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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 25 78 25
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -53
Permanent jobs citing Linux 17 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.12% 1.03% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.42% 2.96% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 27
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
48 169 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 17.27% 34.77% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 160 70
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 9 (36.00%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (32.00%) AIX
5 7 (28.00%) PowerHA
6 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (24.00%) LPIC
6 6 (24.00%) PHP
6 6 (24.00%) MySQL
7 5 (20.00%) SAP
7 5 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) MCSE
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) ERP
7 5 (20.00%) CCNA
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (20.00%) SAP Business One
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (16.00%) LPAR
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) LDAP
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) SMTP
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Administrator
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (8.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) CakePHP Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Ajax
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) CakePHP
2 3 (12.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) Mason
4 1 (4.00%) EJB
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) LPAR
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.00%) W3C
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) AIX
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Debian
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) OpenVMS
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Web Development
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) LPIC
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) PowerHA
2 3 (12.00%) Snort
2 3 (12.00%) Xen
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) FalconStor
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) CommVault
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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