Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 379 461 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.44% 12.11% 7.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.26% 46.95% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 318 359 205
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%

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 802 982 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 22.10% 25.79% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 621 802 530
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 124 (32.72%) Software Engineering
2 116 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (27.44%) Python
4 101 (26.65%) C++
5 98 (25.86%) Degree
6 93 (24.54%) Puppet
7 92 (24.27%) Windows
8 91 (24.01%) Java
9 89 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
10 88 (23.22%) C
11 87 (22.96%) MySQL
12 76 (20.05%) Unix
13 69 (18.21%) Git (software)
14 68 (17.94%) DevOps
15 66 (17.41%) Security Cleared
15 66 (17.41%) Bash Shell
16 58 (15.30%) Apache
17 56 (14.78%) Configuration Management
18 54 (14.25%) VMware
18 54 (14.25%) PowerShell
18 54 (14.25%) Computer Science
19 53 (13.98%) PHP
20 52 (13.72%) Finance
21 49 (12.93%) JavaScript
21 49 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
22 47 (12.40%) Machine Learning
23 44 (11.61%) CSS
23 44 (11.61%) Jenkins
24 43 (11.35%) Docker
25 42 (11.08%) HTML

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 58 (15.30%) Apache
2 18 (4.75%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.37%) nginx
5 7 (1.85%) Drupal
5 7 (1.85%) JBoss
6 6 (1.58%) Jetty
7 5 (1.32%) ColdFusion
7 5 (1.32%) Confluence
7 5 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.79%) IIS
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.53%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 89 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (8.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.96%) SaaS
5 10 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.58%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.58%) Office 365
8 4 (1.06%) GitHub
8 4 (1.06%) PaaS
9 3 (0.79%) Datadog
9 3 (0.79%) IaaS
10 2 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.26%) Google Play
11 1 (0.26%) iTunes
11 1 (0.26%) npm
11 1 (0.26%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 32 (8.44%) Internet
3 27 (7.12%) Firewall
4 26 (6.86%) DNS
5 22 (5.80%) DHCP
6 13 (3.43%) HTTP
7 11 (2.90%) Network Security
8 10 (2.64%) iSCSI
8 10 (2.64%) Sourcefire
9 8 (2.11%) BGP
9 8 (2.11%) Broadband
9 8 (2.11%) LAN
9 8 (2.11%) WAN
10 7 (1.85%) MPLS
10 7 (1.85%) OSPF
10 7 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (1.85%) SSL
10 7 (1.85%) VPN
11 5 (1.32%) VoIP
12 4 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (22.96%) MySQL
2 22 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.49%) MariaDB
3 17 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.58%) Big Data
7 6 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.32%) MarkLogic
9 4 (1.06%) InfluxDB
9 4 (1.06%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.79%) Redis
11 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.53%) Power BI
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.61%) Jenkins
3 38 (10.03%) Maven
4 27 (7.12%) Eclipse
5 25 (6.60%) Subversion
6 16 (4.22%) Ant
6 16 (4.22%) Apache Ivy
7 15 (3.96%) PHPUnit
7 15 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (3.69%) JUnit
9 13 (3.43%) JIRA
10 9 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.37%) GCC
10 9 (2.37%) Gerrit
11 8 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.11%) Selenium
12 5 (1.32%) Redmine
12 5 (1.32%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.06%) gulp
13 4 (1.06%) Spock
General
1 52 (13.72%) Finance
2 24 (6.33%) Marketing
3 20 (5.28%) Retail
4 18 (4.75%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.49%) Aerospace
5 17 (4.49%) Electronics
6 13 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.32%) Law
8 2 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Avionics
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (27.70%) Developer
2 65 (17.15%) Software Engineer
3 45 (11.87%) C++ Software Engineer
4 42 (11.08%) PHP Developer
5 40 (10.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (10.29%) Administrator
6 39 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
8 28 (7.39%) Linux Administrator
8 28 (7.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 23 (6.07%) Senior Developer
10 22 (5.80%) Junior
10 22 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
10 22 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (5.80%) Web Developer
11 21 (5.54%) Java Developer
12 19 (5.01%) Cloud Administrator
13 18 (4.75%) C++ Developer
13 18 (4.75%) Security Engineer
14 17 (4.49%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.61%) CSS
2 42 (11.08%) HTML
3 40 (10.55%) jQuery
4 36 (9.50%) Web Services
5 31 (8.18%) REST
6 28 (7.39%) OpenCV
7 25 (6.60%) XML
8 22 (5.80%) Spring
9 21 (5.54%) Qt
10 18 (4.75%) LAMP
11 17 (4.49%) JSON
12 16 (4.22%) RESTful
13 15 (3.96%) JSF
14 14 (3.69%) HTML5
14 14 (3.69%) Laravel
15 12 (3.17%) 802.1X
16 11 (2.90%) .NET
16 11 (2.90%) SOAP
17 10 (2.64%) Regular Expression
18 9 (2.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.65%) Robotics
2 27 (7.12%) User Experience
3 24 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (5.28%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.96%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.32%) CUDA
8 5 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.06%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.06%) Tandem
10 3 (0.79%) CCTV
10 3 (0.79%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 92 (24.27%) Windows
2 76 (20.05%) Unix
3 28 (7.39%) Ubuntu
4 25 (6.60%) Android
5 23 (6.07%) Apple iOS
6 20 (5.28%) CentOS
7 17 (4.49%) Solaris
8 16 (4.22%) Windows Server
9 13 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.90%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.06%) Debian
11 4 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.79%) DC/OS
12 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
13 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.72%) Software Engineering
2 116 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.94%) DevOps
4 56 (14.78%) Configuration Management
5 54 (14.25%) Computer Science
6 49 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (12.40%) Machine Learning
8 40 (10.55%) UML
9 39 (10.29%) ITIL
10 34 (8.97%) TDD
11 33 (8.71%) OO
12 32 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
13 30 (7.92%) Scrum
14 28 (7.39%) Open Source
14 28 (7.39%) SIEM
14 28 (7.39%) Web Development
15 27 (7.12%) E-Commerce
16 26 (6.86%) E-business
17 25 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (6.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 104 (27.44%) Python
2 101 (26.65%) C++
3 91 (24.01%) Java
4 88 (23.22%) C
5 66 (17.41%) Bash Shell
6 54 (14.25%) PowerShell
7 53 (13.98%) PHP
8 49 (12.93%) JavaScript
9 33 (8.71%) Ruby
9 33 (8.71%) SQL
10 15 (3.96%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.43%) Embedded C
12 10 (2.64%) C#
13 8 (2.11%) Go
14 7 (1.85%) Perl
15 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.06%) Clojure
16 4 (1.06%) Groovy
16 4 (1.06%) PHP 5
16 4 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 98 (25.86%) Degree
2 66 (17.41%) Security Cleared
3 32 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 27 (7.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.85%) CCNP
7 5 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.32%) PhD
8 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.06%) MCT
9 3 (0.79%) CCNA
9 3 (0.79%) MCSA
9 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.26%) CISSP
11 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.26%) SANS
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.49%) QA
2 9 (2.37%) ECSS
3 5 (1.32%) SLA
4 4 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.79%) GDPR
6 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (11.35%) Docker
2 28 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.11%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.06%) KVM
6 4 (1.06%) NFS
6 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.79%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.26%) etcd
8 1 (0.26%) GPFS
8 1 (0.26%) Lustre
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (24.54%) Puppet
2 36 (9.50%) Ansible
3 34 (8.97%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (5.54%) ZABBIX
5 12 (3.17%) Galera Cluster
6 11 (2.90%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.90%) Terraform
7 10 (2.64%) Nessus
7 10 (2.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (1.32%) Icinga
9 4 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.06%) Packer
10 2 (0.53%) Graphite
10 2 (0.53%) Kibana
10 2 (0.53%) logstash
10 2 (0.53%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.53%) Salt
10 2 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 54 (14.25%) VMware
2 35 (9.23%) Google
3 27 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.33%) Oracle
5 22 (5.80%) Cisco
6 20 (5.28%) Splunk
7 18 (4.75%) Remedy
8 17 (4.49%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.69%) McAfee
10 13 (3.43%) SAP
11 10 (2.64%) NetScout
11 10 (2.64%) NetWitness
11 10 (2.64%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.37%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.85%) IBM
13 7 (1.85%) Juniper
14 6 (1.58%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.06%) Brocade
15 4 (1.06%) IBM Sterling
15 4 (1.06%) New Relic