Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 20 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 11.90% 7.02% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.12% 17.65% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 16
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £50,125
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -34.62% +34.02% +11.49%

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 83 68 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 39.52% 39.77% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 59
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £46,056 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.72% +53.52% -25.00%
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,750 £24,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,250 £57,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,056 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.14% +8.37% -3.41%

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 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 15 (60.00%) SSL
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) CentOS
3 12 (48.00%) LAMP
3 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (36.00%) Open Source
5 9 (36.00%) High Availability
5 9 (36.00%) Ansible
5 9 (36.00%) Apache
5 9 (36.00%) PKI
5 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (32.00%) Nagios
6 8 (32.00%) SaaS
6 8 (32.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (28.00%) DHCP
7 7 (28.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) nginx
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (20.00%) Prometheus

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 9 (36.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (32.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) SSL
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) HTTP
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) SNMP
5 2 (8.00%) VRRP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) LAMP
2 7 (28.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) CentOS
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) High Availability
1 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
2 10 (40.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) PHP 5
4 4 (16.00%) PHP 7
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) SLA
3 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Ansible
2 8 (32.00%) Nagios
3 5 (20.00%) Prometheus
4 4 (16.00%) Terraform
5 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
5 3 (12.00%) yum
6 2 (8.00%) Observium
6 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Sybase
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco