Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 84 47 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.50% 10.15% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.31% 35.61% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 18
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +15.94% +15.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,950 £26,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £48,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 132 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 28.54% 28.51% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 91 76 55
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.11% -0.71% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,875 £23,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Northern Ireland

Linux
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Linux in Northern Ireland

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Northern Ireland

Linux
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
County Antrim +17 81 £50,000 +25.00% 37
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Linux.

1 33 (39.29%) C++
1 33 (39.29%) Java
2 30 (35.71%) Python
3 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
5 21 (25.00%) HTML
5 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (23.81%) JIRA
7 18 (21.43%) C
7 18 (21.43%) Windows
8 17 (20.24%) OO
8 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (20.24%) DevOps
9 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 16 (19.05%) SQL
10 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (16.67%) Bitbucket
11 14 (16.67%) Confluence
11 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (15.48%) JSON
12 13 (15.48%) Docker
12 13 (15.48%) CSS
12 13 (15.48%) Apple
12 13 (15.48%) Apple Pay
12 13 (15.48%) Google Pay
13 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
14 11 (13.10%) Ansible
14 11 (13.10%) Finance
14 11 (13.10%) Unix

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 14 (16.67%) Confluence
2 3 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.48%) Apple Pay
2 13 (15.48%) Google Pay
3 11 (13.10%) Samsung Pay
4 5 (5.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.76%) SaaS
6 3 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (5.95%) PuTTY
2 3 (3.57%) VPN
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) SMPP
3 2 (2.38%) SMS
3 2 (2.38%) SSH
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 8 (9.52%) MySQL
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.95%) Hazelcast
3 5 (5.95%) MariaDB
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
4 4 (4.76%) Blockchain
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.57%) Neo4j
5 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.19%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 21 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.81%) JIRA
3 14 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 10 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.52%) JUnit
6 6 (7.14%) Gradle
7 5 (5.95%) Subversion
8 4 (4.76%) Spock
9 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.57%) Hudson
9 3 (3.57%) Mockito
10 2 (2.38%) Maven
11 1 (1.19%) Ant
11 1 (1.19%) Selenium
11 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.19%) TestNG
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Front Office
3 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.10%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Architect
7 7 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (15.48%) CSS
2 13 (15.48%) JSON
3 9 (10.71%) Node.js
3 9 (10.71%) XML
4 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (8.33%) Spring
6 6 (7.14%) jQuery
6 6 (7.14%) Web Services
7 5 (5.95%) .NET
7 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.95%) Express
7 5 (5.95%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (5.95%) REST
7 5 (5.95%) SAML
7 5 (5.95%) Socket.IO
8 4 (4.76%) Kafka
9 3 (3.57%) JAXB
9 3 (3.57%) JAX-RS
9 3 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.71%) Smartcard
4 8 (9.52%) Equities
4 8 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (8.33%) Contactless
5 7 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
6 6 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (7.14%) Replication
7 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
8 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.57%) Clustering
9 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.57%) Derivative
9 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
9 3 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Unix
3 10 (11.90%) Android
4 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) CentOS
5 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Software Engineering
3 17 (20.24%) DevOps
3 17 (20.24%) OO
4 14 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.71%) Open Source
6 8 (9.52%) SDLC
7 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 6 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (7.14%) Microservices
8 6 (7.14%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 5 (5.95%) OOP
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.95%) Project Management
9 5 (5.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.29%) C++
1 33 (39.29%) Java
2 30 (35.71%) Python
3 18 (21.43%) C
4 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.05%) SQL
5 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.90%) Ruby
6 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 9 (10.71%) Perl
8 8 (9.52%) C#
9 6 (7.14%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.57%) Java 8
10 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) CISSP
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.95%) OSCP
1 5 (5.95%) SANS
2 2 (2.38%) RHCE
2 2 (2.38%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Docker
2 6 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.38%) Xen
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Ansible
2 9 (10.71%) Puppet
3 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.57%) Salt
6 1 (1.19%) CloudForms
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Apple
2 11 (13.10%) Samsung
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 8 (9.52%) Oracle
5 7 (8.33%) Google
6 5 (5.95%) Twitter
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) VMware