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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 37 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 52 67 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.59% 6.73% 8.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.85% 24.10% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51 65 98
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
218 278 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.44% 27.91% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 207 266 269
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,852 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 -8 18 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Bedford +5 7 £30,000 -14.28%
Dunstable -2 6 £48,750 +30.00%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 75 (60.00%) Oracle
2 68 (54.40%) UNIX
3 63 (50.40%) SQL
4 55 (44.00%) Java
5 52 (41.60%) Solaris
6 51 (40.80%) Apache
7 50 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 49 (39.20%) J2EE
9 47 (37.60%) MySQL
10 38 (30.40%) ITIL
11 37 (29.60%) PL/SQL
12 34 (27.20%) SLA
12 34 (27.20%) Oracle Database
13 33 (26.40%) WebLogic
14 31 (24.80%) Tomcat
15 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
16 29 (23.20%) Perl
16 29 (23.20%) Service Management
17 28 (22.40%) HTML
17 28 (22.40%) IIS
18 25 (20.00%) SQL Server
18 25 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 24 (19.20%) CSS
19 24 (19.20%) Ajax
19 24 (19.20%) jQuery
20 23 (18.40%) Web Development
21 22 (17.60%) Windows
22 21 (16.80%) SAN
22 21 (16.80%) Degree
23 20 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 51 (40.80%) Apache
2 33 (26.40%) WebLogic
3 31 (24.80%) Tomcat
4 28 (22.40%) IIS
5 7 (5.60%) JBoss
5 7 (5.60%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.80%) Liferay
8 1 (0.80%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) SAN
2 15 (12.00%) HTTP
3 10 (8.00%) FTP
4 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.40%) PuTTY
5 8 (6.40%) WinSCP
5 8 (6.40%) DNS
5 8 (6.40%) SSH
5 8 (6.40%) NAS
6 6 (4.80%) DHCP
7 5 (4.00%) Firewall
7 5 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.20%) VPN
8 4 (3.20%) WAN
9 3 (2.40%) LAN
10 2 (1.60%) VoIP
10 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.60%) Wireless
10 2 (1.60%) DMZ
10 2 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.60%) MySQL
2 34 (27.20%) Oracle Database
3 25 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (10.40%) Oracle9i Database
5 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
6 12 (9.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.60%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.40%) JIRA
3 8 (6.40%) JUnit
3 8 (6.40%) Toad
4 4 (3.20%) Selenium
5 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.80%) JMeter
7 1 (0.80%) Subversion
7 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (9.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (28.80%) Analyst
2 35 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 34 (27.20%) Applications Support
4 32 (25.60%) Applications Support Analyst
5 19 (15.20%) Developer
6 16 (12.80%) Administrator
7 13 (10.40%) Java Developer
8 12 (9.60%) Development Manager
9 10 (8.00%) Web Development Manager
9 10 (8.00%) Web Manager
10 8 (6.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) DBA
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Support Analyst
11 7 (5.60%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (4.80%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.80%) Solaris Administrator
13 5 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.20%) J2EE
2 28 (22.40%) HTML
3 24 (19.20%) CSS
3 24 (19.20%) Ajax
3 24 (19.20%) jQuery
4 19 (15.20%) Web Services
5 13 (10.40%) XML
6 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
7 11 (8.80%) HTML5
8 10 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (8.00%) Middleware
9 8 (6.40%) JSP
9 8 (6.40%) Struts
9 8 (6.40%) EJB
10 7 (5.60%) JMS
10 7 (5.60%) CSS3
11 4 (3.20%) Kendo UI
11 4 (3.20%) LAMP
12 3 (2.40%) Highcharts JS
13 2 (1.60%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.20%) Replication
3 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.60%) FMCG
5 3 (2.40%) LPAR
5 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (54.40%) UNIX
2 52 (41.60%) Solaris
3 22 (17.60%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (5.60%) HPUX
4 7 (5.60%) SUSE
5 3 (2.40%) Debian
5 3 (2.40%) AIX
6 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) ITIL
2 29 (23.20%) Service Management
3 23 (18.40%) Web Development
4 20 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management
8 14 (11.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (10.40%) Project Management
9 13 (10.40%) Scrum
10 11 (8.80%) Change Management
10 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (8.80%) MVC
10 11 (8.80%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (7.20%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.20%) Migration
11 9 (7.20%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Incident Management
13 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.40%) SQL
2 55 (44.00%) Java
3 50 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 37 (29.60%) PL/SQL
5 30 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 29 (23.20%) Perl
7 19 (15.20%) PHP
8 18 (14.40%) Python
9 11 (8.80%) C-shell
9 11 (8.80%) Bash Shell
9 11 (8.80%) AWK
9 11 (8.80%) Korn
10 4 (3.20%) C
11 3 (2.40%) C++
11 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Sun Certification
3 7 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (5.60%) VCP5
4 6 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.40%) LPIC
6 1 (0.80%) HNC
6 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.20%) SLA
2 25 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (14.40%) Oracle RMAN
1 18 (14.40%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.80%) PowerHA
3 6 (4.80%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.00%) vSphere
5 4 (3.20%) Xen
5 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.40%) Snort
6 3 (2.40%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.60%) VMFS
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Data Guard
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (6.40%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.20%) Nagios
5 4 (3.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (60.00%) Oracle
2 17 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.40%) VMware
4 11 (8.80%) Cisco
5 9 (7.20%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) Sun
7 5 (4.00%) Dell
8 4 (3.20%) Lumesse
8 4 (3.20%) NetApp
9 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.80%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.80%) SAP
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