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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 235 190 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.67% 9.42% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.28% 39.92% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 204 148 124
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
497 476 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.69% 23.59% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 431 407 377
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 148 (33.94%) Java
2 144 (33.03%) PHP
3 141 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 118 (27.06%) CSS
6 114 (26.15%) HTML
7 108 (24.77%) Python
8 104 (23.85%) Degree
9 96 (22.02%) Windows
10 94 (21.56%) UNIX
10 94 (21.56%) Software Engineering
11 90 (20.64%) Puppet
11 90 (20.64%) Apache
11 90 (20.64%) Perl
12 80 (18.35%) Oracle
12 80 (18.35%) DevOps
13 79 (18.12%) OO
13 79 (18.12%) Bash Shell
14 75 (17.20%) C++
14 75 (17.20%) MySQL
15 71 (16.28%) Spring
16 69 (15.83%) LAMP
17 68 (15.60%) TDD
18 67 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
19 62 (14.22%) Configuration Management
20 61 (13.99%) Ruby
21 60 (13.76%) Red Hat
22 56 (12.84%) C
22 56 (12.84%) CentOS
23 55 (12.61%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 90 (20.64%) Apache
2 52 (11.93%) nginx
3 51 (11.70%) Node.js
4 43 (9.86%) Tomcat
4 43 (9.86%) WebLogic
5 39 (8.94%) JBoss
6 28 (6.42%) OpenStack
7 26 (5.96%) Drupal
8 19 (4.36%) Oracle Service Bus
8 19 (4.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 17 (3.90%) WebSphere
10 13 (2.98%) WordPress
11 9 (2.06%) IIS
12 6 (1.38%) ExpressionEngine
12 6 (1.38%) MediaWiki
12 6 (1.38%) Confluence
12 6 (1.38%) Jetty
12 6 (1.38%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.15%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 10 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.28%) SaaS
3 22 (5.05%) PaaS
4 12 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.61%) IaaS
6 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.32%) HTTP
2 40 (9.17%) Firewall
3 38 (8.72%) TCP/IP
4 30 (6.88%) LAN
5 29 (6.65%) WAN
6 17 (3.90%) Network Security
7 16 (3.67%) Internet
8 15 (3.44%) VPN
8 15 (3.44%) SAN
9 12 (2.75%) SSL
10 11 (2.52%) IPv4
11 9 (2.06%) DLNA
12 7 (1.61%) IPsec
12 7 (1.61%) Wireless
12 7 (1.61%) LDAP
13 6 (1.38%) IPv6
13 6 (1.38%) OSPF
13 6 (1.38%) BGP
13 6 (1.38%) EIGRP
14 5 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.20%) MySQL
2 36 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 24 (5.50%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.75%) MariaDB
8 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.06%) Big Data
10 8 (1.83%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.83%) Redis
10 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.15%) MS Access
13 4 (0.92%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (11.93%) Jenkins
2 49 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.63%) Hudson
4 31 (7.11%) Eclipse
5 26 (5.96%) JUnit
6 19 (4.36%) Subversion
6 19 (4.36%) JDeveloper
7 17 (3.90%) JIRA
8 13 (2.98%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (2.75%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.29%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (2.06%) Ant
12 8 (1.83%) Maven
13 7 (1.61%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.92%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.92%) Selenium
16 2 (0.46%) Gradle
17 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
General
1 30 (6.88%) Finance
2 20 (4.59%) Advertising
3 17 (3.90%) Electronics
3 17 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.44%) Banking
5 14 (3.21%) Marketing
6 12 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.38%) Law
8 5 (1.15%) Games
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 179 (41.06%) Developer
2 61 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (13.07%) Software Engineer
4 40 (9.17%) Senior Developer
5 33 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 31 (7.11%) Administrator
7 29 (6.65%) PHP Developer
8 28 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
11 25 (5.73%) Software Developer
12 24 (5.50%) C++ Developer
12 24 (5.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 21 (4.82%) Applications Support
14 19 (4.36%) Middleware Developer
14 19 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (3.90%) Architect
15 17 (3.90%) Analyst
16 15 (3.44%) Linux Administrator
17 14 (3.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.06%) CSS
2 114 (26.15%) HTML
3 71 (16.28%) Spring
4 69 (15.83%) LAMP
5 55 (12.61%) HTML5
6 52 (11.93%) XML
7 51 (11.70%) AngularJS
7 51 (11.70%) Middleware
8 48 (11.01%) Backbone.js
9 47 (10.78%) Ajax
10 45 (10.32%) Web Services
11 43 (9.86%) J2EE
11 43 (9.86%) Hibernate
11 43 (9.86%) CSS3
12 42 (9.63%) RESTful
13 40 (9.17%) KnockoutJS
14 31 (7.11%) REST
15 29 (6.65%) JSP
16 27 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
17 26 (5.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.78%) Open Source
2 23 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.28%) MPEG
3 21 (4.82%) Mathematics
3 21 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.13%) Physics
5 17 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.29%) DTV
8 10 (2.29%) User Experience
9 9 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.61%) Wiki
10 7 (1.61%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.38%) RMADS
11 6 (1.38%) CESG
12 5 (1.15%) Xbox
12 5 (1.15%) Derivative
12 5 (1.15%) Clustering
13 4 (0.92%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 96 (22.02%) Windows
2 94 (21.56%) UNIX
3 56 (12.84%) CentOS
4 49 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (9.86%) Ubuntu
6 30 (6.88%) Debian
7 20 (4.59%) Fedora
8 19 (4.36%) Android
9 13 (2.98%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (2.75%) Solaris
11 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.69%) VMS
14 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.23%) AIX
15 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.56%) Software Engineering
3 80 (18.35%) DevOps
4 79 (18.12%) OO
5 68 (15.60%) TDD
6 62 (14.22%) Configuration Management
7 54 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (9.63%) SOA
9 34 (7.80%) Multithreading
9 34 (7.80%) Integration Testing
10 28 (6.42%) OOA/OOD
11 26 (5.96%) Scrum
11 26 (5.96%) OOP
11 26 (5.96%) OOD
11 26 (5.96%) Software Architecture
12 24 (5.50%) Web Application Development
13 20 (4.59%) Unit Testing
13 20 (4.59%) OO PHP
14 18 (4.13%) BDD
14 18 (4.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (33.94%) Java
2 144 (33.03%) PHP
3 131 (30.05%) JavaScript
4 108 (24.77%) Python
5 90 (20.64%) Perl
6 79 (18.12%) Bash Shell
7 75 (17.20%) C++
8 61 (13.99%) Ruby
9 56 (12.84%) C
10 49 (11.24%) SQL
11 19 (4.36%) PowerShell
11 19 (4.36%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.90%) PHP5
13 8 (1.83%) C#
14 6 (1.38%) VBA
14 6 (1.38%) Jython
15 5 (1.15%) Pascal
15 5 (1.15%) Delphi
16 4 (0.92%) Groovy
16 4 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 104 (23.85%) Degree
2 34 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (7.34%) CCNA
4 20 (4.59%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.61%) CCNP
7 5 (1.15%) ISEB
8 4 (0.92%) PhD
8 4 (0.92%) HND
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.69%) MCSE
10 2 (0.46%) RHCE
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.23%) GCIA
11 1 (0.23%) GCIH
11 1 (0.23%) GIAC
11 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.75%) SLA
2 7 (1.61%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.21%) Samba
4 9 (2.06%) KVM
5 8 (1.83%) iptables
6 7 (1.61%) XenServer
7 6 (1.38%) Postfix
7 6 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (1.38%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.38%) Varnish
7 6 (1.38%) Docker
8 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.69%) vSphere
9 3 (0.69%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.46%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) Gluster
10 2 (0.46%) Squid
10 2 (0.46%) Xen
10 2 (0.46%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 90 (20.64%) Puppet
2 67 (15.37%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (8.26%) Nagios
4 28 (6.42%) Ansible
5 27 (6.19%) Salt
6 14 (3.21%) Vagrant
7 13 (2.98%) Zenoss
8 11 (2.52%) ZABBIX
9 10 (2.29%) Graphite
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.92%) Munin
11 4 (0.92%) Icinga
11 4 (0.92%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.69%) Opsview
12 3 (0.69%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.46%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.46%) SELinux
Vendors
1 80 (18.35%) Oracle
2 60 (13.76%) Red Hat
3 43 (9.86%) VMware
4 21 (4.82%) Cisco
5 12 (2.75%) Citrix
6 10 (2.29%) SAP
6 10 (2.29%) Google
7 9 (2.06%) Panasonic
7 9 (2.06%) Toshiba
7 9 (2.06%) IBM
7 9 (2.06%) Sybase
8 8 (1.83%) Zend
8 8 (1.83%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.61%) Microsoft
10 5 (1.15%) BancTec
10 5 (1.15%) Compuware
10 5 (1.15%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.92%) HP
11 4 (0.92%) Percona
12 3 (0.69%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hays IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + discretionary relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago