The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 122 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 22 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.12% 0.68% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.70% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 23
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,625 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Linux Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1901 1852 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 97.14% 96.61% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1465 1396
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Bristol region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (70.45%) Configuration Management
3 24 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 21 (47.73%) Open Source
5 20 (45.45%) Puppet
5 20 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (43.18%) CentOS
6 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (43.18%) VMware
7 18 (40.91%) DevOps
8 17 (38.64%) Apache
8 17 (38.64%) Tomcat
8 17 (38.64%) Python
8 17 (38.64%) UNIX
8 17 (38.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (38.64%) SaaS
9 16 (36.36%) Perl
10 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
11 14 (31.82%) Middleware
11 14 (31.82%) Oracle
11 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
12 13 (29.55%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (29.55%) PaaS
12 13 (29.55%) IaaS
12 13 (29.55%) Service Delivery
13 12 (27.27%) Identity Management
13 12 (27.27%) Jython
13 12 (27.27%) Fedora
13 12 (27.27%) SOA

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (38.64%) Apache
1 17 (38.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) SaaS
2 13 (29.55%) PaaS
2 13 (29.55%) IaaS
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
1 12 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 11 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 4 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Middleware
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (27.27%) WebCenter
3 12 (27.27%) MCollective
4 6 (13.64%) LAMP
5 4 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.82%) DTV
6 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) CentOS
3 17 (38.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (38.64%) UNIX
4 12 (27.27%) Fedora
5 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
5 9 (20.45%) Debian
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) VMS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Configuration Management
2 21 (47.73%) Open Source
3 18 (40.91%) DevOps
4 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (29.55%) Service Delivery
6 12 (27.27%) SOA
6 12 (27.27%) Identity Management
6 12 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) E-business
9 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.09%) Kanban
11 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Python
2 16 (36.36%) Perl
3 12 (27.27%) Jython
4 7 (15.91%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.09%) PHP5
6 4 (9.09%) Groovy
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) RHCE
2 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (27.27%) VirtualBox
2 12 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (9.09%) iptables
4 2 (4.55%) Varnish
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) Puppet
1 20 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 6 (13.64%) Nagios
4 3 (6.82%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) VMware
2 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Remedy
5 3 (6.82%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
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