The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 34 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 9 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.31% 7.51% 12.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.57% 30.23% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Average salary £60,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.51% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 43 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.01% 24.86% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 33
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
UNIX
UK

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 1 August 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 -13 7 £57,500 +58.62% 7
County Londonderry -2 2 £60,000 - 1
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) Internet
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) HL7
6 3 (30.00%) Release Management
6 3 (30.00%) JDBC
6 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) J2EE
8 1 (10.00%) MySQL
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (10.00%) HPUX
8 1 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JDBC
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
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Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Londonderry, County Londonderry
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago