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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 48 47 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Linux 45 68 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.87% 5.56% 8.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 17.30% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £56,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
195 393 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.77% 32.16% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 185 368 316
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +31 14 £37,500 -6.25%
Luton -31 10 £42,000 +5.00%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 70 (72.16%) UNIX
2 58 (59.79%) Java
3 56 (57.73%) Oracle
4 54 (55.67%) SQL
4 54 (55.67%) J2EE
5 51 (52.58%) Solaris
6 46 (47.42%) WebLogic
7 44 (45.36%) ITIL
8 42 (43.30%) MySQL
8 42 (43.30%) Shell Script
9 38 (39.18%) Apache
10 37 (38.14%) SLA
11 36 (37.11%) Tomcat
12 34 (35.05%) PL/SQL
12 34 (35.05%) Service Management
13 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
13 32 (32.99%) Windows
14 30 (30.93%) IIS
15 22 (22.68%) HTML
15 22 (22.68%) CSS
16 18 (18.56%) OO
16 18 (18.56%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (17.53%) Web Services
17 17 (17.53%) MVC
17 17 (17.53%) CSS3
18 15 (15.46%) HTML5
19 14 (14.43%) HPUX
19 14 (14.43%) JMS
20 13 (13.40%) Firewall
21 12 (12.37%) PHP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 46 (47.42%) WebLogic
2 38 (39.18%) Apache
3 36 (37.11%) Tomcat
4 30 (30.93%) IIS
5 12 (12.37%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.06%) JBoss
7 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Firewall
2 10 (10.31%) SAN
3 4 (4.12%) SSH
3 4 (4.12%) WAN
3 4 (4.12%) FTP
3 4 (4.12%) HTTP
3 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.12%) VPN
3 4 (4.12%) PuTTY
3 4 (4.12%) WinSCP
4 3 (3.09%) MPLS
4 3 (3.09%) SMTP
4 3 (3.09%) VLAN
5 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.06%) Internet
5 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 2 (2.06%) DNS
5 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.03%) SSL
6 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.30%) MySQL
2 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) JIRA
1 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) Toad
3 4 (4.12%) Bugzilla
4 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.03%) JUnit
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Automotive
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (45.36%) Applications Support
2 38 (39.18%) Support Analyst
2 38 (39.18%) Analyst
3 35 (36.08%) Applications Support Analyst
4 14 (14.43%) Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.15%) Administrator
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.09%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (55.67%) J2EE
2 22 (22.68%) HTML
2 22 (22.68%) CSS
3 17 (17.53%) Web Services
3 17 (17.53%) CSS3
4 15 (15.46%) HTML5
5 14 (14.43%) JMS
6 10 (10.31%) Ajax
6 10 (10.31%) jQuery
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (6.19%) CakePHP
7 6 (6.19%) Middleware
8 3 (3.09%) LAMP
8 3 (3.09%) Flash
8 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.06%) .NET
10 1 (1.03%) EJB
10 1 (1.03%) XML
10 1 (1.03%) JSP
10 1 (1.03%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) FMCG
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) W3C
4 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) LPAR
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.16%) UNIX
2 51 (52.58%) Solaris
3 32 (32.99%) Windows
4 14 (14.43%) HPUX
5 9 (9.28%) AIX
6 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.09%) OpenVMS
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.09%) Debian
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) CentOS
8 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.36%) ITIL
2 34 (35.05%) Service Management
3 18 (18.56%) OO
3 18 (18.56%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (17.53%) MVC
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.37%) SOA
5 12 (12.37%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (10.31%) Change Management
7 9 (9.28%) Scrum
7 9 (9.28%) Web Development
8 8 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
9 7 (7.22%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.22%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) Project Management
10 5 (5.15%) ERP
11 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.79%) Java
2 54 (55.67%) SQL
3 42 (43.30%) Shell Script
4 34 (35.05%) PL/SQL
5 12 (12.37%) PHP
6 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.15%) Perl
7 5 (5.15%) C++
7 5 (5.15%) VB
8 4 (4.12%) Python
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) MCSE
2 5 (5.15%) CCNA
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.12%) LPIC
4 3 (3.09%) VCP5
4 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.03%) HNC
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) CRISC
5 1 (1.03%) CISA
5 1 (1.03%) CISM
5 1 (1.03%) GCIA
5 1 (1.03%) GSEC
5 1 (1.03%) GCIH
5 1 (1.03%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.14%) SLA
2 7 (7.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.12%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) PowerHA
3 4 (4.12%) vSphere
3 4 (4.12%) Xen
4 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.09%) Snort
5 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.09%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 56 (57.73%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) HP
5 6 (6.19%) SAP
6 5 (5.15%) Cisco
7 3 (3.09%) IBM
7 3 (3.09%) Dell
7 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.06%) NetApp
8 2 (2.06%) Lumesse
9 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.03%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.03%) CommVault
9 1 (1.03%) Sun
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