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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 55 30
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.61% 2.62% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 8.00% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 19
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
55 125 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.03% 32.81% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 112 68
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) Web Development
3 8 (36.36%) UNIX
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Ajax
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (27.27%) MySQL
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) VB
7 4 (18.18%) JUnit
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) EJB
7 4 (18.18%) JSP
7 4 (18.18%) Struts
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) MCSE
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Sun

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) CakePHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Ajax
1 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) EJB
3 4 (18.18%) JSP
3 4 (18.18%) Struts
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) LAMP
4 3 (13.64%) CakePHP
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) GTK+
6 1 (4.55%) Mason
6 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) W3C
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Debian
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) OpenVMS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Web Development
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Product Management
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Logistics
7 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) MCSE
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) PowerHA
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Snort
1 3 (13.64%) Xen
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
1 4 (18.18%) Sun
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) FalconStor
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) CommVault
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year plus Share Scheme + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago