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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 198 145 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.86% 9.22% 10.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.00% 28.38% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 147 136 148
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
521 511 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.56% 32.51% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 436 468 366
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 17 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 162 (39.32%) Windows
2 146 (35.44%) MySQL
3 127 (30.83%) SQL
4 121 (29.37%) Java
5 106 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (24.51%) Degree
7 97 (23.54%) PHP
8 91 (22.09%) UNIX
9 84 (20.39%) VMware
10 62 (15.05%) Oracle
11 57 (13.83%) Web Services
11 57 (13.83%) Firewall
12 54 (13.11%) Red Hat
12 54 (13.11%) Finance
13 53 (12.86%) SQL Server
14 52 (12.62%) HTML
15 51 (12.38%) Apache
15 51 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 47 (11.41%) Zend
17 45 (10.92%) J2EE
17 45 (10.92%) Spring
18 43 (10.44%) Computer Science
19 42 (10.19%) Scrum
19 42 (10.19%) CentOS
20 41 (9.95%) XML
20 41 (9.95%) Python
20 41 (9.95%) Active Directory
20 41 (9.95%) SAN
21 40 (9.71%) TCP/IP
21 40 (9.71%) Cisco

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 51 (12.38%) Apache
2 29 (7.04%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.80%) WebLogic
4 21 (5.10%) Oracle Service Bus
4 21 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (4.61%) IIS
6 17 (4.13%) MS Exchange
7 12 (2.91%) nginx
8 11 (2.67%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.67%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.46%) CMS
10 6 (1.46%) Drupal
11 5 (1.21%) Node.js
12 4 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.97%) WordPress
12 4 (0.97%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (4.61%) Magento
2 17 (4.13%) Shopify
3 7 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.21%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.97%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.55%) SaaS
2 20 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.46%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.73%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.83%) Firewall
2 41 (9.95%) SAN
3 40 (9.71%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.01%) HTTP
5 32 (7.77%) Internet
6 30 (7.28%) DNS
7 27 (6.55%) VoIP
8 26 (6.31%) VPN
9 22 (5.34%) IPv4
10 21 (5.10%) SSL
10 21 (5.10%) LDAP
10 21 (5.10%) iSCSI
10 21 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
11 20 (4.85%) Asterisk PBX
11 20 (4.85%) WAN
12 17 (4.13%) SMTP
13 15 (3.64%) Network Security
13 15 (3.64%) IPsec
14 12 (2.91%) NAS
14 12 (2.91%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (35.44%) MySQL
2 53 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 35 (8.50%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.58%) RDBMS
5 20 (4.85%) Hazelcast
6 19 (4.61%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.18%) Big Data
8 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.73%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.24%) Redis
12 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (5.83%) JUnit
2 22 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.61%) Maven
3 19 (4.61%) Hudson
4 18 (4.37%) Eclipse
4 18 (4.37%) JDeveloper
5 17 (4.13%) Subversion
6 13 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.70%) GCC
8 7 (1.70%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.46%) Selenium
10 5 (1.21%) FitNesse
10 5 (1.21%) WATIR
10 5 (1.21%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.97%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.97%) NetBeans
11 4 (0.97%) MonkeyTalk
11 4 (0.97%) Calabash
12 2 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 54 (13.11%) Finance
2 40 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.64%) Electronics
4 14 (3.40%) Back Office
5 13 (3.16%) Legal
6 11 (2.67%) Banking
7 9 (2.18%) Marketing
8 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 138 (33.50%) Developer
2 61 (14.81%) Administrator
3 52 (12.62%) Systems Administrator
4 38 (9.22%) PHP Developer
5 36 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 34 (8.25%) Support Engineer
7 33 (8.01%) Systems Engineer
8 26 (6.31%) Software Developer
9 24 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
10 21 (5.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (5.10%) Analyst
11 16 (3.88%) Software Engineer
12 15 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
13 14 (3.40%) DBA
13 14 (3.40%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Consultant
14 13 (3.16%) Network Engineer
14 13 (3.16%) Junior
14 13 (3.16%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.83%) Web Services
2 52 (12.62%) HTML
3 45 (10.92%) J2EE
3 45 (10.92%) Spring
4 41 (9.95%) XML
5 39 (9.47%) CSS
6 35 (8.50%) jQuery
7 32 (7.77%) Middleware
8 28 (6.80%) LAMP
9 27 (6.55%) JSP
10 23 (5.58%) JDBC
11 21 (5.10%) Hibernate
11 21 (5.10%) Oracle Fusion
11 21 (5.10%) Apache CXF
12 19 (4.61%) RESTful
13 18 (4.37%) ActiveMQ
13 18 (4.37%) .NET
14 10 (2.43%) Servlets
14 10 (2.43%) XML Schema
14 10 (2.43%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.71%) Open Source
3 13 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.16%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (2.67%) Wiki
6 10 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.18%) IVR
7 9 (2.18%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.94%) DTV
9 7 (1.70%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.70%) Clustering
10 6 (1.46%) Xbox
11 4 (0.97%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.97%) Physics
11 4 (0.97%) PKI
11 4 (0.97%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.73%) PMI
12 3 (0.73%) W3C
12 3 (0.73%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 162 (39.32%) Windows
2 91 (22.09%) UNIX
3 42 (10.19%) CentOS
4 40 (9.71%) Ubuntu
5 37 (8.98%) Solaris
6 35 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (5.58%) Fedora
9 17 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.67%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (2.43%) Debian
11 10 (2.43%) AIX
11 10 (2.43%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.18%) Android
13 5 (1.21%) VMS
14 4 (0.97%) SUSE
14 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.97%) openSUSE
15 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (25.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (10.19%) Scrum
3 35 (8.50%) DevOps
4 31 (7.52%) Configuration Management
5 29 (7.04%) Software Engineering
5 29 (7.04%) Unit Testing
6 27 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (5.83%) SOA
8 22 (5.34%) ITIL
8 22 (5.34%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (4.61%) Integration Testing
11 16 (3.88%) Identity Management
12 12 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.91%) TDD
12 12 (2.91%) Line Management
13 11 (2.67%) OO
13 11 (2.67%) Service Management
13 11 (2.67%) Web Development
14 10 (2.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 127 (30.83%) SQL
2 121 (29.37%) Java
3 97 (23.54%) PHP
4 41 (9.95%) Python
5 40 (9.71%) PHP5
6 37 (8.98%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.52%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.55%) C++
9 25 (6.07%) Ruby
10 24 (5.83%) C
11 18 (4.37%) Perl
12 13 (3.16%) C#
13 10 (2.43%) XQuery
13 10 (2.43%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.18%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.94%) Erlang
16 5 (1.21%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 101 (24.51%) Degree
2 34 (8.25%) CCNA
2 34 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.67%) MCSE
6 10 (2.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.18%) CCNP
8 6 (1.46%) HND
9 5 (1.21%) MCTS
9 5 (1.21%) MCITP
9 5 (1.21%) APMP
10 3 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.73%) PMP
10 3 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.73%) MCP
11 2 (0.49%) MCSA
11 2 (0.49%) CISSP
11 2 (0.49%) GIAC
11 2 (0.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.37%) SLA
2 7 (1.70%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.21%) QA
4 3 (0.73%) COBIT
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) WCAG
5 2 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 51 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.16%) Samba
4 12 (2.91%) NFS
4 12 (2.91%) GPFS
5 11 (2.67%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.18%) Xen
7 7 (1.70%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.46%) vSphere
9 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.49%) XenApp
11 1 (0.24%) XenServer
11 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) Varnish
11 1 (0.24%) Postfix
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (5.83%) Nagios
2 23 (5.58%) Puppet
3 15 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.91%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.43%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.18%) logstash
7 8 (1.94%) Bcfg2
8 7 (1.70%) ARCserve
9 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.97%) Cacti
10 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.97%) Icinga
11 3 (0.73%) Plesk
11 3 (0.73%) SCCM
12 1 (0.24%) SCOM
12 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.24%) Kibana
12 1 (0.24%) YUM
12 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (20.39%) VMware
2 62 (15.05%) Oracle
3 54 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 47 (11.41%) Zend
5 40 (9.71%) Cisco
6 38 (9.22%) Microsoft
7 29 (7.04%) Citrix
8 28 (6.80%) JBoss
9 13 (3.16%) IBM
10 12 (2.91%) Google
11 11 (2.67%) SAP
12 10 (2.43%) Juniper
13 8 (1.94%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.70%) WatchGuard
14 7 (1.70%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.70%) Veeam
14 7 (1.70%) EMC
14 7 (1.70%) Embarcadero
14 7 (1.70%) Borland
15 6 (1.46%) HP
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37500 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
University of Bristol
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Krooter
Salary: Candidates seeking salaries from £15K to £30K will be considered
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago