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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 26 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.01% 18.44% 19.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.97% 57.78% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 4
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%

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
74 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.15% 31.91% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 64 36 13
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -3 17 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 17 (51.52%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 9 (27.27%) XML
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
6 8 (24.24%) Spring
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
6 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
7 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 7 (21.21%) Data Management
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (18.18%) REST
8 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
8 6 (18.18%) Big Data
8 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories

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 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (18.18%) Big Data
2 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Support
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Support
5 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
7 3 (9.09%) Test Scripter
7 3 (9.09%) Test Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
2 8 (24.24%) JSON
2 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) Ext JS
5 4 (12.12%) Highcharts JS
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) XSL
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.06%) Drools
7 2 (6.06%) GWT
7 2 (6.06%) jBPM
7 2 (6.06%) JMS
7 2 (6.06%) RESTful
8 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Unix
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Data Management
2 7 (21.21%) Web Development
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) User Stories
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) KYC
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.03%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) VB
8 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Actimize
2 4 (12.12%) Cognizant
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
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