The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 14 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.73% 5.02% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.16% 31.25% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 9
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
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 Luton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 31 48 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 14.90% 16.05% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 82
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Linux
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Luton.

Salary trend for Linux in Luton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Luton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Luton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
5 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) CISM
6 8 (38.10%) Information Security
6 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
6 8 (38.10%) Apple
6 8 (38.10%) DRM
6 8 (38.10%) Forcepoint
6 8 (38.10%) CISSP
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Unix
6 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
6 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
6 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
6 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (38.10%) SIEM
6 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (38.10%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
6 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (38.10%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) IT Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) IT Security Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Security Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) SIEM Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.76%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Support
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Struts
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSL
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Apple iOS
3 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
3 8 (38.10%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Debian
4 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (38.10%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
2 8 (38.10%) DRM
2 8 (38.10%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
2 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 8 (38.10%) SIEM
2 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) BeanShell
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISM
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) AWS Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Apple
1 8 (38.10%) Forcepoint
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix