Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 17 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 393 424 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.85% 11.68% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.95% 44.73% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 340 359 202
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,900 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,375 £59,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 837 948 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.10% 26.11% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 663 802 462
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 137 (34.86%) Windows
2 135 (34.35%) Python
3 108 (27.48%) Software Engineering
4 101 (25.70%) Java
5 98 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (24.17%) Amazon AWS
7 92 (23.41%) Degree
8 83 (21.12%) JavaScript
8 83 (21.12%) C
8 83 (21.12%) MySQL
8 83 (21.12%) Unix
9 80 (20.36%) VMware
10 79 (20.10%) C++
11 75 (19.08%) Git (software)
12 73 (18.58%) PHP
13 71 (18.07%) Apache
14 69 (17.56%) Puppet
14 69 (17.56%) Docker
15 67 (17.05%) SQL
16 65 (16.54%) DevOps
17 62 (15.78%) Bash Shell
18 57 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (14.50%) Configuration Management
19 50 (12.72%) Computer Science
20 49 (12.47%) Security Cleared
21 48 (12.21%) Web Services
22 47 (11.96%) jQuery
23 45 (11.45%) PowerShell
23 45 (11.45%) CSS
24 44 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure

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 71 (18.07%) Apache
2 22 (5.60%) nginx
3 13 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.29%) Apache Solr
6 8 (2.04%) JBoss
7 7 (1.78%) Jetty
7 7 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.53%) ColdFusion
9 5 (1.27%) Drupal
9 5 (1.27%) IIS
10 4 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.51%) CMS
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
11 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 95 (24.17%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (7.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.29%) SaaS
6 7 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (1.78%) Datadog
7 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.27%) GitHub
9 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.02%) Serverless
10 3 (0.76%) IaaS
10 3 (0.76%) PaaS
11 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.25%) npm
12 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.91%) Firewall
2 30 (7.63%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.38%) Internet
4 20 (5.09%) DNS
5 17 (4.33%) DHCP
5 17 (4.33%) iSCSI
6 10 (2.54%) MPLS
6 10 (2.54%) Sourcefire
7 9 (2.29%) HTTP
7 9 (2.29%) SAN
8 8 (2.04%) Extranet
8 8 (2.04%) VPN
8 8 (2.04%) WAN
8 8 (2.04%) Wireless
9 7 (1.78%) BGP
9 7 (1.78%) LAN
9 7 (1.78%) NAS
9 7 (1.78%) OSPF
9 7 (1.78%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (1.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.12%) MySQL
2 25 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.85%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.54%) MariaDB
7 8 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.53%) Big Data
10 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.51%) Redis
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.25%) GIS
12 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.25%) HBase
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.09%) Maven
4 17 (4.33%) JIRA
5 15 (3.82%) Vagrant
6 13 (3.31%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.05%) Subversion
8 11 (2.80%) PHPUnit
9 9 (2.29%) Ant
9 9 (2.29%) Apache Ivy
9 9 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.78%) Travis CI
12 6 (1.53%) gulp
12 6 (1.53%) Selenium
13 5 (1.27%) Grunt
13 5 (1.27%) JUnit
13 5 (1.27%) Redmine
14 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (10.43%) Finance
2 21 (5.34%) Marketing
3 20 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.31%) Electronics
5 12 (3.05%) Aerospace
5 12 (3.05%) Retail
6 9 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.78%) Law
8 4 (1.02%) Games
8 4 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.25%) Avionics
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 99 (25.19%) Developer
2 63 (16.03%) Software Engineer
3 45 (11.45%) PHP Developer
4 40 (10.18%) Linux Engineer
5 35 (8.91%) Administrator
5 35 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (8.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (6.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 24 (6.11%) Python Developer
9 23 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
9 23 (5.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 23 (5.85%) Python Engineer
10 22 (5.60%) Analyst
11 21 (5.34%) Junior
12 20 (5.09%) Unix Engineer
13 19 (4.83%) LAMP Developer
13 19 (4.83%) Unix Linux Engineer
14 18 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.21%) Web Services
2 47 (11.96%) jQuery
3 45 (11.45%) CSS
4 43 (10.94%) HTML
5 36 (9.16%) LAMP
6 26 (6.62%) REST
7 24 (6.11%) OpenCV
8 23 (5.85%) Django
9 22 (5.60%) LEMP Stack
9 22 (5.60%) Node.js
10 21 (5.34%) .NET
11 18 (4.58%) Qt
11 18 (4.58%) React
11 18 (4.58%) RESTful
12 16 (4.07%) XML
13 15 (3.82%) Spring
14 14 (3.56%) AngularJS
15 13 (3.31%) Laravel
15 13 (3.31%) SOAP
16 12 (3.05%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.87%) Robotics
2 15 (3.82%) User Experience
3 14 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.05%) Internet of Things
5 11 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.04%) EPoS
9 7 (1.78%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.53%) Tandem
11 4 (1.02%) CUDA
11 4 (1.02%) STB
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.51%) Fintech
12 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Replication
12 2 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 137 (34.86%) Windows
2 83 (21.12%) Unix
3 36 (9.16%) CentOS
3 36 (9.16%) Windows Server
4 33 (8.40%) Ubuntu
5 31 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (7.38%) Solaris
7 13 (3.31%) Mac OS
8 12 (3.05%) Android
9 10 (2.54%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.78%) DC/OS
11 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.02%) AIX
13 3 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.51%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.51%) SUSE
15 1 (0.25%) Debian
15 1 (0.25%) HPUX
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.48%) Software Engineering
2 98 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (16.54%) DevOps
4 57 (14.50%) Configuration Management
4 57 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (12.72%) Computer Science
6 32 (8.14%) ITIL
7 31 (7.89%) Machine Learning
7 31 (7.89%) SDLC
8 30 (7.63%) OO
8 30 (7.63%) TDD
9 28 (7.12%) OOP
10 27 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (6.36%) Artificial Intelligence
12 25 (6.36%) Scrum
12 25 (6.36%) SIEM
13 22 (5.60%) Visualisation
14 21 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (5.34%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 135 (34.35%) Python
2 101 (25.70%) Java
3 83 (21.12%) C
3 83 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 79 (20.10%) C++
5 73 (18.58%) PHP
6 67 (17.05%) SQL
7 62 (15.78%) Bash Shell
8 45 (11.45%) PowerShell
9 33 (8.40%) C#
10 19 (4.83%) Ruby
11 18 (4.58%) Embedded C
12 11 (2.80%) Perl
12 11 (2.80%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.04%) PHP 5
14 6 (1.53%) Go
15 2 (0.51%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (23.41%) Degree
2 49 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 30 (7.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.53%) CCNA
7 5 (1.27%) PhD
8 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.51%) MCSA
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CCENT
11 1 (0.25%) CCNP
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.25%) MCT
11 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.02%) QA
1 4 (1.02%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (17.56%) Docker
2 34 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.38%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.78%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.53%) KVM
9 5 (1.27%) vSphere
10 2 (0.51%) NFS
10 2 (0.51%) RHEV
11 1 (0.25%) Samba
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 69 (17.56%) Puppet
2 31 (7.89%) Ansible
3 26 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (6.11%) Kubernetes
5 22 (5.60%) Terraform
6 13 (3.31%) ZABBIX
7 10 (2.54%) Nessus
8 9 (2.29%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (2.29%) Packer
8 9 (2.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 5 (1.27%) Galera Cluster
10 4 (1.02%) Graphite
10 4 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.51%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (0.51%) SCOM
11 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.51%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (20.36%) VMware
2 43 (10.94%) Cisco
3 37 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 32 (8.14%) Oracle
5 28 (7.12%) Google
6 24 (6.11%) Red Hat
7 21 (5.34%) Splunk
8 12 (3.05%) IBM
8 12 (3.05%) Juniper
9 11 (2.80%) McAfee
10 10 (2.54%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.54%) NetScout
10 10 (2.54%) NetWitness
10 10 (2.54%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.54%) Remedy
11 9 (2.29%) SAP
12 8 (2.04%) New Relic
12 8 (2.04%) Progress
13 6 (1.53%) DataCore
13 6 (1.53%) HP