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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 2 32 3
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs citing UNIX 33 10 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.13% 5.43% 20.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.74% 19.23% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -50.00%
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
43 52 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.57% 28.26% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 27
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £53,750 £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
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 29 January 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 +22 21 £29,000 -3.33% 7
County Londonderry +2 12 - -
UNIX
UK

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 80 (94.12%) Linux
2 51 (60.00%) Java
3 49 (57.65%) Degree
4 47 (55.29%) Computer Science
5 46 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (52.94%) TDD
6 45 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 45 (52.94%) Subversion
6 45 (52.94%) Java EE
6 45 (52.94%) OO
6 45 (52.94%) Multithreading
6 45 (52.94%) Git (software)
7 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
7 26 (30.59%) Finance
8 25 (29.41%) Oracle
8 25 (29.41%) Oracle Database
9 22 (25.88%) Security Cleared
9 22 (25.88%) Solaris
9 22 (25.88%) Fujitsu
9 22 (25.88%) Retail
10 17 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (16.47%) PrimeFaces
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (16.47%) JSF
11 14 (16.47%) E-business
11 14 (16.47%) VMS
11 14 (16.47%) Intel
11 14 (16.47%) Control-M
11 14 (16.47%) Shell Script

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SMTP
1 7 (8.24%) HTTP
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) CDMA
3 4 (4.71%) GPRS
3 4 (4.71%) GSM
3 4 (4.71%) POP3
3 4 (4.71%) VPN
3 4 (4.71%) VLAN
3 4 (4.71%) IMAP
3 4 (4.71%) SGSN
4 3 (3.53%) Softswitch
4 3 (3.53%) MGCP
4 3 (3.53%) RTP
4 3 (3.53%) VoIP
4 3 (3.53%) SNMP
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.35%) GGSN
6 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.41%) Essbase
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) Informix
Development Applications
1 45 (52.94%) Subversion
1 45 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.18%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.18%) JMeter
2 1 (1.18%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) PVCS
General
1 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
1 26 (30.59%) Finance
2 22 (25.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Java Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Senior Java Engineer
2 14 (16.47%) Linux Specialist
3 10 (11.76%) Administrator
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (9.41%) DBA
5 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (2.35%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (2.35%) Technical Support
6 2 (2.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (2.35%) Escalation Engineer
7 1 (1.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (1.18%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.18%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.18%) Performance Tester
7 1 (1.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.18%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.94%) Java EE
2 14 (16.47%) PrimeFaces
2 14 (16.47%) JSF
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) MAPI
4 2 (2.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.18%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.18%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.18%) .NET
5 1 (1.18%) EJB
5 1 (1.18%) JDBC
5 1 (1.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (55.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.18%) Open Source
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (94.12%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Solaris
3 17 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (16.47%) Oracle Linux
4 14 (16.47%) VMS
5 3 (3.53%) Windows
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) TDD
2 45 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 45 (52.94%) OO
2 45 (52.94%) Multithreading
3 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (16.47%) E-business
4 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.53%) Product Management
7 2 (2.35%) ITIL
7 2 (2.35%) ETL
7 2 (2.35%) Migration
7 2 (2.35%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.18%) Kanban
8 1 (1.18%) Line Management
8 1 (1.18%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.18%) Change Control
8 1 (1.18%) Validation
8 1 (1.18%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) Java
2 14 (16.47%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.88%) Perl
3 5 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (2.35%) C
4 2 (2.35%) SQL
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (57.65%) Degree
2 22 (25.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) MCTS
3 1 (1.18%) MCITP
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) NFS
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Control-M
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Oracle
2 22 (25.88%) Fujitsu
3 14 (16.47%) Intel
4 8 (9.41%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.71%) Ab Initio
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.53%) Sun
6 3 (3.53%) IBM
7 2 (2.35%) HP
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) Actimize
7 2 (2.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.18%) Compaq
8 1 (1.18%) Citrix
8 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco
8 1 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos
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