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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.23% 6.15% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.45% 31.61% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 38
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 121 174 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 19.77% 19.46% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 97 167 211
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 16 £50,000 -
Dunstable -8 9 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Bedford -2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Unix
2 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Firewall
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
5 15 (32.61%) Oracle
6 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
6 13 (28.26%) Citrix
6 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (26.09%) Solaris
8 11 (23.91%) Data Security
8 11 (23.91%) Banking
9 10 (21.74%) ITIL
10 9 (19.57%) SQL
10 9 (19.57%) Forcepoint
10 9 (19.57%) DRM
10 9 (19.57%) Mac OS X
10 9 (19.57%) Apple
10 9 (19.57%) CISSP
10 9 (19.57%) CISM
10 9 (19.57%) Information Security
10 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
10 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (19.57%) Presales
10 9 (19.57%) Data Loss Prevention
10 9 (19.57%) Identity Access Management

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 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 16 (34.78%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Impala
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Architect
1 11 (23.91%) Unix Architect
2 10 (21.74%) Administrator
3 9 (19.57%) IT Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) IT Security Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Security Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) SIEM Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Yocto
2 2 (4.35%) Java EE
2 2 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) ODBC
3 1 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (2.17%) Struts
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSL
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Unix
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.09%) Solaris
5 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (19.57%) Mac OS X
6 4 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Debian
7 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Data Security
3 10 (21.74%) ITIL
4 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (19.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 9 (19.57%) Data Protection
4 9 (19.57%) DRM
4 9 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
4 9 (19.57%) Information Security
4 9 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Presales
4 9 (19.57%) Security Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
4 9 (19.57%) SIEM
4 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) Python
3 6 (13.04%) C++
4 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) AWK
8 1 (2.17%) BeanShell
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) C-shell
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) CISM
1 9 (19.57%) CISSP
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) PhD
4 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCIP
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) CCSP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Firmware
4 3 (6.52%) Docker
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle
2 13 (28.26%) Citrix
3 9 (19.57%) Apple
3 9 (19.57%) Forcepoint
4 7 (15.22%) VMware
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.52%) CA
8 2 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (4.35%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) arcserve
9 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 18 days ago