Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 485 374 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.49% 9.79% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.26% 47.52% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 381 317 296
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,200 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 928 787 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.89% 20.61% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 750 652 702
Bristol median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,800 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £41,500 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.50% +9.29% -2.78%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 158 (32.58%) Software Engineering
2 156 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (29.90%) Java
4 143 (29.48%) Windows
5 130 (26.80%) Python
6 128 (26.39%) C++
7 110 (22.68%) Git (software)
8 104 (21.44%) DevOps
9 91 (18.76%) C
10 89 (18.35%) Unix
10 89 (18.35%) Degree
11 87 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
12 86 (17.73%) MySQL
13 84 (17.32%) Computer Science
14 81 (16.70%) Security Cleared
15 79 (16.29%) Puppet
16 75 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
17 74 (15.26%) HTML
18 72 (14.85%) JavaScript
19 71 (14.64%) CSS
20 66 (13.61%) PHP
21 65 (13.40%) SQL
22 64 (13.20%) Jenkins
23 61 (12.58%) JIRA
24 59 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
24 59 (12.16%) Bash Shell
24 59 (12.16%) SC Cleared
25 58 (11.96%) Open Source
26 54 (11.13%) Docker
26 54 (11.13%) JUnit

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 46 (9.48%) Apache
2 45 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (8.04%) Tomcat
4 18 (3.71%) nginx
5 17 (3.51%) Confluence
6 14 (2.89%) IIS
7 8 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.44%) CMS
8 7 (1.44%) WordPress
9 6 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.82%) Drupal
12 3 (0.62%) JBoss
12 3 (0.62%) Mattermost
12 3 (0.62%) XWiki
13 2 (0.41%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.21%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.21%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 87 (17.94%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.51%) Serverless
4 16 (3.30%) GitHub
4 16 (3.30%) SaaS
5 13 (2.68%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.47%) IaaS
7 10 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.06%) AWS OpsWorks
8 9 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.44%) Office 365
11 6 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.24%) PaaS
12 3 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 53 (10.93%) TCP/IP
2 35 (7.22%) Firewall
3 23 (4.74%) DNS
4 21 (4.33%) IPv4
4 21 (4.33%) Network Security
5 20 (4.12%) IPv6
6 19 (3.92%) Internet
7 17 (3.51%) SAN
8 12 (2.47%) DHCP
8 12 (2.47%) MPLS
9 11 (2.27%) NAS
10 10 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.86%) BGP
11 9 (1.86%) OSPF
11 9 (1.86%) VPN
12 8 (1.65%) SNMP
12 8 (1.65%) SSH
13 7 (1.44%) HTTP
13 7 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (1.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.73%) MySQL
2 31 (6.39%) MongoDB
3 30 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 23 (4.74%) Neo4j
6 22 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (4.12%) InfluxDB
8 16 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (3.30%) Redis
9 13 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.24%) Big Data
12 5 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 4 (0.82%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.82%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 110 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 64 (13.20%) Jenkins
3 61 (12.58%) JIRA
4 54 (11.13%) JUnit
5 34 (7.01%) Eclipse
6 33 (6.80%) Maven
6 33 (6.80%) PHPUnit
7 29 (5.98%) Subversion
8 20 (4.12%) Spock
9 17 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 16 (3.30%) Selenium
11 14 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (2.89%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.27%) Gerrit
12 11 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (2.06%) GCC
14 9 (1.86%) Ant
15 8 (1.65%) Bitbucket
16 7 (1.44%) Apache Ivy
17 6 (1.24%) GitLab
General
1 36 (7.42%) Retail
2 31 (6.39%) Finance
3 20 (4.12%) Aerospace
4 15 (3.09%) Electronics
5 14 (2.89%) Marketing
6 11 (2.27%) Cantonese Language
6 11 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
7 8 (1.65%) Games
7 8 (1.65%) Law
7 8 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 2 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (29.90%) Developer
2 82 (16.91%) Software Engineer
3 58 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 54 (11.13%) Java Developer
5 53 (10.93%) C++ Software Engineer
6 51 (10.52%) Linux Engineer
7 47 (9.69%) PHP Developer
8 39 (8.04%) Senior Developer
9 31 (6.39%) Software Developer
10 30 (6.19%) Java Engineer
11 29 (5.98%) Web Developer
12 28 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
13 24 (4.95%) Analyst
13 24 (4.95%) PHP Web Developer
14 23 (4.74%) AWS Engineer
15 22 (4.54%) C Software Engineer
15 22 (4.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 22 (4.54%) Embedded Engineer
16 20 (4.12%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.26%) HTML
2 71 (14.64%) CSS
3 53 (10.93%) jQuery
3 53 (10.93%) REST
4 45 (9.28%) Web Services
5 34 (7.01%) XML
6 31 (6.39%) HTML5
7 27 (5.57%) Spring
8 25 (5.15%) Laravel
9 24 (4.95%) LAMP
10 21 (4.33%) GWT
10 21 (4.33%) Middleware
11 20 (4.12%) Vaadin
12 17 (3.51%) JSF
13 16 (3.30%) EJB
13 16 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (3.09%) .NET
15 14 (2.89%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.89%) Qt
16 13 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.32%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
3 29 (5.98%) Embedded Systems
4 27 (5.57%) Management Information System
5 25 (5.15%) User Experience
6 16 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.27%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.86%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.86%) Social Network
11 8 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.24%) CUDA
12 6 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.03%) EPoS
14 4 (0.82%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 143 (29.48%) Windows
2 89 (18.35%) Unix
3 51 (10.52%) CentOS
4 34 (7.01%) Windows Server
5 28 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (4.95%) Android
6 24 (4.95%) Apple iOS
7 20 (4.12%) FreeBSD
8 19 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (3.09%) Ubuntu
9 15 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.68%) AIX
11 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.62%) Solaris
13 2 (0.41%) Debian
14 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (32.58%) Software Engineering
2 156 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (21.44%) DevOps
4 75 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (11.96%) Open Source
7 44 (9.07%) Microservices
8 43 (8.87%) Configuration Management
8 43 (8.87%) Project Management
9 41 (8.45%) Web Development
10 40 (8.25%) ITIL
10 40 (8.25%) Mathematics
11 39 (8.04%) SDLC
12 38 (7.84%) UML
13 36 (7.42%) OO
14 35 (7.22%) TDD
15 34 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (7.01%) Machine Learning
16 33 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
17 32 (6.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 145 (29.90%) Java
2 130 (26.80%) Python
3 128 (26.39%) C++
4 91 (18.76%) C
5 72 (14.85%) JavaScript
6 66 (13.61%) PHP
7 65 (13.40%) SQL
8 59 (12.16%) Bash Shell
9 46 (9.48%) PowerShell
10 42 (8.66%) Ruby
11 41 (8.45%) Shell Script
12 25 (5.15%) C#
13 24 (4.95%) Scala
14 20 (4.12%) Clojure
14 20 (4.12%) Groovy
15 16 (3.30%) Perl
16 10 (2.06%) Embedded C
16 10 (2.06%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.86%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 89 (18.35%) Degree
2 81 (16.70%) Security Cleared
3 59 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 27 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (3.09%) CCNA
7 14 (2.89%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.68%) CCNP
9 10 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.65%) PhD
11 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.62%) MCSA
12 3 (0.62%) MCT
13 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.41%) MCSE
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.15%) QA
2 11 (2.27%) ECSS
3 7 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.44%) SLA
4 5 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.41%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.41%) GCP
5 2 (0.41%) MISRA
5 2 (0.41%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (11.13%) Docker
2 30 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 29 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.86%) VMware Server
5 7 (1.44%) KVM
6 5 (1.03%) NFS
6 5 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.03%) vSphere
7 2 (0.41%) GPFS
7 2 (0.41%) Lustre
7 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.21%) QEMU
8 1 (0.21%) RHEV
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 79 (16.29%) Puppet
2 52 (10.72%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (7.84%) Ansible
4 20 (4.12%) Icinga
5 10 (2.06%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.86%) ZABBIX
7 8 (1.65%) Terraform
8 5 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.82%) Grafana
9 4 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.82%) Mesos
9 4 (0.82%) Nessus
10 3 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.62%) Salt
11 2 (0.41%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.41%) SCOM
11 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (10.10%) Red Hat
1 49 (10.10%) VMware
2 28 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.36%) Oracle
4 24 (4.95%) Cisco
5 15 (3.09%) McAfee
6 13 (2.68%) Google
7 12 (2.47%) SolarWinds
8 10 (2.06%) IBM
9 9 (1.86%) Juniper
10 8 (1.65%) Splunk
11 7 (1.44%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.24%) Tableau
13 5 (1.03%) ArcSight
14 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.82%) Cognos
14 4 (0.82%) HP
14 4 (0.82%) NetScout
14 4 (0.82%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.82%) Percona