The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 36 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.42% 3.75% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.95% 18.34% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 59
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
176 229 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.49% 20.45% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 168 209 279
Median salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +18 20 £45,000 +33.33%
Luton +20 15 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Dunstable +5 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 58 (53.21%) Unix
2 53 (48.62%) Windows
3 52 (47.71%) Oracle
4 42 (38.53%) VMware
5 38 (34.86%) Cisco
6 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
7 35 (32.11%) Red Hat
7 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (29.36%) Banking
9 30 (27.52%) Apache
10 28 (25.69%) Solaris
10 28 (25.69%) Perl
11 26 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (22.94%) Shell Script
13 24 (22.02%) ITIL
14 23 (21.10%) MySQL
14 23 (21.10%) IIS
15 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
16 21 (19.27%) Tomcat
17 20 (18.35%) SLA
17 20 (18.35%) Presales
18 19 (17.43%) Citrix
18 19 (17.43%) Java
18 19 (17.43%) AIX
18 19 (17.43%) Data Security
18 19 (17.43%) Telecoms
18 19 (17.43%) TOGAF
18 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
18 19 (17.43%) Mathematics
19 18 (16.51%) SaaS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (27.52%) Apache
2 23 (21.10%) IIS
3 21 (19.27%) Tomcat
4 17 (15.60%) JBoss
5 12 (11.01%) MS Exchange
6 11 (10.09%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) SaaS
2 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.26%) Office 365
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Firewall
2 12 (11.01%) VPN
3 11 (10.09%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.26%) DNS
4 9 (8.26%) LAN
4 9 (8.26%) VPLS
4 9 (8.26%) WAN
5 7 (6.42%) SAN
6 6 (5.50%) Junos
6 6 (5.50%) LDAP
6 6 (5.50%) SSH
7 5 (4.59%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.75%) Internet
8 3 (2.75%) SSL
8 3 (2.75%) VLAN
9 2 (1.83%) VRRP
10 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) MySQL
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) Redis
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.92%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) JUnit
1 1 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 32 (29.36%) Banking
2 19 (17.43%) Telecoms
3 15 (13.76%) Aerospace
4 13 (11.93%) Finance
5 8 (7.34%) Avionics
6 6 (5.50%) Games
7 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.83%) Automotive
8 2 (1.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 19 (17.43%) Architect
3 18 (16.51%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.68%) Applications Support
4 16 (14.68%) Applications Support Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Technical Architect
6 14 (12.84%) Consultant
6 14 (12.84%) Oracle Architect
6 14 (12.84%) Support Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 13 (11.93%) Unix Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 11 (10.09%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 11 (10.09%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (8.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) Web Services
2 12 (11.01%) Middleware
3 6 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (5.50%) MFC
3 6 (5.50%) OpenGL
3 6 (5.50%) STL
4 4 (3.67%) .NET
5 3 (2.75%) CSS
5 3 (2.75%) CSS3
5 3 (2.75%) J2SE
5 3 (2.75%) LAMP
6 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.83%) XML
7 1 (0.92%) Ajax
7 1 (0.92%) EJB
7 1 (0.92%) J2EE
7 1 (0.92%) JSP
7 1 (0.92%) Spring
7 1 (0.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Mathematics
2 15 (13.76%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) PKI
4 9 (8.26%) Robotics
5 8 (7.34%) Physics
6 7 (6.42%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.42%) Fintech
7 6 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (4.59%) LPAR
9 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.75%) Replication
10 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.83%) Life Science
11 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.21%) Unix
2 53 (48.62%) Windows
3 28 (25.69%) Solaris
4 26 (23.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (17.43%) AIX
6 18 (16.51%) Windows Server
7 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.26%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.59%) Debian
10 5 (4.59%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (3.67%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) ITIL
2 20 (18.35%) Presales
3 19 (17.43%) Data Security
3 19 (17.43%) Software Engineering
3 19 (17.43%) TOGAF
4 15 (13.76%) High Availability
5 14 (12.84%) Service Delivery
6 13 (11.93%) Change Management
6 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.93%) Incident Management
7 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (11.01%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.17%) Operations Management
9 8 (7.34%) SDLC
10 7 (6.42%) Embedded Software Development
10 7 (6.42%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.50%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.50%) Project Management
11 6 (5.50%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.69%) Perl
2 25 (22.94%) Shell Script
3 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
4 19 (17.43%) Java
5 18 (16.51%) C++
6 8 (7.34%) Python
7 7 (6.42%) C
8 6 (5.50%) Bourne shell
8 6 (5.50%) C-shell
9 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.67%) SQL
10 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 2 (1.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) PhD
3 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.34%) MCP
5 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.50%) MCDST
7 5 (4.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.83%) CCIP
8 2 (1.83%) CCNA
8 2 (1.83%) CCNP
8 2 (1.83%) CCSP
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.83%) LPIC
8 2 (1.83%) MCSA
8 2 (1.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.93%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (7.34%) PowerHA
5 7 (6.42%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.42%) vSphere
6 5 (4.59%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.67%) Docker
8 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.92%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (8.26%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.26%) Puppet
2 9 (8.26%) WSUS
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (5.50%) SCDPM
3 6 (5.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (3.67%) Linux-HA
4 4 (3.67%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Oracle
2 42 (38.53%) VMware
3 38 (34.86%) Cisco
4 36 (33.03%) Microsoft
5 35 (32.11%) Red Hat
6 19 (17.43%) Citrix
7 11 (10.09%) BMC
8 10 (9.17%) Dell
9 9 (8.26%) Intel Security
9 9 (8.26%) Juniper
10 7 (6.42%) EMC
10 7 (6.42%) HP
10 7 (6.42%) Sun
11 2 (1.83%) IBM
12 1 (0.92%) Avaya
12 1 (0.92%) hybris
12 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.92%) SAP
12 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
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