Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 412 230 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.40% 7.11% 11.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.46% 40.28% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 311 189 363
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £85,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 948 571 1,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.22% 17.65% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 757 479 951
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £66,250
South West median annual salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.22% -2.67% +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 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 163 (39.56%) Windows
2 124 (30.10%) Java
3 120 (29.13%) Software Engineering
4 115 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (27.18%) Python
6 94 (22.82%) Git (software)
7 90 (21.84%) JavaScript
8 84 (20.39%) MySQL
9 83 (20.15%) Puppet
10 80 (19.42%) TCP/IP
11 76 (18.45%) HTML
12 75 (18.20%) Web Services
12 75 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
13 73 (17.72%) CSS
14 72 (17.48%) Unix
15 71 (17.23%) C++
16 70 (16.99%) Security Cleared
17 61 (14.81%) Degree
18 58 (14.08%) SC Cleared
19 56 (13.59%) OO
19 56 (13.59%) DevOps
20 55 (13.35%) PHP
21 54 (13.11%) E-Commerce
22 52 (12.62%) VMware
22 52 (12.62%) Computer Science
22 52 (12.62%) Windows Server
23 51 (12.38%) C
24 50 (12.14%) Web Development
25 49 (11.89%) DNS
26 47 (11.41%) Configuration Management

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 (11.41%) Apache
2 24 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.88%) DNN
3 16 (3.88%) SilverStripe
4 14 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 12 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.94%) JBoss
7 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.70%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.21%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.21%) Mule
8 5 (1.21%) nginx
8 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.73%) IIS
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.49%) ThingWorx
11 1 (0.24%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Simulink
2 3 (0.73%) Houdini
2 3 (0.73%) Maya
2 3 (0.73%) NUKE
2 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.67%) Magento
2 5 (1.21%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 75 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.68%) SaaS
3 29 (7.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (3.16%) PaaS
6 9 (2.18%) IaaS
7 7 (1.70%) Serverless
8 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.97%) GitHub
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.49%) Heroku
10 2 (0.49%) npm
10 2 (0.49%) Office 365
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.24%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 80 (19.42%) TCP/IP
2 49 (11.89%) DNS
3 37 (8.98%) Firewall
4 34 (8.25%) DHCP
5 33 (8.01%) Internet
6 27 (6.55%) VPN
7 23 (5.58%) LAN
8 18 (4.37%) WAN
9 16 (3.88%) Wireless
10 14 (3.40%) SAN
11 9 (2.18%) Network Security
11 9 (2.18%) OpenVPN
12 7 (1.70%) HTTP
12 7 (1.70%) NAS
12 7 (1.70%) SMS
13 6 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.46%) WLAN
14 5 (1.21%) HTTPS
14 5 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (1.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.39%) MySQL
2 46 (11.17%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.18%) Neo4j
8 7 (1.70%) Big Data
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.97%) Redis
10 3 (0.73%) Pentaho
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 94 (22.82%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.95%) JIRA
3 29 (7.04%) Maven
4 23 (5.58%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.58%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.91%) Selenium
6 11 (2.67%) JUnit
7 9 (2.18%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (1.94%) Artifactory
8 8 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.70%) Subversion
9 7 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.46%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.46%) RSpec
11 5 (1.21%) PROIV
12 4 (0.97%) Ant
12 4 (0.97%) Calabash
13 3 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
General
1 26 (6.31%) Marketing
2 19 (4.61%) Electronics
2 19 (4.61%) Games
3 17 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 17 (4.13%) Finance
3 17 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.18%) Retail
6 5 (1.21%) Law
7 4 (0.97%) Advertising
8 3 (0.73%) Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (26.70%) Developer
2 46 (11.17%) Software Engineer
3 45 (10.92%) Linux Engineer
4 43 (10.44%) PHP Developer
5 39 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 35 (8.50%) Java Developer
6 35 (8.50%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (8.01%) Administrator
8 30 (7.28%) Analyst
9 29 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
10 26 (6.31%) Java Engineer
11 25 (6.07%) Linux Administrator
11 25 (6.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 24 (5.83%) Support Engineer
13 23 (5.58%) C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (4.13%) Embedded Engineer
15 16 (3.88%) Senior Developer
16 15 (3.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
16 15 (3.64%) Software Developer
17 14 (3.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (18.45%) HTML
2 75 (18.20%) Web Services
3 73 (17.72%) CSS
4 44 (10.68%) jQuery
5 39 (9.47%) SOAP
6 33 (8.01%) Ajax
6 33 (8.01%) REST
6 33 (8.01%) XML
7 26 (6.31%) .NET
8 24 (5.83%) HTML5
8 24 (5.83%) J2EE
9 23 (5.58%) AngularJS
10 21 (5.10%) JMS
11 18 (4.37%) JSON
12 17 (4.13%) Middleware
13 16 (3.88%) OpenCV
13 16 (3.88%) Theano
13 16 (3.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 15 (3.64%) React
15 11 (2.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.55%) User Experience
4 26 (6.31%) Robotics
5 16 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.16%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.67%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.94%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.70%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.97%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.97%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.73%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 163 (39.56%) Windows
2 72 (17.48%) Unix
3 52 (12.62%) Windows Server
4 29 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (5.83%) Ubuntu
6 22 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.88%) CentOS
8 13 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.91%) AIX
9 12 (2.91%) Windows 7
10 11 (2.67%) Robot Operating System
11 10 (2.43%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (1.94%) Debian
12 8 (1.94%) Windows 10
13 7 (1.70%) Android
14 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.46%) VMS
15 5 (1.21%) Solaris
15 5 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.13%) Software Engineering
2 115 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (13.59%) DevOps
3 56 (13.59%) OO
4 54 (13.11%) E-Commerce
5 50 (12.14%) Web Development
6 47 (11.41%) Configuration Management
7 37 (8.98%) ITIL
7 37 (8.98%) Microservices
8 31 (7.52%) Cybersecurity
8 31 (7.52%) Machine Learning
9 30 (7.28%) Customer Requirements
9 30 (7.28%) OOP
9 30 (7.28%) Open Source
9 30 (7.28%) UML
10 28 (6.80%) SIEM
11 27 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.55%) Mathematics
12 25 (6.07%) Computer Vision
12 25 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 124 (30.10%) Java
2 112 (27.18%) Python
3 90 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 71 (17.23%) C++
5 55 (13.35%) PHP
6 51 (12.38%) C
7 47 (11.41%) SQL
8 43 (10.44%) Bash Shell
9 41 (9.95%) Ruby
10 37 (8.98%) Perl
11 36 (8.74%) PowerShell
12 29 (7.04%) Shell Script
13 23 (5.58%) C#
14 18 (4.37%) Scala
15 15 (3.64%) MATLAB
16 10 (2.43%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.94%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.70%) T-SQL
19 6 (1.46%) Go
20 4 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (16.99%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.81%) Degree
3 58 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.83%) PhD
5 23 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (3.40%) CISSP
7 13 (3.16%) CREST Certified
7 13 (3.16%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.16%) GCIA
7 13 (3.16%) GCIH
7 13 (3.16%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (3.16%) SANS
8 11 (2.67%) CCNA
8 11 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.97%) MCSE
11 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.73%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.94%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.21%) SLA
5 3 (0.73%) ECSS
5 3 (0.73%) GCP
5 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.49%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.49%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.49%) WCAG
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 40 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.22%) Docker
3 27 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.18%) XenServer
6 7 (1.70%) vSphere
7 6 (1.46%) NFS
8 5 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.97%) LXC
9 4 (0.97%) Samba
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.24%) RHEV
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 83 (20.15%) Puppet
2 45 (10.92%) Ansible
3 41 (9.95%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (5.34%) Terraform
5 10 (2.43%) Salt
6 9 (2.18%) Nessus
6 9 (2.18%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.18%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.21%) WSUS
8 4 (0.97%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.73%) Nagios
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 52 (12.62%) VMware
2 35 (8.50%) Cisco
3 32 (7.77%) Google
4 29 (7.04%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.61%) Oracle
6 17 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.88%) McAfee
7 16 (3.88%) Remedy
8 13 (3.16%) Zend
9 12 (2.91%) Apple
10 11 (2.67%) ArcSight
10 11 (2.67%) SAP
10 11 (2.67%) Veeam
11 10 (2.43%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.18%) Blue Coat
12 9 (2.18%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.18%) Citrix
12 9 (2.18%) F5
12 9 (2.18%) Juniper
12 9 (2.18%) Palo Alto