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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 34 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 63 67 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.56% 5.82% 8.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.26% 24.01% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 82
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
283 279 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.45% 24.24% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 249 237 259
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Dunstable +4 37 £45,000 +5.88%
Luton -8 13 £40,000 -4.76%
Bedford -5 3 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 73 (77.66%) UNIX
2 53 (56.38%) Shell Script
3 50 (53.19%) Oracle
4 42 (44.68%) Solaris
5 40 (42.55%) Perl
6 39 (41.49%) Bash Shell
7 38 (40.43%) Oracle Database
7 38 (40.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 34 (36.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 34 (36.17%) Oracle RAC
8 34 (36.17%) Data Guard
9 32 (34.04%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (34.04%) Capacity Planning
9 32 (34.04%) C-shell
9 32 (34.04%) AWK
9 32 (34.04%) Configuration Management
10 28 (29.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (29.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 28 (29.79%) Korn
11 26 (27.66%) Degree
12 23 (24.47%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (24.47%) Finance
13 22 (23.40%) Banking
14 19 (20.21%) Oracle Application Server
15 17 (18.09%) MySQL
15 17 (18.09%) SQL
16 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
18 13 (13.83%) Oracle9i Database
19 12 (12.77%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (20.21%) Oracle Application Server
2 12 (12.77%) IIS
2 12 (12.77%) Apache
2 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Office
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.57%) SAN
3 5 (5.32%) DNS
3 5 (5.32%) LDAP
3 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) NAS
4 4 (4.26%) MPLS
5 3 (3.19%) LAN
5 3 (3.19%) WAN
6 2 (2.13%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) Telnet
7 1 (1.06%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.06%) SSH
7 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 38 (40.43%) Oracle Database
2 17 (18.09%) MySQL
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.70%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.70%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.06%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.26%) MSBuild
2 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.19%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.06%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (24.47%) Finance
2 22 (23.40%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Administrator
2 35 (37.23%) UNIX Administrator
3 19 (20.21%) Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) C++ Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.45%) Senior C++ Developer
6 7 (7.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.38%) Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Quality Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Release Manager
9 4 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) HTML
2 9 (9.57%) XML
2 9 (9.57%) J2EE
2 9 (9.57%) CSS
3 4 (4.26%) Servlets
3 4 (4.26%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) XSLT
3 4 (4.26%) Middleware
3 4 (4.26%) Qt
4 3 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.19%) Ajax
4 3 (3.19%) Symfony
4 3 (3.19%) CakePHP
4 3 (3.19%) jQuery
5 2 (2.13%) Flash
5 2 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (1.06%) CSS3
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.32%) LPAR
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.19%) W3C
4 3 (3.19%) Statistics
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 73 (77.66%) UNIX
2 42 (44.68%) Solaris
3 10 (10.64%) Windows
3 10 (10.64%) AIX
4 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.26%) SUSE
5 4 (4.26%) Debian
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.06%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Configuration Management
1 32 (34.04%) Capacity Planning
1 32 (34.04%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (24.47%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.45%) ITIL
4 7 (7.45%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (6.38%) Scrum
6 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.32%) Time Management
6 5 (5.32%) Service Management
6 5 (5.32%) Change Management
6 5 (5.32%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.26%) Web Application Development
7 4 (4.26%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (4.26%) Regression Testing
7 4 (4.26%) TDD
7 4 (4.26%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
7 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) Shell Script
2 40 (42.55%) Perl
3 39 (41.49%) Bash Shell
4 32 (34.04%) C-shell
4 32 (34.04%) AWK
5 28 (29.79%) Korn
6 17 (18.09%) SQL
7 12 (12.77%) C++
8 11 (11.70%) Java
8 11 (11.70%) Python
9 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
10 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
11 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
12 6 (6.38%) PHP
13 4 (4.26%) C
14 3 (3.19%) VB
15 2 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) LPIC
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.19%) RHCE
3 3 (3.19%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.13%) CRISC
4 2 (2.13%) MCSE
4 2 (2.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) CISSP
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.13%) CISA
4 2 (2.13%) CISM
4 2 (2.13%) GCIA
4 2 (2.13%) GSEC
4 2 (2.13%) GCIH
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) PowerHA
3 5 (5.32%) NFS
3 5 (5.32%) Samba
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (36.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 34 (36.17%) Data Guard
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Oracle
2 12 (12.77%) VMware
3 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco
6 4 (4.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) Northgate
9 1 (1.06%) F5
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.06%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
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