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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 40 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 47 50 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.99% 5.19% 7.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.54% 19.69% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 88
Average salary £46,500 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
184 254 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.55% 26.38% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 172 244 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Luton -1 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bedford +10 6 £33,750 +3.84%
Dunstable -1 5 £50,000 +21.21%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 71 (60.68%) Oracle
1 71 (60.68%) UNIX
2 66 (56.41%) SQL
3 61 (52.14%) Java
4 55 (47.01%) Solaris
5 54 (46.15%) J2EE
6 52 (44.44%) Shell Script
7 51 (43.59%) Apache
8 46 (39.32%) MySQL
9 45 (38.46%) ITIL
10 42 (35.90%) SLA
11 41 (35.04%) PL/SQL
12 40 (34.19%) WebLogic
13 38 (32.48%) Tomcat
14 36 (30.77%) Service Management
15 32 (27.35%) IIS
16 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
17 23 (19.66%) HTML
17 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database
18 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
19 20 (17.09%) Perl
19 20 (17.09%) Windows
20 19 (16.24%) CSS
21 16 (13.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 16 (13.68%) Ajax
21 16 (13.68%) Web Development
21 16 (13.68%) jQuery
22 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
22 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 15 (12.82%) SAN

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 51 (43.59%) Apache
2 40 (34.19%) WebLogic
3 38 (32.48%) Tomcat
4 32 (27.35%) IIS
5 7 (5.98%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (5.13%) JBoss
7 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Office
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) SAN
2 11 (9.40%) HTTP
3 10 (8.55%) FTP
4 8 (6.84%) PuTTY
4 8 (6.84%) WinSCP
4 8 (6.84%) SSH
4 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.13%) DNS
6 5 (4.27%) Firewall
7 4 (3.42%) VPN
7 4 (3.42%) DHCP
7 4 (3.42%) WAN
7 4 (3.42%) NAS
8 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.56%) LAN
9 2 (1.71%) VoIP
9 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.71%) Wireless
10 1 (0.85%) IPsec
10 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (39.32%) MySQL
2 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
3 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database
4 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.84%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.84%) JIRA
2 8 (6.84%) Toad
2 8 (6.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.27%) JUnit
4 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (36.75%) Analyst
1 43 (36.75%) Support Analyst
2 42 (35.90%) Applications Support
3 40 (34.19%) Applications Support Analyst
4 18 (15.38%) Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Administrator
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Web Development Manager
8 8 (6.84%) Web Manager
8 8 (6.84%) Development Manager
9 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.27%) UNIX Administrator
11 4 (3.42%) Environment Manager
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.15%) J2EE
2 23 (19.66%) HTML
3 19 (16.24%) CSS
4 16 (13.68%) Ajax
4 16 (13.68%) jQuery
5 15 (12.82%) Web Services
6 10 (8.55%) XML
6 10 (8.55%) Middleware
6 10 (8.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (8.55%) HTML5
7 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.98%) CSS3
8 7 (5.98%) JMS
9 5 (4.27%) JSP
9 5 (4.27%) Struts
9 5 (4.27%) EJB
10 4 (3.42%) LAMP
11 3 (2.56%) Kendo UI
12 2 (1.71%) GTK+
13 1 (0.85%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) FMCG
3 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.56%) LPAR
4 3 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.68%) UNIX
2 55 (47.01%) Solaris
3 20 (17.09%) Windows
4 7 (5.98%) HPUX
5 3 (2.56%) AIX
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (2.56%) SUSE
5 3 (2.56%) Debian
5 3 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) ITIL
2 36 (30.77%) Service Management
3 16 (13.68%) Web Development
4 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.40%) Change Management
7 11 (9.40%) Project Management
8 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
8 10 (8.55%) MVC
8 10 (8.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.69%) Scrum
9 9 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.98%) Business Continuity
11 7 (5.98%) SOA
11 7 (5.98%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.98%) OO
11 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (56.41%) SQL
2 61 (52.14%) Java
3 52 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 41 (35.04%) PL/SQL
5 22 (18.80%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.09%) Perl
7 14 (11.97%) PHP
7 14 (11.97%) Python
8 7 (5.98%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.13%) C-shell
9 6 (5.13%) AWK
9 6 (5.13%) Korn
10 5 (4.27%) C++
11 4 (3.42%) C
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.27%) Sun Certification
3 5 (4.27%) VCP5
4 3 (2.56%) LPIC
5 1 (0.85%) HNC
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (35.90%) SLA
2 16 (13.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) PowerHA
3 4 (3.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.42%) Xen
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.56%) Snort
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.56%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 8 (6.84%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.56%) Nagios
5 2 (1.71%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (60.68%) Oracle
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.40%) VMware
4 9 (7.69%) Cisco
5 7 (5.98%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) Sun
7 4 (3.42%) Lumesse
8 3 (2.56%) Dell
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix
9 2 (1.71%) NetApp
9 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.85%) SAP
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago