The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 36 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 58 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.32% 2.83% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.22% 16.58% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 61
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
180 187 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.61% 17.08% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 169 171 310
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +14 19 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Dunstable +5 17 £60,000 +33.33%
Luton +13 14 £62,500 -17.76% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 67 (60.36%) Unix
2 57 (51.35%) Oracle
3 53 (47.75%) Windows
4 44 (39.64%) VMware
5 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
6 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (32.43%) Cisco
8 32 (28.83%) Apache
8 32 (28.83%) Banking
9 31 (27.93%) Perl
9 31 (27.93%) Shell Script
10 29 (26.13%) ITIL
11 28 (25.23%) IIS
12 26 (23.42%) SLA
12 26 (23.42%) Red Hat
12 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
13 24 (21.62%) Solaris
13 24 (21.62%) Presales
14 23 (20.72%) MySQL
14 23 (20.72%) Citrix
14 23 (20.72%) Data Security
14 23 (20.72%) Telecoms
14 23 (20.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (20.72%) TOGAF
15 22 (19.82%) JBoss
15 22 (19.82%) Tomcat
16 21 (18.92%) AIX
17 19 (17.12%) SaaS
18 18 (16.22%) Java
19 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (28.83%) Apache
2 28 (25.23%) IIS
3 22 (19.82%) JBoss
3 22 (19.82%) Tomcat
4 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
5 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) SaaS
2 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.11%) Office 365
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) Firewall
2 12 (10.81%) VPN
3 9 (8.11%) LAN
3 9 (8.11%) VPLS
3 9 (8.11%) WAN
4 8 (7.21%) DNS
5 7 (6.31%) SAN
6 6 (5.41%) Junos
7 5 (4.50%) LDAP
7 5 (4.50%) SSH
7 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.70%) SSL
8 3 (2.70%) VLAN
9 2 (1.80%) Internet
9 2 (1.80%) VRRP
10 1 (0.90%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) MySQL
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.50%) Redis
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 32 (28.83%) Banking
2 23 (20.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (12.61%) Finance
4 11 (9.91%) Aerospace
5 6 (5.41%) Avionics
6 4 (3.60%) Games
7 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.80%) Automotive
8 2 (1.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Analyst
2 24 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 23 (20.72%) Architect
4 22 (19.82%) Applications Support
4 22 (19.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (15.32%) Technical Architect
6 14 (12.61%) Consultant
6 14 (12.61%) Oracle Architect
6 14 (12.61%) Support Engineer
7 13 (11.71%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 13 (11.71%) Software Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (9.91%) Administrator
9 11 (9.91%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 11 (9.91%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (9.91%) Senior Applications Support
9 11 (9.91%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (9.91%) Senior Support Analyst
9 11 (9.91%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (9.91%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) Web Services
2 11 (9.91%) Middleware
3 4 (3.60%) .NET
3 4 (3.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (3.60%) MFC
3 4 (3.60%) OpenGL
3 4 (3.60%) STL
4 3 (2.70%) Ajax
4 3 (2.70%) CSS
4 3 (2.70%) CSS3
4 3 (2.70%) EJB
4 3 (2.70%) J2EE
4 3 (2.70%) jQuery
4 3 (2.70%) JSP
4 3 (2.70%) LAMP
4 3 (2.70%) Struts
4 3 (2.70%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.80%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.31%) Fintech
3 7 (6.31%) PKI
3 7 (6.31%) Robotics
4 6 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.41%) Physics
5 5 (4.50%) LPAR
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Replication
7 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (60.36%) Unix
2 53 (47.75%) Windows
3 24 (21.62%) Solaris
4 23 (20.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (18.92%) AIX
6 17 (15.32%) Windows Server
6 17 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.91%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) ITIL
2 24 (21.62%) Presales
3 23 (20.72%) Data Security
3 23 (20.72%) TOGAF
4 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.61%) Change Management
7 13 (11.71%) High Availability
8 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.81%) Incident Management
8 12 (10.81%) Operations Management
9 10 (9.01%) Multithreading
10 9 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.31%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (5.41%) Data Protection
12 6 (5.41%) Performance Management
12 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.41%) Project Management
12 6 (5.41%) SDLC
12 6 (5.41%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) Perl
1 31 (27.93%) Shell Script
2 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
3 18 (16.22%) Java
4 13 (11.71%) C++
5 10 (9.01%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) C
6 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.50%) Bourne shell
7 5 (4.50%) C-shell
8 3 (2.70%) PHP
8 3 (2.70%) Ruby
8 3 (2.70%) SQL
9 2 (1.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) MCP
4 7 (6.31%) PhD
4 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.41%) MCDST
6 5 (4.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.70%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.80%) CCIP
8 2 (1.80%) CCNA
8 2 (1.80%) CCNP
8 2 (1.80%) CCSP
8 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.80%) LPIC
8 2 (1.80%) MCSA
8 2 (1.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.42%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.61%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (7.21%) PowerHA
5 5 (4.50%) Docker
5 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.50%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) FortiGate
1 9 (8.11%) WSUS
2 8 (7.21%) Puppet
3 7 (6.31%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (5.41%) SCDPM
4 6 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (3.60%) Linux-HA
6 4 (3.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.90%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 57 (51.35%) Oracle
2 44 (39.64%) VMware
3 41 (36.94%) Microsoft
4 36 (32.43%) Cisco
5 26 (23.42%) Red Hat
6 23 (20.72%) Citrix
7 10 (9.01%) Dell
8 9 (8.11%) Intel Security
8 9 (8.11%) Juniper
9 8 (7.21%) BMC
9 8 (7.21%) Sun
10 6 (5.41%) EMC
10 6 (5.41%) HP
11 3 (2.70%) IBM
12 2 (1.80%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.90%) Avaya
13 1 (0.90%) hybris
13 1 (0.90%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago