The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 39 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 91 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.24% 8.45% 10.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 28.98% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 88 93
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
285 314 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.89% 29.16% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 241 293 235
Average salary £37,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.94% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -16 43 £42,500 -4.49% 3
Bedford -23 5 £30,000 -38.14% 1
Dunstable +3 4 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 81 (63.28%) Oracle
2 63 (49.22%) SQL
3 50 (39.06%) Windows
4 42 (32.81%) Oracle Database
5 39 (30.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 39 (30.47%) Oracle RAC
5 39 (30.47%) Data Guard
6 38 (29.69%) Degree
6 38 (29.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (28.13%) UNIX
7 36 (28.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 34 (26.56%) Java
8 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
9 33 (25.78%) SQL Server
10 32 (25.00%) Migration
11 31 (24.22%) Computer Science
12 29 (22.66%) Perl
13 28 (21.88%) VMware
13 28 (21.88%) Software Engineering
13 28 (21.88%) Incident Management
14 27 (21.09%) SAN
15 26 (20.31%) IIS
15 26 (20.31%) Root Cause Analysis
16 24 (18.75%) MySQL
16 24 (18.75%) Replication
17 23 (17.97%) SUSE
18 22 (17.19%) PL/SQL
18 22 (17.19%) jQuery
18 22 (17.19%) Data Migration
18 22 (17.19%) Oracle Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (20.31%) IIS
2 19 (14.84%) Apache
3 9 (7.03%) ColdFusion
4 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.56%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Liferay
6 1 (0.78%) Node.js
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.09%) SAN
2 20 (15.63%) LAN
2 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.06%) WAN
4 17 (13.28%) Firewall
5 16 (12.50%) MPLS
6 15 (11.72%) NAS
7 12 (9.38%) BIG-IP
8 11 (8.59%) DNS
9 10 (7.81%) iSCSI
10 7 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (4.69%) DHCP
12 4 (3.13%) HTTP
12 4 (3.13%) VPN
13 3 (2.34%) DMZ
14 2 (1.56%) Internet
15 1 (0.78%) GSM
15 1 (0.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.81%) Oracle Database
2 38 (29.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (25.78%) SQL Server
4 24 (18.75%) MySQL
5 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
6 14 (10.94%) Oracle9i Database
6 14 (10.94%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.25%) DB2
8 7 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.78%) SQLite
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Selenium
2 6 (4.69%) JUnit
3 5 (3.91%) Subversion
4 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (2.34%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.56%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.78%) JMeter
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (3.91%) Automotive
2 3 (2.34%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (21.09%) Administrator
2 23 (17.97%) DBA
3 19 (14.84%) Software Engineer
3 19 (14.84%) Developer
4 16 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 13 (10.16%) UNIX Administrator
6 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Software Support Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Technical Account Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Account Manager
11 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Solaris Administrator
12 4 (3.13%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.19%) jQuery
2 19 (14.84%) XML
3 17 (13.28%) HTML
3 17 (13.28%) JSP
3 17 (13.28%) Ajax
4 14 (10.94%) Struts
4 14 (10.94%) Web Services
5 13 (10.16%) .NET
6 10 (7.81%) Java EE
7 9 (7.03%) CSS
8 8 (6.25%) ICEfaces
8 8 (6.25%) JSF
9 7 (5.47%) EJB
9 7 (5.47%) Middleware
10 4 (3.13%) LAMP
10 4 (3.13%) J2EE
10 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.34%) Highcharts JS
11 3 (2.34%) Servlets
11 3 (2.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) Computer Science
2 24 (18.75%) Replication
3 17 (13.28%) Statistics
4 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) HACMP
7 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.78%) Wiki
7 1 (0.78%) Celerra
7 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.78%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.78%) Open Source
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.06%) Windows
2 36 (28.13%) UNIX
3 23 (17.97%) SUSE
4 22 (17.19%) Oracle Linux
5 19 (14.84%) Solaris
6 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (8.59%) AIX
10 6 (4.69%) Android
11 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.78%) CentOS
14 1 (0.78%) Debian
14 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) Migration
2 28 (21.88%) Software Engineering
2 28 (21.88%) Incident Management
3 26 (20.31%) Root Cause Analysis
4 22 (17.19%) Data Migration
5 18 (14.06%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
7 16 (12.50%) ITIL
8 15 (11.72%) Web Development
8 15 (11.72%) Performance Engineering
8 15 (11.72%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (10.16%) Project Management
10 11 (8.59%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.25%) OO
13 8 (6.25%) ETL
14 7 (5.47%) TDD
14 7 (5.47%) Validation
14 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) SQL
2 34 (26.56%) Java
2 34 (26.56%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.66%) Perl
4 22 (17.19%) PL/SQL
5 21 (16.41%) Shell Script
6 19 (14.84%) Bash Shell
7 17 (13.28%) AWK
8 16 (12.50%) C-shell
9 15 (11.72%) Korn
10 11 (8.59%) PHP
11 9 (7.03%) Python
12 8 (6.25%) C++
13 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
14 6 (4.69%) C
14 6 (4.69%) C#
15 3 (2.34%) VBScript
16 2 (1.56%) VB
16 2 (1.56%) Lua
16 2 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (29.69%) Degree
2 13 (10.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (8.59%) VCP5
4 10 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (7.81%) MCSE
4 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.91%) PMP
6 4 (3.13%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.13%) CCNP
6 4 (3.13%) CCNA
7 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.56%) RHCE
9 1 (0.78%) HNC
9 1 (0.78%) CCA
9 1 (0.78%) VCP4
9 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (28.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (8.59%) SLA
3 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 39 (30.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 39 (30.47%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.59%) vSphere
4 9 (7.03%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.34%) VMFS
6 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.56%) Squid
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.78%) SRDF
8 1 (0.78%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (30.47%) Data Guard
2 15 (11.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.81%) HP SIM
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle Statspack
5 4 (3.13%) Nessus
6 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Nagios
7 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (63.28%) Oracle
2 28 (21.88%) VMware
3 18 (14.06%) JBoss
4 17 (13.28%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.72%) Cisco
6 12 (9.38%) F5
7 11 (8.59%) HP
8 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.25%) Sunopsis
9 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.69%) Sun
10 6 (4.69%) NetApp
11 5 (3.91%) Siebel
12 3 (2.34%) Dell
13 2 (1.56%) Trapeze
13 2 (1.56%) Symantec
14 1 (0.78%) Brocade
14 1 (0.78%) Nimsoft
14 1 (0.78%) EMC
14 1 (0.78%) Citrix
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% BONUS, PENSION, HEALTH
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton, London, South East
Lumesse
Salary: Market Leading + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago