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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 23 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 5 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.10% 9.76% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 37.04% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 54 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 9.84% 26.34% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 54 50
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) PhD
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Yocto
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Physics
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) CCIP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCSP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
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