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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 47 39 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 49 62 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.65% 5.37% 9.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.35% 21.83% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 93
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
267 284 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.33% 24.61% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 241 238 294
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -16.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 19 £45,000 +18.42%
Luton -22 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bedford -1 4 £38,750 +29.16%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (74.44%) UNIX
2 42 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 41 (45.56%) Oracle
4 39 (43.33%) Solaris
5 28 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (27.78%) SQL
7 24 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 23 (25.56%) Oracle Database
8 23 (25.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (25.56%) J2EE
8 23 (25.56%) Perl
8 23 (25.56%) Windows
9 22 (24.44%) Java
10 21 (23.33%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (23.33%) Degree
10 21 (23.33%) Data Guard
10 21 (23.33%) MySQL
10 21 (23.33%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 19 (21.11%) AWK
12 19 (21.11%) C-shell
12 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (17.78%) Korn
14 16 (17.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
14 16 (17.78%) WebLogic
14 16 (17.78%) HTML
14 16 (17.78%) CSS
14 16 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (17.78%) WebLogic
2 15 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 14 (15.56%) IIS
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (11.11%) Apache
6 5 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Firewall
2 10 (11.11%) SAN
3 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.67%) WAN
5 5 (5.56%) LDAP
5 5 (5.56%) MPLS
6 4 (4.44%) NAS
6 4 (4.44%) LAN
6 4 (4.44%) DNS
7 2 (2.22%) Internet
7 2 (2.22%) SMTP
7 2 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.22%) VLAN
8 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 23 (25.56%) Oracle Database
2 21 (23.33%) MySQL
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (7.78%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.44%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.44%) Bugzilla
3 4 (4.44%) Subversion
3 4 (4.44%) JIRA
3 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
1 9 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.56%) Automotive
3 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Administrator
2 22 (24.44%) UNIX Administrator
3 19 (21.11%) Applications Support
3 19 (21.11%) Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) C++ Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior C++ Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.56%) J2EE
2 16 (17.78%) CSS
2 16 (17.78%) HTML
3 13 (14.44%) Web Services
4 10 (11.11%) CSS3
5 8 (8.89%) HTML5
5 8 (8.89%) XML
6 7 (7.78%) JMS
7 6 (6.67%) Ajax
7 6 (6.67%) CakePHP
7 6 (6.67%) jQuery
8 4 (4.44%) Qt
8 4 (4.44%) XSLT
8 4 (4.44%) Servlets
9 3 (3.33%) Flash
9 3 (3.33%) Middleware
10 2 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) LPAR
3 5 (5.56%) W3C
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (74.44%) UNIX
2 39 (43.33%) Solaris
3 23 (25.56%) Windows
4 12 (13.33%) AIX
5 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.78%) HPUX
7 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.33%) OpenVMS
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) SUSE
7 3 (3.33%) Debian
8 2 (2.22%) Android
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (14.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (14.44%) ITIL
6 11 (12.22%) OO
7 10 (11.11%) Service Management
7 10 (11.11%) MVC
8 9 (10.00%) Scrum
9 7 (7.78%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (6.67%) Change Management
11 5 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (5.56%) ERP
11 5 (5.56%) SOA
11 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.44%) Time Management
12 4 (4.44%) Kanban
12 4 (4.44%) Release Management
12 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 25 (27.78%) SQL
3 24 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 23 (25.56%) Perl
5 22 (24.44%) Java
6 19 (21.11%) C-shell
6 19 (21.11%) AWK
7 16 (17.78%) Korn
8 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 11 (12.22%) C++
10 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
11 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
11 6 (6.67%) PHP
12 5 (5.56%) VB
13 4 (4.44%) Python
14 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) LPIC
3 6 (6.67%) MCSE
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) CCNA
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) RHCE
5 3 (3.33%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CISA
6 2 (2.22%) CISM
6 2 (2.22%) GCIA
6 2 (2.22%) GSEC
6 2 (2.22%) GCIH
6 2 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) CRISC
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (13.33%) SLA
3 4 (4.44%) QA
4 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.56%) PowerHA
4 4 (4.44%) Samba
4 4 (4.44%) NFS
5 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 21 (23.33%) Data Guard
2 16 (17.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) VMware
3 6 (6.67%) SAP
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.33%) HP
5 3 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.11%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.11%) F5
7 1 (1.11%) CommVault
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 8 days ago