The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 50 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.03% 2.51% 6.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.80% 7.78% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 18
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -38.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
79 90 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.24% 32.26% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 76 85 114
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 15 (71.43%) UNIX
2 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) LPIC
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) ERP
6 5 (23.81%) LDAP
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
6 5 (23.81%) VB
6 5 (23.81%) MS Office
6 5 (23.81%) SAP
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) SAP Business One
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (23.81%) LPAR
6 5 (23.81%) PowerHA
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (19.05%) Time Management
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Samba

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Ajax
1 3 (14.29%) CakePHP
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) LPAR
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) OpenVMS
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) ERP
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) C-shell
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) LPIC
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) RHCE
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) PowerHA
2 3 (14.29%) NFS
2 3 (14.29%) Samba
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) FalconStor
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) CommVault
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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