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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 29 16 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.58% 9.82% 18.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.04% 44.44% 58.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 27
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £36,675 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
46 36 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.88% 22.09% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 47
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +6 24 £32,500 -35.00% 7
County Londonderry 0 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (61.70%) UNIX
2 19 (40.43%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Degree
4 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
5 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
5 16 (34.04%) Finance
6 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
6 15 (31.91%) HTML
6 15 (31.91%) Solaris
7 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) Python
8 13 (27.66%) SQL
8 13 (27.66%) Oracle
8 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
8 13 (27.66%) Retail
9 12 (25.53%) Fujitsu
9 12 (25.53%) Ruby
9 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
9 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
9 12 (25.53%) Rapid7
9 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 12 (25.53%) OO
10 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (21.28%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (21.28%) Control-M
11 10 (21.28%) Intel
11 10 (21.28%) E-business
11 10 (21.28%) VMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.26%) SSH
5 2 (4.26%) VoIP
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) DMZ
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) SNMP
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) FTP
6 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
1 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) Big Data
3 7 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.51%) MySQL
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.26%) Essbase
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) SQLite
7 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Ant
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) TestNG
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Mocha
4 1 (2.13%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (27.66%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
6 1 (2.13%) Military
6 1 (2.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Specialist
4 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Lead Software Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Java Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Development Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Development Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.26%) DBA
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) HTML
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) Web Services
4 6 (12.77%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 3 (6.38%) JDBC
5 3 (6.38%) JSP
5 3 (6.38%) Servlets
5 3 (6.38%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.26%) CSS3
6 2 (4.26%) WebSockets
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) LAMP
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) XSL
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) User Experience
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) DTV
6 1 (2.13%) BBC
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) UNIX
2 15 (31.91%) Solaris
3 12 (25.53%) Windows
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Linux
5 10 (21.28%) VMS
6 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.13%) OpenVMS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
8 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.53%) OO
4 10 (21.28%) E-business
5 9 (19.15%) SDLC
5 9 (19.15%) Analytics
5 9 (19.15%) Computer Security
6 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) Open Source
8 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
8 6 (12.77%) SOA
9 5 (10.64%) System Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.51%) Scrum
11 3 (6.38%) MVC
11 3 (6.38%) OOD
11 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.79%) Python
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
4 12 (25.53%) Ruby
5 7 (14.89%) C++
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
7 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) C
9 1 (2.13%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CISM
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) Basel II
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Control-M
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Nmap
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.26%) Nagios
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.13%) Munin
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 12 (25.53%) Fujitsu
2 12 (25.53%) Rapid7
3 10 (21.28%) Intel
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Coverity
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