The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 110 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 0.93% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.97% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +34.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £34,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1740 1539 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.03% 95.24% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1366 1311
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
South West

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 25 July 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) CentOS
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) Nagios
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Debian
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) VMS
8 3 (20.00%) Solaris
8 3 (20.00%) Subversion
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Publishing
8 3 (20.00%) nginx
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (13.33%) Puppet
9 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
9 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) IPv6
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) CentOS
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Debian
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) VMS
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Postfix
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nagios
2 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix