%) DNS
5 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.60%) VPN
6 4 (4.60%) POP3
6 4 (4.60%) CDMA
6 4 (4.60%) GPRS
6 4 (4.60%) GSM
6 4 (4.60%) VLAN
6 4 (4.60%) MGCP
6 4 (4.60%) SGSN
6 4 (4.60%) IMAP
7 3 (3.45%) Softswitch
7 3 (3.45%) RTP
7 3 (3.45%) VoIP
7 3 (3.45%) SNMP
8 2 (2.30%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Exadata
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (9.20%) Essbase
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.30%) DB2
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (51.72%) Subversion
1 45 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.15%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.15%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.15%) JMeter
General
1 21 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.84%) Finance
3 17 (19.54%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Java Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Senior Java Engineer
3 9 (10.34%) Administrator
3 9 (10.34%) Linux Specialist
4 8 (9.20%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (9.20%) DBA
5 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (3.45%) Support Specialist
5 3 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 3 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (3.45%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (2.30%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (2.30%) Developer
7 1 (1.15%) Analyst
7 1 (1.15%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.72%) Java EE
2 14 (16.09%) JSF
2 14 (16.09%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (5.75%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) MAPI
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.15%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 45 (51.72%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) IVR
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 76 (87.36%) UNIX
2 17 (19.54%) Solaris
3 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (10.34%) VMS
5 7 (8.05%) Windows
6 4 (4.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.15%) zOS
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.02%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) Software Engineering
3 45 (51.72%) Multithreading
3 45 (51.72%) OO
3 45 (51.72%) TDD
4 17 (19.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.34%) E-business
6 8 (9.20%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.75%) ITIL
7 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.45%) Data Security
8 3 (3.45%) Change Management
8 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.45%) Product Management
9 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.30%) Validation
10 1 (1.15%) Information Security
10 1 (1.15%) Security Management
10 1 (1.15%) Workflow
10 1 (1.15%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Java
2 13 (14.94%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.05%) C++
4 5 (5.75%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) C
5 3 (3.45%) Jython
6 2 (2.30%) SQL
6 2 (2.30%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) Degree
2 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) Control-M
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) Fujitsu
3 9 (10.34%) Intel
4 8 (9.20%) Hyperion
5 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.75%) Cognos
6 5 (5.75%) IBM
7 3 (3.45%) Actimize
7 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 3 (3.45%) Sun
8 2 (2.30%) HP
8 2 (2.30%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.15%) Symantec
9 1 (1.15%) Veritas
9 1 (1.15%) VMware
9 1 (1.15%) Compaq
9 1 (1.15%) Citrix
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