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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 23 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 154 176 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.32% 9.32% 11.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.95% 40.18% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 125 166 176
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 328 438 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.73% 23.19% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 409 396
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 123 (45.90%) Windows
2 104 (38.81%) Java
3 101 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (35.82%) Software Engineering
5 88 (32.84%) Unix
6 71 (26.49%) JavaScript
7 65 (24.25%) HTML
8 64 (23.88%) Python
9 60 (22.39%) Git (software)
10 57 (21.27%) C++
11 50 (18.66%) MySQL
12 47 (17.54%) Apache
13 45 (16.79%) PHP
14 42 (15.67%) SQL
14 42 (15.67%) CSS
15 40 (14.93%) .NET
16 38 (14.18%) Degree
17 37 (13.81%) TCP/IP
17 37 (13.81%) LAMP
18 36 (13.43%) Firewall
19 35 (13.06%) Mentoring
20 34 (12.69%) ITIL
21 33 (12.31%) C#
21 33 (12.31%) Security Cleared
21 33 (12.31%) SIEM
22 32 (11.94%) DevOps
22 32 (11.94%) Finance
23 31 (11.57%) Internet
24 30 (11.19%) SC Cleared
24 30 (11.19%) Snort

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 47 (17.54%) Apache
2 16 (5.97%) IIS
3 11 (4.10%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.36%) Drupal
5 8 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.61%) JBoss
7 6 (2.24%) DNN
7 6 (2.24%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.87%) Liferay
9 4 (1.49%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.12%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.24%) MS Office
2 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.49%) Maximo
3 1 (0.37%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.36%) IaaS
2 9 (3.36%) PaaS
3 8 (2.99%) SaaS
4 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.75%) G Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.81%) TCP/IP
2 36 (13.43%) Firewall
3 31 (11.57%) Internet
4 23 (8.58%) SAN
5 17 (6.34%) DNS
6 13 (4.85%) Wireshark
7 12 (4.48%) NAS
8 11 (4.10%) HTTP
9 9 (3.36%) LAN
9 9 (3.36%) VPN
9 9 (3.36%) WAN
10 7 (2.61%) Network Security
10 7 (2.61%) SSL
11 6 (2.24%) DHCP
11 6 (2.24%) FTP
11 6 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.87%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.12%) SSH
15 2 (0.75%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.66%) MySQL
2 27 (10.07%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.70%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.99%) Big Data
7 5 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.49%) GIS
8 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.37%) ActiveReports
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.37%) MS Access
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 60 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.97%) Selenium
4 14 (5.22%) JUnit
4 14 (5.22%) Subversion
5 10 (3.73%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.36%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.36%) Grunt
6 9 (3.36%) Maven
7 8 (2.99%) gulp
7 8 (2.99%) Redmine
7 8 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.61%) Appium
8 7 (2.61%) Calabash
8 7 (2.61%) GCC
8 7 (2.61%) JIRA
8 7 (2.61%) JMeter
8 7 (2.61%) PROIV
8 7 (2.61%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (11.94%) Finance
2 19 (7.09%) Games
3 17 (6.34%) Retail
4 16 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.10%) Electronics
6 10 (3.73%) Aerospace
6 10 (3.73%) Marketing
7 8 (2.99%) Banking
8 6 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.75%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (26.49%) Developer
2 54 (20.15%) Software Engineer
3 33 (12.31%) Analyst
4 26 (9.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (7.46%) PHP Developer
6 19 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.09%) SOC Analyst
7 18 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (6.34%) Java Engineer
9 15 (5.60%) Java Software Engineer
9 15 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.48%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.48%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.36%) Embedded Engineer
13 8 (2.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (2.99%) Junior
13 8 (2.99%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.25%) HTML
2 42 (15.67%) CSS
3 40 (14.93%) .NET
4 37 (13.81%) LAMP
5 29 (10.82%) REST
6 27 (10.07%) AngularJS
7 22 (8.21%) jQuery
8 21 (7.84%) Hibernate
8 21 (7.84%) Spring
9 17 (6.34%) Node.js
9 17 (6.34%) Web Services
9 17 (6.34%) XML
10 16 (5.97%) Sass
10 16 (5.97%) Symfony
11 12 (4.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 11 (4.10%) HTML5
13 10 (3.73%) JSON
13 10 (3.73%) Spring MVC
14 9 (3.36%) J2EE
15 7 (2.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.72%) Security Operations Centre
2 14 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.99%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.99%) Clustering
4 8 (2.99%) User Experience
5 7 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.24%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (2.24%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.24%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.87%) Digital TV
7 5 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.87%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.49%) MPEG
8 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.12%) PlayStation
9 3 (1.12%) W3C
10 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (45.90%) Windows
2 88 (32.84%) Unix
3 29 (10.82%) Solaris
4 20 (7.46%) CentOS
5 19 (7.09%) Windows Server
6 16 (5.97%) AIX
6 16 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.99%) OpenVMS
8 8 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.61%) Android
9 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.24%) Debian
11 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.49%) HPUX
12 4 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.49%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.82%) Software Engineering
3 35 (13.06%) Mentoring
4 34 (12.69%) ITIL
5 33 (12.31%) SIEM
6 32 (11.94%) DevOps
7 28 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (10.07%) Scrum
9 26 (9.70%) Information Security
9 26 (9.70%) MVC
10 24 (8.96%) Open Source
11 23 (8.58%) Network Monitoring
12 22 (8.21%) OO
12 22 (8.21%) OOP
12 22 (8.21%) SDLC
13 21 (7.84%) Security Operations
14 20 (7.46%) Service Management
14 20 (7.46%) TDD
14 20 (7.46%) Web Development
15 17 (6.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 104 (38.81%) Java
2 71 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 64 (23.88%) Python
4 57 (21.27%) C++
5 45 (16.79%) PHP
6 42 (15.67%) SQL
7 33 (12.31%) C#
8 29 (10.82%) Ruby
9 24 (8.96%) C
10 18 (6.72%) Bash Shell
10 18 (6.72%) Perl
11 15 (5.60%) PowerShell
11 15 (5.60%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.61%) Scala
13 5 (1.87%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.49%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.12%) RPG
15 3 (1.12%) VBA
16 2 (0.75%) Lua
17 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (14.18%) Degree
2 33 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 30 (11.19%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 22 (8.21%) GCIA
6 17 (6.34%) CISSP
6 17 (6.34%) GCIH
6 17 (6.34%) SANS
7 13 (4.85%) GIAC
8 12 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.10%) CCNA
10 8 (2.99%) PhD
11 5 (1.87%) MCSE
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.49%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.12%) AWS Certification
13 3 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.12%) LPIC
13 3 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.60%) SLA
2 14 (5.22%) QA
3 13 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.49%) GPG13
5 1 (0.37%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.37%) FATCA
5 1 (0.37%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.37%) MISRA
5 1 (0.37%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (11.19%) Snort
2 18 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.36%) Docker
5 8 (2.99%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.24%) Samba
6 6 (2.24%) vSphere
6 6 (2.24%) XenServer
7 4 (1.49%) MetaFrame
7 4 (1.49%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.49%) Xen
8 3 (1.12%) NFS
9 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.37%) HDFS
10 1 (0.37%) KVM
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) RHEV
10 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (8.58%) Ansible
2 18 (6.72%) Puppet
3 13 (4.85%) Nmap
3 13 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.99%) Nagios
4 8 (2.99%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.99%) Terraform
5 7 (2.61%) Cobbler
5 7 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (2.61%) RSA enVision
5 7 (2.61%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.49%) Salt
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (1.12%) Grafana
8 3 (1.12%) Graphite
8 3 (1.12%) QRadar
8 3 (1.12%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.75%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 29 (10.82%) Red Hat
2 28 (10.45%) Oracle
2 28 (10.45%) VMware
3 25 (9.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.21%) ArcSight
5 20 (7.46%) LogRhythm
6 13 (4.85%) FireEye
7 12 (4.48%) Cisco
8 8 (2.99%) Citrix
8 8 (2.99%) NetApp
9 6 (2.24%) Adobe
9 6 (2.24%) SAP
9 6 (2.24%) Sun
10 5 (1.87%) IBM
10 5 (1.87%) Splunk
10 5 (1.87%) Veritas
11 4 (1.49%) Actuate
11 4 (1.49%) EnterpriseDB
11 4 (1.49%) F5
11 4 (1.49%) Nokia
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