Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 36 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28 +5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.41% 6.27% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 34.38% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 48 30
Bedford median annual salary £34,250 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £55,000 £42,625
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% +5.88%

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 48 64 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.53% 18.23% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 142
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,475 £21,250 £27,600
90th Percentile £49,250 £55,250 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (28.57%) Ansible
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VB
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) SaaS
6 2 (14.29%) GitHub
6 2 (14.29%) F5
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) Server Building

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) GitHub
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Ajax
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) MFC
3 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Building
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Clearswift