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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 49 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 98 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.47% 8.47% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.02% 31.41% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 87 55
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £24,000 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
423 312 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.14% 26.97% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 394 278 205
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 55 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Bedford -49 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Dunstable +8 2 £45,000 -17.43%
Biggleswade - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (42.86%) Oracle
2 40 (33.61%) SQL
3 38 (31.93%) JavaScript
4 37 (31.09%) HTML
5 36 (30.25%) Windows
6 35 (29.41%) UNIX
6 35 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 34 (28.57%) Degree
7 34 (28.57%) Perl
8 33 (27.73%) Java
8 33 (27.73%) MySQL
9 32 (26.89%) XML
9 32 (26.89%) Apache
10 26 (21.85%) Oracle Database
11 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
11 25 (21.01%) Oracle RAC
11 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (21.01%) Data Guard
11 25 (21.01%) Oracle RMAN
12 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
13 23 (19.33%) Web Services
14 22 (18.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 22 (18.49%) Migration
15 18 (15.13%) .NET
15 18 (15.13%) SaaS
16 17 (14.29%) Relational Database
16 17 (14.29%) JBoss
16 17 (14.29%) jQuery
17 16 (13.45%) OO
18 15 (12.61%) DNS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (26.89%) Apache
2 10 (8.40%) IIS
3 6 (5.04%) Node.js
3 6 (5.04%) ColdFusion
4 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.68%) Mule
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Mingle
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) DNS
2 11 (9.24%) SAN
3 10 (8.40%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.40%) LAN
4 9 (7.56%) Firewall
5 8 (6.72%) WAN
6 7 (5.88%) MPLS
6 7 (5.88%) VPN
7 5 (4.20%) NAS
7 5 (4.20%) DHCP
8 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.68%) VoIP
9 2 (1.68%) SS7
9 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.84%) VLAN
10 1 (0.84%) Network Security
10 1 (0.84%) Internet
10 1 (0.84%) DMZ
10 1 (0.84%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) MySQL
2 26 (21.85%) Oracle Database
3 25 (21.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (20.17%) SQL Server
5 17 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (7.56%) DB2
8 8 (6.72%) RDBMS
8 8 (6.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (6.72%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (5.88%) RavenDB
10 6 (5.04%) Neo4j
11 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.52%) SQLite
13 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
1 8 (6.72%) TeamCity
2 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.04%) MSTest
3 6 (5.04%) NUnit
4 4 (3.36%) JUnit
4 4 (3.36%) Subversion
5 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.68%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (1.68%) Selenium
6 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.68%) MyEclipse
General
1 5 (4.20%) Automotive
2 2 (1.68%) Advertising
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (34.45%) Developer
2 25 (21.01%) Administrator
3 21 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 15 (12.61%) DBA
5 14 (11.76%) Perl Developer
6 13 (10.92%) Java Developer
7 12 (10.08%) UNIX Administrator
8 11 (9.24%) Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Software Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) Analyst
10 8 (6.72%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
11 7 (5.88%) Security Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.88%) Network Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.09%) HTML
2 32 (26.89%) XML
3 23 (19.33%) Web Services
4 18 (15.13%) .NET
5 17 (14.29%) jQuery
6 15 (12.61%) JSP
6 15 (12.61%) Ajax
7 14 (11.76%) Struts
8 13 (10.92%) CSS
9 12 (10.08%) Java EE
10 10 (8.40%) ICEfaces
10 10 (8.40%) JSF
11 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (6.72%) Silverlight
12 7 (5.88%) Middleware
12 7 (5.88%) HTML5
12 7 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (5.04%) CSS3
13 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.61%) Open Source
3 13 (10.92%) Replication
4 8 (6.72%) Statistics
5 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.25%) Windows
2 35 (29.41%) UNIX
3 15 (12.61%) SUSE
4 14 (11.76%) Solaris
5 13 (10.92%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (9.24%) AIX
7 7 (5.88%) CentOS
8 4 (3.36%) Android
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.68%) Debian
11 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 22 (18.49%) Migration
3 16 (13.45%) OO
4 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.92%) Data Migration
6 12 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (9.24%) Web Development
7 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.24%) MVC
8 10 (8.40%) ETL
9 9 (7.56%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.72%) Capacity Management
10 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.72%) TDD
10 8 (6.72%) Validation
11 7 (5.88%) Service Management
11 7 (5.88%) ITIL
12 6 (5.04%) CQRS
12 6 (5.04%) Project Management
12 6 (5.04%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.61%) SQL
2 38 (31.93%) JavaScript
3 34 (28.57%) Perl
4 33 (27.73%) Java
5 15 (12.61%) C#
6 14 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 14 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 13 (10.92%) PL/SQL
8 11 (9.24%) C-shell
8 11 (9.24%) AWK
9 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.56%) Korn
10 8 (6.72%) C++
11 7 (5.88%) PHP
12 6 (5.04%) Python
13 5 (4.20%) VB
14 4 (3.36%) C
14 4 (3.36%) Ruby
15 2 (1.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) CCNP
2 7 (5.88%) CCNA
2 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.20%) PMP
5 4 (3.36%) VCP5
5 4 (3.36%) MCSE
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.36%) RHCE
6 2 (1.68%) MCSA
6 2 (1.68%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.84%) MCDST
7 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.84%) VCP4
7 1 (0.84%) CCA
7 1 (0.84%) CISSP
7 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (8.40%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (21.01%) Oracle RAC
1 25 (21.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.52%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.68%) Squid
7 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.84%) KVM
7 1 (0.84%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 25 (21.01%) Data Guard
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (6.72%) Oracle Statspack
4 7 (5.88%) Nessus
5 3 (2.52%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
6 2 (1.68%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (42.86%) Oracle
2 17 (14.29%) JBoss
3 15 (12.61%) Red Hat
4 13 (10.92%) Cisco
4 13 (10.92%) VMware
5 10 (8.40%) Sunopsis
6 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.20%) HP
8 5 (4.20%) Siebel
9 3 (2.52%) Citrix
9 3 (2.52%) NetApp
10 2 (1.68%) Trapeze
10 2 (1.68%) Dell
10 2 (1.68%) Sun
11 1 (0.84%) EMC
11 1 (0.84%) Splunk
Luton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wing, Bedfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexi-time, Pension, Medical, Hoiday
Posted: 19 days ago