Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 88 53 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.24% 5.15% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.61% 28.49% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 86 48 108
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,899 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.37% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £36,125 £27,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £69,375 £66,625 £62,575
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%

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 234 186 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.91% 18.08% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 197 163 226
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,925 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.17% +5.71% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +14 45 £60,000 +26.32% 7
Bedford +4 28 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Dunstable -2 6 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 41 (46.59%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (43.18%) .NET
2 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.77%) CRM
3 35 (39.77%) Big Data
3 35 (39.77%) Analytics
4 31 (35.23%) DevOps
5 29 (32.95%) JIRA
5 29 (32.95%) Service Delivery
6 27 (30.68%) SaaS
7 24 (27.27%) Change Management
8 23 (26.14%) ITIL
8 23 (26.14%) Release Management
8 23 (26.14%) Mobile App
8 23 (26.14%) Transition Management
8 23 (26.14%) Service Delivery Management
9 21 (23.86%) CentOS
10 15 (17.05%) Scrum
11 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 14 (15.91%) High Availability
11 14 (15.91%) nginx
12 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
12 13 (14.77%) SQL
12 13 (14.77%) VMware
13 12 (13.64%) Project Management
13 12 (13.64%) Oracle
13 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
13 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
13 12 (13.64%) QA

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 14 (15.91%) nginx
2 11 (12.50%) Apache
3 6 (6.82%) JBoss
4 4 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (46.59%) Amazon AWS
1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (30.68%) SaaS
3 4 (4.55%) PaaS
3 4 (4.55%) Trello
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) SSL
2 7 (7.95%) DHCP
2 7 (7.95%) DNS
2 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.68%) SAN
4 4 (4.55%) HTTP
4 4 (4.55%) SSH
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
6 2 (2.27%) SNMP
6 2 (2.27%) VPN
6 2 (2.27%) VRRP
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.14%) LAN
7 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.77%) Big Data
2 8 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.82%) MySQL
4 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 29 (32.95%) JIRA
2 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (13.64%) Marketing
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Big Data Manager
2 23 (26.14%) AWS DevOps
2 23 (26.14%) DevOps Manager
2 23 (26.14%) Release Manager
3 15 (17.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
5 11 (12.50%) Data Analytics Manager
6 10 (11.36%) Administrator
7 8 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
7 8 (9.09%) Marketing Project Manager
7 8 (9.09%) Release Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (7.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (7.95%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.18%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (6.82%) CSS
3 6 (6.82%) HTML
3 6 (6.82%) jQuery
4 5 (5.68%) LAMP
5 4 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.41%) COM
6 3 (3.41%) Middleware
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.41%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) Ajax
7 1 (1.14%) J2EE
7 1 (1.14%) Laravel
7 1 (1.14%) Spring
7 1 (1.14%) Symfony
7 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.68%) PKI
5 4 (4.55%) LPAR
6 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) CentOS
2 9 (10.23%) Windows
3 8 (9.09%) Unix
4 7 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.95%) Solaris
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.55%) AIX
6 4 (4.55%) SUSE
6 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.77%) Analytics
2 35 (39.77%) CRM
3 31 (35.23%) DevOps
4 29 (32.95%) Service Delivery
5 24 (27.27%) Change Management
6 23 (26.14%) ITIL
6 23 (26.14%) Release Management
6 23 (26.14%) Service Delivery Management
6 23 (26.14%) Transition Management
7 15 (17.05%) Scrum
8 14 (15.91%) High Availability
9 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 12 (13.64%) Project Management
10 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 11 (12.50%) Customer Analytics
11 9 (10.23%) Open Source
12 8 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
12 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (7.95%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) PHP
3 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.55%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
4 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.27%) AWK
6 2 (2.27%) C
6 2 (2.27%) C++
6 2 (2.27%) C-shell
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
6 2 (2.27%) Korn
7 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.14%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
1 4 (4.55%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
2 6 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.41%) GDPR
4 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.68%) Docker
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (4.55%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.27%) LXC
6 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Nagios
2 9 (10.23%) Ansible
3 8 (9.09%) Prometheus
4 5 (5.68%) HAProxy
4 5 (5.68%) yum
5 4 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 4 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (4.55%) Puppet
5 4 (4.55%) Terraform
5 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.27%) Observium
6 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.14%) CloudHub
7 1 (1.14%) Linux-HA
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) VMware
3 12 (13.64%) Oracle
3 12 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 8 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (4.55%) EMC
5 4 (4.55%) SAP
6 3 (3.41%) Sybase
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) hybris
7 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.14%) NetApp