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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 195 155 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.84% 7.96% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.72% 28.44% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 160 135 153
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
446 545 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.51% 27.98% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 378 462 380
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £49,500
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 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 126 (32.39%) Java
2 123 (31.62%) Windows
3 115 (29.56%) PHP
4 113 (29.05%) MySQL
5 90 (23.14%) JavaScript
6 87 (22.37%) SQL
6 87 (22.37%) Oracle
7 86 (22.11%) HTML
8 85 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (21.34%) CSS
10 71 (18.25%) UNIX
11 68 (17.48%) Spring
12 63 (16.20%) J2EE
12 63 (16.20%) Degree
13 60 (15.42%) Apache
14 58 (14.91%) Web Services
15 53 (13.62%) XML
16 52 (13.37%) Python
17 51 (13.11%) SOA
17 51 (13.11%) OO
18 48 (12.34%) Hibernate
19 47 (12.08%) JSP
19 47 (12.08%) WebLogic
19 47 (12.08%) JBoss
20 46 (11.83%) Middleware
20 46 (11.83%) Software Engineering
20 46 (11.83%) DevOps
20 46 (11.83%) Bash Shell
21 44 (11.31%) JUnit
22 43 (11.05%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (15.42%) Apache
2 47 (12.08%) WebLogic
2 47 (12.08%) JBoss
3 36 (9.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 36 (9.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (7.46%) Drupal
4 29 (7.46%) nginx
5 24 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 22 (5.66%) Node.js
7 14 (3.60%) ExpressionEngine
7 14 (3.60%) Umbraco
8 13 (3.34%) WordPress
9 10 (2.57%) IIS
10 9 (2.31%) MS Exchange
11 8 (2.06%) Apache Solr
11 8 (2.06%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.06%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.80%) CMS
13 5 (1.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) MS Project
1 2 (0.51%) MS Office
1 2 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Agresso
1 4 (1.03%) Magento
2 3 (0.77%) Shopify
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.11%) SaaS
2 8 (2.06%) PaaS
3 6 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.77%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.25%) Firewall
2 33 (8.48%) TCP/IP
3 26 (6.68%) Internet
4 22 (5.66%) Asterisk PBX
5 19 (4.88%) VPN
6 18 (4.63%) DNS
6 18 (4.63%) SSL
7 16 (4.11%) SAN
8 14 (3.60%) HTTP
8 14 (3.60%) IPv4
9 13 (3.34%) WAN
10 12 (3.08%) VoIP
11 11 (2.83%) LAN
11 11 (2.83%) PBX
11 11 (2.83%) DLNA
12 10 (2.57%) LDAP
13 9 (2.31%) OSPF
13 9 (2.31%) BGP
13 9 (2.31%) Network Security
14 8 (2.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (29.05%) MySQL
2 28 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 20 (5.14%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (4.11%) MongoDB
9 15 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.86%) MariaDB
10 9 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.06%) Redis
11 8 (2.06%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.54%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 44 (11.31%) JUnit
2 41 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.54%) Eclipse
3 34 (8.74%) JDeveloper
3 34 (8.74%) Hudson
4 28 (7.20%) Subversion
5 24 (6.17%) Jenkins
6 21 (5.40%) Maven
7 10 (2.57%) JIRA
8 7 (1.80%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.80%) Ant
9 6 (1.54%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.54%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.03%) Selenium
11 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.26%) PVCS
12 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.26%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (6.43%) Finance
2 19 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.34%) Electronics
4 12 (3.08%) Legal
4 12 (3.08%) Marketing
5 10 (2.57%) Banking
6 6 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.29%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.03%) Advertising
8 4 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 174 (44.73%) Developer
2 48 (12.34%) Java Developer
3 44 (11.31%) PHP Developer
4 35 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.97%) Administrator
6 29 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 25 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (5.14%) Middleware Developer
11 19 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.63%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.37%) PHP Web Developer
14 15 (3.86%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.34%) Technical Engineer
16 12 (3.08%) Technical Support Engineer
16 12 (3.08%) Technical Support
16 12 (3.08%) Junior
16 12 (3.08%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.11%) HTML
2 83 (21.34%) CSS
3 68 (17.48%) Spring
4 63 (16.20%) J2EE
5 58 (14.91%) Web Services
6 53 (13.62%) XML
7 48 (12.34%) Hibernate
8 47 (12.08%) JSP
9 46 (11.83%) Middleware
10 42 (10.80%) JDBC
11 37 (9.51%) Oracle Fusion
12 36 (9.25%) Apache CXF
13 35 (9.00%) jQuery
14 34 (8.74%) LAMP
15 19 (4.88%) Backbone.js
16 17 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
17 16 (4.11%) RESTful
18 13 (3.34%) HTML5
18 13 (3.34%) REST
18 13 (3.34%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.46%) Open Source
2 16 (4.11%) MPEG
3 15 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.08%) Physics
5 11 (2.83%) Wiki
6 10 (2.57%) Derivative
7 9 (2.31%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.80%) IVR
9 7 (1.80%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.54%) User Experience
10 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.29%) DTV
11 5 (1.29%) Clustering
11 5 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.03%) iPhone
12 4 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 123 (31.62%) Windows
2 71 (18.25%) UNIX
3 36 (9.25%) Ubuntu
4 33 (8.48%) CentOS
5 32 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (4.88%) Fedora
7 18 (4.63%) Android
8 16 (4.11%) Debian
9 15 (3.86%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (2.31%) Solaris
13 6 (1.54%) AIX
13 6 (1.54%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.29%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.03%) SUSE
15 4 (1.03%) VMS
15 4 (1.03%) openSUSE
15 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (13.11%) OO
2 51 (13.11%) SOA
3 46 (11.83%) Software Engineering
3 46 (11.83%) DevOps
4 36 (9.25%) Integration Testing
5 33 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (6.94%) Scrum
7 24 (6.17%) TDD
8 23 (5.91%) E-Commerce
9 21 (5.40%) Multithreading
10 18 (4.63%) OOA/OOD
10 18 (4.63%) MVC
11 17 (4.37%) OOP
11 17 (4.37%) Configuration Management
12 16 (4.11%) OOD
12 16 (4.11%) Kanban
13 15 (3.86%) Software Architecture
14 14 (3.60%) ETL
14 14 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 126 (32.39%) Java
2 115 (29.56%) PHP
3 90 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 87 (22.37%) SQL
5 52 (13.37%) Python
6 46 (11.83%) Bash Shell
7 43 (11.05%) C++
7 43 (11.05%) Perl
8 42 (10.80%) Ruby
9 31 (7.97%) PHP5
10 29 (7.46%) C
11 21 (5.40%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.86%) C#
13 12 (3.08%) XQuery
14 9 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.29%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.77%) Groovy
17 2 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 63 (16.20%) Degree
2 17 (4.37%) CCNA
2 17 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.80%) HND
6 4 (1.03%) PhD
6 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.03%) APMP
7 3 (0.77%) MCP
7 3 (0.77%) RHCE
7 3 (0.77%) MCSE
7 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.77%) MCTS
7 3 (0.77%) MCITP
8 2 (0.51%) ISEB
8 2 (0.51%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) PMP
8 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.43%) SLA
2 5 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.77%) QA
4 2 (0.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.80%) Varnish
4 5 (1.29%) XenServer
4 5 (1.29%) vSphere
4 5 (1.29%) Samba
4 5 (1.29%) Postfix
5 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.51%) XenApp
7 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (9.51%) Puppet
3 17 (4.37%) Vagrant
4 15 (3.86%) Nagios
5 14 (3.60%) ZABBIX
6 11 (2.83%) Icinga
7 10 (2.57%) Ansible
8 9 (2.31%) Zenoss
9 7 (1.80%) Munin
9 7 (1.80%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.80%) Salt
10 5 (1.29%) Plesk
11 4 (1.03%) Cacti
11 4 (1.03%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.51%) OpenView
12 2 (0.51%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.51%) SCCM
12 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (22.37%) Oracle
2 40 (10.28%) Red Hat
3 39 (10.03%) VMware
4 21 (5.40%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.40%) Citrix
5 19 (4.88%) Zend
6 17 (4.37%) Cisco
7 12 (3.08%) IBM
8 9 (2.31%) Google
9 8 (2.06%) Sybase
10 7 (1.80%) SAP
10 7 (1.80%) Percona
11 6 (1.54%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.54%) Veeam
12 5 (1.29%) Splunk
12 5 (1.29%) Apple
12 5 (1.29%) EMC
13 4 (1.03%) Unisys
13 4 (1.03%) Juniper
13 4 (1.03%) WatchGuard
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Discretionary relocation assistanc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Multicom
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
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CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, UK
Multicom
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
Posted: 22 days ago