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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 19 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 8 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.56% 6.10% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 23.64% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 7
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
39 55 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.08% 25.82% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 44
Median salary £34,500 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 February 2017.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) PhD
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
2 7 (36.84%) Physics
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
3 5 (26.32%) Python
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) Yocto
4 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (21.05%) LANDesk
4 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) Firmware
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Electronics
5 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
5 3 (15.79%) Games
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) C++ Software Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Storage Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
3 2 (10.53%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Yocto
2 3 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) MFC
2 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
2 3 (15.79%) STL
3 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) LPAR
3 1 (5.26%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) AIX
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
1 7 (36.84%) Physics
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
1 7 (36.84%) PhD
2 2 (10.53%) LPIC
3 1 (5.26%) CCIP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) PowerHA
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (10.53%) Zenoss
3 1 (5.26%) Linux-HA
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) LANDesk
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) Veeam
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft