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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 274 223 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.00% 11.63% 9.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.84% 46.75% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 239 165 151
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 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
561 477 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.67% 24.88% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 509 389 424
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 180 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (33.94%) Java
3 164 (32.93%) Python
4 149 (29.92%) UNIX
5 143 (28.71%) Degree
6 139 (27.91%) Puppet
7 136 (27.31%) PHP
8 128 (25.70%) JavaScript
9 123 (24.70%) Perl
10 116 (23.29%) Software Engineering
10 116 (23.29%) DevOps
11 114 (22.89%) Windows
11 114 (22.89%) Apache
12 108 (21.69%) CSS
13 103 (20.68%) HTML
14 101 (20.28%) Configuration Management
15 90 (18.07%) VMware
16 89 (17.87%) Oracle
16 89 (17.87%) Bash Shell
16 89 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
17 87 (17.47%) LAMP
18 77 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
19 75 (15.06%) C++
19 75 (15.06%) Ruby
20 74 (14.86%) TDD
20 74 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 67 (13.45%) CentOS
22 66 (13.25%) Git (software)
22 66 (13.25%) OO
22 66 (13.25%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 114 (22.89%) Apache
2 59 (11.85%) Tomcat
3 55 (11.04%) Node.js
4 48 (9.64%) nginx
5 45 (9.04%) WebLogic
6 38 (7.63%) OpenStack
7 31 (6.22%) JBoss
8 17 (3.41%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.21%) IIS
10 8 (1.61%) ColdFusion
10 8 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.20%) MediaWiki
11 6 (1.20%) Confluence
11 6 (1.20%) Drupal
11 6 (1.20%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.00%) ArcGIS
12 5 (1.00%) ArcSDE
12 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (9.44%) SaaS
3 45 (9.04%) PaaS
4 39 (7.83%) IaaS
5 15 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.00%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.20%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.65%) HTTP
2 54 (10.84%) TCP/IP
3 50 (10.04%) Firewall
4 38 (7.63%) LAN
5 37 (7.43%) WAN
5 37 (7.43%) Internet
6 22 (4.42%) Network Security
7 20 (4.02%) SAN
8 17 (3.41%) SSL
9 16 (3.21%) VPN
10 12 (2.41%) Wireless
11 10 (2.01%) DNS
11 10 (2.01%) LDAP
12 9 (1.81%) IPv4
13 8 (1.61%) IPsec
14 7 (1.41%) IPv6
14 7 (1.41%) DLNA
15 6 (1.20%) OSPF
15 6 (1.20%) BGP
15 6 (1.20%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.25%) MySQL
2 30 (6.02%) Hadoop
3 27 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.01%) Big Data
8 13 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.41%) Hazelcast
9 7 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.00%) MS Access
11 4 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.60%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.40%) Redis
13 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.40%) DataStage
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 61 (12.25%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.43%) Hudson
4 19 (3.82%) Subversion
4 19 (3.82%) Maven
4 19 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (3.01%) WebDriver
6 13 (2.61%) Cucumber
6 13 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (2.41%) JIRA
7 12 (2.41%) JUnit
7 12 (2.41%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.61%) JDeveloper
9 7 (1.41%) Ant
10 5 (1.00%) Gradle
11 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.60%) Selenium
12 3 (0.60%) TestNG
13 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.40%) HP UFT
General
1 41 (8.23%) Finance
2 39 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.42%) Electronics
4 25 (5.02%) Advertising
5 17 (3.41%) Banking
6 16 (3.21%) Games
7 15 (3.01%) Marketing
8 13 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.61%) Law
9 5 (1.00%) Back Office
9 5 (1.00%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 155 (31.12%) Developer
2 77 (15.46%) Software Engineer
3 74 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
5 48 (9.64%) Administrator
6 44 (8.84%) Linux Engineer
7 43 (8.63%) Systems Administrator
8 42 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 39 (7.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 33 (6.63%) Java Developer
11 29 (5.82%) Cloud Engineer
12 27 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (4.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 21 (4.22%) Applications Support
14 21 (4.22%) Analyst
15 20 (4.02%) C++ Developer
16 19 (3.82%) PHP Developer
17 17 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
17 17 (3.41%) Software Developer
17 17 (3.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.69%) CSS
2 103 (20.68%) HTML
3 87 (17.47%) LAMP
4 64 (12.85%) HTML5
5 60 (12.05%) AngularJS
6 58 (11.65%) Ajax
7 54 (10.84%) RESTful
8 51 (10.24%) CSS3
9 50 (10.04%) Middleware
10 46 (9.24%) Backbone.js
10 46 (9.24%) KnockoutJS
11 44 (8.84%) Spring
12 43 (8.63%) Web Services
12 43 (8.63%) XML
13 33 (6.63%) REST
14 29 (5.82%) React
15 28 (5.62%) Oracle Fusion
15 28 (5.62%) J2EE
16 25 (5.02%) Hibernate
17 21 (4.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.22%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.82%) Digital Media
8 16 (3.21%) Physics
9 15 (3.01%) MPEG
9 15 (3.01%) Xbox
10 13 (2.61%) DTV
11 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.41%) User Experience
11 7 (1.41%) Wiki
12 5 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.00%) Clustering
12 5 (1.00%) GIS
12 5 (1.00%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 149 (29.92%) UNIX
2 114 (22.89%) Windows
3 67 (13.45%) CentOS
4 53 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (9.44%) Ubuntu
6 28 (5.62%) Debian
7 17 (3.41%) Android
8 16 (3.21%) Fedora
9 14 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (2.41%) Solaris
11 10 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.60%) VMS
13 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.29%) Software Engineering
2 116 (23.29%) DevOps
3 101 (20.28%) Configuration Management
4 89 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (14.86%) TDD
6 66 (13.25%) OO
7 60 (12.05%) Open Source
8 39 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (6.22%) SOA
10 29 (5.82%) Scrum
11 27 (5.42%) Service Delivery
11 27 (5.42%) Web Application Development
12 26 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 26 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
13 25 (5.02%) Multithreading
13 25 (5.02%) Integration Testing
14 23 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
14 23 (4.62%) Software Architecture
14 23 (4.62%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 169 (33.94%) Java
2 164 (32.93%) Python
3 136 (27.31%) PHP
4 128 (25.70%) JavaScript
5 123 (24.70%) Perl
6 89 (17.87%) Bash Shell
7 75 (15.06%) Ruby
7 75 (15.06%) C++
8 62 (12.45%) SQL
9 50 (10.04%) C
10 30 (6.02%) PowerShell
11 24 (4.82%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.61%) Jython
13 15 (3.01%) Clojure
14 12 (2.41%) Groovy
15 9 (1.81%) PHP5
15 9 (1.81%) Scala
15 9 (1.81%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.61%) C#
16 8 (1.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 143 (28.71%) Degree
2 47 (9.44%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (9.04%) CCNA
4 20 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.61%) CCNP
7 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.80%) ISEB
8 3 (0.60%) HND
8 3 (0.60%) MCSE
8 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) CISSP
9 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.40%) GIAC
10 1 (0.20%) GCIA
10 1 (0.20%) GCIH
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.01%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (3.82%) VirtualBox
3 18 (3.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 16 (3.21%) KVM
5 14 (2.81%) Samba
5 14 (2.81%) Active Directory
6 12 (2.41%) iptables
7 8 (1.61%) Docker
8 7 (1.41%) XenServer
9 6 (1.20%) Postfix
10 4 (0.80%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.80%) vSphere
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.60%) Snort
12 2 (0.40%) Squid
12 2 (0.40%) Xen
12 2 (0.40%) Gluster
12 2 (0.40%) Varnish
12 2 (0.40%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 139 (27.91%) Puppet
2 77 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (11.65%) Nagios
4 41 (8.23%) Ansible
5 31 (6.22%) Salt
6 23 (4.62%) Vagrant
7 21 (4.22%) Graphite
8 18 (3.61%) Oracle Identity Management
9 12 (2.41%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.81%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.00%) Opsview
12 3 (0.60%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.60%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.40%) SELinux
13 2 (0.40%) Pacemaker
14 1 (0.20%) Rundeck
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 90 (18.07%) VMware
2 89 (17.87%) Oracle
3 66 (13.25%) Red Hat
4 29 (5.82%) Cisco
5 19 (3.82%) Rackspace
6 13 (2.61%) SAP
7 12 (2.41%) Citrix
8 10 (2.01%) Toshiba
8 10 (2.01%) Panasonic
9 8 (1.61%) Google
9 8 (1.61%) Remedy
9 8 (1.61%) Zend
10 7 (1.41%) Sybase
10 7 (1.41%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.00%) Compuware
11 5 (1.00%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.00%) IBM
11 5 (1.00%) Mapinfo
11 5 (1.00%) ESRI
11 5 (1.00%) BancTec
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