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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 17 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 189 158 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.41% 9.93% 9.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.97% 31.29% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 145 148 144
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,300 £42,500
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
485 505 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.71% 31.74% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 406 468 387
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,650 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 1 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 149 (38.21%) Windows
2 145 (37.18%) MySQL
3 125 (32.05%) SQL
4 121 (31.03%) Java
5 113 (28.97%) Degree
6 98 (25.13%) PHP
7 88 (22.56%) UNIX
8 85 (21.79%) VMware
9 77 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (14.10%) Firewall
11 54 (13.85%) Oracle
12 53 (13.59%) SQL Server
12 53 (13.59%) Zend
13 52 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (13.33%) Finance
14 51 (13.08%) Web Services
14 51 (13.08%) Red Hat
15 50 (12.82%) Apache
16 48 (12.31%) HTML
17 44 (11.28%) Scrum
18 43 (11.03%) Spring
18 43 (11.03%) Computer Science
19 41 (10.51%) SAN
19 41 (10.51%) Cisco
20 40 (10.26%) Telecoms
20 40 (10.26%) PHP5
21 39 (10.00%) Ubuntu
21 39 (10.00%) J2EE
21 39 (10.00%) Python
22 38 (9.74%) TCP/IP

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (12.82%) Apache
2 28 (7.18%) Tomcat
3 22 (5.64%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.62%) IIS
4 18 (4.62%) MS Exchange
5 15 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (3.08%) nginx
7 11 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.79%) CMS
8 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.28%) Node.js
9 5 (1.28%) Drupal
10 4 (1.03%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.90%) Magento
2 21 (5.38%) Shopify
3 7 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.28%) WebTrends
5 4 (1.03%) Agresso
6 1 (0.26%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.67%) SaaS
2 19 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.54%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.77%) Office 365
7 2 (0.51%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.10%) Firewall
2 41 (10.51%) SAN
3 38 (9.74%) TCP/IP
4 34 (8.72%) HTTP
5 33 (8.46%) Internet
6 26 (6.67%) VoIP
6 26 (6.67%) DNS
7 23 (5.90%) IPv4
8 21 (5.38%) VPN
8 21 (5.38%) iSCSI
8 21 (5.38%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (5.13%) WAN
10 19 (4.87%) SSL
11 18 (4.62%) LDAP
12 16 (4.10%) Asterisk PBX
13 14 (3.59%) SMTP
14 12 (3.08%) LAN
14 12 (3.08%) NAS
14 12 (3.08%) IPsec
14 12 (3.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (37.18%) MySQL
2 53 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 38 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 23 (5.90%) Hazelcast
6 15 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.31%) Big Data
8 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.26%) Redis
12 1 (0.26%) DB2
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.62%) JUnit
3 17 (4.36%) Subversion
4 15 (3.85%) Maven
4 15 (3.85%) Hudson
5 12 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.08%) JDeveloper
6 11 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.05%) GCC
8 8 (2.05%) Selenium
8 8 (2.05%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.54%) JIRA
9 6 (1.54%) WATIR
9 6 (1.54%) FitNesse
10 5 (1.28%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.03%) PHPUnit
11 4 (1.03%) MonkeyTalk
11 4 (1.03%) Calabash
11 4 (1.03%) NetBeans
General
1 52 (13.33%) Finance
2 40 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.59%) Back Office
4 13 (3.33%) Electronics
5 10 (2.56%) Legal
6 8 (2.05%) Marketing
7 7 (1.79%) Banking
7 7 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.77%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 132 (33.85%) Developer
2 59 (15.13%) Administrator
3 53 (13.59%) Systems Administrator
4 37 (9.49%) PHP Developer
5 32 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (8.21%) Java Developer
6 30 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 28 (7.18%) Support Engineer
8 20 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 20 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 20 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (4.62%) Analyst
10 16 (4.10%) Software Engineer
10 16 (4.10%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.33%) DBA
11 13 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
12 12 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.08%) Support Specialist
12 12 (3.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.08%) Web Services
2 48 (12.31%) HTML
3 43 (11.03%) Spring
4 39 (10.00%) J2EE
5 36 (9.23%) jQuery
6 34 (8.72%) CSS
7 33 (8.46%) XML
8 27 (6.92%) LAMP
9 25 (6.41%) Middleware
10 23 (5.90%) RESTful
11 22 (5.64%) ActiveMQ
12 20 (5.13%) JSP
13 19 (4.87%) .NET
14 16 (4.10%) JDBC
15 15 (3.85%) Hibernate
15 15 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
15 15 (3.85%) Apache CXF
16 10 (2.56%) GWT
17 9 (2.31%) Silverlight
17 9 (2.31%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 36 (9.23%) Open Source
3 13 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.08%) Wiki
5 9 (2.31%) Device Driver
6 8 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.79%) Clustering
7 7 (1.79%) IVR
7 7 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.79%) DTV
8 6 (1.54%) Xbox
9 4 (1.03%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.03%) Physics
10 3 (0.77%) PMI
10 3 (0.77%) W3C
10 3 (0.77%) CCTV
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.26%) iPhone
12 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 149 (38.21%) Windows
2 88 (22.56%) UNIX
3 39 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 38 (9.74%) CentOS
5 36 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (9.23%) Solaris
6 26 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (4.87%) Fedora
8 18 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.82%) AIX
11 9 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.05%) Debian
13 6 (1.54%) Android
14 4 (1.03%) SUSE
14 4 (1.03%) VMS
14 4 (1.03%) openSUSE
15 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (11.28%) Scrum
3 33 (8.46%) Unit Testing
4 31 (7.95%) DevOps
5 27 (6.92%) E-Commerce
5 27 (6.92%) Configuration Management
6 26 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 22 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (5.64%) ITIL
7 22 (5.64%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (4.62%) SOA
9 14 (3.59%) Integration Testing
10 12 (3.08%) Web Development
10 12 (3.08%) TDD
10 12 (3.08%) Identity Management
11 11 (2.82%) E-business
11 11 (2.82%) Project Management
11 11 (2.82%) Service Management
11 11 (2.82%) Document Management
12 10 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 125 (32.05%) SQL
2 121 (31.03%) Java
3 98 (25.13%) PHP
4 40 (10.26%) PHP5
5 39 (10.00%) Python
6 34 (8.72%) Bash Shell
7 26 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 25 (6.41%) C++
9 24 (6.15%) Ruby
10 23 (5.90%) C
11 17 (4.36%) Perl
12 14 (3.59%) C#
13 9 (2.31%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.05%) Erlang
15 7 (1.79%) XQuery
16 5 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.03%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
19 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (28.97%) Degree
2 36 (9.23%) CCNA
2 36 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.33%) MCSE
5 12 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.31%) CCNP
7 8 (2.05%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.54%) HND
9 5 (1.28%) MCTS
9 5 (1.28%) MCITP
10 4 (1.03%) APMP
11 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.77%) PMP
11 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.77%) MCP
11 3 (0.77%) ISEB
12 2 (0.51%) CISSP
12 2 (0.51%) MCSA
12 2 (0.51%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.85%) SLA
2 8 (2.05%) IEC 61508
3 7 (1.79%) QA
4 3 (0.77%) COBIT
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) WCAG
5 2 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 52 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.33%) Samba
4 12 (3.08%) NFS
4 12 (3.08%) GPFS
5 11 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.31%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.31%) Xen
7 5 (1.28%) vSphere
8 3 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.26%) Varnish
9 1 (0.26%) Postfix
9 1 (0.26%) XenApp
9 1 (0.26%) XenServer
9 1 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (6.15%) Nagios
2 21 (5.38%) Puppet
3 13 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.82%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.31%) logstash
7 8 (2.05%) Bcfg2
8 7 (1.79%) ARCserve
9 5 (1.28%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.03%) Cacti
10 4 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.03%) Icinga
11 3 (0.77%) SCCM
12 2 (0.51%) Plesk
13 1 (0.26%) YUM
13 1 (0.26%) WSUS
13 1 (0.26%) SCOM
13 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 85 (21.79%) VMware
2 54 (13.85%) Oracle
3 53 (13.59%) Zend
4 51 (13.08%) Red Hat
5 41 (10.51%) Cisco
6 34 (8.72%) Microsoft
7 28 (7.18%) Citrix
8 22 (5.64%) JBoss
9 12 (3.08%) IBM
9 12 (3.08%) Google
10 11 (2.82%) SAP
11 10 (2.56%) Juniper
12 8 (2.05%) Embarcadero
12 8 (2.05%) Borland
12 8 (2.05%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.79%) Veeam
13 7 (1.79%) WatchGuard
13 7 (1.79%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.79%) EMC
14 6 (1.54%) HP
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Health and Incentives
Posted: Yesterday
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Boeing
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Boeing
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