The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 38 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 68 87 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.69% 8.40% 11.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.37% 30.21% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 55 84 115
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
291 288 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.35% 27.80% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 246 267 277
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedfordshire region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -24 27 £42,000 -5.61% 1
Dunstable +5 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bedford -12 8 £30,000 - 3
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 77 (58.33%) Oracle
2 63 (47.73%) SQL
3 48 (36.36%) Windows
4 43 (32.58%) JavaScript
5 40 (30.30%) UNIX
5 40 (30.30%) Oracle Database
6 39 (29.55%) Java
7 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
8 33 (25.00%) Perl
9 30 (22.73%) MySQL
9 30 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 30 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
9 30 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 30 (22.73%) Data Guard
10 29 (21.97%) VMware
10 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
10 29 (21.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 28 (21.21%) SAN
11 28 (21.21%) HTML
11 28 (21.21%) Degree
12 27 (20.45%) Incident Management
12 27 (20.45%) jQuery
12 27 (20.45%) IIS
12 27 (20.45%) Apache
13 25 (18.94%) Root Cause Analysis
14 24 (18.18%) Shell Script
14 24 (18.18%) Migration
15 23 (17.42%) Solaris
15 23 (17.42%) XML
16 22 (16.67%) Ajax

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 27 (20.45%) IIS
1 27 (20.45%) Apache
2 9 (6.82%) ColdFusion
3 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) Node.js
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Liferay
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.21%) SAN
2 21 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.88%) LAN
4 16 (12.12%) WAN
5 14 (10.61%) Firewall
5 14 (10.61%) NAS
6 12 (9.09%) MPLS
6 12 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 10 (7.58%) iSCSI
8 9 (6.82%) HTTP
9 7 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (5.30%) DNS
10 6 (4.55%) DHCP
11 4 (3.03%) FTP
12 3 (2.27%) PuTTY
12 3 (2.27%) WinSCP
12 3 (2.27%) SSH
12 3 (2.27%) DMZ
13 2 (1.52%) Internet
14 1 (0.76%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.30%) Oracle Database
2 34 (25.76%) SQL Server
3 30 (22.73%) MySQL
3 30 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (14.39%) Relational Database
5 13 (9.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 13 (9.85%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.55%) DB2
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.76%) SQLite
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Selenium
2 8 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.55%) JUnit
5 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.03%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.27%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.27%) JIRA
6 3 (2.27%) Subversion
6 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.27%) Toad
7 2 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.76%) Maven
8 1 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 6 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Retail
2 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.52%) Automotive
3 2 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (16.67%) Developer
2 19 (14.39%) Software Engineer
2 19 (14.39%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.64%) Administrator
4 17 (12.88%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) DBA
5 14 (10.61%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (7.58%) Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Software Support Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Development Manager
9 7 (5.30%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.55%) Account Manager
10 6 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Account Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.21%) HTML
2 27 (20.45%) jQuery
3 23 (17.42%) XML
4 22 (16.67%) Ajax
5 16 (12.12%) CSS
6 15 (11.36%) JSP
6 15 (11.36%) Web Services
7 13 (9.85%) .NET
7 13 (9.85%) J2EE
8 12 (9.09%) Struts
9 9 (6.82%) EJB
9 9 (6.82%) Middleware
10 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.55%) JSF
11 6 (4.55%) Java EE
11 6 (4.55%) ICEfaces
12 4 (3.03%) LAMP
13 3 (2.27%) HTML5
13 3 (2.27%) Kendo UI
13 3 (2.27%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 18 (13.64%) Replication
3 12 (9.09%) Statistics
4 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) LPAR
6 1 (0.76%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.76%) Celerra
6 1 (0.76%) Wiki
6 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.36%) Windows
2 40 (30.30%) UNIX
3 23 (17.42%) Solaris
4 16 (12.12%) SUSE
4 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.12%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (9.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.58%) AIX
8 6 (4.55%) Android
9 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.52%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.52%) CentOS
10 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) Software Engineering
2 27 (20.45%) Incident Management
3 25 (18.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 24 (18.18%) Migration
5 21 (15.91%) ITIL
6 19 (14.39%) Web Development
7 16 (12.12%) Data Migration
8 15 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 15 (11.36%) Project Management
9 14 (10.61%) Performance Engineering
9 14 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.30%) TDD
12 7 (5.30%) Scrum
12 7 (5.30%) MVC
13 6 (4.55%) Service Management
13 6 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.73%) SQL
2 43 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 39 (29.55%) Java
4 33 (25.00%) Perl
5 24 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 21 (15.91%) PL/SQL
7 18 (13.64%) PHP
8 15 (11.36%) Bash Shell
8 15 (11.36%) AWK
8 15 (11.36%) Python
9 14 (10.61%) Korn
10 13 (9.85%) C-shell
11 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.55%) C++
12 6 (4.55%) C
13 4 (3.03%) C#
14 3 (2.27%) VBScript
15 2 (1.52%) VB
15 2 (1.52%) Ruby
15 2 (1.52%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (21.21%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (8.33%) VCP5
3 11 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (7.58%) MCSE
5 6 (4.55%) Sun Certification
6 5 (3.79%) PMP
7 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) HNC
8 2 (1.52%) LPIC
8 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (14.39%) SLA
3 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 30 (22.73%) Oracle RMAN
1 30 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.33%) vSphere
4 9 (6.82%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.79%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.27%) PowerHA
7 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.27%) VMFS
8 1 (0.76%) SRDF
8 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 30 (22.73%) Data Guard
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.58%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.76%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (58.33%) Oracle
2 29 (21.97%) VMware
3 14 (10.61%) CheckPoint
3 14 (10.61%) JBoss
4 12 (9.09%) Cisco
4 12 (9.09%) HP
4 12 (9.09%) F5
5 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.06%) Sun
7 7 (5.30%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.55%) NetApp
8 6 (4.55%) Sunopsis
9 5 (3.79%) Siebel
10 3 (2.27%) Dell
11 2 (1.52%) Symantec
11 2 (1.52%) Citrix
11 2 (1.52%) SAP
12 1 (0.76%) Nimsoft
12 1 (0.76%) Brocade
12 1 (0.76%) EMC
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Nuepc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Esum
Salary: £28,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago