The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 9 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 16.98% 8.70% 10.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.03% 28.57% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 5
Average salary £57,500 £52,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% +22.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Linux
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 54.72% 30.43% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 27
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Linux
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Dunstable region.

Linux Salary Trend in Dunstable

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 44 (95.65%) Oracle
1 44 (95.65%) Unix
2 40 (86.96%) Perl
3 36 (78.26%) Finance
4 33 (71.74%) Banking
5 25 (54.35%) VMware
5 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (52.17%) Cisco
6 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
7 22 (47.83%) Citrix
7 22 (47.83%) Telecoms
7 22 (47.83%) TOGAF
7 22 (47.83%) PowerShell
8 21 (45.65%) Bash Shell
8 21 (45.65%) Solaris
9 19 (41.30%) Data Security
9 19 (41.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database
9 19 (41.30%) Presales
9 19 (41.30%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (41.30%) Data Guard
10 18 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (39.13%) AWK
11 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
11 17 (36.96%) Configuration Management
11 17 (36.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (36.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 17 (36.96%) C-shell
11 17 (36.96%) Capacity Planning

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 12 (26.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) PowerBuilder
General
1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 33 (71.74%) Banking
3 22 (47.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Architect
2 21 (45.65%) Citrix Architect
3 19 (41.30%) Administrator
4 18 (39.13%) Unix Administrator
5 16 (34.78%) Unix Architect
6 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (17.39%) Solaris Administrator
7 8 (17.39%) Technical Architect
8 7 (15.22%) Citrix Technical Architect
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Unix
2 21 (45.65%) Solaris
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) Debian
5 1 (2.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) TOGAF
2 19 (41.30%) Data Security
2 19 (41.30%) Presales
3 18 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (36.96%) Capacity Planning
4 17 (36.96%) Configuration Management
5 12 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) Software Licensing
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) Perl
2 22 (47.83%) PowerShell
3 21 (45.65%) Bash Shell
4 18 (39.13%) AWK
5 17 (36.96%) C-shell
5 17 (36.96%) Korn
5 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
6 7 (15.22%) Python
7 3 (6.52%) C
7 3 (6.52%) C++
7 3 (6.52%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 3 (6.52%) VB
7 3 (6.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (41.30%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) Data Guard
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Oracle
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 24 (52.17%) Cisco
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 22 (47.83%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Northgate
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat