Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 150 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 -49 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 65 34 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.70% 1.06% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.09% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 87
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,150 £31,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3726 3111 3694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 96.98% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3096 2655 3205
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Bristol.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Bristol

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Bristol

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (47.69%) Puppet
3 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.00%) Degree
4 25 (38.46%) Electronics
5 24 (36.92%) Open Source
6 22 (33.85%) Ansible
7 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
8 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
9 17 (26.15%) C
10 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (21.54%) DevOps
11 14 (21.54%) C++
11 14 (21.54%) Python
11 14 (21.54%) Windows
11 14 (21.54%) Parallel Programming
12 13 (20.00%) VPN
12 13 (20.00%) Finance
13 12 (18.46%) Firewall
13 12 (18.46%) Ruby
14 11 (16.92%) Programme Management
14 11 (16.92%) Ubuntu
14 11 (16.92%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (16.92%) Marketing
14 11 (16.92%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
14 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
14 11 (16.92%) Device Driver
14 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.77%) Apache
1 7 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Houdini
1 5 (7.69%) Maya
1 5 (7.69%) NUKE
1 5 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.15%) PaaS
4 3 (4.62%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) VPN
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) LAN
3 11 (16.92%) WAN
4 7 (10.77%) DHCP
4 7 (10.77%) DNS
4 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.08%) VLAN
7 1 (1.54%) 3G
7 1 (1.54%) ADSL
7 1 (1.54%) SSH
7 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.54%) GoCD
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.54%) RSpec
4 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (38.46%) Electronics
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
3 11 (16.92%) Marketing
3 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.69%) Automotive
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Middleware
1 9 (13.85%) Web Services
2 8 (12.31%) Yocto
3 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.08%) GStreamer
4 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) Qt
4 2 (3.08%) React
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) JSON
5 1 (1.54%) Velocity
5 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Computer Science
2 11 (16.92%) Device Driver
3 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.77%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.69%) Animation
6 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.08%) Clustering
7 2 (3.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 11 (16.92%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (16.92%) Ubuntu
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.69%) CentOS
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (36.92%) Open Source
3 19 (29.23%) Configuration Management
4 14 (21.54%) DevOps
4 14 (21.54%) Parallel Programming
5 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (16.92%) Device Driver Development
5 11 (16.92%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (16.92%) Programme Management
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (10.77%) Mathematics
8 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) 3D Animation
9 5 (7.69%) 3D Rendering
9 5 (7.69%) E-business
9 5 (7.69%) Microservices
9 5 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (7.69%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) C
2 14 (21.54%) C++
2 14 (21.54%) Python
3 12 (18.46%) Ruby
4 9 (13.85%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.69%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) AWK
7 2 (3.08%) sed
7 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
2 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) NFS
4 5 (7.69%) Firmware
4 5 (7.69%) Samba
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.08%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) LXC
6 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (47.69%) Puppet
2 22 (33.85%) Ansible
3 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (16.92%) Terraform
5 7 (10.77%) Salt
6 5 (7.69%) WSUS
7 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (3.08%) vMotion
8 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) SAP
2 10 (15.38%) Google
3 9 (13.85%) VMware
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.69%) Remedy
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (3.08%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec
8 1 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco