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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 4 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.54% 5.97% 21.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.37% 16.67% 69.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £26,800 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
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
38 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.36% 35.82% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 13
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +3 17 £35,000 +6.06% 6
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) XML
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) JSON
5 7 (24.14%) REST
5 7 (24.14%) Unix
5 7 (24.14%) C
5 7 (24.14%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) MySQL
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Puppet
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms

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 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) nginx
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Wireless
2 3 (10.34%) Bluetooth
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (6.90%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.45%) HSQLDB
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Qt Creator
3 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 8 (27.59%) JSON
3 7 (24.14%) REST
4 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.69%) Spring
5 4 (13.79%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.90%) Drools
7 2 (6.90%) GWT
7 2 (6.90%) jBPM
7 2 (6.90%) JMS
7 2 (6.90%) LAMP
7 2 (6.90%) OLE
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Social Media
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Debian
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) CoreOS
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) VMS
6 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) User Stories
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C
2 7 (24.14%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) GCIA
2 2 (6.90%) GCIH
2 2 (6.90%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) SANS
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.45%) Squid
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Graphite
4 1 (3.45%) Graylog
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Marathon
4 1 (3.45%) Mesos
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Brocade
3 1 (3.45%) Dell
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
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