The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 222 143 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.32% 7.80% 7.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.03% 33.33% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 182 111 120
Average salary £41,000 £34,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.84% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Linux
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
472 429 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.07% 23.39% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 405 365 373
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Linux
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Linux Salary Trend in Bristol

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 136 (32.69%) PHP
2 134 (32.21%) Java
3 120 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 108 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (25.00%) HTML
6 101 (24.28%) CSS
7 99 (23.80%) Windows
8 98 (23.56%) Python
9 91 (21.88%) Degree
10 88 (21.15%) Oracle
11 85 (20.43%) Software Engineering
12 82 (19.71%) MySQL
12 82 (19.71%) Apache
13 80 (19.23%) Perl
14 77 (18.51%) UNIX
15 76 (18.27%) C++
16 75 (18.03%) Puppet
17 74 (17.79%) Spring
17 74 (17.79%) OO
18 69 (16.59%) Bash Shell
18 69 (16.59%) DevOps
19 62 (14.90%) Opscode Chef
20 59 (14.18%) Red Hat
21 57 (13.70%) Middleware
21 57 (13.70%) C
22 55 (13.22%) XML
23 54 (12.98%) LAMP
24 53 (12.74%) Ruby
25 52 (12.50%) CentOS
25 52 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 82 (19.71%) Apache
2 46 (11.06%) WebLogic
3 42 (10.10%) JBoss
4 41 (9.86%) nginx
5 38 (9.13%) Node.js
6 34 (8.17%) Tomcat
7 31 (7.45%) Drupal
8 26 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 26 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (4.81%) OpenStack
10 13 (3.13%) WordPress
11 12 (2.88%) WebSphere
12 11 (2.64%) Umbraco
12 11 (2.64%) ExpressionEngine
13 8 (1.92%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.92%) IIS
14 7 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (1.44%) Confluence
15 6 (1.44%) MediaWiki
15 6 (1.44%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.05%) PaaS
2 20 (4.81%) SaaS
3 10 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.68%) IaaS
6 5 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 39 (9.38%) Firewall
3 34 (8.17%) HTTP
4 23 (5.53%) LAN
5 22 (5.29%) WAN
6 19 (4.57%) VPN
7 18 (4.33%) Internet
8 14 (3.37%) SSL
8 14 (3.37%) Network Security
9 13 (3.13%) IPv4
10 11 (2.64%) SAN
11 10 (2.40%) DLNA
12 7 (1.68%) IPsec
13 6 (1.44%) IPv6
13 6 (1.44%) OSPF
13 6 (1.44%) BGP
13 6 (1.44%) EIGRP
13 6 (1.44%) DNS
13 6 (1.44%) LDAP
14 5 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (19.71%) MySQL
2 31 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 22 (5.29%) SQL Server
4 22 (5.29%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.61%) MariaDB
6 15 (3.61%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.16%) Big Data
8 8 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.92%) Redis
8 8 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.20%) MS Access
11 4 (0.96%) Hazelcast
11 4 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 49 (11.78%) Jenkins
2 44 (10.58%) Hudson
3 41 (9.86%) Git (software)
4 38 (9.13%) Eclipse
5 35 (8.41%) JUnit
6 26 (6.25%) JDeveloper
7 24 (5.77%) Subversion
8 15 (3.61%) Maven
9 13 (3.13%) JIRA
9 13 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (2.16%) Ant
11 8 (1.92%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.68%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.20%) Selenium
14 5 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.96%) NetBeans
16 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (4.33%) Advertising
2 17 (4.09%) Finance
3 15 (3.61%) Electronics
4 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.37%) Marketing
5 10 (2.40%) Banking
5 10 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.44%) Law
6 6 (1.44%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Games
7 4 (0.96%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (0.48%) Military
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 175 (42.07%) Developer
2 51 (12.26%) Software Engineer
3 48 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (8.65%) Senior Developer
4 36 (8.65%) Java Developer
5 35 (8.41%) Administrator
6 34 (8.17%) Systems Administrator
7 32 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 29 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (6.25%) C++ Developer
9 26 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (5.77%) Software Developer
11 22 (5.29%) Middleware Developer
12 18 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
13 15 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.61%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.37%) Analyst
14 14 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 13 (3.13%) Architect
15 13 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (25.00%) HTML
2 101 (24.28%) CSS
3 74 (17.79%) Spring
4 57 (13.70%) Middleware
5 55 (13.22%) XML
6 54 (12.98%) LAMP
7 52 (12.50%) J2EE
8 49 (11.78%) Web Services
9 46 (11.06%) Hibernate
10 39 (9.38%) HTML5
11 37 (8.89%) Backbone.js
12 36 (8.65%) JSP
13 35 (8.41%) Oracle Fusion
13 35 (8.41%) AngularJS
14 33 (7.93%) Ajax
15 30 (7.21%) RESTful
16 29 (6.97%) CSS3
16 29 (6.97%) KnockoutJS
16 29 (6.97%) JDBC
17 27 (6.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.06%) Open Source
2 24 (5.77%) MPEG
3 20 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.81%) Mathematics
3 20 (4.81%) Physics
4 17 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.40%) Derivative
8 10 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (2.16%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.92%) Wiki
10 8 (1.92%) User Experience
11 7 (1.68%) DTV
12 6 (1.44%) CESG
12 6 (1.44%) RMADS
13 5 (1.20%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 99 (23.80%) Windows
2 77 (18.51%) UNIX
3 52 (12.50%) CentOS
3 52 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (11.30%) Ubuntu
5 31 (7.45%) Debian
6 20 (4.81%) Fedora
6 20 (4.81%) Android
7 18 (4.33%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.64%) Solaris
10 9 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.96%) VMS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (20.43%) Software Engineering
3 74 (17.79%) OO
4 69 (16.59%) DevOps
5 51 (12.26%) SOA
6 48 (11.54%) TDD
7 46 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (10.10%) Configuration Management
9 39 (9.38%) Integration Testing
10 34 (8.17%) Multithreading
11 27 (6.49%) OOA/OOD
12 24 (5.77%) OOD
12 24 (5.77%) Scrum
12 24 (5.77%) Software Architecture
13 23 (5.53%) OOP
14 18 (4.33%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.09%) Kanban
15 17 (4.09%) Android Development
15 17 (4.09%) OO PHP
16 16 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (32.69%) PHP
2 134 (32.21%) Java
3 120 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 98 (23.56%) Python
5 80 (19.23%) Perl
6 76 (18.27%) C++
7 69 (16.59%) Bash Shell
8 57 (13.70%) C
9 53 (12.74%) Ruby
10 43 (10.34%) SQL
11 23 (5.53%) Shell Script
12 19 (4.57%) PHP5
13 14 (3.37%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.64%) C#
15 6 (1.44%) Jython
16 5 (1.20%) Delphi
16 5 (1.20%) Pascal
16 5 (1.20%) VBA
17 4 (0.96%) XQuery
17 4 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 91 (21.88%) Degree
2 28 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (6.49%) CCNA
4 18 (4.33%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.44%) CCNP
7 5 (1.20%) PhD
8 4 (0.96%) ISEB
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) RHCE
8 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.72%) HND
9 3 (0.72%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.24%) GCIA
10 1 (0.24%) GCIH
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) SLA
2 6 (1.44%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.37%) Samba
4 9 (2.16%) Varnish
4 9 (2.16%) KVM
5 6 (1.44%) Docker
5 6 (1.44%) VirtualBox
5 6 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (1.44%) iptables
5 6 (1.44%) Postfix
5 6 (1.44%) XenServer
6 4 (0.96%) vSphere
6 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.48%) Squid
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.48%) Gluster
8 2 (0.48%) XenApp
8 2 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 75 (18.03%) Puppet
2 62 (14.90%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.01%) Ansible
4 23 (5.53%) Nagios
5 21 (5.05%) Salt
6 14 (3.37%) Vagrant
6 14 (3.37%) ZABBIX
6 14 (3.37%) Zenoss
7 7 (1.68%) Munin
7 7 (1.68%) Icinga
7 7 (1.68%) Graphite
7 7 (1.68%) HAProxy
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.72%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.48%) Plesk
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.48%) SELinux
10 2 (0.48%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 88 (21.15%) Oracle
2 59 (14.18%) Red Hat
3 38 (9.13%) VMware
4 19 (4.57%) Cisco
5 14 (3.37%) Citrix
6 10 (2.40%) IBM
7 8 (1.92%) Google
8 7 (1.68%) Panasonic
8 7 (1.68%) Percona
8 7 (1.68%) Sybase
8 7 (1.68%) SAP
8 7 (1.68%) Toshiba
9 6 (1.44%) Microsoft
9 6 (1.44%) Zend
10 5 (1.20%) Compuware
10 5 (1.20%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.20%) BancTec
11 4 (0.96%) Unisys
11 4 (0.96%) HP
11 4 (0.96%) Rackspace
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