Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 405 422 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.05% 11.14% 8.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.12% 46.63% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 320 325 236
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 777 905 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.19% 23.88% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 613 731 583
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,950 £65,000 £61,850
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.23%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 143 (35.31%) Software Engineering
2 136 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (29.88%) C++
4 108 (26.67%) Python
5 103 (25.43%) Degree
6 101 (24.94%) C
6 101 (24.94%) Java
7 94 (23.21%) MySQL
8 90 (22.22%) DevOps
9 89 (21.98%) Git (software)
9 89 (21.98%) Puppet
10 87 (21.48%) Windows
11 86 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
12 77 (19.01%) Unix
13 70 (17.28%) Jenkins
14 68 (16.79%) Computer Science
15 64 (15.80%) Security Cleared
16 60 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (14.32%) PHP
18 53 (13.09%) Docker
19 52 (12.84%) Configuration Management
20 50 (12.35%) JavaScript
20 50 (12.35%) Bash Shell
21 48 (11.85%) CSS
22 47 (11.60%) HTML
23 45 (11.11%) Apache
23 45 (11.11%) Ansible
24 44 (10.86%) UML
24 44 (10.86%) Open Source
24 44 (10.86%) Machine Learning

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 45 (11.11%) Apache
2 26 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.46%) IIS
5 12 (2.96%) Confluence
6 11 (2.72%) Drupal
7 9 (2.22%) nginx
8 5 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.74%) Mattermost
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.74%) XWiki
11 2 (0.49%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.49%) CMS
11 2 (0.49%) JBoss
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) WordPress
12 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 86 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (3.95%) SaaS
5 12 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.98%) Office 365
8 7 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.73%) GitHub
8 7 (1.73%) IaaS
8 7 (1.73%) PaaS
8 7 (1.73%) Serverless
9 5 (1.23%) AWS OpsWorks
10 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.25%) Google Play
12 1 (0.25%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.64%) Firewall
3 31 (7.65%) Internet
4 26 (6.42%) DNS
5 18 (4.44%) Network Security
6 17 (4.20%) DHCP
7 12 (2.96%) HTTP
7 12 (2.96%) VPN
8 10 (2.47%) LAN
8 10 (2.47%) MPLS
9 9 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (2.22%) IPv4
9 9 (2.22%) WAN
10 8 (1.98%) BGP
10 8 (1.98%) Broadband
10 8 (1.98%) IPv6
10 8 (1.98%) OSPF
10 8 (1.98%) SNMP
10 8 (1.98%) SSL
11 6 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.21%) MySQL
2 28 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.20%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.70%) MariaDB
6 15 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.47%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.98%) InfluxDB
10 7 (1.73%) Big Data
10 7 (1.73%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.74%) DataStage
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.74%) Redis
13 3 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 89 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 70 (17.28%) Jenkins
3 41 (10.12%) JIRA
4 35 (8.64%) Eclipse
4 35 (8.64%) Maven
5 29 (7.16%) Subversion
6 26 (6.42%) JUnit
7 25 (6.17%) PHPUnit
8 14 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.21%) Ant
9 13 (3.21%) Apache Ivy
9 13 (3.21%) Gerrit
9 13 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.96%) GCC
11 11 (2.72%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.98%) gulp
12 8 (1.98%) Selenium
12 8 (1.98%) Spock
13 7 (1.73%) Redmine
14 6 (1.48%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (9.88%) Finance
2 27 (6.67%) Retail
3 20 (4.94%) Marketing
4 18 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.95%) Electronics
6 12 (2.96%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.73%) Games
9 5 (1.23%) Cantonese Language
9 5 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.74%) Automotive
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Avionics
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (26.17%) Developer
2 81 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 57 (14.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 53 (13.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (9.63%) PHP Developer
6 36 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (7.65%) Administrator
8 30 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (7.16%) Senior Developer
10 28 (6.91%) Java Developer
11 23 (5.68%) Java Engineer
11 23 (5.68%) Web Developer
12 22 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
12 22 (5.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 21 (5.19%) PHP Web Developer
14 19 (4.69%) C++ Developer
14 19 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
15 18 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
15 18 (4.44%) Junior
16 17 (4.20%) Cloud Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.85%) CSS
2 47 (11.60%) HTML
3 40 (9.88%) jQuery
4 35 (8.64%) XML
5 30 (7.41%) REST
6 26 (6.42%) Spring
7 25 (6.17%) Web Services
8 23 (5.68%) Laravel
9 20 (4.94%) HTML5
10 19 (4.69%) OpenCV
11 18 (4.44%) Qt
12 17 (4.20%) LAMP
13 14 (3.46%) .NET
14 13 (3.21%) JSF
14 13 (3.21%) Middleware
15 12 (2.96%) Symfony
16 11 (2.72%) AngularJS
17 10 (2.47%) 802.1X
18 9 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
18 9 (2.22%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 31 (7.65%) Embedded Systems
3 30 (7.41%) User Experience
4 22 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
5 20 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.20%) Robotics
7 15 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.21%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.98%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.73%) CUDA
10 7 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.23%) Fintech
13 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.99%) Device Driver
13 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.99%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.48%) Windows
2 77 (19.01%) Unix
3 30 (7.41%) CentOS
4 29 (7.16%) Android
4 29 (7.16%) Apple iOS
5 24 (5.93%) Ubuntu
6 17 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 14 (3.46%) FreeBSD
8 11 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.48%) Debian
11 6 (1.48%) Solaris
12 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.49%) AIX
14 1 (0.25%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (35.31%) Software Engineering
2 136 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (22.22%) DevOps
4 60 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (12.84%) Configuration Management
6 44 (10.86%) Machine Learning
6 44 (10.86%) Open Source
6 44 (10.86%) UML
7 39 (9.63%) ITIL
8 38 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 35 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (8.64%) TDD
10 32 (7.90%) OO
10 32 (7.90%) Scrum
11 31 (7.65%) Mathematics
11 31 (7.65%) Web Development
12 30 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (7.41%) SDLC
13 27 (6.67%) Project Management
14 26 (6.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 121 (29.88%) C++
2 108 (26.67%) Python
3 101 (24.94%) C
3 101 (24.94%) Java
4 58 (14.32%) PHP
5 50 (12.35%) Bash Shell
5 50 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 44 (10.86%) Ruby
7 42 (10.37%) SQL
8 36 (8.89%) PowerShell
9 27 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.70%) C#
11 13 (3.21%) Perl
12 9 (2.22%) Scala
13 8 (1.98%) Clojure
13 8 (1.98%) Go
13 8 (1.98%) Groovy
14 7 (1.73%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (25.43%) Degree
2 64 (15.80%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.47%) CCNP
7 9 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.73%) PhD
9 5 (1.23%) CCNA
9 5 (1.23%) MCT
10 4 (0.99%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.99%) MCSA
10 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.25%) CISSP
12 1 (0.25%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.67%) QA
2 13 (3.21%) ECSS
3 7 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.48%) SLA
5 5 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.49%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.49%) MISRA
6 2 (0.49%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 53 (13.09%) Docker
2 33 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.68%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.22%) VMware Server
6 7 (1.73%) KVM
6 7 (1.73%) NFS
7 4 (0.99%) vSphere
8 2 (0.49%) GPFS
8 2 (0.49%) Lustre
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.25%) etcd
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.25%) RHEV
9 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (21.98%) Puppet
2 45 (11.11%) Ansible
3 39 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.95%) ZABBIX
5 11 (2.72%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.47%) Galera Cluster
7 9 (2.22%) Icinga
7 9 (2.22%) Terraform
8 4 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.99%) Mesos
9 3 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.74%) Nessus
9 3 (0.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.74%) Salt
9 3 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.49%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.49%) Kibana
10 2 (0.49%) logstash
10 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (10.62%) VMware
2 35 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.65%) Red Hat
4 28 (6.91%) Google
5 24 (5.93%) Oracle
6 16 (3.95%) Cisco
7 15 (3.70%) Remedy
8 11 (2.72%) Splunk
9 10 (2.47%) Juniper
10 9 (2.22%) SAP
11 8 (1.98%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.98%) IBM
11 8 (1.98%) McAfee
12 5 (1.23%) Brocade
12 5 (1.23%) BT
12 5 (1.23%) Forcepoint
12 5 (1.23%) Siemens
12 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.23%) Sophos
12 5 (1.23%) WatchGuard