Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 52 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.97% 8.71% 7.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.43% 34.74% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 14
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,400 £31,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £43,375
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +7.69%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 112 95 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 27.93% 25.07% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 77 39
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £20,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £53,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +16.67%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in County Antrim.

Salary trend for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in County Antrim over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -1 52 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (38.46%) C
1 20 (38.46%) C++
2 19 (36.54%) Python
3 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
4 17 (32.69%) Unix
4 17 (32.69%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.92%) OO
6 14 (26.92%) Oracle
6 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
7 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
8 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.23%) HTML
9 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (17.31%) Puppet
10 9 (17.31%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
10 9 (17.31%) SQL
10 9 (17.31%) XML
10 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
10 9 (17.31%) Legal

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.92%) Luigi
2 1 (1.92%) nginx
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 6 (11.54%) SSL
3 5 (9.62%) DHCP
3 5 (9.62%) DNS
3 5 (9.62%) Firewall
3 5 (9.62%) FTP
3 5 (9.62%) Kerberos
3 5 (9.62%) LAN
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
3 5 (9.62%) SMTP
3 5 (9.62%) SNMP
3 5 (9.62%) SSH
3 5 (9.62%) WAN
4 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
4 3 (5.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.62%) MySQL
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.92%) Azkaban
8 1 (1.92%) HSQLDB
8 1 (1.92%) Looker
8 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Mockito
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) C++ Developer
3 10 (19.23%) DBA
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C/C++ Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C/C++ Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Developer
8 5 (9.62%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) XML
3 8 (15.38%) JSON
4 5 (9.62%) J2EE
4 5 (9.62%) LDAP
4 5 (9.62%) SOAP
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (7.69%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
7 2 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) JSTL
8 1 (1.92%) Pandas
8 1 (1.92%) Struts2
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
1 9 (17.31%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (15.38%) Fintech
3 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.77%) Contactless
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 3 (5.77%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Unix
2 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) Debian
4 5 (9.62%) Solaris
5 3 (5.77%) Android
6 2 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 17 (32.69%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) OO
5 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 9 (17.31%) Migration
7 9 (17.31%) Refactoring
8 8 (15.38%) Change Management
8 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
9 6 (11.54%) TDD
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) DevOps
10 5 (9.62%) Kanban
10 5 (9.62%) Microscopy
10 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
10 5 (9.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C
1 20 (38.46%) C++
2 19 (36.54%) Python
3 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) Perl
6 5 (9.62%) Ruby
7 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) CCNA
2 3 (5.77%) CCNP
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) NFS
3 4 (7.69%) Docker
3 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 2 (3.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Nagios
3 3 (5.77%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
3 14 (26.92%) Oracle
4 8 (15.38%) BT
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) 3PAR
5 5 (9.62%) EMC
5 5 (9.62%) IBM
5 5 (9.62%) NetApp
6 4 (7.69%) VMware
7 3 (5.77%) Apple
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 3 (5.77%) Samsung
7 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) Radianz