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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 13 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 280 204 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.18% 11.26% 10.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.28% 43.13% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 241 153 156
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
546 473 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.59% 26.10% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 499 384 456
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 181 (35.08%) Java
2 180 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (33.91%) Python
4 164 (31.78%) UNIX
5 144 (27.91%) Degree
5 144 (27.91%) Puppet
6 138 (26.74%) PHP
7 134 (25.97%) JavaScript
8 133 (25.78%) Perl
9 126 (24.42%) Software Engineering
10 123 (23.84%) Windows
11 117 (22.67%) DevOps
12 112 (21.71%) Apache
13 109 (21.12%) CSS
14 106 (20.54%) HTML
15 98 (18.99%) VMware
16 97 (18.80%) LAMP
17 95 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
18 94 (18.22%) Configuration Management
19 91 (17.64%) Oracle
19 91 (17.64%) Bash Shell
20 82 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
21 79 (15.31%) Ruby
22 78 (15.12%) Git (software)
22 78 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
23 74 (14.34%) C++
24 73 (14.15%) TDD
25 69 (13.37%) Jenkins
26 67 (12.98%) Red Hat
27 66 (12.79%) CentOS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 112 (21.71%) Apache
2 57 (11.05%) Node.js
3 56 (10.85%) Tomcat
4 49 (9.50%) WebLogic
4 49 (9.50%) nginx
5 36 (6.98%) OpenStack
6 31 (6.01%) JBoss
7 18 (3.49%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.74%) Confluence
8 9 (1.74%) MediaWiki
9 8 (1.55%) IIS
9 8 (1.55%) ColdFusion
9 8 (1.55%) Drupal
10 7 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.16%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.97%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.97%) ArcSDE
12 5 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (10.27%) PaaS
3 49 (9.50%) SaaS
4 45 (8.72%) IaaS
5 15 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.16%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.39%) Office 365
11 1 (0.19%) GitHub
11 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 56 (10.85%) HTTP
3 53 (10.27%) Firewall
4 42 (8.14%) Internet
5 41 (7.95%) LAN
6 40 (7.75%) WAN
7 26 (5.04%) Network Security
8 24 (4.65%) SAN
9 19 (3.68%) VPN
10 14 (2.71%) SSL
10 14 (2.71%) LDAP
11 12 (2.33%) IPv6
11 12 (2.33%) Wireless
11 12 (2.33%) IPsec
12 11 (2.13%) DNS
13 10 (1.94%) OSPF
13 10 (1.94%) BGP
14 9 (1.74%) EIGRP
15 8 (1.55%) DLNA
16 7 (1.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.24%) MySQL
2 34 (6.59%) Hadoop
3 30 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 28 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (4.07%) Big Data
5 21 (4.07%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.16%) Hazelcast
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.97%) MS Access
11 4 (0.78%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.39%) Redis
13 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.37%) Jenkins
3 46 (8.91%) Hudson
4 28 (5.43%) Maven
5 22 (4.26%) Subversion
5 22 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 15 (2.91%) JIRA
6 15 (2.91%) WebDriver
7 13 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.52%) JUnit
7 13 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 12 (2.33%) Ant
9 10 (1.94%) Gradle
10 7 (1.36%) JDeveloper
11 6 (1.16%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.97%) TestNG
13 3 (0.58%) Selenium
13 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 55 (10.66%) Telecoms
2 42 (8.14%) Finance
3 32 (6.20%) Electronics
4 23 (4.46%) Advertising
5 19 (3.68%) Games
6 15 (2.91%) Banking
7 14 (2.71%) Marketing
8 13 (2.52%) Law
9 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.97%) Military
10 5 (0.97%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (29.84%) Developer
2 87 (16.86%) Software Engineer
3 73 (14.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (10.27%) Systems Engineer
5 44 (8.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 43 (8.33%) Administrator
7 42 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
8 39 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
9 38 (7.36%) Senior Developer
10 33 (6.40%) Java Developer
11 30 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 29 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
13 22 (4.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 22 (4.26%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.88%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.88%) Analyst
15 18 (3.49%) C++ Developer
15 18 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.49%) Principal Engineer
16 17 (3.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (21.12%) CSS
2 106 (20.54%) HTML
3 97 (18.80%) LAMP
4 64 (12.40%) HTML5
5 61 (11.82%) AngularJS
6 59 (11.43%) Ajax
7 54 (10.47%) RESTful
8 53 (10.27%) CSS3
9 47 (9.11%) Backbone.js
9 47 (9.11%) KnockoutJS
10 44 (8.53%) Middleware
11 41 (7.95%) XML
12 39 (7.56%) Web Services
12 39 (7.56%) Spring
13 33 (6.40%) React
14 31 (6.01%) REST
15 30 (5.81%) J2EE
16 27 (5.23%) Oracle Fusion
17 24 (4.65%) Hibernate
18 21 (4.07%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 37 (7.17%) Digital Media
3 37 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 35 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.88%) Mathematics
6 18 (3.49%) Xbox
7 15 (2.91%) Physics
8 12 (2.33%) DTV
9 11 (2.13%) MPEG
10 10 (1.94%) Wiki
11 9 (1.74%) User Experience
12 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.97%) GIS
12 5 (0.97%) Clustering
13 3 (0.58%) PKI
13 3 (0.58%) Blog
13 3 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 164 (31.78%) UNIX
2 123 (23.84%) Windows
3 66 (12.79%) CentOS
4 48 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (9.11%) Ubuntu
6 30 (5.81%) Debian
7 17 (3.29%) Oracle Linux
7 17 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.91%) Android
9 13 (2.52%) Fedora
10 10 (1.94%) Solaris
11 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (24.42%) Software Engineering
3 117 (22.67%) DevOps
4 95 (18.41%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (18.22%) Configuration Management
6 73 (14.15%) TDD
7 58 (11.24%) Open Source
8 57 (11.05%) OO
9 38 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (5.81%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (5.43%) Scrum
12 28 (5.43%) SOA
13 26 (5.04%) Build Automation
13 26 (5.04%) Web Application Development
14 25 (4.84%) Mentoring
15 23 (4.46%) Identity Management
15 23 (4.46%) Multithreading
16 22 (4.26%) Integration Testing
16 22 (4.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (35.08%) Java
2 175 (33.91%) Python
3 138 (26.74%) PHP
4 134 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 133 (25.78%) Perl
6 91 (17.64%) Bash Shell
7 79 (15.31%) Ruby
8 74 (14.34%) C++
9 64 (12.40%) SQL
10 51 (9.88%) C
11 28 (5.43%) PowerShell
12 27 (5.23%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.49%) Jython
14 17 (3.29%) Clojure
15 13 (2.52%) Groovy
16 12 (2.33%) Scala
17 9 (1.74%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
18 8 (1.55%) C#
19 7 (1.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 144 (27.91%) Degree
2 45 (8.72%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (8.33%) CCNA
4 24 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.36%) CCNP
7 3 (0.58%) CEH
7 3 (0.58%) ISEB
7 3 (0.58%) MCSE
7 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.39%) GIAC
8 2 (0.39%) HND
8 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.33%) QA
2 7 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.88%) VirtualBox
2 20 (3.88%) KVM
3 18 (3.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (3.49%) Active Directory
4 17 (3.29%) Samba
5 16 (3.10%) iptables
6 13 (2.52%) Docker
7 10 (1.94%) XenServer
8 9 (1.74%) Postfix
9 6 (1.16%) Xen
10 4 (0.78%) Snort
10 4 (0.78%) vSphere
11 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.58%) Firmware
12 2 (0.39%) Squid
12 2 (0.39%) Gluster
12 2 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 144 (27.91%) Puppet
2 78 (15.12%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (11.05%) Nagios
4 47 (9.11%) Ansible
5 32 (6.20%) Salt
6 25 (4.84%) Vagrant
7 24 (4.65%) Graphite
8 18 (3.49%) Oracle Identity Management
9 17 (3.29%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.16%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.97%) Opsview
12 3 (0.58%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.58%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.39%) SELinux
13 2 (0.39%) Pacemaker
14 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 98 (18.99%) VMware
2 91 (17.64%) Oracle
3 67 (12.98%) Red Hat
4 33 (6.40%) Cisco
5 20 (3.88%) Rackspace
6 15 (2.91%) Citrix
7 12 (2.33%) SAP
8 10 (1.94%) Google
9 9 (1.74%) Remedy
9 9 (1.74%) Microsoft
10 8 (1.55%) Sybase
11 7 (1.36%) Toshiba
11 7 (1.36%) Zend
11 7 (1.36%) Panasonic
12 5 (0.97%) ESRI
12 5 (0.97%) BancTec
12 5 (0.97%) IBM
12 5 (0.97%) Compuware
12 5 (0.97%) Mapinfo
13 4 (0.78%) HP
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