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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 34 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.31% 2.25% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 13.73% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
56 51 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.78% 16.40% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 87
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £29,200 £18,708
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 10 (50.00%) J2EE
3 10 (50.00%) JUnit
3 10 (50.00%) JSP
3 10 (50.00%) Struts
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) EJB
3 10 (50.00%) Sun
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Web Development
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (50.00%) Ajax
3 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
5 5 (25.00%) AIX
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
8 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) MS Project

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 10 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Linux Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Unix Support
4 4 (20.00%) Unix Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Ajax
1 10 (50.00%) EJB
1 10 (50.00%) J2EE
1 10 (50.00%) jQuery
1 10 (50.00%) JSP
1 10 (50.00%) Struts
1 10 (50.00%) Web Services
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
1 10 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCIP
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago