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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 37 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 49 44 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.27% 4.43% 5.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.79% 25.29% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 49
Average salary £35,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,450 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average 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
215 174 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.49% 17.51% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 192 162 275
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +6 15 £44,500 +7.22% 3
Bedford +16 12 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Dunstable +1 9 £57,500 +10.57%
Shefford - 7 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 76 (62.81%) Unix
2 58 (47.93%) Oracle
3 42 (34.71%) Perl
4 37 (30.58%) Finance
5 36 (29.75%) Microsoft
6 34 (28.10%) VMware
6 34 (28.10%) Banking
7 33 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (26.45%) Shell Script
9 28 (23.14%) Cisco
10 25 (20.66%) Java
10 25 (20.66%) Windows
10 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
11 24 (19.83%) TOGAF
11 24 (19.83%) Citrix
11 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
12 23 (19.01%) Solaris
12 23 (19.01%) Python
13 22 (18.18%) Bash Shell
13 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (18.18%) J2EE
13 22 (18.18%) Presales
14 21 (17.36%) Web Services
14 21 (17.36%) Data Security
14 21 (17.36%) Degree
15 20 (16.53%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (16.53%) ITIL
15 20 (16.53%) Oracle Database
16 19 (15.70%) Oracle RMAN
16 19 (15.70%) Data Guard

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (12.40%) IIS
2 14 (11.57%) Apache
2 14 (11.57%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle Application Server
4 11 (9.09%) JBoss
5 6 (4.96%) Apache Solr
6 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) SaaS
2 5 (4.13%) GitHub
3 4 (3.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) Firewall
2 5 (4.13%) VPN
2 5 (4.13%) WAN
3 4 (3.31%) LAN
3 4 (3.31%) VPLS
4 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
4 2 (1.65%) MPLS
4 2 (1.65%) SAN
4 2 (1.65%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
5 1 (0.83%) Junos
5 1 (0.83%) NAS
5 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) Telnet
5 1 (0.83%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) Oracle Database
1 20 (16.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (14.05%) MySQL
3 11 (9.09%) Redis
4 7 (5.79%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (4.96%) Neo4j
5 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) JUnit
2 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.13%) Artifactory
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.65%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 37 (30.58%) Finance
2 34 (28.10%) Banking
3 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.83%) Automotive
4 1 (0.83%) Avionics
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Administrator
2 27 (22.31%) Analyst
3 25 (20.66%) Architect
4 23 (19.01%) Citrix Architect
4 23 (19.01%) Developer
5 20 (16.53%) Unix Administrator
6 19 (15.70%) Support Analyst
7 18 (14.88%) Unix Architect
8 15 (12.40%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (10.74%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (9.92%) Applications Support
10 12 (9.92%) Applications Support Analyst
11 11 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
11 11 (9.09%) Web Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Agile Developer
12 10 (8.26%) J2EE Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Linux Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.18%) J2EE
2 21 (17.36%) Web Services
3 17 (14.05%) XML
4 10 (8.26%) Ajax
4 10 (8.26%) EJB
4 10 (8.26%) jQuery
4 10 (8.26%) JSP
4 10 (8.26%) Struts
5 6 (4.96%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (4.96%) Servlets
5 6 (4.96%) Symfony
5 6 (4.96%) XSLT
6 5 (4.13%) JSON
6 5 (4.13%) RESTful
6 5 (4.13%) SOAP
6 5 (4.13%) WSDL
7 3 (2.48%) HTML
8 2 (1.65%) .NET
8 2 (1.65%) CSS
9 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (62.81%) Unix
2 25 (20.66%) Windows
3 23 (19.01%) Solaris
4 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.79%) AIX
7 6 (4.96%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.83%) Debian
10 1 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) TOGAF
2 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Presales
3 21 (17.36%) Data Security
4 20 (16.53%) ITIL
5 18 (14.88%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (14.88%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (14.05%) Configuration Management
6 17 (14.05%) DevOps
7 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (9.09%) OOP
9 11 (9.09%) Operations Management
10 10 (8.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.26%) Web Development
11 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.79%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.96%) Performance Management
12 6 (4.96%) Product Management
12 6 (4.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) Perl
2 32 (26.45%) Shell Script
3 25 (20.66%) Java
3 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
4 23 (19.01%) Python
5 22 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 18 (14.88%) AWK
6 18 (14.88%) C-shell
7 17 (14.05%) Korn
8 16 (13.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.96%) PHP
10 4 (3.31%) C++
10 4 (3.31%) SQL
11 3 (2.48%) C
12 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.65%) VB
12 2 (1.65%) VBScript
13 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.48%) CCNA
4 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.65%) MCP
5 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) CCIP
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) CCSP
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCDST
6 1 (0.83%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (11.57%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.70%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (9.09%) Docker
4 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) Samba
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) Data Guard
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (14.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (9.09%) Puppet
4 4 (3.31%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.31%) WSUS
5 2 (1.65%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 58 (47.93%) Oracle
2 36 (29.75%) Microsoft
3 34 (28.10%) VMware
4 28 (23.14%) Cisco
5 24 (19.83%) Citrix
6 12 (9.92%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.26%) Sun
8 5 (4.13%) Dell
9 4 (3.31%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.31%) Juniper
9 4 (3.31%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.65%) BMC
10 2 (1.65%) HP
10 2 (1.65%) hybris
10 2 (1.65%) Northgate
11 1 (0.83%) Avaya
11 1 (0.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.83%) SAP
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