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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unix
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -37 0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Unix 6 25 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.89% 6.44% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 26.32% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 22
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £56,250 £27,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median % change year-on-year +53.33% +17.19% -12.33%
75th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £51,625
90th Percentile £65,500 £51,250 £57,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 201 95 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.73% 24.48% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 95 57 51
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 -
25th Percentile £28,125 £32,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £54,250
90th Percentile £62,400 £55,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Unix in Northern Ireland

Unix
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unix in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 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 -31 2 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Unix
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) LexisNexis
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Microservices
3 4 (66.67%) GitHub
3 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (66.67%) GitLab
3 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (66.67%) Terraform
3 4 (66.67%) Grafana
3 4 (66.67%) Prometheus
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) Istio
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon EKS
3 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Law
3 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning

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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EKS
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (66.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (66.67%) Law
1 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure as Code
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (66.67%) Microservices
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Grafana
1 4 (66.67%) Istio
1 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (66.67%) Prometheus
1 4 (66.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) LexisNexis
2 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Snow