Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 114 69 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.26% 6.06% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 28.99% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 118 70 132
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,899 £50,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.80% +1.52% +9.44%
10th Percentile £35,325 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 266 238 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 26.28% 20.90% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 243 208 266
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,600 £21,250 £21,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bedfordshire

Linux
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +20 77 £58,000 +16.00% 5
Bedford -2 17 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dunstable +13 16 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (46.49%) Analytics
4 50 (43.86%) Big Data
4 50 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (43.86%) .NET
5 49 (42.98%) CRM
6 37 (32.46%) DevOps
7 34 (29.82%) JIRA
8 31 (27.19%) Service Delivery
9 29 (25.44%) Change Management
10 28 (24.56%) Scrum
10 28 (24.56%) ITIL
10 28 (24.56%) Oracle
10 28 (24.56%) Release Management
10 28 (24.56%) SaaS
10 28 (24.56%) Mobile App
10 28 (24.56%) Transition Management
10 28 (24.56%) Service Delivery Management
11 26 (22.81%) Unix
12 24 (21.05%) Oracle Database
13 22 (19.30%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (19.30%) Data Guard
13 22 (19.30%) Oracle RMAN
13 22 (19.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 21 (18.42%) Configuration Management
14 21 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 21 (18.42%) QA
15 20 (17.54%) SQL
16 19 (16.67%) Java

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (8.77%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.77%) JBoss
3 8 (7.02%) nginx
4 7 (6.14%) Apache
5 5 (4.39%) IIS
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.75%) Confluence
8 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.75%) WordPress
9 1 (0.88%) Drupal
9 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (24.56%) SaaS
4 6 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.51%) Trello
6 3 (2.63%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
1 5 (4.39%) SAN
2 4 (3.51%) SSH
3 3 (2.63%) DHCP
3 3 (2.63%) DNS
3 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) SNMP
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) VLAN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) Big Data
2 24 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.91%) Hadoop
4 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 11 (9.65%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
6 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.14%) MySQL
7 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.51%) Impala
10 3 (2.63%) Amazon QuickSight
10 3 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.63%) HBase
10 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (2.63%) Parquet
10 3 (2.63%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) JIRA
2 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 18 (15.79%) Marketing
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.63%) Automotive
4 3 (2.63%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) AWS DevOps
1 28 (24.56%) DevOps Manager
2 27 (23.68%) Release Manager
3 24 (21.05%) Administrator
3 24 (21.05%) Big Data Manager
4 16 (14.04%) DBA
4 16 (14.04%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (14.04%) Unix Administrator
5 15 (13.16%) Architect
6 13 (11.40%) Technical Architect
7 12 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (10.53%) Project Manager
8 11 (9.65%) Analytics Manager
8 11 (9.65%) Data Analytics Manager
9 10 (8.77%) Unix DBA
10 8 (7.02%) Marketing Manager
10 8 (7.02%) Marketing Project Manager
11 7 (6.14%) Developer
11 7 (6.14%) PHP Developer
12 6 (5.26%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.86%) .NET
2 7 (6.14%) jQuery
3 5 (4.39%) CSS
3 5 (4.39%) HTML
4 4 (3.51%) Kafka
4 4 (3.51%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (2.63%) Apache Avro
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.88%) COM
7 1 (0.88%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) LAMP
7 1 (0.88%) Laravel
7 1 (0.88%) Spring
7 1 (0.88%) Symfony
7 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.51%) LPAR
4 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Unix
2 19 (16.67%) Solaris
3 16 (14.04%) Windows
4 11 (9.65%) CentOS
4 11 (9.65%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.51%) AIX
6 4 (3.51%) SUSE
6 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.49%) Analytics
3 49 (42.98%) CRM
4 37 (32.46%) DevOps
5 31 (27.19%) Service Delivery
6 29 (25.44%) Change Management
7 28 (24.56%) ITIL
7 28 (24.56%) Release Management
7 28 (24.56%) Scrum
7 28 (24.56%) Service Delivery Management
7 28 (24.56%) Transition Management
8 21 (18.42%) Configuration Management
9 19 (16.67%) Project Management
10 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
11 14 (12.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (12.28%) Customer Analytics
12 13 (11.40%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (9.65%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (8.77%) Process Management
15 7 (6.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.54%) SQL
2 19 (16.67%) Java
3 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
3 14 (12.28%) Shell Script
4 13 (11.40%) Korn
5 12 (10.53%) Perl
6 10 (8.77%) AWK
6 10 (8.77%) C-shell
7 7 (6.14%) PHP
8 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) Python
10 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
1 4 (3.51%) LPIC
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.42%) QA
1 21 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.51%) Apache Flume
4 4 (3.51%) PowerHA
5 3 (2.63%) HDFS
6 1 (0.88%) Docker
6 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (19.30%) Data Guard
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.51%) Ansible
2 4 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (3.51%) Oozie
2 4 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.63%) SCCM
3 3 (2.63%) SCOM
4 2 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.88%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.88%) Observium
5 1 (0.88%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle
2 17 (14.91%) Red Hat
3 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.65%) VMware
5 8 (7.02%) Cloudera
5 8 (7.02%) IBM
6 7 (6.14%) SAP
7 6 (5.26%) Google
8 4 (3.51%) EMC
8 4 (3.51%) NetApp
9 3 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.88%) Citrix
10 1 (0.88%) hybris
10 1 (0.88%) Intel