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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 35 69 16
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -53
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.44% 0.27% 14.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.00% 0.81% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 32
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
50 123 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.08% 33.79% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 122 87
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
4 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
5 7 (33.33%) SAN
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) LPIC
5 7 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) ERP
7 5 (23.81%) MCSE
7 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
7 5 (23.81%) VB
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) SAP
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (23.81%) CCNA
7 5 (23.81%) LDAP
7 5 (23.81%) Change Management
7 5 (23.81%) SAP Business One
7 5 (23.81%) LPAR
7 5 (23.81%) PowerHA
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (19.05%) Time Management
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) jQuery
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) Simulink
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 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
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%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Ajax
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) CakePHP
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) JSP
4 1 (4.76%) Struts
4 1 (4.76%) EJB
4 1 (4.76%) Flash
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) LPAR
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) OpenVMS
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
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 5 (23.81%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) LPIC
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
4 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) PowerHA
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) Samba
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) CommVault
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) FalconStor
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