The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX 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 UNIX over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 14 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 26 13 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.98% 7.83% 19.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 28.26% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 16
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
UNIX
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
54 46 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.03% 27.71% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 42
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £58,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

UNIX
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UNIX across the Northern Ireland region.

UNIX Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

UNIX
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 UNIX within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 +1 15 - - 8
County Londonderry - 11 £60,000 - 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing UNIX 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 UNIX.

1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 19 (55.88%) Oracle
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
5 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) Retail
5 10 (29.41%) Java EE
5 10 (29.41%) Degree
5 10 (29.41%) Fujitsu
6 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
6 9 (26.47%) Subversion
6 9 (26.47%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
6 9 (26.47%) OO
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 8 (23.53%) Solaris
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Internet
9 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) Clustering
9 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
10 5 (14.71%) E-business
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing UNIX 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 UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) IMAP
3 1 (2.94%) GGSN
3 1 (2.94%) SGSN
3 1 (2.94%) CDMA
3 1 (2.94%) GPRS
3 1 (2.94%) GSM
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) POP3
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (14.71%) Essbase
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Subversion
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.94%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Retail
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Java Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Java Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Java EE
2 5 (14.71%) PrimeFaces
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) JSF
3 3 (8.82%) JDBC
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) MAPI
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Solaris
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (14.71%) VMS
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) zOS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) OO
2 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
3 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) E-business
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) People Management
5 3 (8.82%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Security Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Fujitsu
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Intel
4 5 (14.71%) Hyperion
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Ab Initio
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Actimize
6 1 (2.94%) Compaq
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Cognos
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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