Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 36 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 13 7 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.05% 2.78% 9.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 14.89% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 60
Bedford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.44% -13.00% +11.11%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 78 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 36.28% 18.65% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72 42 89
Bedford median annual salary £45,528 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.76% -25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,175 £23,575 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £47,250 £52,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bedford

Linux
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for Linux in Bedford

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bedford over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
5 4 (30.77%) Vue.js
5 4 (30.77%) CentOS
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (30.77%) gulp
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) Confluence
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) gulp
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) IT Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) IT Support
1 5 (38.46%) IT Support Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead PHP Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Vue.js
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) Observium
1 1 (7.69%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat