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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 28 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.54% 1.77% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.48% 7.04% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 6
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
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
54 71 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.14% 25.09% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 54 68 85
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 25 July 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) C++
2 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (38.24%) Degree
3 13 (38.24%) Mathematics
3 13 (38.24%) Aerospace
4 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
5 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
5 11 (32.35%) PhD
6 10 (29.41%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) Robotics
7 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) Physics
8 8 (23.53%) Avionics
8 8 (23.53%) SDLC
9 7 (20.59%) High Availability
9 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (17.65%) PowerHA
10 6 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (17.65%) AIX
10 6 (17.65%) MFC
10 6 (17.65%) STL
10 6 (17.65%) Games
10 6 (17.65%) OpenGL
10 6 (17.65%) Unix
10 6 (17.65%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) Terminal Services
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.71%) 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 (14.71%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) SSL
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) VRRP
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 13 (38.24%) Aerospace
2 8 (23.53%) Avionics
3 6 (17.65%) Games
4 2 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Junior
3 5 (14.71%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Junior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.82%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) AIX Technician
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (17.65%) MFC
1 6 (17.65%) OpenGL
1 6 (17.65%) STL
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) CSS3
2 3 (8.82%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) Grails
4 1 (2.94%) J2SE
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Mathematics
2 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (26.47%) Robotics
4 8 (23.53%) Physics
5 4 (11.76%) LPAR
6 3 (8.82%) Replication
7 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) AIX
2 6 (17.65%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) SDLC
5 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) High Availability
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 1 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) PhD
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCIP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (5.88%) CCSP
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 2 (5.88%) MCSA
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) PowerHA
2 5 (14.71%) Terminal Services
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Linux-HA
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco