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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 256 189 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.35% 10.41% 9.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.39% 38.97% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 216 145 148
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
529 485 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.60% 26.71% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 480 406 468
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 183 (37.04%) Java
1 183 (37.04%) Python
2 177 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (33.20%) UNIX
4 141 (28.54%) Software Engineering
5 136 (27.53%) Degree
6 130 (26.32%) Perl
7 129 (26.11%) Puppet
8 126 (25.51%) JavaScript
9 120 (24.29%) PHP
10 110 (22.27%) Windows
10 110 (22.27%) DevOps
11 109 (22.06%) CSS
12 106 (21.46%) HTML
13 101 (20.45%) VMware
13 101 (20.45%) Apache
14 93 (18.83%) Configuration Management
15 92 (18.62%) LAMP
16 91 (18.42%) Git (software)
17 87 (17.61%) Telecoms
18 86 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (16.40%) Bash Shell
20 79 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
21 78 (15.79%) Ruby
22 75 (15.18%) Oracle
22 75 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
23 72 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
24 69 (13.97%) Digital Media
25 66 (13.36%) TDD
25 66 (13.36%) C++

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 101 (20.45%) Apache
2 52 (10.53%) Node.js
3 42 (8.50%) Tomcat
4 40 (8.10%) nginx
5 37 (7.49%) WebLogic
6 33 (6.68%) OpenStack
7 20 (4.05%) JBoss
8 16 (3.24%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.43%) IIS
10 9 (1.82%) MediaWiki
10 9 (1.82%) Confluence
11 8 (1.62%) Drupal
11 8 (1.62%) ColdFusion
12 7 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.21%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.21%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.01%) ArcGIS
14 5 (1.01%) ArcSDE
14 5 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.40%) MS Office
1 2 (0.40%) HipChat
2 1 (0.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (10.32%) PaaS
3 49 (9.92%) SaaS
4 46 (9.31%) IaaS
5 21 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.82%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.40%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.20%) Route 53
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 62 (12.55%) TCP/IP
2 57 (11.54%) Internet
3 52 (10.53%) HTTP
4 40 (8.10%) Firewall
5 35 (7.09%) LAN
6 34 (6.88%) WAN
7 22 (4.45%) SAN
8 21 (4.25%) Network Security
9 20 (4.05%) VPN
10 16 (3.24%) SSL
11 14 (2.83%) LDAP
12 13 (2.63%) IPv6
12 13 (2.63%) DNS
12 13 (2.63%) IPsec
13 10 (2.02%) Wireless
13 10 (2.02%) OSPF
13 10 (2.02%) BGP
14 9 (1.82%) EIGRP
14 9 (1.82%) DLNA
15 8 (1.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.54%) MySQL
2 33 (6.68%) Big Data
3 31 (6.28%) Hadoop
4 30 (6.07%) SQL Server
5 26 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (3.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.04%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.01%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.61%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.40%) Redis
11 2 (0.40%) DataStage
12 1 (0.20%) Riak
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 91 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 58 (11.74%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.89%) Hudson
4 32 (6.48%) Maven
5 19 (3.85%) Ant
6 18 (3.64%) Gradle
7 17 (3.44%) JIRA
7 17 (3.44%) Subversion
8 14 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (2.23%) Artifactory
9 11 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.02%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (1.62%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.62%) JUnit
13 6 (1.21%) TestNG
14 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.40%) Selenium
15 2 (0.40%) CasperJS
15 2 (0.40%) Grunt
General
1 87 (17.61%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.30%) Finance
3 27 (5.47%) Electronics
4 19 (3.85%) Games
5 14 (2.83%) Banking
5 14 (2.83%) Advertising
6 13 (2.63%) Marketing
7 11 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.23%) Law
8 5 (1.01%) Back Office
9 4 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.61%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 142 (28.74%) Developer
2 103 (20.85%) Software Engineer
3 71 (14.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 52 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 41 (8.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 36 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.09%) Administrator
7 35 (7.09%) Java Developer
8 33 (6.68%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (6.68%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (6.07%) JavaScript Developer
9 30 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (4.66%) Support Engineer
11 22 (4.45%) Senior Software Engineer
12 21 (4.25%) Applications Support
12 21 (4.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 18 (3.64%) Analyst
13 18 (3.64%) Principal Engineer
14 17 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (22.06%) CSS
2 106 (21.46%) HTML
3 92 (18.62%) LAMP
4 56 (11.34%) HTML5
5 52 (10.53%) RESTful
6 51 (10.32%) AngularJS
7 50 (10.12%) Ajax
8 48 (9.72%) CSS3
9 42 (8.50%) Backbone.js
9 42 (8.50%) KnockoutJS
10 38 (7.69%) Web Services
11 33 (6.68%) React
12 30 (6.07%) Middleware
13 29 (5.87%) REST
14 25 (5.06%) Spring
14 25 (5.06%) XML
15 24 (4.86%) J2EE
16 21 (4.25%) .NET
16 21 (4.25%) jQuery
16 21 (4.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.97%) Digital Media
2 49 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 39 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 31 (6.28%) Management Information System
5 28 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (4.25%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.64%) Xbox
9 16 (3.24%) Physics
10 14 (2.83%) User Experience
11 12 (2.43%) DTV
12 11 (2.23%) Wiki
13 9 (1.82%) MPEG
14 6 (1.21%) GIS
14 6 (1.21%) Replication
15 5 (1.01%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.81%) PKI
17 3 (0.61%) Web 2.0
17 3 (0.61%) Blog
17 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 164 (33.20%) UNIX
2 110 (22.27%) Windows
3 51 (10.32%) CentOS
4 35 (7.09%) Ubuntu
5 30 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.85%) Debian
7 16 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.04%) Android
9 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.82%) Fedora
10 9 (1.82%) Solaris
11 8 (1.62%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.01%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.40%) AIX
15 1 (0.20%) HPUX
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.54%) Software Engineering
3 110 (22.27%) DevOps
4 93 (18.83%) Configuration Management
5 79 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (13.36%) TDD
7 53 (10.73%) OO
8 50 (10.12%) Open Source
9 35 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (5.67%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.26%) Build Automation
11 26 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 25 (5.06%) Scrum
12 25 (5.06%) SOA
12 25 (5.06%) Data Management
12 25 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (4.86%) Multithreading
14 22 (4.45%) OOP
14 22 (4.45%) Identity Management
15 21 (4.25%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 183 (37.04%) Java
1 183 (37.04%) Python
2 130 (26.32%) Perl
3 126 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 120 (24.29%) PHP
5 81 (16.40%) Bash Shell
6 78 (15.79%) Ruby
7 66 (13.36%) C++
8 59 (11.94%) SQL
9 45 (9.11%) C
10 31 (6.28%) PowerShell
11 26 (5.26%) Clojure
12 20 (4.05%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.85%) Jython
14 12 (2.43%) Scala
15 10 (2.02%) Groovy
16 9 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 9 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.42%) C#
17 7 (1.42%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 136 (27.53%) Degree
2 35 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (6.68%) CCNA
4 21 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.21%) CCNP
7 4 (0.81%) CEH
8 2 (0.40%) GIAC
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.20%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.82%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.05%) Docker
3 18 (3.64%) VirtualBox
4 16 (3.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 16 (3.24%) iptables
5 14 (2.83%) KVM
6 13 (2.63%) Active Directory
7 11 (2.23%) Xen
8 10 (2.02%) XenServer
9 9 (1.82%) Samba
9 9 (1.82%) Postfix
10 6 (1.21%) Snort
11 4 (0.81%) vSphere
12 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.61%) Firmware
12 3 (0.61%) vCloud
13 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.40%) Varnish
14 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 129 (26.11%) Puppet
2 75 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (11.13%) Nagios
4 47 (9.51%) Ansible
5 26 (5.26%) Salt
6 23 (4.66%) Vagrant
7 20 (4.05%) Graphite
8 17 (3.44%) ZABBIX
9 16 (3.24%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (1.42%) Zenoss
11 5 (1.01%) Opsview
12 3 (0.61%) Capistrano
13 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.20%) Nessus
14 1 (0.20%) Nmap
14 1 (0.20%) WSUS
14 1 (0.20%) SCCM
14 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 101 (20.45%) VMware
2 75 (15.18%) Oracle
3 56 (11.34%) Red Hat
4 25 (5.06%) Cisco
5 23 (4.66%) Rackspace
6 16 (3.24%) Google
7 12 (2.43%) Citrix
8 11 (2.23%) SAP
9 10 (2.02%) Remedy
10 9 (1.82%) Sybase
11 8 (1.62%) Microsoft
12 6 (1.21%) HP
12 6 (1.21%) Zend
12 6 (1.21%) Splunk
13 5 (1.01%) ESRI
13 5 (1.01%) Mapinfo
14 4 (0.81%) Toshiba
14 4 (0.81%) Panasonic
15 3 (0.61%) ForgeRock
15 3 (0.61%) Juniper
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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