The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 6.06% 7.38% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 23.08% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £54,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% +24.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £54,500 £40,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £64,100 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Operating Systems Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 31.82% 31.97% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 15
Average salary £38,500 £36,834 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.52% -27.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £65,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Linux
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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 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) AWK
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 2 (33.33%) SUSE
4 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQLite
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) SUSE
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) AWK
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) C-shell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat