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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX
Rank 29 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 2 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.07% 19.44% 12.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 43.08% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 11
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
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
35 130 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.72% 45.14% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 67 39
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £14,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -21 2 £37,500 -16.66%
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) WSUS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) MCITP

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) JDBC
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Perforce
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Compaq
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Segue
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase