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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.57% 17.26% 8.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 63.04% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 9
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £71,750 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
27 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.95% 27.38% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 30
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
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 29 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 29 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 +6 12 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 22 (56.41%) SQL
1 22 (56.41%) Python
2 16 (41.03%) Perl
2 16 (41.03%) Ruby
3 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) HTML
6 11 (28.21%) Java
6 11 (28.21%) C++
7 10 (25.64%) Degree
8 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.08%) C
8 9 (23.08%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
9 8 (20.51%) System Testing
9 8 (20.51%) OO
9 8 (20.51%) OOD
9 8 (20.51%) MySQL
9 8 (20.51%) PHP
9 8 (20.51%) Unix
9 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.95%) QA
10 7 (17.95%) Selenium
10 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.95%) Robot Framework
11 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef

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 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) SugarCRM
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.26%) Route 53
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) LAN
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) SMTP
2 3 (7.69%) SNMP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.51%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Robot Framework
1 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) Hudson
3 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.56%) Qt Creator
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Applications Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Java Applications Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Java Web Developer
3 7 (17.95%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) QA Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) QA Test Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Test Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Web Applications Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
4 4 (10.26%) JSON
4 4 (10.26%) LAMP
4 4 (10.26%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (10.26%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) Ajax
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) Struts
6 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE
6 2 (5.13%) OLE
6 2 (5.13%) Struts2
6 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) CentOS
3 4 (10.26%) Debian
3 4 (10.26%) Fedora
4 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.56%) VMS
6 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.51%) OO
2 8 (20.51%) OOD
2 8 (20.51%) System Testing
2 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
2 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Integration Testing
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.26%) Release Management
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Logistics
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Design
8 1 (2.56%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Python
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) Perl
2 16 (41.03%) Ruby
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) C++
4 11 (28.21%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) C
6 8 (20.51%) PHP
7 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.13%) VBScript
9 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) SANS
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) GCIA
3 1 (2.56%) GCIH
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
1 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Nagios
3 3 (7.69%) Cacti
3 3 (7.69%) logstash
3 3 (7.69%) Pingdom
3 3 (7.69%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.56%) Graphite
4 1 (2.56%) Graylog
4 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Dell
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
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