Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 462 257 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.06% 8.10% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.48% 39.91% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 361 225 400
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -7.51% +8.13%
10th Percentile £29,250 £21,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £69,500 £85,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 953 644 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.88% 20.29% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 776 562 996
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,100 £21,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £71,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 190 (41.13%) Windows
2 156 (33.77%) Software Engineering
3 143 (30.95%) Java
4 132 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (23.38%) Python
6 97 (21.00%) TCP/IP
7 92 (19.91%) C++
8 91 (19.70%) JavaScript
9 85 (18.40%) Security Cleared
10 82 (17.75%) Unix
11 81 (17.53%) Puppet
12 78 (16.88%) C
12 78 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
13 77 (16.67%) DevOps
14 72 (15.58%) MySQL
15 70 (15.15%) Git (software)
16 69 (14.94%) Web Services
17 68 (14.72%) HTML
18 67 (14.50%) Degree
18 67 (14.50%) Windows Server
19 65 (14.07%) SC Cleared
19 65 (14.07%) CSS
20 64 (13.85%) VMware
21 62 (13.42%) Active Directory
22 59 (12.77%) Finance
23 56 (12.12%) Computer Science
24 50 (10.82%) UML
25 49 (10.61%) Electronics
25 49 (10.61%) Management Information System
25 49 (10.61%) Bash Shell

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 (9.74%) Apache
2 21 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 20 (4.33%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.38%) DNN
7 10 (2.16%) JBoss
7 10 (2.16%) SilverStripe
8 7 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.30%) nginx
10 5 (1.08%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.08%) Mule
10 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.87%) IIS
11 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.43%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.43%) CMS
13 2 (0.43%) iPlanet
Applications
1 16 (3.46%) Simulink
2 6 (1.30%) Houdini
2 6 (1.30%) Maya
2 6 (1.30%) NUKE
2 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Magento
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 78 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.63%) SaaS
3 23 (4.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.16%) IaaS
4 10 (2.16%) PaaS
5 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.65%) Office 365
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.43%) Heroku
7 2 (0.43%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 97 (21.00%) TCP/IP
2 45 (9.74%) DNS
3 44 (9.52%) Firewall
4 32 (6.93%) DHCP
4 32 (6.93%) Internet
5 29 (6.28%) VPN
6 21 (4.55%) LAN
7 19 (4.11%) SAN
7 19 (4.11%) WAN
8 15 (3.25%) Wireless
9 10 (2.16%) NAS
9 10 (2.16%) Network Security
10 9 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.95%) iSCSI
10 9 (1.95%) VLAN
11 8 (1.73%) HTTP
11 8 (1.73%) OpenVPN
12 6 (1.30%) WLAN
13 5 (1.08%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.58%) MySQL
2 39 (8.44%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.73%) Big Data
8 7 (1.52%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.08%) DB2
10 5 (1.08%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.65%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.65%) Redis
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.71%) JIRA
3 28 (6.06%) Maven
4 27 (5.84%) TeamCity
5 21 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.90%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.60%) Selenium
8 9 (1.95%) Artifactory
9 8 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.73%) Subversion
10 7 (1.52%) Calabash
11 6 (1.30%) Appium
11 6 (1.30%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.30%) JMeter
11 6 (1.30%) JUnit
11 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.30%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.08%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.08%) PROIV
12 5 (1.08%) RSpec
General
1 59 (12.77%) Finance
2 49 (10.61%) Electronics
3 40 (8.66%) Marketing
4 38 (8.23%) Telecoms
5 32 (6.93%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.03%) Games
7 12 (2.60%) Aerospace
8 10 (2.16%) Banking
9 6 (1.30%) Advertising
9 6 (1.30%) Automotive
10 4 (0.87%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.65%) German Language
11 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.65%) Retail
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (20.35%) Developer
2 87 (18.83%) Software Engineer
3 66 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 56 (12.12%) Analyst
5 44 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 44 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 37 (8.01%) Java Engineer
7 34 (7.36%) C++ Software Engineer
8 30 (6.49%) Administrator
8 30 (6.49%) PHP Developer
9 28 (6.06%) Java Developer
9 28 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
10 24 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 22 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 21 (4.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 21 (4.55%) Support Engineer
13 19 (4.11%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.94%) Web Services
2 68 (14.72%) HTML
3 65 (14.07%) CSS
4 38 (8.23%) .NET
5 36 (7.79%) SOAP
6 35 (7.58%) REST
7 28 (6.06%) XML
8 27 (5.84%) J2EE
9 26 (5.63%) jQuery
10 23 (4.98%) JMS
11 21 (4.55%) AngularJS
12 19 (4.11%) HTML5
12 19 (4.11%) LAMP
13 18 (3.90%) Middleware
14 14 (3.03%) React
15 13 (2.81%) CSS3
16 12 (2.60%) Ajax
16 12 (2.60%) OpenCV
16 12 (2.60%) RESTful
17 11 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 32 (6.93%) User Experience
4 21 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (4.55%) Robotics
5 20 (4.33%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (3.46%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (3.25%) Client/Server
7 15 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.03%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.38%) Device Driver
9 11 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.38%) Replication
10 9 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.52%) Clustering
12 6 (1.30%) Animation
12 6 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 190 (41.13%) Windows
2 82 (17.75%) Unix
3 67 (14.50%) Windows Server
4 45 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.79%) Ubuntu
6 35 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (6.06%) CentOS
8 18 (3.90%) AIX
9 17 (3.68%) Windows 7
10 16 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 12 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (2.38%) Debian
13 11 (2.38%) Solaris
14 10 (2.16%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.52%) Android
15 7 (1.52%) VMS
16 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.43%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (33.77%) Software Engineering
2 132 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (16.67%) DevOps
4 50 (10.82%) UML
5 47 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 45 (9.74%) ITIL
6 45 (9.74%) Open Source
7 39 (8.44%) OO
8 38 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (7.79%) SIEM
10 32 (6.93%) Digital Marketing
10 32 (6.93%) Mathematics
10 32 (6.93%) Microservices
10 32 (6.93%) Programme Management
11 31 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (6.71%) Information Security
12 30 (6.49%) Web Development
13 26 (5.63%) OOP
14 25 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 143 (30.95%) Java
2 108 (23.38%) Python
3 92 (19.91%) C++
4 91 (19.70%) JavaScript
5 78 (16.88%) C
6 49 (10.61%) Bash Shell
7 45 (9.74%) SQL
8 43 (9.31%) PHP
8 43 (9.31%) Shell Script
9 42 (9.09%) Ruby
10 37 (8.01%) PowerShell
11 32 (6.93%) Perl
12 28 (6.06%) C#
13 21 (4.55%) MATLAB
14 16 (3.46%) Go
15 12 (2.60%) Scala
16 10 (2.16%) Fortran
17 9 (1.95%) Embedded C
18 7 (1.52%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 85 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.50%) Degree
3 65 (14.07%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.98%) DV Cleared
5 22 (4.76%) CISSP
5 22 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (4.55%) CREST Certified
7 20 (4.33%) GCIA
7 20 (4.33%) GCIH
7 20 (4.33%) PhD
7 20 (4.33%) SANS
8 17 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (2.60%) CCNA
9 12 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.87%) MCSE
13 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.43%) MCSA
14 1 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.38%) QA
3 9 (1.95%) SLA
4 7 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) ECSS
5 3 (0.65%) GCP
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.43%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.43%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.43%) WCAG
7 1 (0.22%) MISRA
7 1 (0.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 62 (13.42%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.23%) Docker
3 34 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.46%) NFS
5 13 (2.81%) XenServer
6 9 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.95%) vSphere
7 7 (1.52%) Samba
8 5 (1.08%) Firmware
8 5 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.65%) XenApp
10 2 (0.43%) KVM
10 2 (0.43%) LXC
10 2 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) RHEV
11 1 (0.22%) Snort
11 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 81 (17.53%) Puppet
2 46 (9.96%) Ansible
3 41 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.90%) Terraform
5 9 (1.95%) vMotion
6 8 (1.73%) Nessus
6 8 (1.73%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.73%) Salt
7 5 (1.08%) WSUS
8 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.65%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.65%) Nagios
9 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (13.85%) VMware
2 40 (8.66%) Cisco
3 36 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.36%) Oracle
5 33 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 32 (6.93%) SAP
7 29 (6.28%) Google
8 17 (3.68%) Citrix
9 13 (2.81%) McAfee
9 13 (2.81%) NetApp
10 12 (2.60%) Veeam
11 11 (2.38%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.16%) ArcSight
13 9 (1.95%) Avaya
13 9 (1.95%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.95%) F5
13 9 (1.95%) Juniper
14 8 (1.73%) Palo Alto
14 8 (1.73%) Remedy