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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 56 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.18% 6.30% 3.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.05% 25.89% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 42 42
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -12.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 93 197 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.49% 24.32% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 82 172 180
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -5 7 £47,500 +6.74%
Bedford -5 4 £37,500 -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (39.19%) DevOps
2 26 (35.14%) MySQL
3 24 (32.43%) Windows
4 21 (28.38%) Unix
4 21 (28.38%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) Shell Script
5 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
6 19 (25.68%) Web Services
6 19 (25.68%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
8 17 (22.97%) Oracle
9 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
9 14 (18.92%) Python
9 14 (18.92%) MongoDB
9 14 (18.92%) Ubuntu
10 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.22%) Scrum
12 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (14.86%) Data Guard
12 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (14.86%) High Availability
12 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
13 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
13 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (13.51%) Solaris
14 9 (12.16%) T-SQL

Linux
Top Related 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 19 (25.68%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.35%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.41%) DNS
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) MySQL
2 14 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
3 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.35%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (1.35%) GIS
9 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
1 3 (4.05%) Electronics
1 3 (4.05%) Games
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Administrator
2 16 (21.62%) DBA
3 10 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) TIBCO Support
6 5 (6.76%) AWS Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Linux Support
6 5 (6.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Support Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) TIBCO Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) Web Services
2 6 (8.11%) SOAP
2 6 (8.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (8.11%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) XSLT
3 5 (6.76%) JSON
3 5 (6.76%) Middleware
3 5 (6.76%) Rendezvous
3 5 (6.76%) RESTful
3 5 (6.76%) XML Schema
4 3 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.05%) MFC
4 3 (4.05%) OpenGL
4 3 (4.05%) STL
4 3 (4.05%) Yocto
5 2 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.70%) Apache CXF
5 2 (2.70%) J2EE
5 2 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Clustering
2 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.41%) LPAR
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Wiki
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.35%) HACMP
7 1 (1.35%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 21 (28.38%) Unix
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 14 (18.92%) Ubuntu
5 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (13.51%) Solaris
7 7 (9.46%) AIX
8 5 (6.76%) Debian
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) DevOps
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) Scrum
4 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (14.86%) High Availability
5 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.81%) Business Transformation
6 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.46%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (9.46%) ITIL
8 6 (8.11%) Capacity Management
8 6 (8.11%) CRM
8 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
8 6 (8.11%) Physics
8 6 (8.11%) SDLC
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) Shell Script
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) Python
3 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.16%) Java
4 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.81%) C++
6 7 (9.46%) AWK
6 7 (9.46%) C-shell
6 7 (9.46%) Perl
7 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.05%) Korn
9 2 (2.70%) C
10 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) PhD
3 3 (4.05%) LPIC
4 1 (1.35%) CCIP
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) CCSP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSA
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 6 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.41%) Docker
3 4 (5.41%) PowerHA
4 3 (4.05%) Firmware
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Data Guard
2 8 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.81%) Puppet
3 6 (8.11%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (6.76%) Ansible
4 5 (6.76%) Kibana
5 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Nagios
7 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.70%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (2.70%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.35%) Linux-HA
8 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Red Hat
2 17 (22.97%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) IBM
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) Cisco
4 6 (8.11%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.76%) BEA
5 5 (6.76%) SAP
6 4 (5.41%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.41%) Veeam
7 3 (4.05%) VMware
8 2 (2.70%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) hybris
8 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) arcserve
9 1 (1.35%) CA
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix