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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 40 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 64 92 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.54% 8.69% 10.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.70% 29.68% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 52 89 92
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,400 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
282 310 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.39% 29.27% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 236 288 233
Average salary £37,000 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.94% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 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 29 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 -18 39 £42,500 -4.49% 3
Dunstable +3 7 £40,750 -11.89% 1
Bedford -20 6 £30,000 -38.14% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 82 (62.60%) Oracle
2 63 (48.09%) SQL
3 48 (36.64%) Windows
4 42 (32.06%) Oracle Database
5 38 (29.01%) Degree
6 37 (28.24%) Oracle RAC
6 37 (28.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 37 (28.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 37 (28.24%) UNIX
6 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
6 37 (28.24%) Data Guard
7 36 (27.48%) Java
8 35 (26.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
10 31 (23.66%) Perl
10 31 (23.66%) Migration
10 31 (23.66%) Computer Science
11 30 (22.90%) Software Engineering
12 28 (21.37%) Incident Management
12 28 (21.37%) VMware
13 27 (20.61%) SAN
14 26 (19.85%) IIS
14 26 (19.85%) MySQL
14 26 (19.85%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (19.08%) jQuery
16 23 (17.56%) Replication
16 23 (17.56%) Shell Script
17 22 (16.79%) PL/SQL
17 22 (16.79%) Apache
17 22 (16.79%) SUSE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (19.85%) IIS
2 22 (16.79%) Apache
3 9 (6.87%) ColdFusion
4 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.53%) Mule
6 1 (0.76%) Liferay
6 1 (0.76%) Node.js
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.61%) SAN
2 20 (15.27%) TCP/IP
3 18 (13.74%) LAN
4 17 (12.98%) WAN
5 16 (12.21%) Firewall
6 15 (11.45%) MPLS
6 15 (11.45%) NAS
7 12 (9.16%) BIG-IP
8 10 (7.63%) iSCSI
9 9 (6.87%) DNS
10 7 (5.34%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (4.58%) DHCP
12 5 (3.82%) HTTP
13 3 (2.29%) VPN
13 3 (2.29%) DMZ
14 2 (1.53%) Internet
14 2 (1.53%) SSH
14 2 (1.53%) FTP
14 2 (1.53%) PuTTY
14 2 (1.53%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.06%) Oracle Database
2 37 (28.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (25.19%) SQL Server
4 26 (19.85%) MySQL
5 22 (16.79%) Relational Database
6 14 (10.69%) Oracle9i Database
6 14 (10.69%) RDBMS
7 8 (6.11%) DB2
8 6 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.76%) SQLite
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Selenium
2 7 (5.34%) JUnit
3 5 (3.82%) Subversion
3 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.05%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (2.29%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.53%) Toad
6 2 (1.53%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.76%) JMeter
7 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 5 (3.82%) Finance
1 5 (3.82%) Automotive
2 2 (1.53%) Banking
2 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (19.08%) Administrator
2 21 (16.03%) DBA
3 20 (15.27%) Software Engineer
3 20 (15.27%) Developer
4 17 (12.98%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.45%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (9.16%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Software Support Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Solaris Administrator
11 6 (4.58%) Technical Account Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Technical Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) Account Manager
12 5 (3.82%) J2EE Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) jQuery
2 20 (15.27%) Ajax
2 20 (15.27%) XML
3 19 (14.50%) HTML
4 18 (13.74%) JSP
5 16 (12.21%) Web Services
6 15 (11.45%) Struts
7 13 (9.92%) .NET
8 11 (8.40%) CSS
9 10 (7.63%) Java EE
10 9 (6.87%) Middleware
11 8 (6.11%) EJB
11 8 (6.11%) JSF
11 8 (6.11%) ICEfaces
12 7 (5.34%) J2EE
13 5 (3.82%) AngularJS
14 4 (3.05%) LAMP
15 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
15 3 (2.29%) Spring
15 3 (2.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.66%) Computer Science
2 23 (17.56%) Replication
3 16 (12.21%) Statistics
4 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) HACMP
7 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.76%) Wiki
7 1 (0.76%) Celerra
7 1 (0.76%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.76%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.64%) Windows
2 37 (28.24%) UNIX
3 22 (16.79%) SUSE
4 21 (16.03%) Oracle Linux
5 20 (15.27%) Solaris
6 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (8.40%) AIX
10 6 (4.58%) Android
11 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.29%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.76%) CentOS
14 1 (0.76%) Debian
14 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) Migration
2 30 (22.90%) Software Engineering
3 28 (21.37%) Incident Management
4 26 (19.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (16.03%) Data Migration
6 17 (12.98%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (12.98%) Web Development
6 17 (12.98%) ITIL
6 17 (12.98%) Configuration Management
7 15 (11.45%) Performance Engineering
7 15 (11.45%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (9.92%) Project Management
9 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.11%) OO
11 8 (6.11%) ETL
12 7 (5.34%) TDD
12 7 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.58%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.09%) SQL
2 37 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 36 (27.48%) Java
4 31 (23.66%) Perl
5 23 (17.56%) Shell Script
6 22 (16.79%) PL/SQL
7 19 (14.50%) Bash Shell
8 17 (12.98%) AWK
9 16 (12.21%) C-shell
10 15 (11.45%) Korn
11 13 (9.92%) PHP
12 11 (8.40%) Python
13 8 (6.11%) C++
14 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
15 6 (4.58%) C
15 6 (4.58%) C#
16 3 (2.29%) VBScript
17 2 (1.53%) VB
17 2 (1.53%) Lua
17 2 (1.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (29.01%) Degree
2 13 (9.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (8.40%) VCP5
4 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (7.63%) MCSE
4 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.82%) Sun Certification
5 5 (3.82%) PMP
6 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.29%) CCNP
6 3 (2.29%) CCNA
6 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.53%) RHCE
8 1 (0.76%) HNC
8 1 (0.76%) VCP4
8 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (8.40%) SLA
3 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 37 (28.24%) Oracle RMAN
1 37 (28.24%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.40%) vSphere
4 9 (6.87%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.82%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.29%) VMFS
6 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.53%) Squid
8 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.76%) SRDF
8 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (28.24%) Data Guard
2 15 (11.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.63%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle Statspack
5 3 (2.29%) Nessus
6 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (62.60%) Oracle
2 28 (21.37%) VMware
3 18 (13.74%) JBoss
4 16 (12.21%) CheckPoint
5 13 (9.92%) Cisco
6 12 (9.16%) F5
7 11 (8.40%) HP
8 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
9 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.11%) Sunopsis
11 7 (5.34%) Sun
12 6 (4.58%) NetApp
13 5 (3.82%) Siebel
14 3 (2.29%) Dell
15 2 (1.53%) Trapeze
15 2 (1.53%) Symantec
16 1 (0.76%) Brocade
16 1 (0.76%) Nimsoft
16 1 (0.76%) EMC
16 1 (0.76%) Citrix
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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
Bedford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
NuEPC Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago