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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Linux 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 11.11% 5.13% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.89% 16.67% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
18 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 28.57% 30.77% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 25
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £38,600
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 28 November 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle
3 15 (78.95%) Shell Script
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) Middleware
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Solaris
5 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (42.11%) Perl
6 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (42.11%) AWK
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (36.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
7 7 (36.84%) FTP
7 7 (36.84%) Toad
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 7 (36.84%) MS Office
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) JIRA
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (36.84%) Korn
7 7 (36.84%) SSH

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) FTP
1 7 (36.84%) SSH
1 7 (36.84%) PuTTY
1 7 (36.84%) WinSCP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Oracle Database
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) Hazelcast
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Toad
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Environment Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Environment Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Middleware
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) J2SE
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.26%) Symmetrix
1 1 (5.26%) Celerra
1 1 (5.26%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.26%) Product Management
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Shell Script
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) AWK
4 7 (36.84%) Korn
4 7 (36.84%) C-shell
4 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) VBScript
6 2 (10.53%) VB
6 2 (10.53%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
1 7 (36.84%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) StorageTek
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec