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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 6 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 23 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 29.87% 15.69% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.31% 53.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -9.44%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
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 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 37.66% 29.41% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 11
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +27.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 August 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Solaris
2 22 (95.65%) Perl
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle
2 22 (95.65%) UNIX
2 22 (95.65%) AWK
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 22 (95.65%) Data Guard
2 22 (95.65%) Bash Shell
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle Database
2 22 (95.65%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (78.26%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (78.26%) C-shell
3 18 (78.26%) Korn
3 18 (78.26%) Shell Script
3 18 (78.26%) Configuration Management
3 18 (78.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (78.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 10 (43.48%) Banking
4 10 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) Middleware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle Database
2 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (34.78%) RDBMS
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Administrator
1 22 (95.65%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Solaris
2 22 (95.65%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) SUSE
3 4 (17.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (78.26%) Configuration Management
2 18 (78.26%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (43.48%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Perl
1 22 (95.65%) AWK
1 22 (95.65%) Bash Shell
2 18 (78.26%) Shell Script
2 18 (78.26%) Korn
2 18 (78.26%) C-shell
3 4 (17.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle RMAN
1 22 (95.65%) Data Guard
2 18 (78.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft