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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 33 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 89 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.36% 9.19% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.57% 31.01% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 86 141
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £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
293 287 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.88% 29.65% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 248 267 326
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -30 24 £42,000 -5.61% 1
Bedford -2 11 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Dunstable +4 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 80 (58.39%) Oracle
2 66 (48.18%) SQL
3 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
4 44 (32.12%) UNIX
4 44 (32.12%) Windows
5 40 (29.20%) Oracle Database
6 39 (28.47%) Java
7 36 (26.28%) SQL Server
8 35 (25.55%) Perl
9 34 (24.82%) MySQL
10 32 (23.36%) Apache
10 32 (23.36%) Software Engineering
11 31 (22.63%) jQuery
12 30 (21.90%) IIS
12 30 (21.90%) SAN
12 30 (21.90%) VMware
13 29 (21.17%) HTML
13 29 (21.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 29 (21.17%) Oracle RAC
13 29 (21.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (21.17%) Data Guard
14 28 (20.44%) Shell Script
14 28 (20.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 28 (20.44%) Incident Management
14 28 (20.44%) Degree
15 27 (19.71%) Solaris
16 26 (18.98%) Ajax
16 26 (18.98%) Root Cause Analysis
17 25 (18.25%) XML
17 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 32 (23.36%) Apache
2 30 (21.90%) IIS
3 10 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.84%) ColdFusion
5 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Liferay
7 1 (0.73%) Node.js
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.90%) SAN
2 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.41%) LAN
4 16 (11.68%) WAN
5 15 (10.95%) NAS
6 14 (10.22%) Firewall
7 12 (8.76%) MPLS
7 12 (8.76%) BIG-IP
8 10 (7.30%) iSCSI
8 10 (7.30%) HTTP
9 8 (5.84%) DNS
10 7 (5.11%) DHCP
10 7 (5.11%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.65%) FTP
12 4 (2.92%) SSH
12 4 (2.92%) PuTTY
12 4 (2.92%) WinSCP
13 3 (2.19%) DMZ
14 2 (1.46%) Internet
14 2 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.20%) Oracle Database
2 36 (26.28%) SQL Server
3 34 (24.82%) MySQL
4 29 (21.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (13.14%) Relational Database
6 13 (9.49%) Oracle9i Database
6 13 (9.49%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.65%) DB2
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.73%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.57%) JUnit
2 9 (6.57%) Selenium
3 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.92%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (2.92%) JIRA
4 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.92%) Subversion
4 4 (2.92%) Toad
5 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.19%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.73%) JMeter
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (6.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Retail
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (18.98%) Developer
2 21 (15.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Software Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) DBA
4 16 (11.68%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Administrator
5 15 (10.95%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (10.22%) Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.03%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (6.57%) Software Support Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (5.84%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) UNIX Administrator
9 8 (5.84%) Development Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Account Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) jQuery
2 29 (21.17%) HTML
3 26 (18.98%) Ajax
4 25 (18.25%) XML
5 20 (14.60%) J2EE
6 18 (13.14%) CSS
6 18 (13.14%) Web Services
7 17 (12.41%) JSP
8 14 (10.22%) Struts
9 12 (8.76%) EJB
10 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.84%) .NET
12 6 (4.38%) Middleware
13 5 (3.65%) JSF
13 5 (3.65%) Java EE
13 5 (3.65%) ICEfaces
14 4 (2.92%) HTML5
14 4 (2.92%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (2.92%) Kendo UI
14 4 (2.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.41%) Replication
3 10 (7.30%) Statistics
4 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) LPAR
7 1 (0.73%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.73%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.73%) HACMP
7 1 (0.73%) Wiki
7 1 (0.73%) Celerra
7 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.73%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.12%) UNIX
1 44 (32.12%) Windows
2 27 (19.71%) Solaris
3 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (10.95%) SUSE
4 15 (10.95%) Oracle Linux
5 13 (9.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.57%) AIX
7 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.92%) Android
8 2 (1.46%) CentOS
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.46%) Windows NT
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.73%) HPUX
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) Software Engineering
2 28 (20.44%) Incident Management
3 26 (18.98%) Root Cause Analysis
4 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (16.06%) Web Development
5 22 (16.06%) Migration
6 21 (15.33%) ITIL
7 15 (10.95%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (10.95%) Data Migration
7 15 (10.95%) Performance Engineering
8 14 (10.22%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (8.76%) Project Management
9 12 (8.76%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.30%) Service Management
11 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.84%) MVC
12 8 (5.84%) Scrum
13 7 (5.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.18%) SQL
2 46 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.47%) Java
4 35 (25.55%) Perl
5 28 (20.44%) Shell Script
6 24 (17.52%) PL/SQL
7 19 (13.87%) PHP
8 18 (13.14%) Python
9 15 (10.95%) AWK
10 14 (10.22%) Korn
10 14 (10.22%) Bash Shell
11 13 (9.49%) C-shell
12 8 (5.84%) PowerShell
13 7 (5.11%) C
14 5 (3.65%) C++
15 4 (2.92%) C#
16 3 (2.19%) VBScript
17 2 (1.46%) VB
17 2 (1.46%) Lua
17 2 (1.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (20.44%) Degree
2 14 (10.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (8.76%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (8.76%) VCP5
4 10 (7.30%) MCSE
4 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (6.57%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.46%) LPIC
6 2 (1.46%) HNC
6 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) VCP4
7 1 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (15.33%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 29 (21.17%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.76%) vSphere
4 10 (7.30%) VMware Server
5 6 (4.38%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.19%) VMFS
7 3 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.19%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.73%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 29 (21.17%) Data Guard
2 14 (10.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.30%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.92%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.73%) Nagios
6 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (58.39%) Oracle
2 30 (21.90%) VMware
3 14 (10.22%) CheckPoint
4 13 (9.49%) JBoss
4 13 (9.49%) Cisco
5 12 (8.76%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.76%) HP
5 12 (8.76%) F5
6 11 (8.03%) Sun
7 6 (4.38%) NetApp
7 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.65%) Sunopsis
9 3 (2.19%) Dell
10 2 (1.46%) Citrix
10 2 (1.46%) SAP
10 2 (1.46%) Symantec
10 2 (1.46%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.73%) Nimsoft
11 1 (0.73%) Brocade
11 1 (0.73%) Siebel
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - 10% bonus scheme + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday