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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 110 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 0.78% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.81% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 7
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1782 1724 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.88% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1369 1333
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (68.57%) Configuration Management
3 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 16 (45.71%) Open Source
5 14 (40.00%) Python
6 13 (37.14%) Perl
6 13 (37.14%) Puppet
7 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
7 12 (34.29%) UNIX
7 12 (34.29%) VMware
8 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
8 11 (31.43%) Apache
8 11 (31.43%) Oracle
8 11 (31.43%) Middleware
8 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
8 11 (31.43%) CentOS
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (28.57%) SaaS
9 10 (28.57%) PaaS
9 10 (28.57%) IaaS
9 10 (28.57%) Internet
9 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
10 9 (25.71%) SOA
10 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
10 9 (25.71%) Jython
10 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (25.71%) Vagrant

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) SaaS
1 10 (28.57%) PaaS
1 10 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Middleware
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (25.71%) WebCenter
3 9 (25.71%) MCollective
4 7 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
3 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) UNIX
3 11 (31.43%) CentOS
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Debian
4 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (17.14%) Fedora
6 2 (5.71%) Windows
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Configuration Management
2 16 (45.71%) Open Source
3 12 (34.29%) DevOps
4 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
5 9 (25.71%) SOA
5 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
5 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (25.71%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
6 8 (22.86%) E-business
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) SDLC
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) Perl
3 9 (25.71%) Jython
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) VirtualBox
2 9 (25.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (14.29%) iptables
4 2 (5.71%) Varnish
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (25.71%) Vagrant
4 7 (20.00%) Nagios
5 3 (8.57%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.86%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago