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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 102 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 0.50% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
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
1726 1488 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.36% 93.53% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1320 1303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,403 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) CentOS
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) Nagios
4 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 7 (36.84%) Apache
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (26.32%) Debian
8 4 (21.05%) VMS
8 4 (21.05%) Solaris
8 4 (21.05%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) Subversion
9 3 (15.79%) Publishing
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall
9 3 (15.79%) nginx
9 3 (15.79%) DevOps
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (10.53%) Puppet
10 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
10 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
10 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.53%) Internet
10 2 (10.53%) Finance

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) IPv6
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) CentOS
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Debian
6 4 (21.05%) VMS
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
7 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Samba
2 1 (5.26%) Postfix
2 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nagios
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 15 days ago