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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 2 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.66% 22.45% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.41% 64.71% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 5
Average salary £32,500 £40,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.24% +25.38%
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
69 51 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 53.91% 34.69% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 54
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £60,000 £45,000
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 November 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 November 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 -1 55 £32,500 -21.68% 1
County Londonderry - 6 - - 1
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 69 (85.19%) UNIX
2 51 (62.96%) Java
3 48 (59.26%) Degree
4 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (56.79%) Software Engineering
6 45 (55.56%) Java EE
6 45 (55.56%) Computer Science
6 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
6 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 45 (55.56%) TDD
6 45 (55.56%) Subversion
6 45 (55.56%) OO
7 18 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (17.28%) JSF
8 14 (17.28%) PrimeFaces
8 14 (17.28%) Oracle
8 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
9 12 (14.81%) Finance
9 12 (14.81%) Solaris
9 12 (14.81%) HTTP
9 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database
10 10 (12.35%) Fujitsu
10 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.35%) Retail
10 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
11 9 (11.11%) Internet
12 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
13 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (8.64%) SMTP
13 7 (8.64%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (9.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.17%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.17%) Apache
3 5 (6.17%) FileNet
4 1 (1.23%) Moodle
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SPSS
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) HTTP
2 9 (11.11%) Internet
3 7 (8.64%) Firewall
3 7 (8.64%) DNS
3 7 (8.64%) SMTP
4 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) VPN
5 4 (4.94%) POP3
5 4 (4.94%) CDMA
5 4 (4.94%) GPRS
5 4 (4.94%) GSM
5 4 (4.94%) VLAN
5 4 (4.94%) MGCP
5 4 (4.94%) IMAP
5 4 (4.94%) SGSN
6 3 (3.70%) Softswitch
6 3 (3.70%) RTP
6 3 (3.70%) VoIP
6 3 (3.70%) SNMP
7 2 (2.47%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (6.17%) Essbase
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) DB2
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (55.56%) Subversion
1 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.23%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.81%) Finance
3 10 (12.35%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Java Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Administrator
4 5 (6.17%) DBA
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (6.17%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (4.94%) Support Specialist
5 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
5 4 (4.94%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 1 (1.23%) Analyst
8 1 (1.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (55.56%) Java EE
2 14 (17.28%) JSF
2 14 (17.28%) PrimeFaces
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) MAPI
5 2 (2.47%) XML
6 1 (1.23%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.23%) Qt
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
6 1 (1.23%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Open Source
3 2 (2.47%) IVR
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 69 (85.19%) UNIX
2 12 (14.81%) Solaris
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (6.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (6.17%) VMS
5 1 (1.23%) zOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.79%) Software Engineering
3 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 45 (55.56%) OO
3 45 (55.56%) TDD
4 18 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.41%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.17%) E-business
6 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.94%) Data Security
7 4 (4.94%) Change Management
7 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) Product Management
9 2 (2.47%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.23%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.23%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (1.23%) Cisco ICM Scripting
10 1 (1.23%) Line Management
10 1 (1.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Java
2 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.64%) C++
4 5 (6.17%) Perl
5 4 (4.94%) Jython
6 3 (3.70%) SQL
6 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) C
7 2 (2.47%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (59.26%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCTS
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Control-M
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Fujitsu
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) Cognos
5 5 (6.17%) Intel
5 5 (6.17%) Hyperion
5 5 (6.17%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) Actimize
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco
6 3 (3.70%) Sun
7 2 (2.47%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.23%) Veritas
8 1 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (1.23%) Compaq
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Concentrix
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago