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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 33 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 60 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.22% 6.07% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 21.13% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 54
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 £36,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,619 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.23% +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
141 284 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.65% 28.72% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 250 244
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Luton +20 21 £50,500 +26.25% 2
Bedford +18 11 £36,000 -10.00%
Dunstable +4 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 53 (48.18%) Unix
2 47 (42.73%) Oracle
3 46 (41.82%) Windows
4 33 (30.00%) Solaris
5 32 (29.09%) Cisco
6 31 (28.18%) Red Hat
6 31 (28.18%) VMware
7 30 (27.27%) Perl
8 29 (26.36%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (25.45%) Banking
9 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.64%) Apache
11 25 (22.73%) Shell Script
12 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (20.91%) High Availability
14 21 (19.09%) Tomcat
14 21 (19.09%) MySQL
15 20 (18.18%) C++
15 20 (18.18%) Web Services
15 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
16 19 (17.27%) Mathematics
16 19 (17.27%) SaaS
16 19 (17.27%) Oracle RAC
16 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (17.27%) AIX
16 19 (17.27%) Oracle Database
17 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
17 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
17 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (15.45%) Degree

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 26 (23.64%) Apache
2 21 (19.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.73%) IIS
3 14 (12.73%) JBoss
4 11 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.36%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.27%) SaaS
3 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.45%) Office 365
5 4 (3.64%) IaaS
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (2.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.82%) DNS
3 12 (10.91%) LAN
3 12 (10.91%) WAN
4 8 (7.27%) iSCSI
5 7 (6.36%) SAN
6 6 (5.45%) LDAP
6 6 (5.45%) SSH
7 5 (4.55%) Firewall
7 5 (4.55%) VPN
8 3 (2.73%) Junos
8 3 (2.73%) VPLS
9 2 (1.82%) Internet
9 2 (1.82%) SSL
10 1 (0.91%) HTTP
10 1 (0.91%) VLAN
10 1 (0.91%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) MySQL
2 19 (17.27%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.18%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.91%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 28 (25.45%) Banking
2 14 (12.73%) Aerospace
2 14 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Finance
4 6 (5.45%) Avionics
4 6 (5.45%) Games
5 4 (3.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) Architect
2 16 (14.55%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (12.73%) Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Consultant
3 14 (12.73%) Technical Architect
4 13 (11.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Unix Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Applications Support
5 12 (10.91%) Oracle Architect
5 12 (10.91%) Oracle Consultant
6 11 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 11 (10.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 11 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.18%) Administrator
8 9 (8.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.18%) Web Services
2 12 (10.91%) Middleware
3 6 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (5.45%) MFC
3 6 (5.45%) OpenGL
3 6 (5.45%) STL
4 5 (4.55%) Apache Camel
5 4 (3.64%) Spring
5 4 (3.64%) Yocto
6 3 (2.73%) .NET
6 3 (2.73%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (2.73%) Apache CXF
6 3 (2.73%) J2EE
6 3 (2.73%) J2SE
7 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.91%) CSS
8 1 (0.91%) CSS3
8 1 (0.91%) Grails
8 1 (0.91%) LAMP
8 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Mathematics
2 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.82%) Data Centre
4 11 (10.00%) Physics
4 11 (10.00%) PKI
5 8 (7.27%) Robotics
6 7 (6.36%) Fintech
7 5 (4.55%) LPAR
8 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.73%) Life Science
8 3 (2.73%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.82%) Replication
10 1 (0.91%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.18%) Unix
2 46 (41.82%) Windows
3 33 (30.00%) Solaris
4 19 (17.27%) AIX
4 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.27%) Debian
6 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.36%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) High Availability
2 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
4 16 (14.55%) TOGAF
5 15 (13.64%) ITIL
5 15 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (13.64%) Presales
6 14 (12.73%) Data Security
7 10 (9.09%) Change Management
7 10 (9.09%) DevOps
7 10 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.18%) Problem Management
8 9 (8.18%) SDLC
9 8 (7.27%) Operations Management
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
10 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) Perl
2 25 (22.73%) Shell Script
3 20 (18.18%) C++
4 17 (15.45%) PowerShell
5 16 (14.55%) Java
6 12 (10.91%) C-shell
7 11 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.00%) Python
8 6 (5.45%) AWK
8 6 (5.45%) Bourne shell
8 6 (5.45%) Korn
9 4 (3.64%) C
10 3 (2.73%) Ruby
10 3 (2.73%) SQL
11 2 (1.82%) VB
12 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) Degree
2 15 (13.64%) PhD
3 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.64%) MCP
7 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.73%) MCDST
8 2 (1.82%) LPIC
9 1 (0.91%) CCIP
9 1 (0.91%) CCNA
9 1 (0.91%) CCNP
9 1 (0.91%) CCSP
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.91%) MCSA
9 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.27%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (8.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.27%) PowerHA
5 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (6.36%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.36%) vSphere
6 4 (3.64%) Docker
6 4 (3.64%) Firmware
7 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.73%) vCloud
8 1 (0.91%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.91%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) Puppet
2 11 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (5.45%) Data Guard
3 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle ZFS
3 6 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (4.55%) Ansible
5 4 (3.64%) Linux-HA
5 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.73%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.73%) SCDPM
6 3 (2.73%) WSUS
7 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Oracle
2 32 (29.09%) Cisco
3 31 (28.18%) Red Hat
3 31 (28.18%) VMware
4 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.73%) Citrix
6 11 (10.00%) BMC
7 7 (6.36%) EMC
8 6 (5.45%) HP
8 6 (5.45%) Sun
9 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.73%) Dell
10 3 (2.73%) hybris
10 3 (2.73%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.73%) Juniper
11 2 (1.82%) IBM
12 1 (0.91%) IFS
12 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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