The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 53 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.48% 7.55% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 19.09% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 6
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -17.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 110 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.16% 39.57% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 92 104 55
Average salary £30,000 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.05% -3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
Bedfordshire

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 11 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) EJB
2 5 (45.45%) JSP
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) JBoss
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Struts
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) UMTS
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Release Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) EJB
1 5 (45.45%) JSP
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Struts
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) C-shell
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Sun Certification
3 2 (18.18%) RHCE
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) Sun
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago