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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 237 204 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.21% 10.06% 8.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.84% 42.24% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 219 156 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,568
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.47%
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
506 483 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.07% 23.83% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 463 412 403
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £52,500
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 28 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 158 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (34.31%) Java
3 138 (31.15%) PHP
4 130 (29.35%) JavaScript
5 120 (27.09%) Python
6 114 (25.73%) CSS
6 114 (25.73%) Degree
7 110 (24.83%) Puppet
7 110 (24.83%) UNIX
8 107 (24.15%) HTML
9 103 (23.25%) Windows
10 97 (21.90%) Perl
10 97 (21.90%) DevOps
11 95 (21.44%) Apache
12 90 (20.32%) Software Engineering
13 86 (19.41%) Bash Shell
14 82 (18.51%) Configuration Management
15 76 (17.16%) TDD
16 71 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (15.58%) Oracle
17 69 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
18 67 (15.12%) LAMP
18 67 (15.12%) Ruby
19 66 (14.90%) C++
20 65 (14.67%) MySQL
21 63 (14.22%) OO
22 62 (14.00%) HTML5
22 62 (14.00%) Jenkins
23 61 (13.77%) CentOS
23 61 (13.77%) Red Hat

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 95 (21.44%) Apache
2 57 (12.87%) Node.js
3 52 (11.74%) nginx
4 48 (10.84%) Tomcat
5 37 (8.35%) WebLogic
6 33 (7.45%) JBoss
7 32 (7.22%) OpenStack
8 19 (4.29%) WebSphere
8 19 (4.29%) Drupal
9 11 (2.48%) IIS
10 10 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (2.03%) WordPress
12 8 (1.81%) MediaWiki
12 8 (1.81%) Confluence
13 6 (1.35%) Jetty
14 5 (1.13%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.13%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.13%) ArcSDE
14 5 (1.13%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.42%) PaaS
3 22 (4.97%) SaaS
4 13 (2.93%) IaaS
4 13 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.13%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.68%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.19%) HTTP
2 46 (10.38%) Firewall
3 38 (8.58%) TCP/IP
4 37 (8.35%) LAN
5 36 (8.13%) WAN
6 21 (4.74%) Network Security
7 20 (4.51%) Internet
8 16 (3.61%) VPN
8 16 (3.61%) SAN
9 10 (2.26%) LDAP
9 10 (2.26%) SSL
10 9 (2.03%) DLNA
10 9 (2.03%) IPsec
10 9 (2.03%) Wireless
10 9 (2.03%) IPv4
11 8 (1.81%) IPv6
11 8 (1.81%) EIGRP
11 8 (1.81%) BGP
11 8 (1.81%) OSPF
12 6 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.67%) MySQL
2 37 (8.35%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (6.55%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 19 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.81%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.81%) Big Data
8 7 (1.58%) Redis
8 7 (1.58%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.35%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.13%) Hazelcast
10 5 (1.13%) MS Access
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 62 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 57 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 48 (10.84%) Hudson
4 22 (4.97%) Eclipse
5 21 (4.74%) JIRA
6 20 (4.51%) Subversion
7 17 (3.84%) JUnit
8 15 (3.39%) WebDriver
9 13 (2.93%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.93%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (2.93%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (2.71%) Maven
11 11 (2.48%) Ant
12 10 (2.26%) JDeveloper
13 7 (1.58%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.90%) Selenium
16 3 (0.68%) Gradle
17 2 (0.45%) Artifactory
18 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (8.80%) Finance
2 21 (4.74%) Advertising
3 18 (4.06%) Electronics
3 18 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.84%) Banking
5 13 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.71%) Games
6 12 (2.71%) Marketing
7 6 (1.35%) Law
8 4 (0.90%) Back Office
9 3 (0.68%) Military
10 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 167 (37.70%) Developer
2 74 (16.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (12.64%) Software Engineer
4 41 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.58%) Systems Engineer
5 38 (8.58%) Administrator
6 34 (7.67%) Systems Administrator
6 34 (7.67%) Java Developer
7 33 (7.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 30 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (5.42%) Applications Support
10 21 (4.74%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.51%) C++ Developer
12 19 (4.29%) Architect
12 19 (4.29%) PHP Developer
13 18 (4.06%) Analyst
14 16 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
15 15 (3.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 15 (3.39%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (25.73%) CSS
2 107 (24.15%) HTML
3 67 (15.12%) LAMP
4 62 (14.00%) HTML5
5 60 (13.54%) Spring
6 59 (13.32%) AngularJS
7 55 (12.42%) Ajax
8 51 (11.51%) Backbone.js
9 50 (11.29%) CSS3
10 49 (11.06%) RESTful
11 45 (10.16%) XML
11 45 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
12 40 (9.03%) Middleware
13 35 (7.90%) Web Services
14 34 (7.67%) Hibernate
15 33 (7.45%) J2EE
16 27 (6.09%) REST
17 24 (5.42%) React
18 23 (5.19%) JSP
19 22 (4.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.74%) Mathematics
3 21 (4.74%) MPEG
3 21 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.61%) Physics
5 13 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.48%) DTV
6 11 (2.48%) Xbox
7 10 (2.26%) User Experience
7 10 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.03%) Wiki
9 8 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.35%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.35%) CESG
10 6 (1.35%) RMADS
11 5 (1.13%) Clustering
11 5 (1.13%) GIS
12 3 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 110 (24.83%) UNIX
2 103 (23.25%) Windows
3 61 (13.77%) CentOS
4 47 (10.61%) Ubuntu
4 47 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (6.77%) Debian
6 18 (4.06%) Android
7 17 (3.84%) Fedora
8 12 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.48%) Solaris
10 9 (2.03%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.68%) VMS
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.23%) AIX
15 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (21.90%) DevOps
3 90 (20.32%) Software Engineering
4 82 (18.51%) Configuration Management
5 76 (17.16%) TDD
6 71 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (14.22%) OO
8 44 (9.93%) Open Source
9 30 (6.77%) SOA
10 28 (6.32%) Web Application Development
10 28 (6.32%) SDLC
11 27 (6.09%) Integration Testing
11 27 (6.09%) Multithreading
12 26 (5.87%) Scrum
13 23 (5.19%) OOP
13 23 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
14 21 (4.74%) Software Architecture
14 21 (4.74%) OOD
15 20 (4.51%) Build Automation
15 20 (4.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (34.31%) Java
2 138 (31.15%) PHP
3 130 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 120 (27.09%) Python
5 97 (21.90%) Perl
6 86 (19.41%) Bash Shell
7 67 (15.12%) Ruby
8 66 (14.90%) C++
9 58 (13.09%) SQL
10 49 (11.06%) C
11 25 (5.64%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.84%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.26%) PHP5
14 9 (2.03%) C#
15 8 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.81%) Clojure
16 7 (1.58%) Groovy
16 7 (1.58%) VBA
17 6 (1.35%) Jython
18 5 (1.13%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 114 (25.73%) Degree
2 41 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (8.80%) CCNA
4 21 (4.74%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.06%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.58%) CCNP
7 5 (1.13%) ISEB
8 4 (0.90%) HND
8 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.68%) MCSE
9 3 (0.68%) PhD
10 2 (0.45%) GIAC
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.23%) GCIA
11 1 (0.23%) GCIH
11 1 (0.23%) RHCE
11 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.03%) SLA
2 8 (1.81%) QA
3 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.61%) Samba
3 15 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.26%) iptables
5 9 (2.03%) XenServer
5 9 (2.03%) KVM
6 8 (1.81%) Postfix
7 6 (1.35%) Docker
7 6 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (1.35%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.68%) vSphere
9 3 (0.68%) Varnish
9 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.45%) NFS
10 2 (0.45%) Gluster
10 2 (0.45%) Snort
10 2 (0.45%) Squid
10 2 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 110 (24.83%) Puppet
2 69 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (10.16%) Nagios
4 32 (7.22%) Ansible
5 31 (7.00%) Salt
6 15 (3.39%) Vagrant
7 13 (2.93%) ZABBIX
7 13 (2.93%) Graphite
8 11 (2.48%) Zenoss
9 6 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.90%) Opsview
11 3 (0.68%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.45%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.45%) Pacemaker
12 2 (0.45%) SELinux
13 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.23%) Icinga
Vendors
1 69 (15.58%) Oracle
2 61 (13.77%) Red Hat
3 57 (12.87%) VMware
4 22 (4.97%) Cisco
5 14 (3.16%) Citrix
5 14 (3.16%) Rackspace
6 11 (2.48%) SAP
7 10 (2.26%) Google
8 9 (2.03%) Zend
8 9 (2.03%) Panasonic
8 9 (2.03%) Toshiba
8 9 (2.03%) Sybase
9 6 (1.35%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.13%) ESRI
10 5 (1.13%) BancTec
10 5 (1.13%) IBM
10 5 (1.13%) Compuware
10 5 (1.13%) Mapinfo
10 5 (1.13%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.90%) Remedy
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