Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 27 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 28 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.15% 5.49% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.21% 27.08% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 36
Bedford median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £21,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £56,250 £55,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,899 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +11.37% -2.06% +7.78%

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 132 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 43.14% 20.25% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 112 44 47
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,475 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,750 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 17 (60.71%) CentOS
2 13 (46.43%) nginx
3 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
4 10 (35.71%) Nagios
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (32.14%) PHP
5 9 (32.14%) Open Source
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) DevOps
6 8 (28.57%) SSL
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (28.57%) Prometheus
7 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) Apache
7 7 (25.00%) DHCP
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) High Availability
8 6 (21.43%) Ansible
8 6 (21.43%) JIRA
8 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (21.43%) Workflow
9 5 (17.86%) LAMP
9 5 (17.86%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript

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 13 (46.43%) nginx
2 7 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 4 (14.29%) Trello
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SSL
2 7 (25.00%) DHCP
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) SSH
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) SNMP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) VRRP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) LAMP
3 4 (14.29%) jQuery
3 4 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) CentOS
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Open Source
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) High Availability
3 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 6 (21.43%) Workflow
5 5 (17.86%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
2 9 (32.14%) PHP
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) VBScript
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.57%) PHP 7
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) LXC
3 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Nagios
2 8 (28.57%) Prometheus
3 6 (21.43%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) HAProxy
4 4 (14.29%) yum
5 3 (10.71%) Puppet
5 3 (10.71%) Terraform
6 2 (7.14%) Observium
7 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.57%) Linux-HA
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp