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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 6 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.53% 10.68% 14.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 44.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 18
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -20.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,700 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £54,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
25 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.86% 24.27% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 28
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +14 6 £30,500 +7.96% 2
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (57.14%) Degree
1 20 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
2 18 (51.43%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) UNIX
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 15 (42.86%) HTML
5 14 (40.00%) Python
6 12 (34.29%) OO
6 12 (34.29%) Rapid7
6 12 (34.29%) SDLC
7 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Windows
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
8 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 9 (25.71%) User Experience
9 9 (25.71%) Big Data
9 9 (25.71%) Analytics
9 9 (25.71%) Ruby
9 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.71%) Computer Security
9 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
9 9 (25.71%) Web Services
9 9 (25.71%) C++
10 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (20.00%) NoSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) HTTP
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.57%) FTP
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.71%) SSH
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.71%) Big Data
3 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 6 (17.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.43%) MySQL
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.86%) Redis
7 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.86%) SQLite
7 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Valgrind
4 2 (5.71%) TestNG
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) Mocha
5 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Software Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) JDBC
5 3 (8.57%) JSP
5 3 (8.57%) Servlets
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) XSLT
6 2 (5.71%) WebSockets
6 2 (5.71%) LAMP
7 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.86%) Express
7 1 (2.86%) WSDL
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) User Experience
3 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) UNIX
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (11.43%) Solaris
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) CentOS
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) OO
3 12 (34.29%) SDLC
4 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Computer Security
5 9 (25.71%) Analytics
6 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
7 6 (17.14%) MapReduce
7 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
7 6 (17.14%) SOA
8 4 (11.43%) OOD
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) MVC
8 4 (11.43%) System Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Ruby
5 9 (25.71%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) C
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) EMC Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) Basel II
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenServer
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Nmap
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Munin
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Rapid7
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Coverity
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) New Relic
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
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