Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 52 30
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unix 35 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.29% 3.76% 8.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.70% 15.38% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 24
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.77% +62.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,225 £39,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £43,375 £76,500 £45,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%

Unix 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 114 143 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.50% 24.44% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69 85 72
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,700 £21,300 £22,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix 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 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
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 Unix within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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 +28 35 £32,000 -50.77% 4
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT jobs citing Unix 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 Unix.

1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Python
3 20 (57.14%) Java
3 20 (57.14%) Perl
4 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (40.00%) DNS
5 14 (40.00%) Ubuntu
6 13 (37.14%) SSH
6 13 (37.14%) NAS
6 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (37.14%) Puppet
6 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
6 13 (37.14%) SAN
6 13 (37.14%) Solaris
6 13 (37.14%) LAN
6 13 (37.14%) WAN
6 13 (37.14%) SMTP
6 13 (37.14%) DHCP
6 13 (37.14%) NFS
6 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
7 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) Oracle
8 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle Discoverer
9 8 (22.86%) ERP
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (22.86%) Workflow

Unix
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 8 (22.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (11.43%) AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (40.00%) DNS
3 13 (37.14%) DHCP
3 13 (37.14%) LAN
3 13 (37.14%) NAS
3 13 (37.14%) SAN
3 13 (37.14%) SMTP
3 13 (37.14%) SSH
3 13 (37.14%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
4 5 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.71%) Advertising
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Junior
1 13 (37.14%) Junior Unix Engineer
1 13 (37.14%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Business Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) E-Business Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 8 (22.86%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) JSF
1 8 (22.86%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 13 (37.14%) Solaris
4 4 (11.43%) Windows
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
2 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps
3 8 (22.86%) ERP
3 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (22.86%) Workflow
4 7 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) High Availability
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Python
2 20 (57.14%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Perl
3 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
6 6 (17.14%) C++
6 6 (17.14%) Ruby
6 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
7 5 (14.29%) C
7 5 (14.29%) Go
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) NFS
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.86%) VMware