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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 158 90 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.21% 16.01% 10.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.23% 82.57% 66.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 29
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 -
25th Percentile £45,313 £32,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% -15.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £51,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £60,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 246 109 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.80% 19.40% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 98 58 35
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 -
25th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
75th Percentile £58,750 £50,625 £54,375
90th Percentile £60,375 £55,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Northern Ireland

Linux
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Linux in Northern Ireland

Linux
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -1 137 £52,500 +31.25% 9
County Down -2 15 - -
Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 97 (61.39%) Agile
2 68 (43.04%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (39.87%) AWS
4 62 (39.24%) Software Engineering
5 58 (36.71%) Docker
6 57 (36.08%) Kubernetes
7 52 (32.91%) Finance
8 51 (32.28%) DevOps
9 50 (31.65%) SQL
10 45 (28.48%) Infrastructure as Code
11 44 (27.85%) Social Skills
12 40 (25.32%) Azure
13 37 (23.42%) Bash
13 37 (23.42%) Python
14 34 (21.52%) Windows
14 34 (21.52%) Java
15 33 (20.89%) Computer Science
15 33 (20.89%) Build Automation
16 31 (19.62%) Cisco
17 29 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (18.35%) A+ Certification
17 29 (18.35%) Wireless
17 29 (18.35%) CCNA
17 29 (18.35%) Network+ Certification
17 29 (18.35%) Linux+ Certification
17 29 (18.35%) Ansible
18 28 (17.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 28 (17.72%) Prototyping
18 28 (17.72%) Public Sector
18 28 (17.72%) Presales

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 3 (1.90%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.63%) Moodle
2 1 (0.63%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (39.87%) AWS
2 40 (25.32%) Azure
3 12 (7.59%) GitHub
4 9 (5.70%) GCP
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.90%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.27%) IaaS
7 2 (1.27%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.27%) PaaS
7 2 (1.27%) SaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Snowflake
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.63%) npm
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
8 1 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.35%) Wireless
2 28 (17.72%) Firewall
3 18 (11.39%) Internet
4 9 (5.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) NAS
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.53%) JIRA
2 4 (2.53%) Robot Framework
2 4 (2.53%) Selenium
3 3 (1.90%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (32.91%) Finance
2 44 (27.85%) Social Skills
3 28 (17.72%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.70%) Electronics
5 4 (2.53%) Law
6 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (31.01%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (19.62%) Developer
2 31 (19.62%) Software Engineer
3 29 (18.35%) IT Technician
3 29 (18.35%) Network Technician
3 29 (18.35%) Trainee
3 29 (18.35%) Trainee IT Technician
3 29 (18.35%) Trainee Technician
4 27 (17.09%) Graduate
5 22 (13.92%) C# Developer
6 9 (5.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 6 (3.80%) Analyst
8 4 (2.53%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.53%) Software Developer
9 3 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (1.27%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (1.27%) Senior Data Analyst
10 2 (1.27%) Senior Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.56%) .NET
2 22 (13.92%) .NET Core
3 20 (12.66%) REST
4 10 (6.33%) Node.js
5 5 (3.16%) Spring
6 4 (2.53%) HTML
7 3 (1.90%) CSS
7 3 (1.90%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.27%) ATL
9 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.63%) jQuery
9 1 (0.63%) LAMP
9 1 (0.63%) OAuth
9 1 (0.63%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.63%) OpenID
9 1 (0.63%) React
9 1 (0.63%) SAML
9 1 (0.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (12.03%) Derivative
3 18 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.70%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.52%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Android
2 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.70%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (3.16%) Unix
4 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (61.39%) Agile
2 68 (43.04%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (39.24%) Software Engineering
4 51 (32.28%) DevOps
5 45 (28.48%) Infrastructure as Code
6 33 (20.89%) Build Automation
6 33 (20.89%) Computer Science
7 28 (17.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 28 (17.72%) OO
7 28 (17.72%) Presales
7 28 (17.72%) Prototyping
7 28 (17.72%) Rapid Prototyping
7 28 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (16.46%) Test Automation
9 23 (14.56%) Fintech
10 21 (13.29%) Refactoring
11 19 (12.03%) Customer Requirements
11 19 (12.03%) Electronic Trading
11 19 (12.03%) Requirements Gathering
11 19 (12.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.65%) SQL
2 37 (23.42%) Bash
2 37 (23.42%) Python
3 34 (21.52%) Java
4 25 (15.82%) C#
5 22 (13.92%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.70%) Kotlin
6 9 (5.70%) Perl
7 7 (4.43%) C++
7 7 (4.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.80%) Go
9 3 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.35%) A+ Certification
1 29 (18.35%) CCNA
1 29 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (18.35%) Linux+ Certification
1 29 (18.35%) Network+ Certification
2 28 (17.72%) SC Cleared
2 28 (17.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.33%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) SLA
2 18 (11.39%) Accessibility
3 10 (6.33%) QA
4 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (36.71%) Docker
2 9 (5.70%) Firmware
3 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) Squid
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (36.08%) Kubernetes
2 29 (18.35%) Ansible
3 4 (2.53%) Terraform
4 3 (1.90%) Grafana
4 3 (1.90%) Istio
4 3 (1.90%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (19.62%) Cisco
2 18 (11.39%) SAP
3 9 (5.70%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.53%) Juniper
5 3 (1.90%) LexisNexis
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle
5 3 (1.90%) VMware
6 2 (1.27%) F5
7 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.63%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (0.63%) EMC
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Zscaler