The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 35 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +38
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.66% 4.63% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.00% 22.64% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 2
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Linux
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 53 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.38% 20.46% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 132
Median salary £35,000 £44,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Linux
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedford region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bedford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
3 15 (42.86%) C++
4 14 (40.00%) Degree
5 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
5 12 (34.29%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) Aerospace
6 11 (31.43%) Mathematics
6 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
7 9 (25.71%) AIX
7 9 (25.71%) Unix
7 9 (25.71%) PhD
8 8 (22.86%) Robotics
9 7 (20.00%) Physics
9 7 (20.00%) Avionics
9 7 (20.00%) High Availability
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (17.14%) SAN
10 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.14%) PowerHA
10 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) Games
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (14.29%) MFC
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) IIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
General
1 11 (31.43%) Aerospace
2 7 (20.00%) Avionics
3 5 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Junior Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Unix Support
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) AIX Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (14.29%) MFC
1 5 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 5 (14.29%) STL
2 3 (8.57%) Ajax
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) CSS3
2 3 (8.57%) EJB
2 3 (8.57%) J2EE
2 3 (8.57%) jQuery
2 3 (8.57%) JSP
2 3 (8.57%) LAMP
2 3 (8.57%) Struts
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (31.43%) Mathematics
3 8 (22.86%) Robotics
4 7 (20.00%) Physics
5 4 (11.43%) LPAR
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (8.57%) Replication
7 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) AIX
2 9 (25.71%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
3 7 (20.00%) High Availability
3 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C++
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) PhD
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Sun Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CCIP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) CCSP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) PowerHA
2 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Linux-HA
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Sun
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.86%) BMC
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago