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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 46 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 12 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.67% 1.84% 13.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.19% 5.05% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 27
Average salary £30,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
91 99 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.83% 36.40% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 86
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) EJB
3 10 (66.67%) JSP
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) Struts
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) J2EE
4 9 (60.00%) JUnit
4 9 (60.00%) Sun
4 9 (60.00%) Sun Certification
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Ajax
4 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Web Development
4 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
1 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) EJB
1 10 (66.67%) JSP
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) J2EE
2 9 (60.00%) Struts
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) Ajax
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) GTK+
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) LPAR
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) AIX
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Web Development
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Product Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) C
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (13.33%) LPIC
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) PowerHA
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago