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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 37 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 74 88 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.44% 9.53% 13.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.18% 31.21% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 85 140
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 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £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
306 282 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.63% 30.55% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 265 262 317
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 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 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 30 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 -34 21 £41,250 -5.17%
Bedford -5 12 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Dunstable +2 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 82 (60.74%) Oracle
2 67 (49.63%) SQL
3 46 (34.07%) UNIX
4 43 (31.85%) Windows
5 41 (30.37%) Oracle Database
6 40 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 37 (27.41%) Java
8 35 (25.93%) Perl
8 35 (25.93%) MySQL
9 34 (25.19%) SQL Server
9 34 (25.19%) Apache
10 32 (23.70%) IIS
11 31 (22.96%) Solaris
11 31 (22.96%) Shell Script
11 31 (22.96%) VMware
12 30 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 30 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
12 30 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (22.22%) Data Guard
12 30 (22.22%) SAN
13 29 (21.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 29 (21.48%) jQuery
14 28 (20.74%) Incident Management
15 27 (20.00%) Degree
15 27 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 27 (20.00%) PL/SQL
16 26 (19.26%) HTML
16 26 (19.26%) Root Cause Analysis
17 25 (18.52%) Ajax
18 23 (17.04%) J2EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 34 (25.19%) Apache
2 32 (23.70%) IIS
3 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.44%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) Liferay
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.22%) SAN
2 23 (17.04%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.59%) LAN
3 17 (12.59%) WAN
4 15 (11.11%) NAS
5 14 (10.37%) Firewall
6 12 (8.89%) HTTP
6 12 (8.89%) MPLS
6 12 (8.89%) BIG-IP
7 11 (8.15%) iSCSI
8 10 (7.41%) DNS
9 8 (5.93%) DHCP
10 7 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (4.44%) FTP
12 4 (2.96%) PuTTY
12 4 (2.96%) WinSCP
12 4 (2.96%) SSH
13 3 (2.22%) DMZ
14 2 (1.48%) Internet
14 2 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.37%) Oracle Database
2 35 (25.93%) MySQL
3 34 (25.19%) SQL Server
4 30 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (12.59%) Relational Database
6 14 (10.37%) Oracle9i Database
6 14 (10.37%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.22%) DB2
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.74%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.67%) JUnit
3 8 (5.93%) Selenium
4 4 (2.96%) Subversion
4 4 (2.96%) Toad
4 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.22%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.48%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.74%) JMeter
7 1 (0.74%) Maven
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Automotive
4 2 (1.48%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (17.78%) Developer
2 19 (14.07%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Administrator
4 16 (11.85%) DBA
5 15 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (10.37%) Applications Support Analyst
6 14 (10.37%) Applications Support
6 14 (10.37%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Development Manager
8 9 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
8 9 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
8 9 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (5.93%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Web Development Manager
10 7 (5.19%) Web Manager
11 6 (4.44%) Solaris Administrator
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.48%) jQuery
2 26 (19.26%) HTML
3 25 (18.52%) Ajax
4 23 (17.04%) J2EE
5 21 (15.56%) XML
6 17 (12.59%) CSS
7 16 (11.85%) Web Services
8 15 (11.11%) JSP
9 12 (8.89%) Struts
9 12 (8.89%) EJB
10 10 (7.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.44%) .NET
12 5 (3.70%) Middleware
13 4 (2.96%) XHTML
13 4 (2.96%) Kendo UI
13 4 (2.96%) HTML5
13 4 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (2.22%) ICEfaces
14 3 (2.22%) Highcharts JS
14 3 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.59%) Replication
3 10 (7.41%) Statistics
4 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.48%) LPAR
7 1 (0.74%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.74%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) HACMP
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) Celerra
7 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.74%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.07%) UNIX
2 43 (31.85%) Windows
3 31 (22.96%) Solaris
4 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.11%) SUSE
5 15 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
6 13 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.19%) AIX
8 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.22%) Android
9 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.48%) CentOS
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.48%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.74%) HPUX
11 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) Incident Management
2 27 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (19.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 23 (17.04%) ITIL
5 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.56%) Web Development
7 20 (14.81%) Migration
8 16 (11.85%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
9 15 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 15 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (9.63%) Project Management
10 13 (9.63%) Service Delivery
11 12 (8.89%) Service Management
12 10 (7.41%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.67%) Scrum
13 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.19%) MVC
14 7 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (49.63%) SQL
2 40 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 37 (27.41%) Java
4 35 (25.93%) Perl
5 31 (22.96%) Shell Script
6 27 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 19 (14.07%) Python
8 18 (13.33%) PHP
9 16 (11.85%) AWK
10 15 (11.11%) Korn
10 15 (11.11%) Bash Shell
11 14 (10.37%) C-shell
12 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
13 7 (5.19%) C
14 5 (3.70%) C++
15 3 (2.22%) C#
15 3 (2.22%) VBScript
16 2 (1.48%) VB
16 2 (1.48%) Lua
16 2 (1.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (9.63%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (8.89%) VCP5
5 10 (7.41%) MCSE
5 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (6.67%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.48%) HNC
7 2 (1.48%) LPIC
7 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (21.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 20 (14.81%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 30 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 30 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.15%) vSphere
3 11 (8.15%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.22%) VMFS
6 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.22%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.74%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 30 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 15 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (8.15%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.96%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (60.74%) Oracle
2 31 (22.96%) VMware
3 14 (10.37%) Cisco
3 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.37%) HP
3 14 (10.37%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.89%) F5
5 11 (8.15%) JBoss
5 11 (8.15%) Sun
6 6 (4.44%) NetApp
7 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.22%) Citrix
8 3 (2.22%) Dell
8 3 (2.22%) Sunopsis
9 2 (1.48%) Lumesse
9 2 (1.48%) SAP
9 2 (1.48%) Symantec
10 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.74%) StorageTek
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago