Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 410 290 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.60% 8.55% 13.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.95% 41.08% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 327 270 437
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 £21,498 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £75,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 855 706 1036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 22.11% 20.81% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 697 648 928
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 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £71,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%

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 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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.

1 197 (48.05%) Windows
2 150 (36.59%) Software Engineering
3 135 (32.93%) Java
4 120 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (21.46%) C++
6 84 (20.49%) Unix
7 83 (20.24%) TCP/IP
7 83 (20.24%) DevOps
8 78 (19.02%) Python
9 73 (17.80%) Finance
10 67 (16.34%) Security Cleared
11 66 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
11 66 (16.10%) JavaScript
12 62 (15.12%) C
13 60 (14.63%) MySQL
14 58 (14.15%) .NET
14 58 (14.15%) Windows Server
15 56 (13.66%) VMware
16 53 (12.93%) Active Directory
16 53 (12.93%) SC Cleared
17 50 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (12.20%) Degree
17 50 (12.20%) Red Hat
17 50 (12.20%) C#
17 50 (12.20%) HTML
17 50 (12.20%) Electronics
17 50 (12.20%) Puppet
18 48 (11.71%) Open Source
19 47 (11.46%) Git (software)
20 46 (11.22%) Web Services

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 42 (10.24%) Apache
2 17 (4.15%) IIS
3 15 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.95%) JBoss
6 8 (1.95%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.22%) CloudStack
10 4 (0.98%) nginx
11 3 (0.73%) Liferay
11 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.49%) CMS
12 2 (0.49%) Confluence
12 2 (0.49%) DNN
12 2 (0.49%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.93%) Simulink
2 6 (1.46%) Houdini
2 6 (1.46%) Maya
2 6 (1.46%) NUKE
2 6 (1.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 66 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.68%) SaaS
4 8 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.95%) IaaS
5 5 (1.22%) PaaS
6 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.73%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 83 (20.24%) TCP/IP
2 45 (10.98%) Firewall
3 34 (8.29%) Internet
4 21 (5.12%) DNS
5 20 (4.88%) SAN
6 16 (3.90%) NAS
7 14 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (3.17%) Wireshark
9 11 (2.68%) DHCP
9 11 (2.68%) iSCSI
9 11 (2.68%) LAN
9 11 (2.68%) WAN
10 10 (2.44%) VPN
11 7 (1.71%) Network Security
11 7 (1.71%) Wireless
12 6 (1.46%) OpenVPN
13 5 (1.22%) DVB
13 5 (1.22%) VLAN
14 4 (0.98%) HTTP
15 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.63%) MySQL
2 26 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.46%) Big Data
6 5 (1.22%) DB2
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.63%) Selenium
4 18 (4.39%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.90%) JIRA
5 16 (3.90%) Maven
6 12 (2.93%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.68%) Appium
7 11 (2.68%) Calabash
7 11 (2.68%) JMeter
7 11 (2.68%) JUnit
7 11 (2.68%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.44%) Subversion
9 8 (1.95%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.95%) GCC
10 7 (1.71%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.71%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.22%) PROIV
11 5 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 73 (17.80%) Finance
2 50 (12.20%) Electronics
3 43 (10.49%) Marketing
4 42 (10.24%) Telecoms
5 34 (8.29%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.17%) Games
7 9 (2.20%) Banking
8 6 (1.46%) Advertising
8 6 (1.46%) Automotive
9 5 (1.22%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.22%) Retail
10 4 (0.98%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.73%) German Language
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (20.98%) Software Engineer
2 76 (18.54%) Analyst
3 64 (15.61%) Developer
4 45 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (10.98%) Linux Engineer
5 36 (8.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 32 (7.80%) Java Engineer
7 28 (6.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 27 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 24 (5.85%) Administrator
9 24 (5.85%) SOC Analyst
10 23 (5.61%) PHP Developer
10 23 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (5.37%) Support Analyst
12 18 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
12 18 (4.39%) Linux Support
12 18 (4.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (14.15%) .NET
2 50 (12.20%) HTML
3 46 (11.22%) Web Services
4 39 (9.51%) CSS
5 31 (7.56%) REST
6 26 (6.34%) LAMP
7 22 (5.37%) XML
8 18 (4.39%) RESTful
9 17 (4.15%) jQuery
10 16 (3.90%) J2EE
11 14 (3.41%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.41%) SOAP
12 13 (3.17%) Node.js
13 10 (2.44%) HTML5
13 10 (2.44%) JMS
13 10 (2.44%) Laravel
14 9 (2.20%) Middleware
15 7 (1.71%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (1.71%) CSS3
15 7 (1.71%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.10%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.12%) User Experience
5 20 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 17 (4.15%) Client/Server
6 17 (4.15%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (3.17%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.93%) Replication
9 11 (2.68%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.95%) Clustering
10 8 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.95%) Robotics
11 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.71%) Streaming Video
12 6 (1.46%) Animation
12 6 (1.46%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 197 (48.05%) Windows
2 84 (20.49%) Unix
3 58 (14.15%) Windows Server
4 45 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (9.51%) CentOS
7 35 (8.54%) Ubuntu
8 26 (6.34%) AIX
9 22 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.17%) Solaris
10 13 (3.17%) Windows 7
11 12 (2.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.68%) Debian
13 10 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (1.95%) Android
15 6 (1.46%) SUSE
15 6 (1.46%) VMS
15 6 (1.46%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (36.59%) Software Engineering
2 120 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (20.24%) DevOps
4 50 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (11.71%) Open Source
6 46 (11.22%) ITIL
7 45 (10.98%) UML
8 40 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 40 (9.76%) Information Security
8 40 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 40 (9.76%) SIEM
9 35 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (8.54%) Digital Marketing
10 34 (8.29%) Programme Management
11 33 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
12 31 (7.56%) Coaching
13 29 (7.07%) OO
14 26 (6.34%) MVC
15 25 (6.10%) Security Operations
16 24 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 135 (32.93%) Java
2 88 (21.46%) C++
3 78 (19.02%) Python
4 66 (16.10%) JavaScript
5 62 (15.12%) C
6 50 (12.20%) C#
7 44 (10.73%) Shell Script
8 41 (10.00%) SQL
9 36 (8.78%) Bash Shell
9 36 (8.78%) Ruby
10 35 (8.54%) PHP
11 22 (5.37%) PowerShell
12 17 (4.15%) MATLAB
13 16 (3.90%) Go
14 15 (3.66%) Perl
15 8 (1.95%) Fortran
16 7 (1.71%) Embedded C
17 6 (1.46%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.98%) Embedded C++
18 4 (0.98%) sed
Qualifications
1 67 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 50 (12.20%) Degree
4 31 (7.56%) CISSP
4 31 (7.56%) DV Cleared
4 31 (7.56%) GCIA
5 29 (7.07%) GCIH
5 29 (7.07%) SANS
6 18 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (4.39%) CREST Certified
7 16 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.66%) CCNA
9 13 (3.17%) PhD
9 13 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.93%) GIAC
11 8 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.73%) CCNP
12 3 (0.73%) MCSE
12 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.61%) SLA
2 22 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.90%) QA
4 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.49%) WCAG
6 1 (0.24%) ECSS
6 1 (0.24%) GCP
6 1 (0.24%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
System Software
1 53 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.05%) Docker
2 33 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.88%) Snort
4 17 (4.15%) NFS
5 16 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.68%) XenServer
8 7 (1.71%) vSphere
9 6 (1.46%) Samba
10 5 (1.22%) Firmware
10 5 (1.22%) Xen
11 4 (0.98%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.98%) XenApp
12 3 (0.73%) KVM
12 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.49%) RHEV
13 2 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.24%) Squid
14 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 50 (12.20%) Puppet
2 40 (9.76%) Ansible
3 32 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.17%) Terraform
5 12 (2.93%) Nmap
6 11 (2.68%) vMotion
7 8 (1.95%) Cobbler
7 8 (1.95%) RSA enVision
8 7 (1.71%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.98%) Nagios
10 4 (0.98%) Salt
10 4 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.73%) Marathon
11 3 (0.73%) Mesos
11 3 (0.73%) Nessus
12 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 56 (13.66%) VMware
2 50 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 43 (10.49%) Cisco
4 35 (8.54%) Oracle
5 34 (8.29%) SAP
6 32 (7.80%) Microsoft
7 22 (5.37%) ArcSight
8 20 (4.88%) LogRhythm
9 18 (4.39%) Google
10 15 (3.66%) NetApp
11 14 (3.41%) Citrix
12 12 (2.93%) FireEye
13 8 (1.95%) IBM
14 7 (1.71%) F5
14 7 (1.71%) Juniper
14 7 (1.71%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.71%) Veeam
15 6 (1.46%) Percona
15 6 (1.46%) Samsung
15 6 (1.46%) Splunk