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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 200 130 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.26% 7.59% 7.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.54% 31.48% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 166 109 117
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
449 413 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.04% 24.12% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 397 353 349
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bristol

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 121 (32.44%) Java
2 113 (30.29%) Windows
3 110 (29.49%) PHP
4 92 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 92 (24.66%) MySQL
5 86 (23.06%) HTML
6 83 (22.25%) CSS
7 82 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (20.64%) Oracle
9 69 (18.50%) Spring
10 65 (17.43%) Apache
11 64 (17.16%) OO
11 64 (17.16%) UNIX
11 64 (17.16%) Software Engineering
12 63 (16.89%) Degree
13 61 (16.35%) Python
14 56 (15.01%) C++
15 55 (14.75%) Bash Shell
16 54 (14.48%) SQL
16 54 (14.48%) J2EE
17 52 (13.94%) Web Services
18 49 (13.14%) XML
18 49 (13.14%) SOA
18 49 (13.14%) DevOps
19 48 (12.87%) Perl
20 47 (12.60%) Ruby
21 45 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
22 44 (11.80%) Puppet
23 43 (11.53%) Middleware
23 43 (11.53%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (17.43%) Apache
2 40 (10.72%) JBoss
3 39 (10.46%) WebLogic
4 30 (8.04%) Drupal
5 29 (7.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 29 (7.77%) Oracle Service Bus
5 29 (7.77%) nginx
6 24 (6.43%) Node.js
7 21 (5.63%) Tomcat
8 14 (3.75%) WordPress
8 14 (3.75%) Umbraco
8 14 (3.75%) ExpressionEngine
9 10 (2.68%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.41%) IIS
11 8 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.14%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.88%) CMS
12 7 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.61%) Jetty
13 6 (1.61%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Agresso
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.49%) SaaS
2 8 (2.14%) PaaS
3 6 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.12%) Firewall
2 31 (8.31%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.63%) VPN
4 19 (5.09%) Internet
5 15 (4.02%) SSL
5 15 (4.02%) HTTP
5 15 (4.02%) WAN
5 15 (4.02%) Asterisk PBX
6 14 (3.75%) LAN
7 12 (3.22%) DLNA
7 12 (3.22%) IPv4
8 11 (2.95%) DNS
9 10 (2.68%) Network Security
9 10 (2.68%) BGP
9 10 (2.68%) OSPF
10 9 (2.41%) LDAP
10 9 (2.41%) SAN
10 9 (2.41%) IPsec
11 8 (2.14%) PBX
12 7 (1.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (24.66%) MySQL
2 27 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (6.17%) SQL Server
4 21 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.09%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 15 (4.02%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.02%) MariaDB
7 15 (4.02%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.14%) Neo4j
9 8 (2.14%) Redis
9 8 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.34%) Hazelcast
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (10.72%) Eclipse
2 39 (10.46%) JUnit
3 38 (10.19%) Git (software)
4 36 (9.65%) Hudson
5 32 (8.58%) Jenkins
6 29 (7.77%) JDeveloper
7 19 (5.09%) Subversion
8 15 (4.02%) Maven
9 13 (3.49%) JIRA
10 9 (2.41%) Ant
11 8 (2.14%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.88%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.61%) Selenium
14 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.80%) NetBeans
16 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
17 1 (0.27%) Emacs
17 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
17 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
17 1 (0.27%) PVCS
General
1 22 (5.90%) Finance
2 17 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.49%) Banking
3 13 (3.49%) Marketing
4 10 (2.68%) Electronics
4 10 (2.68%) Legal
5 7 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.88%) Advertising
6 4 (1.07%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 158 (42.36%) Developer
2 40 (10.72%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.92%) PHP Developer
4 35 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (8.85%) Software Engineer
6 29 (7.77%) Administrator
7 28 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (7.24%) Support Engineer
9 23 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (5.36%) Senior Developer
11 19 (5.09%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
13 16 (4.29%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.02%) C++ Developer
14 15 (4.02%) Middleware Developer
14 15 (4.02%) PHP Web Developer
15 13 (3.49%) UNIX Engineer
15 13 (3.49%) Junior
15 13 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
16 12 (3.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (23.06%) HTML
2 83 (22.25%) CSS
3 69 (18.50%) Spring
4 54 (14.48%) J2EE
5 52 (13.94%) Web Services
6 49 (13.14%) XML
7 43 (11.53%) Middleware
7 43 (11.53%) Hibernate
8 37 (9.92%) JSP
9 35 (9.38%) JDBC
10 33 (8.85%) jQuery
10 33 (8.85%) LAMP
11 30 (8.04%) Oracle Fusion
12 29 (7.77%) Apache CXF
13 23 (6.17%) Backbone.js
14 20 (5.36%) HTML5
15 17 (4.56%) RESTful
15 17 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (4.02%) REST
16 15 (4.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.58%) Open Source
2 24 (6.43%) MPEG
3 14 (3.75%) Mathematics
3 14 (3.75%) Physics
4 11 (2.95%) Wiki
5 10 (2.68%) Derivative
5 10 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (2.41%) Device Driver
6 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.88%) Semantic Web
8 7 (1.88%) User Experience
9 6 (1.61%) DTV
10 5 (1.34%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.07%) iPhone
11 4 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.07%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.29%) Windows
2 64 (17.16%) UNIX
3 39 (10.46%) Ubuntu
4 38 (10.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (9.12%) CentOS
6 21 (5.63%) Android
7 20 (5.36%) Debian
8 19 (5.09%) Fedora
9 15 (4.02%) Mac OS X
10 11 (2.95%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (2.68%) Solaris
12 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.61%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.34%) VMS
15 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
15 4 (1.07%) openSUSE
15 4 (1.07%) SUSE
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.54%) AIX
17 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (17.16%) OO
2 64 (17.16%) Software Engineering
3 49 (13.14%) SOA
3 49 (13.14%) DevOps
4 35 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 33 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (8.04%) TDD
7 28 (7.51%) Scrum
7 28 (7.51%) Multithreading
8 24 (6.43%) OOD
9 23 (6.17%) Configuration Management
10 22 (5.90%) E-Commerce
10 22 (5.90%) OOA/OOD
11 20 (5.36%) OOP
12 19 (5.09%) Software Architecture
13 18 (4.83%) Kanban
14 15 (4.02%) MVC
14 15 (4.02%) Time Management
14 15 (4.02%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (32.44%) Java
2 110 (29.49%) PHP
3 92 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 61 (16.35%) Python
5 56 (15.01%) C++
6 55 (14.75%) Bash Shell
7 54 (14.48%) SQL
8 48 (12.87%) Perl
9 47 (12.60%) Ruby
10 41 (10.99%) C
11 24 (6.43%) PHP5
12 21 (5.63%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.22%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.22%) C#
14 8 (2.14%) XQuery
15 5 (1.34%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.07%) Groovy
17 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.54%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 63 (16.89%) Degree
2 20 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.09%) CCNA
4 18 (4.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.34%) PhD
5 5 (1.34%) HND
6 4 (1.07%) ISEB
6 4 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.80%) CCNP
7 3 (0.80%) RHCE
7 3 (0.80%) CISSP
7 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) CEH
8 2 (0.54%) APMP
8 2 (0.54%) GIAC
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) GCIA
9 1 (0.27%) GCIH
9 1 (0.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.90%) SLA
2 7 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.88%) Samba
3 7 (1.88%) Varnish
4 6 (1.61%) XenServer
4 6 (1.61%) Postfix
5 5 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) XenApp
6 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.54%) Docker
7 1 (0.27%) RHEV
7 1 (0.27%) oVirt
7 1 (0.27%) KVM
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Gluster
7 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (12.06%) Opscode Chef
2 44 (11.80%) Puppet
3 20 (5.36%) Nagios
4 15 (4.02%) ZABBIX
5 14 (3.75%) Ansible
6 13 (3.49%) Vagrant
6 13 (3.49%) Salt
7 12 (3.22%) Zenoss
8 11 (2.95%) Icinga
9 7 (1.88%) Munin
9 7 (1.88%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.34%) Plesk
11 4 (1.07%) Cacti
12 2 (0.54%) SCCM
12 2 (0.54%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.54%) OpenView
13 1 (0.27%) SELinux
13 1 (0.27%) Graphite
13 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 77 (20.64%) Oracle
2 42 (11.26%) Red Hat
3 29 (7.77%) VMware
4 18 (4.83%) Citrix
5 13 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.68%) Zend
7 9 (2.41%) Cisco
8 8 (2.14%) Google
8 8 (2.14%) IBM
8 8 (2.14%) Sybase
9 7 (1.88%) Percona
10 6 (1.61%) SAP
11 5 (1.34%) Apple
11 5 (1.34%) Splunk
12 4 (1.07%) Unisys
12 4 (1.07%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (0.80%) Ericsson
13 3 (0.80%) Toshiba
13 3 (0.80%) Panasonic
13 3 (0.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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