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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 5 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 39 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 34.51% 18.75% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.00% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
50 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 44.25% 23.44% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,500 £50,500
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
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Dunstable

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (95.24%) Oracle
1 40 (95.24%) UNIX
2 37 (88.10%) Perl
3 36 (85.71%) Solaris
4 34 (80.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 34 (80.95%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (80.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (80.95%) Bash Shell
4 34 (80.95%) Oracle Database
4 34 (80.95%) Data Guard
5 33 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (78.57%) AWK
6 29 (69.05%) Korn
6 29 (69.05%) Configuration Management
6 29 (69.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (69.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 29 (69.05%) Shell Script
6 29 (69.05%) Capacity Planning
6 29 (69.05%) C-shell
7 24 (57.14%) Finance
8 23 (54.76%) Banking
9 19 (45.24%) Oracle Application Server
9 19 (45.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (42.86%) Degree
11 12 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
12 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
13 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (23.81%) VMware
14 7 (16.67%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (45.24%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) Oracle Database 11g
1 34 (80.95%) Oracle Database
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
3 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
3 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 23 (54.76%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Administrator
1 34 (80.95%) UNIX Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) UNIX
2 36 (85.71%) Solaris
3 4 (9.52%) SUSE
3 4 (9.52%) Debian
4 3 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (69.05%) Configuration Management
2 29 (69.05%) Capacity Planning
3 19 (45.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.14%) Data Security
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) Perl
2 34 (80.95%) Bash Shell
3 33 (78.57%) AWK
4 29 (69.05%) Korn
4 29 (69.05%) C-shell
4 29 (69.05%) Shell Script
5 7 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) VBScript
7 2 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (69.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (80.95%) Oracle RMAN
1 34 (80.95%) Data Guard
2 29 (69.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) Northgate