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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 60 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 63 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.99% 5.30% 8.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 18.48% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 85
Average salary £46,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.04% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
184 341 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.21% 28.68% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 167 310 251
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Bedford +42 10 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Dunstable - 3 £45,000 - 1
Luton -31 2 £61,750 +45.29% 6
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 59 (71.95%) UNIX
2 41 (50.00%) Oracle
3 40 (48.78%) Java
4 37 (45.12%) SQL
4 37 (45.12%) J2EE
4 37 (45.12%) Solaris
5 36 (43.90%) Shell Script
6 30 (36.59%) Tomcat
6 30 (36.59%) MySQL
6 30 (36.59%) WebLogic
7 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
8 28 (34.15%) ITIL
9 27 (32.93%) IIS
9 27 (32.93%) SLA
10 26 (31.71%) Windows
11 25 (30.49%) Apache
11 25 (30.49%) Service Management
12 24 (29.27%) PL/SQL
13 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (17.07%) Degree
15 13 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (14.63%) Firewall
16 12 (14.63%) HTML
16 12 (14.63%) AIX
16 12 (14.63%) CSS
17 11 (13.41%) OO
18 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
18 10 (12.20%) Web Services
18 10 (12.20%) MVC
18 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 30 (36.59%) Tomcat
1 30 (36.59%) WebLogic
2 27 (32.93%) IIS
3 25 (30.49%) Apache
4 5 (6.10%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) SAN
3 5 (6.10%) LDAP
3 5 (6.10%) WAN
3 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.88%) MPLS
5 3 (3.66%) VLAN
5 3 (3.66%) SMTP
6 2 (2.44%) LAN
6 2 (2.44%) DNS
6 2 (2.44%) Internet
6 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.22%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.22%) SSH
7 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.59%) MySQL
2 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
1 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) MSBuild
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Toad
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (6.10%) Automotive
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Applications Support
2 26 (31.71%) Support Analyst
2 26 (31.71%) Analyst
3 25 (30.49%) Applications Support Analyst
4 16 (19.51%) Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) Quality Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Solutions Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) J2EE
2 12 (14.63%) HTML
2 12 (14.63%) CSS
3 10 (12.20%) Web Services
3 10 (12.20%) CSS3
4 8 (9.76%) HTML5
5 7 (8.54%) jQuery
5 7 (8.54%) Ajax
5 7 (8.54%) JMS
6 6 (7.32%) CakePHP
7 5 (6.10%) XML
8 3 (3.66%) Flash
9 2 (2.44%) .NET
9 2 (2.44%) Middleware
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.22%) Qt
10 1 (1.22%) Mason
10 1 (1.22%) EJB
10 1 (1.22%) JSP
10 1 (1.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) LPAR
3 5 (6.10%) W3C
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) UNIX
2 37 (45.12%) Solaris
3 26 (31.71%) Windows
4 12 (14.63%) AIX
5 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.54%) HPUX
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.66%) OpenVMS
8 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.22%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) ITIL
2 25 (30.49%) Service Management
3 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (13.41%) OO
6 10 (12.20%) MVC
6 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.20%) Scrum
7 7 (8.54%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Change Management
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.10%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.10%) ERP
9 5 (6.10%) SOA
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
10 4 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) Java
2 37 (45.12%) SQL
3 36 (43.90%) Shell Script
4 24 (29.27%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.98%) Perl
6 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.54%) C++
8 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.10%) VB
10 4 (4.88%) C-shell
11 3 (3.66%) Korn
11 3 (3.66%) AWK
12 2 (2.44%) Python
13 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) LPIC
3 6 (7.32%) MCSE
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CISA
6 2 (2.44%) CISM
6 2 (2.44%) CISSP
6 2 (2.44%) GCIA
6 2 (2.44%) GSEC
6 2 (2.44%) GCIH
6 2 (2.44%) CRISC
7 1 (1.22%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) RHCE
7 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.44%) COBIT
4 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) PowerHA
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) Xen
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.22%) Samba
5 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.88%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 4 (4.88%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) F5
7 1 (1.22%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) Sun
7 1 (1.22%) CommVault
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus (20%), Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-44000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000 - £82000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-35k pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £50k+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS Geophysical Company UK Ltd.
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago