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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 3 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.48% 12.57% 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.19% 42.31% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 3
Average salary £31,250 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -20.58%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
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
42 52 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.00% 29.71% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 29
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £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
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 23 January 2015. 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 +13 21 £31,250 -3.84% 4
County Londonderry +2 11 - -
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 79 (94.05%) UNIX
2 52 (61.90%) Java
3 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (57.14%) Degree
4 45 (53.57%) Java EE
4 45 (53.57%) Computer Science
4 45 (53.57%) TDD
4 45 (53.57%) Subversion
4 45 (53.57%) Software Engineering
4 45 (53.57%) OO
4 45 (53.57%) Multithreading
4 45 (53.57%) Git (software)
5 25 (29.76%) Telecoms
6 24 (28.57%) Oracle
7 23 (27.38%) Finance
7 23 (27.38%) Oracle Database
8 22 (26.19%) Solaris
9 21 (25.00%) Fujitsu
9 21 (25.00%) Retail
9 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 16 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
11 14 (16.67%) JSF
11 14 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 13 (15.48%) Control-M
12 13 (15.48%) Intel
12 13 (15.48%) VMS
12 13 (15.48%) E-business
12 13 (15.48%) Oracle Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.19%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Project
1 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) HTTP
2 7 (8.33%) Internet
2 7 (8.33%) SMTP
3 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 4 (4.76%) VLAN
4 4 (4.76%) IMAP
4 4 (4.76%) SGSN
4 4 (4.76%) POP3
4 4 (4.76%) CDMA
4 4 (4.76%) GPRS
4 4 (4.76%) GSM
4 4 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (3.57%) MGCP
5 3 (3.57%) RTP
5 3 (3.57%) SNMP
5 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.57%) VoIP
5 3 (3.57%) Softswitch
6 2 (2.38%) GGSN
6 2 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (9.52%) Essbase
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.38%) DB2
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (53.57%) Subversion
1 45 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.19%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.19%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.19%) JMeter
General
1 25 (29.76%) Telecoms
2 23 (27.38%) Finance
3 21 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Java Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
3 13 (15.48%) Linux Specialist
4 9 (10.71%) Administrator
5 8 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (9.52%) DBA
6 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.38%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Analyst
8 1 (1.19%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.19%) Server Support
8 1 (1.19%) Architect
8 1 (1.19%) Tester
8 1 (1.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (53.57%) Java EE
2 14 (16.67%) JSF
2 14 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
3 6 (7.14%) HTML
4 4 (4.76%) MAPI
5 2 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) XSL
6 1 (1.19%) .NET
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (53.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.19%) Open Source
2 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 79 (94.05%) UNIX
2 22 (26.19%) Solaris
3 16 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (15.48%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (15.48%) VMS
5 4 (4.76%) Windows
6 1 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) zOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (53.57%) TDD
2 45 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 45 (53.57%) OO
2 45 (53.57%) Multithreading
3 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (15.48%) E-business
5 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.76%) Product Management
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL
8 2 (2.38%) Validation
8 2 (2.38%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.19%) User Stories
9 1 (1.19%) Low Latency
9 1 (1.19%) Line Management
9 1 (1.19%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (1.19%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.19%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.19%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.90%) Java
2 14 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.33%) C++
4 6 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (3.57%) SQL
5 3 (3.57%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.38%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (57.14%) Degree
2 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCTS
3 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Control-M
2 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Oracle
2 21 (25.00%) Fujitsu
3 13 (15.48%) Intel
4 8 (9.52%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) Sun
6 3 (3.57%) Actimize
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.38%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Cognos
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Compaq
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
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