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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 48 51 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 68 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.64% 5.25% 8.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.30% 16.39% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 86
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
202 415 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.92% 32.05% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 188 387 269
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Bedford +53 17 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Luton -31 9 £42,000 +3.06% 2
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (70.33%) UNIX
2 51 (56.04%) Java
3 48 (52.75%) Oracle
4 47 (51.65%) J2EE
5 46 (50.55%) SQL
6 44 (48.35%) Solaris
7 41 (45.05%) Shell Script
8 39 (42.86%) WebLogic
9 38 (41.76%) MySQL
10 37 (40.66%) ITIL
10 37 (40.66%) Tomcat
11 35 (38.46%) SLA
12 34 (37.36%) Apache
13 32 (35.16%) PL/SQL
13 32 (35.16%) Service Management
14 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
15 28 (30.77%) IIS
16 27 (29.67%) Windows
17 15 (16.48%) CSS
17 15 (16.48%) HTML
18 14 (15.38%) Firewall
19 13 (14.29%) OO
19 13 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
20 12 (13.19%) CSS3
20 12 (13.19%) Web Services
20 12 (13.19%) SAN
20 12 (13.19%) MVC
21 11 (12.09%) AIX
21 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
22 10 (10.99%) MS Office

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 37 (40.66%) Tomcat
3 34 (37.36%) Apache
4 28 (30.77%) IIS
5 7 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.20%) JBoss
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) Firewall
2 12 (13.19%) SAN
3 4 (4.40%) LDAP
3 4 (4.40%) WAN
3 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.40%) VPN
4 3 (3.30%) SMTP
4 3 (3.30%) FTP
4 3 (3.30%) SSH
4 3 (3.30%) VLAN
4 3 (3.30%) MPLS
4 3 (3.30%) PuTTY
4 3 (3.30%) WinSCP
5 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.20%) HTTP
5 2 (2.20%) Internet
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.76%) MySQL
2 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) JIRA
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.30%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.30%) Toad
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
1 5 (5.49%) Automotive
1 5 (5.49%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Applications Support
2 36 (39.56%) Support Analyst
2 36 (39.56%) Analyst
3 33 (36.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.65%) J2EE
2 15 (16.48%) HTML
2 15 (16.48%) CSS
3 12 (13.19%) Web Services
3 12 (13.19%) CSS3
4 10 (10.99%) HTML5
5 9 (9.89%) JMS
6 8 (8.79%) Ajax
6 8 (8.79%) jQuery
7 6 (6.59%) CakePHP
8 5 (5.49%) Middleware
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.30%) LAMP
9 3 (3.30%) Flash
10 2 (2.20%) .NET
11 1 (1.10%) EJB
11 1 (1.10%) XML
11 1 (1.10%) JSP
11 1 (1.10%) Struts
11 1 (1.10%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.49%) W3C
2 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) LPAR
4 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (70.33%) UNIX
2 44 (48.35%) Solaris
3 27 (29.67%) Windows
4 11 (12.09%) AIX
5 9 (9.89%) HPUX
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.30%) OpenVMS
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) Debian
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) ITIL
2 32 (35.16%) Service Management
3 13 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (14.29%) OO
4 12 (13.19%) MVC
5 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.89%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (7.69%) Change Management
7 7 (7.69%) Project Management
7 7 (7.69%) Web Development
7 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.69%) Scrum
7 7 (7.69%) SOA
7 7 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (5.49%) ERP
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.30%) Time Management
10 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) Java
2 46 (50.55%) SQL
3 41 (45.05%) Shell Script
4 32 (35.16%) PL/SQL
5 10 (10.99%) PHP
6 9 (9.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.49%) C++
7 5 (5.49%) VB
8 3 (3.30%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) Perl
9 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) LPIC
3 5 (5.49%) MCSE
3 5 (5.49%) CCNA
3 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.30%) VCP5
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.20%) CRISC
5 2 (2.20%) CISA
5 2 (2.20%) CISM
5 2 (2.20%) GCIA
5 2 (2.20%) GSEC
5 2 (2.20%) GCIH
5 2 (2.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.10%) HNC
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (38.46%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) PowerHA
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Xen
3 4 (4.40%) vSphere
4 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.30%) Snort
5 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 7 (7.69%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) SAP
6 5 (5.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.30%) IBM
7 3 (3.30%) Dell
7 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.20%) NetApp
8 2 (2.20%) Lumesse
9 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.10%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.10%) CommVault
9 1 (1.10%) Sun
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