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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 5 34 3
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 19 3 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.88% 1.51% 24.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.38% 7.14% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Average salary £29,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
32 42 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.16% 21.11% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 49
Average salary £30,000 £25,837 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.11% +3.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £14,250 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UNIX across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

UNIX Salary Histogram 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 27 February 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 Londonderry +2 12 - -
County Antrim +25 7 £29,500 -21.33% 5
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 51 (62.96%) Java
3 49 (60.49%) Degree
4 47 (58.02%) Computer Science
5 45 (55.56%) Java EE
5 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
5 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (55.56%) TDD
5 45 (55.56%) Subversion
5 45 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 45 (55.56%) OO
6 23 (28.40%) Telecoms
7 22 (27.16%) Finance
7 22 (27.16%) Solaris
8 20 (24.69%) Oracle
8 20 (24.69%) Oracle Database
9 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 18 (22.22%) Fujitsu
9 18 (22.22%) Retail
10 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (17.28%) JSF
10 14 (17.28%) PrimeFaces
10 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (16.05%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (16.05%) E-business
11 13 (16.05%) VMS
11 13 (16.05%) Intel
11 13 (16.05%) Control-M
11 13 (16.05%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (6.17%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) SMTP
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) CDMA
3 4 (4.94%) GPRS
3 4 (4.94%) GSM
3 4 (4.94%) SNMP
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) SGSN
3 4 (4.94%) VLAN
3 4 (4.94%) IMAP
3 4 (4.94%) POP3
4 3 (3.70%) Softswitch
4 3 (3.70%) VoIP
4 3 (3.70%) MGCP
4 3 (3.70%) RTP
5 2 (2.47%) GGSN
6 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (6.17%) Essbase
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) Informix
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (55.56%) Subversion
1 45 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) PVCS
General
1 23 (28.40%) Telecoms
2 22 (27.16%) Finance
3 18 (22.22%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Java Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Engineer
3 13 (16.05%) Linux Specialist
4 7 (8.64%) Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) DBA
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (2.47%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Developer
7 2 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.47%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (55.56%) Java EE
2 14 (17.28%) JSF
2 14 (17.28%) PrimeFaces
3 4 (4.94%) MAPI
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) EJB
4 2 (2.47%) JDBC
4 2 (2.47%) JMS
4 2 (2.47%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) JAX-WS
4 2 (2.47%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.02%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.23%) DTV
2 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 22 (27.16%) Solaris
3 14 (17.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (16.05%) VMS
5 4 (4.94%) Windows
6 1 (1.23%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) OO
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (55.56%) TDD
1 45 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 45 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (16.05%) E-business
4 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.70%) Product Management
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL
5 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.47%) ETL
6 2 (2.47%) Migration
6 2 (2.47%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (2.47%) Change Control
6 2 (2.47%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.23%) Line Management
7 1 (1.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) Java
2 13 (16.05%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.41%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) C++
5 4 (4.94%) SQL
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (60.49%) Degree
2 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) HNC
3 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
3 1 (1.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 18 (22.22%) Fujitsu
3 13 (16.05%) Intel
4 5 (6.17%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (3.70%) Sun
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.23%) Brocade
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
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