Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 420 254 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.17% 7.92% 12.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.82% 39.63% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 323 231 432
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £21,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £68,750 £83,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 897 641 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.86% 19.98% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 723 577 1004
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

Linux
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £35,000 -
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Linux.

1 165 (39.29%) Windows
2 142 (33.81%) Software Engineering
3 123 (29.29%) Java
4 119 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (20.24%) C++
5 85 (20.24%) Python
6 83 (19.76%) TCP/IP
7 78 (18.57%) JavaScript
8 77 (18.33%) DevOps
9 71 (16.90%) C
9 71 (16.90%) Unix
9 71 (16.90%) Security Cleared
10 70 (16.67%) MySQL
11 65 (15.48%) Active Directory
11 65 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
12 64 (15.24%) Finance
13 62 (14.76%) Puppet
14 61 (14.52%) Windows Server
15 59 (14.05%) VMware
16 57 (13.57%) Web Services
16 57 (13.57%) Degree
17 56 (13.33%) HTML
18 55 (13.10%) SC Cleared
18 55 (13.10%) Git (software)
19 53 (12.62%) CSS
20 52 (12.38%) Electronics
21 50 (11.90%) Computer Science
22 49 (11.67%) ITIL
23 47 (11.19%) Apache
23 47 (11.19%) Shell Script

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 47 (11.19%) Apache
2 22 (5.24%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 17 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.10%) JBoss
6 12 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.62%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.67%) DNN
8 7 (1.67%) IIS
8 7 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.19%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.19%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.19%) Mule
9 5 (1.19%) SilverStripe
10 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.71%) nginx
11 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.48%) Confluence
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (3.33%) Simulink
2 6 (1.43%) Houdini
2 6 (1.43%) Maya
2 6 (1.43%) NUKE
2 6 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) ResourceLink
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.48%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.29%) SaaS
3 16 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.19%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Office 365
6 3 (0.71%) PaaS
7 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 83 (19.76%) TCP/IP
2 44 (10.48%) Firewall
3 31 (7.38%) Internet
4 28 (6.67%) DNS
5 22 (5.24%) VPN
6 21 (5.00%) SAN
7 16 (3.81%) DHCP
8 15 (3.57%) LAN
8 15 (3.57%) WAN
9 12 (2.86%) NAS
10 11 (2.62%) iSCSI
10 11 (2.62%) Wireless
11 10 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.38%) VLAN
12 8 (1.90%) HTTP
12 8 (1.90%) OpenVPN
13 6 (1.43%) Network Security
14 5 (1.19%) DVB
14 5 (1.19%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.67%) MySQL
2 30 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.43%) Big Data
7 6 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.19%) DB2
9 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.48%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.24%) GIS
12 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.19%) TeamCity
3 23 (5.48%) Maven
4 21 (5.00%) JIRA
5 18 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.86%) Selenium
8 10 (2.38%) Subversion
9 7 (1.67%) JUnit
10 6 (1.43%) Appium
10 6 (1.43%) Calabash
10 6 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.43%) JMeter
10 6 (1.43%) PROIV
10 6 (1.43%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.19%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.95%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 64 (15.24%) Finance
2 52 (12.38%) Electronics
3 43 (10.24%) Marketing
4 38 (9.05%) Telecoms
5 34 (8.10%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.14%) Games
7 8 (1.90%) Banking
8 6 (1.43%) Advertising
8 6 (1.43%) Automotive
9 4 (0.95%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.71%) German Language
10 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) French Language
11 2 (0.48%) Retail
11 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (20.24%) Developer
2 83 (19.76%) Software Engineer
3 63 (15.00%) Analyst
4 57 (13.57%) Linux Engineer
5 44 (10.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (7.86%) C++ Software Engineer
7 32 (7.62%) Java Engineer
8 29 (6.90%) Administrator
9 28 (6.67%) PHP Developer
9 28 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (5.95%) Java Developer
12 23 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
12 23 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 22 (5.24%) Senior Developer
14 21 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
15 20 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 20 (4.76%) Support Analyst
16 19 (4.52%) SOC Analyst
16 19 (4.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.57%) Web Services
2 56 (13.33%) HTML
3 53 (12.62%) CSS
4 37 (8.81%) .NET
5 31 (7.38%) REST
6 27 (6.43%) SOAP
7 25 (5.95%) LAMP
8 23 (5.48%) J2EE
9 20 (4.76%) jQuery
10 19 (4.52%) JMS
10 19 (4.52%) XML
11 16 (3.81%) Middleware
12 13 (3.10%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.10%) Laravel
13 12 (2.86%) HTML5
13 12 (2.86%) RESTful
14 9 (2.14%) React
15 8 (1.90%) CSS3
15 8 (1.90%) OpenCV
15 8 (1.90%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 39 (9.29%) Management Information System
3 28 (6.67%) User Experience
4 22 (5.24%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (5.24%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (4.52%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.81%) Robotics
7 15 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.33%) Client/Server
8 14 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (3.10%) Replication
10 11 (2.62%) Device Driver
11 10 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.14%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.90%) Clustering
14 6 (1.43%) Animation
14 6 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
15 5 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 165 (39.29%) Windows
2 71 (16.90%) Unix
3 61 (14.52%) Windows Server
4 40 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 40 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (7.14%) CentOS
7 21 (5.00%) AIX
8 18 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.81%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 13 (3.10%) Solaris
12 12 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (2.62%) Debian
14 9 (2.14%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.90%) Android
16 7 (1.67%) VMS
17 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.48%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.81%) Software Engineering
2 119 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (18.33%) DevOps
4 49 (11.67%) ITIL
5 44 (10.48%) UML
6 43 (10.24%) Configuration Management
7 42 (10.00%) Open Source
8 39 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (9.05%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
11 34 (8.10%) Information Security
11 34 (8.10%) Programme Management
12 32 (7.62%) SIEM
13 30 (7.14%) OO
14 27 (6.43%) Mathematics
15 25 (5.95%) Coaching
16 24 (5.71%) Mentoring
16 24 (5.71%) Microservices
16 24 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
17 23 (5.48%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 123 (29.29%) Java
2 85 (20.24%) C++
2 85 (20.24%) Python
3 78 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 71 (16.90%) C
5 47 (11.19%) Shell Script
6 43 (10.24%) SQL
7 40 (9.52%) PHP
8 38 (9.05%) Bash Shell
8 38 (9.05%) Ruby
9 20 (4.76%) C#
10 19 (4.52%) MATLAB
11 17 (4.05%) Go
11 17 (4.05%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.81%) Perl
13 10 (2.38%) Fortran
14 8 (1.90%) Scala
15 7 (1.67%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.67%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.19%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 71 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 57 (13.57%) Degree
3 55 (13.10%) SC Cleared
4 25 (5.95%) DV Cleared
5 24 (5.71%) CISSP
6 22 (5.24%) GCIA
6 22 (5.24%) GCIH
6 22 (5.24%) SANS
7 21 (5.00%) CREST Certified
8 16 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (3.81%) PhD
9 13 (3.10%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (2.86%) CCNA
10 12 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.95%) MCSE
14 2 (0.48%) GIAC
14 2 (0.48%) MCSA
15 1 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.86%) SLA
3 8 (1.90%) QA
4 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.71%) GCP
6 2 (0.48%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.48%) ECSS
6 2 (0.48%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.48%) WCAG
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
System Software
1 65 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.95%) Docker
4 18 (4.29%) NFS
5 17 (4.05%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.57%) XenServer
7 11 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.38%) vSphere
9 7 (1.67%) Samba
10 5 (1.19%) Firmware
10 5 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.19%) Xen
11 4 (0.95%) Snort
11 4 (0.95%) XenApp
12 2 (0.48%) KVM
12 2 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.24%) etcd
13 1 (0.24%) flannel
13 1 (0.24%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 62 (14.76%) Puppet
2 42 (10.00%) Ansible
3 37 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.62%) vMotion
5 10 (2.38%) Terraform
6 7 (1.67%) Salt
7 6 (1.43%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.19%) Nagios
8 5 (1.19%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.95%) WSUS
10 3 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.71%) Nessus
11 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.48%) Nmap
11 2 (0.48%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 59 (14.05%) VMware
2 39 (9.29%) Oracle
3 38 (9.05%) Cisco
4 37 (8.81%) Red Hat
5 36 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 34 (8.10%) SAP
7 23 (5.48%) Google
8 17 (4.05%) Citrix
9 15 (3.57%) NetApp
10 11 (2.62%) Veeam
11 9 (2.14%) Avaya
12 8 (1.90%) IBM
12 8 (1.90%) Juniper
13 7 (1.67%) Blue Coat
13 7 (1.67%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.67%) F5
13 7 (1.67%) Percona
13 7 (1.67%) Samsung
14 6 (1.43%) New Relic
14 6 (1.43%) SolarWinds