Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 19 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +41 -26
Permanent jobs citing Linux 72 89 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.25% 9.82% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.49% 33.97% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 85 49
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.62% +34.02% +11.49%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £78,350 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% +5.68%

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 215 262 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.65% 28.92% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 191 245 169
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,056 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.14% +8.37% -3.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £77,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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
Bedford +7 25 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Luton -30 20 £46,000 -34.29% 2
Dunstable -9 3 £37,500 -16.67%
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 45 (62.50%) Ansible
2 35 (48.61%) VMware
3 34 (47.22%) Windows
4 32 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (43.06%) CentOS
5 31 (43.06%) Bash Shell
5 31 (43.06%) SSL
6 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (37.50%) High Availability
7 27 (37.50%) DevOps
8 25 (34.72%) Jenkins
8 25 (34.72%) Apache
8 25 (34.72%) PHP
9 24 (33.33%) SQL
9 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 24 (33.33%) Nagios
9 24 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 24 (33.33%) Open Source
10 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (31.94%) PKI
10 23 (31.94%) DNS
11 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
11 22 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (30.56%) nginx
11 22 (30.56%) SaaS
11 22 (30.56%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (27.78%) DHCP
13 19 (26.39%) HTTP
13 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
13 19 (26.39%) yum

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 25 (34.72%) Apache
2 22 (30.56%) nginx
3 11 (15.28%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.56%) IIS
4 4 (5.56%) JBoss
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 32 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (30.56%) SaaS
4 5 (6.94%) PaaS
5 3 (4.17%) Akamai
5 3 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.17%) IaaS
6 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) SSL
2 23 (31.94%) DNS
3 20 (27.78%) DHCP
4 19 (26.39%) HTTP
4 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
5 13 (18.06%) VRRP
6 5 (6.94%) Firewall
6 5 (6.94%) VPN
7 4 (5.56%) SNMP
8 3 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.17%) LAN
8 3 (4.17%) WAN
9 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (15.28%) Redis
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (6.94%) GIS
4 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Kudu
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Impala
6 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) HBase
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.28%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
2 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Nagios Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.78%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Elastic Stack
2 16 (22.22%) LAMP
3 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.56%) Web Services
5 3 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (2.78%) Kafka
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.39%) HTML
7 1 (1.39%) JSON
7 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.39%) OAuth
7 1 (1.39%) SOAP
7 1 (1.39%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.39%) Swagger
7 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) PKI
2 14 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) CentOS
3 18 (25.00%) Solaris
4 15 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.33%) Unix
7 3 (4.17%) Debian
7 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) DevOps
1 27 (37.50%) High Availability
2 24 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 24 (33.33%) Open Source
3 22 (30.56%) Configuration Management
4 17 (23.61%) Trend Analysis
4 17 (23.61%) Workflow
5 15 (20.83%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (15.28%) Migration
7 11 (15.28%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.72%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.33%) ITIL
10 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 6 (8.33%) Scrum
10 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) Bash Shell
2 25 (34.72%) PHP
3 24 (33.33%) SQL
4 18 (25.00%) PHP 5
4 18 (25.00%) PHP 7
5 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
6 10 (13.89%) Java
7 6 (8.33%) Python
8 5 (6.94%) C
9 4 (5.56%) VBScript
10 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.78%) Perl
12 1 (1.39%) C#
12 1 (1.39%) Ruby
12 1 (1.39%) Scala
12 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.67%) Docker
3 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (62.50%) Ansible
2 24 (33.33%) Nagios
3 19 (26.39%) HAProxy
3 19 (26.39%) yum
4 18 (25.00%) Prometheus
4 18 (25.00%) Terraform
5 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
6 11 (15.28%) Kibana
6 11 (15.28%) logstash
6 11 (15.28%) Rsyslog
7 6 (8.33%) Puppet
8 4 (5.56%) Observium
9 1 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.39%) Oozie
9 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) VMware
2 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 18 (25.00%) Sybase
4 8 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau