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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 51 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.09% 2.83% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 9.57% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 9
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
77 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.90% 29.56% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 98
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (91.67%) UNIX
1 11 (91.67%) Shell Script
2 7 (58.33%) AIX
2 7 (58.33%) LPIC
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) LDAP
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) LPAR
4 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (41.67%) PowerHA
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) C-shell
5 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Samba
5 4 (33.33%) NFS
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) RHCE
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) RHCSA
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) IBM

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Technician
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) LPAR
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) C-shell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) LPIC
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) PowerHA
2 4 (33.33%) NFS
2 4 (33.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
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