Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 459 281 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.24% 8.02% 10.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.04% 45.03% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 388 222 344
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £73,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 997 624 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.58% 17.81% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 845 501 859
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Linux.

1 152 (33.12%) Windows
2 138 (30.07%) Java
3 135 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 134 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (28.76%) Python
6 114 (24.84%) Git (software)
7 94 (20.48%) C++
8 91 (19.83%) Puppet
9 89 (19.39%) JavaScript
9 89 (19.39%) MySQL
10 88 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
11 87 (18.95%) DevOps
12 86 (18.74%) HTML
12 86 (18.74%) CSS
13 79 (17.21%) Unix
14 76 (16.56%) Web Services
15 70 (15.25%) Security Cleared
16 69 (15.03%) PHP
17 65 (14.16%) SQL
17 65 (14.16%) jQuery
18 61 (13.29%) Degree
19 60 (13.07%) Bash Shell
19 60 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
20 59 (12.85%) Web Development
20 59 (12.85%) C
21 58 (12.64%) OO
21 58 (12.64%) JIRA
22 57 (12.42%) Computer Science
22 57 (12.42%) VMware
22 57 (12.42%) Problem-Solving

Linux
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 44 (9.59%) Apache
2 32 (6.97%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.83%) nginx
5 11 (2.40%) SilverStripe
6 10 (2.18%) Confluence
6 10 (2.18%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.74%) DNN
8 6 (1.31%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.31%) WordPress
9 5 (1.09%) CMS
9 5 (1.09%) IIS
10 3 (0.65%) JBoss
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.44%) ThingWorx
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.40%) Simulink
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 88 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (9.37%) SaaS
3 27 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (3.92%) Serverless
6 16 (3.49%) IaaS
7 15 (3.27%) GitHub
7 15 (3.27%) PaaS
8 10 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.18%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.53%) AWS OpsWorks
10 6 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.65%) Office 365
13 2 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.44%) Heroku
13 2 (0.44%) npm
14 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 34 (7.41%) DNS
3 27 (5.88%) Firewall
4 25 (5.45%) Internet
5 24 (5.23%) DHCP
6 17 (3.70%) SAN
7 14 (3.05%) Network Security
8 13 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (2.83%) IPv4
8 13 (2.83%) IPv6
8 13 (2.83%) NAS
9 12 (2.61%) LAN
10 10 (2.18%) SMS
10 10 (2.18%) VPN
11 8 (1.74%) MPLS
11 8 (1.74%) Sourcefire
12 7 (1.53%) BGP
12 7 (1.53%) OSPF
12 7 (1.53%) WAN
12 7 (1.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.39%) MySQL
2 34 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.19%) MongoDB
4 27 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.01%) Neo4j
6 16 (3.49%) Redis
7 15 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.83%) InfluxDB
8 13 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.74%) Big Data
12 6 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.87%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 4 (0.87%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
16 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (24.84%) Git (software)
2 58 (12.64%) JIRA
3 38 (8.28%) JUnit
4 32 (6.97%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.23%) Maven
6 20 (4.36%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.70%) PHPUnit
8 16 (3.49%) Eclipse
9 15 (3.27%) Selenium
10 14 (3.05%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.83%) Spock
11 13 (2.83%) Subversion
12 10 (2.18%) Artifactory
12 10 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.53%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.31%) MSBuild
15 6 (1.31%) RSpec
General
1 26 (5.66%) Retail
2 23 (5.01%) Aerospace
3 19 (4.14%) Finance
4 18 (3.92%) Marketing
5 12 (2.61%) Games
6 11 (2.40%) Electronics
6 11 (2.40%) Law
6 11 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.53%) Cantonese Language
7 7 (1.53%) Mandarin Language
7 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (29.19%) Developer
2 56 (12.20%) Software Engineer
3 55 (11.98%) PHP Developer
4 54 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 50 (10.89%) Linux Engineer
6 48 (10.46%) Java Developer
7 41 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
8 31 (6.75%) Senior Developer
9 29 (6.32%) C++ Software Engineer
9 29 (6.32%) Java Engineer
10 26 (5.66%) Administrator
11 25 (5.45%) Web Developer
12 24 (5.23%) Analyst
13 23 (5.01%) Embedded Engineer
14 22 (4.79%) Software Developer
14 22 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (4.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
16 19 (4.14%) PHP Web Developer
16 19 (4.14%) Support Engineer
17 17 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (18.74%) CSS
1 86 (18.74%) HTML
2 76 (16.56%) Web Services
3 65 (14.16%) jQuery
4 45 (9.80%) REST
5 36 (7.84%) HTML5
6 31 (6.75%) Ajax
7 28 (6.10%) SOAP
7 28 (6.10%) XML
8 22 (4.79%) AngularJS
9 19 (4.14%) JSON
10 18 (3.92%) J2EE
11 17 (3.70%) .NET
12 16 (3.49%) JMS
12 16 (3.49%) Laravel
13 15 (3.27%) LAMP
14 14 (3.05%) CSS3
14 14 (3.05%) React
15 13 (2.83%) GWT
15 13 (2.83%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.42%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (3.70%) User Experience
5 14 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.40%) Device Driver
8 10 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.96%) Robotics
10 8 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.31%) Social Network
11 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.87%) Clustering
13 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.87%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 152 (33.12%) Windows
2 79 (17.21%) Unix
3 41 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 35 (7.63%) CentOS
5 28 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (3.49%) AIX
9 16 (3.49%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.05%) Android
10 14 (3.05%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.83%) FreeBSD
12 8 (1.74%) Robot Operating System
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.22%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 134 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (18.95%) DevOps
4 59 (12.85%) Web Development
5 58 (12.64%) OO
6 57 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
7 55 (11.98%) Microservices
8 48 (10.46%) Configuration Management
8 48 (10.46%) E-Commerce
9 43 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (8.93%) ITIL
11 38 (8.28%) Open Source
12 37 (8.06%) OOP
13 33 (7.19%) Project Management
14 31 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
15 30 (6.54%) Mathematics
16 29 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (6.32%) Customer Requirements
16 29 (6.32%) SDLC
17 27 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 138 (30.07%) Java
2 132 (28.76%) Python
3 94 (20.48%) C++
4 89 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 69 (15.03%) PHP
6 65 (14.16%) SQL
7 60 (13.07%) Bash Shell
8 59 (12.85%) C
9 52 (11.33%) PowerShell
10 43 (9.37%) Ruby
11 30 (6.54%) Perl
12 28 (6.10%) C#
13 26 (5.66%) Scala
14 24 (5.23%) Shell Script
15 16 (3.49%) Embedded C
16 14 (3.05%) Clojure
17 13 (2.83%) Groovy
18 12 (2.61%) Embedded C++
18 12 (2.61%) T-SQL
19 11 (2.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 70 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.29%) Degree
3 53 (11.55%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (4.58%) CCNA
6 15 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (3.05%) PhD
8 13 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (1.09%) CCNP
11 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.87%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.65%) MCSA
14 2 (0.44%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.44%) GCIA
14 2 (0.44%) GCIH
14 2 (0.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.18%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) GCP
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) ECSS
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (12.20%) Docker
2 29 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.31%) VMware Server
5 4 (0.87%) LXC
6 3 (0.65%) KVM
6 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.65%) vSphere
7 2 (0.44%) NFS
7 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) GPFS
8 1 (0.22%) Lustre
8 1 (0.22%) QEMU
8 1 (0.22%) RHEV
8 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (19.83%) Puppet
2 60 (13.07%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (11.98%) Ansible
4 23 (5.01%) Terraform
5 13 (2.83%) Icinga
5 13 (2.83%) ZABBIX
6 10 (2.18%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.74%) Nessus
8 7 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.31%) Salt
10 5 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
11 4 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.87%) Grafana
12 2 (0.44%) Mesos
12 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 2 (0.44%) SCOM
12 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 57 (12.42%) VMware
2 31 (6.75%) Cisco
2 31 (6.75%) Red Hat
3 30 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.01%) Google
5 20 (4.36%) McAfee
6 16 (3.49%) Oracle
7 13 (2.83%) SolarWinds
8 12 (2.61%) ArcSight
8 12 (2.61%) Zend
9 11 (2.40%) Apple
9 11 (2.40%) Remedy
10 8 (1.74%) NetScout
10 8 (1.74%) NetWitness
10 8 (1.74%) Palo Alto
11 7 (1.53%) FireEye
12 6 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.31%) Tableau
13 5 (1.09%) HP
13 5 (1.09%) Splunk