Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 60 100 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.48% 6.18% 6.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 38.02% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58 119 153
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 204 263 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.63% 16.25% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 180 237 489
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,225 £21,700 £24,850
90th Percentile £58,875 £59,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +9 28 £50,000 -
Bedford +11 14 £34,250 -14.38%
Dunstable -22 9 £57,500 +21.05%
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Unix
4 18 (30.00%) Oracle
5 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (28.33%) DevOps
6 16 (26.67%) VMware
6 16 (26.67%) Firewall
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 14 (23.33%) Java
8 14 (23.33%) MySQL
9 13 (21.67%) ITIL
10 12 (20.00%) Finance
11 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.33%) .NET
11 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.33%) Ansible
11 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
11 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
12 10 (16.67%) Retail
13 9 (15.00%) PHP
13 9 (15.00%) Solaris
13 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (15.00%) REST
13 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.33%) Citrix
14 8 (13.33%) Python

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 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.67%) JBoss
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.00%) nginx
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) EngageOne
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) GitHub
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Adabas
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Ant
3 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.00%) Gradle
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
3 3 (5.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.00%) Selenium
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (6.67%) Games
5 3 (5.00%) German Language
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.67%) Automotive
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) IT Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) PHP Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Security Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) SIEM Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 6 (10.00%) Unix Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Systems Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Release Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) REST
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
3 7 (11.67%) Middleware
4 6 (10.00%) SOAP
4 6 (10.00%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) Java EE
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (8.33%) XML
6 4 (6.67%) Ajax
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) CSS3
7 3 (5.00%) HTML5
7 3 (5.00%) jQuery
7 3 (5.00%) JSON
7 3 (5.00%) LAMP
7 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (5.00%) Sass
7 3 (5.00%) Symfony
8 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.33%) iSeries
6 2 (3.33%) Linked Data
6 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Unix
3 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 9 (15.00%) Solaris
5 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (3.33%) CentOS
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.33%) DevOps
3 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Data Security
5 8 (13.33%) OO
6 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.67%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.67%) DRM
6 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.67%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (11.67%) Information Security
6 7 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 7 (11.67%) Security Operations
6 7 (11.67%) SIEM
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (11.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.00%) PHP
5 8 (13.33%) Python
6 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.67%) C
9 4 (6.67%) Perl
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) VB
10 3 (5.00%) C++
10 3 (5.00%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.67%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.67%) C#
11 1 (1.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) CISM
1 7 (11.67%) CISSP
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Docker
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Firmware
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.67%) SRDF
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Ansible
2 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (6.67%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.33%) Salt
4 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (13.33%) Citrix
4 7 (11.67%) Apple
4 7 (11.67%) Forcepoint
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) CA
6 4 (6.67%) OpenText
6 4 (6.67%) Tableau
7 3 (5.00%) F5
7 3 (5.00%) Nokia
8 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.33%) Brocade
8 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.33%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas