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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 176 132 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 9.36% 7.63% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.77% 23.24% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 134 121 153
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £48,300
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
492 568 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.17% 32.85% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 421 494 353
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,865 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 24 October 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 144 (37.80%) Windows
2 132 (34.65%) MySQL
3 120 (31.50%) SQL
4 116 (30.45%) Java
5 94 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (23.10%) PHP
7 82 (21.52%) UNIX
8 79 (20.73%) Oracle
9 77 (20.21%) Degree
10 64 (16.80%) VMware
11 56 (14.70%) Apache
12 55 (14.44%) Web Services
12 55 (14.44%) HTML
13 53 (13.91%) J2EE
14 49 (12.86%) Red Hat
15 48 (12.60%) SQL Server
16 47 (12.34%) XML
17 46 (12.07%) CSS
17 46 (12.07%) Firewall
17 46 (12.07%) Spring
18 43 (11.29%) JavaScript
19 41 (10.76%) Finance
19 41 (10.76%) CentOS
20 40 (10.50%) Middleware
20 40 (10.50%) JSP
21 38 (9.97%) JBoss
21 38 (9.97%) WebLogic
21 38 (9.97%) PHP5
22 37 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 36 (9.45%) Ubuntu

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (14.70%) Apache
2 38 (9.97%) WebLogic
2 38 (9.97%) JBoss
3 29 (7.61%) Tomcat
4 28 (7.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 28 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (4.20%) MS Exchange
6 14 (3.67%) IIS
7 11 (2.89%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.89%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.89%) nginx
8 9 (2.36%) Drupal
9 7 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.84%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.84%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (1.57%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.31%) CMS
11 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.79%) MS Project
2 3 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) Magento
2 10 (2.62%) Shopify
3 4 (1.05%) Agresso
3 4 (1.05%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.25%) SaaS
2 16 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.57%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.79%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.07%) Firewall
2 32 (8.40%) SAN
2 32 (8.40%) Internet
3 31 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.56%) DNS
5 24 (6.30%) Asterisk PBX
6 23 (6.04%) HTTP
6 23 (6.04%) VoIP
7 19 (4.99%) IPv4
8 18 (4.72%) SSL
8 18 (4.72%) VPN
9 14 (3.67%) NAS
10 12 (3.15%) PBX
10 12 (3.15%) WAN
11 10 (2.62%) VLAN
11 10 (2.62%) Network Security
12 9 (2.36%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.36%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.36%) SMTP
12 9 (2.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (34.65%) MySQL
2 48 (12.60%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (4.20%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.41%) Hazelcast
7 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.05%) Big Data
11 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (8.40%) JUnit
2 26 (6.82%) Eclipse
2 26 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.82%) Hudson
3 25 (6.56%) JDeveloper
4 24 (6.30%) Maven
5 20 (5.25%) Subversion
6 16 (4.20%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.84%) NetBeans
8 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.31%) GCC
10 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.05%) Selenium
11 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.79%) Ant
12 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.52%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.52%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.52%) WATIR
12 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (10.76%) Finance
2 29 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.46%) Legal
4 14 (3.67%) Electronics
5 10 (2.62%) Banking
5 10 (2.62%) Marketing
6 8 (2.10%) Back Office
7 6 (1.57%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.79%) Publishing
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (37.27%) Developer
2 56 (14.70%) Administrator
3 46 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 45 (11.81%) Systems Administrator
5 37 (9.71%) Support Engineer
6 36 (9.45%) PHP Developer
7 32 (8.40%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
9 21 (5.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 21 (5.51%) Linux Administrator
10 18 (4.72%) Technical Engineer
10 18 (4.72%) Analyst
11 17 (4.46%) Software Developer
11 17 (4.46%) Software Engineer
12 16 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.94%) Junior
13 15 (3.94%) DBA
14 14 (3.67%) Technical Support
14 14 (3.67%) Technical Support Engineer
14 14 (3.67%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.44%) HTML
1 55 (14.44%) Web Services
2 53 (13.91%) J2EE
3 47 (12.34%) XML
4 46 (12.07%) CSS
4 46 (12.07%) Spring
5 40 (10.50%) Middleware
5 40 (10.50%) JSP
6 34 (8.92%) JDBC
7 30 (7.87%) jQuery
8 29 (7.61%) Oracle Fusion
8 29 (7.61%) Hibernate
9 28 (7.35%) Apache CXF
10 21 (5.51%) LAMP
11 16 (4.20%) .NET
12 14 (3.67%) XML Schema
12 14 (3.67%) Spring Batch
13 13 (3.41%) RESTful
13 13 (3.41%) ActiveMQ
13 13 (3.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.09%) Open Source
3 14 (3.67%) Mathematics
4 12 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (2.36%) Wiki
5 9 (2.36%) IVR
6 8 (2.10%) Device Driver
7 7 (1.84%) Clustering
7 7 (1.84%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.57%) DTV
8 6 (1.57%) Physics
8 6 (1.57%) Xbox
9 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.31%) MPEG
10 4 (1.05%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.05%) PKI
10 4 (1.05%) Derivative
10 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.05%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 144 (37.80%) Windows
2 82 (21.52%) UNIX
3 41 (10.76%) CentOS
4 37 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (9.45%) Ubuntu
6 26 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (6.04%) Fedora
8 18 (4.72%) Solaris
9 14 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.89%) Android
11 10 (2.62%) AIX
11 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.10%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.10%) Debian
13 6 (1.57%) VMS
13 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (1.05%) openSUSE
15 4 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (9.45%) DevOps
3 33 (8.66%) SOA
4 31 (8.14%) Scrum
4 31 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (7.87%) Software Engineering
6 27 (7.09%) Integration Testing
7 21 (5.51%) Unit Testing
8 19 (4.99%) Configuration Management
8 19 (4.99%) E-Commerce
9 17 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (4.20%) ITIL
11 15 (3.94%) ETL
12 14 (3.67%) OO
13 12 (3.15%) MVC
13 12 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (3.15%) Line Management
14 11 (2.89%) Service Management
15 10 (2.62%) Kanban
15 10 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 120 (31.50%) SQL
2 116 (30.45%) Java
3 88 (23.10%) PHP
4 43 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 38 (9.97%) PHP5
6 34 (8.92%) Python
7 26 (6.82%) C++
7 26 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 24 (6.30%) C
9 22 (5.77%) Ruby
10 20 (5.25%) Perl
11 17 (4.46%) C#
12 15 (3.94%) Shell Script
13 14 (3.67%) XQuery
14 9 (2.36%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.05%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.79%) Groovy
18 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (20.21%) Degree
2 25 (6.56%) CCNA
2 25 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.57%) HND
6 5 (1.31%) MCSE
6 5 (1.31%) APMP
7 3 (0.79%) MCP
7 3 (0.79%) CCNP
7 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.79%) MCTS
7 3 (0.79%) MCITP
7 3 (0.79%) PMP
7 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.52%) GIAC
8 2 (0.52%) CEH
8 2 (0.52%) RHCE
8 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.79%) COBIT
4 2 (0.52%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.84%) vSphere
4 5 (1.31%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.79%) Samba
6 3 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.79%) Varnish
6 3 (0.79%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) NFS
7 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.26%) Postfix
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (7.09%) Puppet
2 18 (4.72%) Nagios
2 18 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.15%) Vagrant
4 10 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.84%) ARCserve
5 7 (1.84%) ZABBIX
6 6 (1.57%) Icinga
7 5 (1.31%) logstash
8 4 (1.05%) Cacti
8 4 (1.05%) Plesk
8 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.79%) SCCM
10 2 (0.52%) OpenView
10 2 (0.52%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.52%) Munin
10 2 (0.52%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.52%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.52%) Ansible
11 1 (0.26%) YUM
Vendors
1 79 (20.73%) Oracle
2 64 (16.80%) VMware
3 49 (12.86%) Red Hat
4 34 (8.92%) Zend
5 31 (8.14%) Cisco
6 28 (7.35%) Microsoft
7 27 (7.09%) Citrix
8 14 (3.67%) IBM
9 13 (3.41%) Google
10 10 (2.62%) Juniper
11 8 (2.10%) SAP
11 8 (2.10%) EMC
12 7 (1.84%) Veeam
12 7 (1.84%) Sybase
12 7 (1.84%) WatchGuard
12 7 (1.84%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.57%) Facebook
13 6 (1.57%) HP
14 5 (1.31%) Embarcadero
14 5 (1.31%) Borland
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ThreePeople
Salary: £42000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Westek Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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CGI
Salary: £20000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits + Great Working Environment
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Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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