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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 53 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Permanent jobs citing Linux 42 62 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.81% 5.30% 7.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.87% 20.00% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38 56 72
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
235 310 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.34% 26.50% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 215 270 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 +4 10 £45,000 +18.42%
Luton -29 10 £43,750 +2.94% 2
Bedford +16 7 £30,000 - 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 60 (69.77%) UNIX
2 37 (43.02%) Oracle
3 36 (41.86%) Shell Script
4 34 (39.53%) Solaris
5 31 (36.05%) SQL
6 28 (32.56%) Java
7 27 (31.40%) J2EE
8 25 (29.07%) MySQL
9 24 (27.91%) Windows
10 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
10 20 (23.26%) WebLogic
10 20 (23.26%) Tomcat
11 19 (22.09%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (20.93%) IIS
12 18 (20.93%) ITIL
13 17 (19.77%) SLA
13 17 (19.77%) Degree
14 15 (17.44%) Service Management
14 15 (17.44%) Apache
14 15 (17.44%) CSS
14 15 (17.44%) Perl
14 15 (17.44%) HTML
15 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database
15 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
15 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
16 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
17 12 (13.95%) Oracle RMAN
17 12 (13.95%) Oracle RAC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 20 (23.26%) WebLogic
1 20 (23.26%) Tomcat
2 18 (20.93%) IIS
3 15 (17.44%) Apache
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (5.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Firewall
2 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.30%) SAN
3 6 (6.98%) WAN
4 5 (5.81%) LDAP
4 5 (5.81%) MPLS
5 4 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (2.33%) SMTP
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) DNS
6 2 (2.33%) VLAN
6 2 (2.33%) NAS
6 2 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.16%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) MySQL
2 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
3 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.65%) Bugzilla
3 4 (4.65%) Subversion
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Automotive
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Applications Support
2 19 (22.09%) Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Administrator
4 15 (17.44%) Applications Support Analyst
4 15 (17.44%) Analyst
4 15 (17.44%) Support Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) UNIX Administrator
6 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.14%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior C++ Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Architect
10 4 (4.65%) Release Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Quality Manager
10 4 (4.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) J2EE
2 15 (17.44%) CSS
2 15 (17.44%) HTML
3 12 (13.95%) Web Services
4 10 (11.63%) CSS3
5 8 (9.30%) HTML5
6 7 (8.14%) JMS
6 7 (8.14%) XML
7 6 (6.98%) Ajax
7 6 (6.98%) CakePHP
7 6 (6.98%) jQuery
8 3 (3.49%) Qt
8 3 (3.49%) XSLT
8 3 (3.49%) Flash
8 3 (3.49%) Servlets
9 2 (2.33%) .NET
10 1 (1.16%) Middleware
10 1 (1.16%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) LPAR
3 5 (5.81%) W3C
4 3 (3.49%) Statistics
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 60 (69.77%) UNIX
2 34 (39.53%) Solaris
3 24 (27.91%) Windows
4 12 (13.95%) AIX
5 7 (8.14%) HPUX
5 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.49%) OpenVMS
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
8 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.16%) SUSE
8 1 (1.16%) Debian
8 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) Service Management
4 13 (15.12%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.79%) OO
5 11 (12.79%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (11.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (11.63%) MVC
7 9 (10.47%) Scrum
8 7 (8.14%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) Change Management
10 5 (5.81%) ERP
10 5 (5.81%) SOA
10 5 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.65%) Release Management
11 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Load Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) Shell Script
2 31 (36.05%) SQL
3 28 (32.56%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) Perl
5 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
5 14 (16.28%) Bash Shell
6 12 (13.95%) C++
7 11 (12.79%) C-shell
8 10 (11.63%) AWK
8 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
9 9 (10.47%) Korn
10 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.98%) PHP
11 5 (5.81%) VB
12 3 (3.49%) Python
13 2 (2.33%) C
14 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) LPIC
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.98%) MCSE
4 5 (5.81%) CCNA
4 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CISA
6 2 (2.33%) CISM
6 2 (2.33%) GCIA
6 2 (2.33%) GSEC
6 2 (2.33%) GCIH
6 2 (2.33%) CISSP
6 2 (2.33%) RHCE
6 2 (2.33%) CRISC
6 2 (2.33%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SLA
2 9 (10.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.65%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.81%) PowerHA
3 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.33%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) NFS
4 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (13.95%) Data Guard
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) SAP
2 6 (6.98%) VMware
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.16%) FalconStor
6 1 (1.16%) F5
6 1 (1.16%) CommVault
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago