The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 151 119 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 15.33% 14.89% 16.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.74% 70.41% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 138 100 113
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Linux
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
281 169 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 28.53% 21.15% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 251 135 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Linux
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region.

Linux Salary Trend in Brighton

Linux
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 113 (39.93%) MySQL
2 95 (33.57%) HTML
3 93 (32.86%) JavaScript
4 89 (31.45%) CSS
5 87 (30.74%) SQL
6 84 (29.68%) Java
7 79 (27.92%) Windows
8 66 (23.32%) Git (software)
9 64 (22.61%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (22.26%) C++
10 63 (22.26%) PHP
11 57 (20.14%) XML
11 57 (20.14%) Software Engineering
12 56 (19.79%) Python
13 52 (18.37%) UNIX
13 52 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (18.02%) Perl
15 49 (17.31%) Spring
16 46 (16.25%) Tomcat
16 46 (16.25%) Subversion
17 44 (15.55%) Apache
18 41 (14.49%) C
19 39 (13.78%) SQL Server
20 38 (13.43%) LAMP
20 38 (13.43%) XPath
20 38 (13.43%) jQuery
21 34 (12.01%) Ruby
21 34 (12.01%) HTTP
22 33 (11.66%) MVC
22 33 (11.66%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (16.25%) Tomcat
2 44 (15.55%) Apache
3 19 (6.71%) CMS
4 17 (6.01%) TYPO3
4 17 (6.01%) WordPress
5 16 (5.65%) Jetty
6 11 (3.89%) IIS
7 8 (2.83%) Node.js
7 8 (2.83%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.83%) Moodle
8 7 (2.47%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.12%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.12%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.12%) nginx
10 4 (1.41%) Drupal
11 3 (1.06%) Lync
12 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.77%) MS Office
2 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.12%) SaaS
2 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.06%) Office 365
3 3 (1.06%) Route 53
4 2 (0.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.01%) HTTP
2 28 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.77%) DNS
4 20 (7.07%) VoIP
5 19 (6.71%) BGP
6 16 (5.65%) SMTP
7 10 (3.53%) Network Security
8 9 (3.18%) OSPF
8 9 (3.18%) Intranet
9 6 (2.12%) DHCP
9 6 (2.12%) LDAP
9 6 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.77%) Internet
10 5 (1.77%) IMAP
11 4 (1.41%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (1.41%) VLAN
11 4 (1.41%) VPN
11 4 (1.41%) FTP
12 3 (1.06%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (39.93%) MySQL
2 64 (22.61%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (13.78%) SQL Server
4 21 (7.42%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (2.83%) SQLite
7 8 (2.83%) MarkLogic
7 8 (2.83%) BaseX
8 7 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.12%) Big Data
10 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.71%) HBase
14 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 46 (16.25%) Subversion
3 23 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 21 (7.42%) Maven
5 16 (5.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.35%) Redmine
General
1 12 (4.24%) Telecoms
1 12 (4.24%) Publishing
2 11 (3.89%) Electronics
3 8 (2.83%) Marketing
4 7 (2.47%) Finance
5 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 142 (50.18%) Developer
2 55 (19.43%) Software Engineer
2 55 (19.43%) Administrator
3 47 (16.61%) Java Developer
3 47 (16.61%) Systems Administrator
4 46 (16.25%) Web Developer
5 38 (13.43%) Senior Developer
6 37 (13.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 37 (13.07%) Linux Administrator
7 31 (10.95%) PHP Developer
8 27 (9.54%) LAMP Developer
9 25 (8.83%) PHP Web Developer
9 25 (8.83%) Software Developer
9 25 (8.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 21 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (6.01%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (5.65%) C++ Developer
12 16 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 14 (4.95%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (33.57%) HTML
2 89 (31.45%) CSS
3 57 (20.14%) XML
4 49 (17.31%) Spring
5 38 (13.43%) jQuery
5 38 (13.43%) LAMP
6 28 (9.89%) Web Services
7 24 (8.48%) Hibernate
7 24 (8.48%) JPA
8 22 (7.77%) Qt
8 22 (7.77%) J2EE
9 20 (7.07%) Servlets
9 20 (7.07%) XSLT
10 19 (6.71%) SOAP
11 16 (5.65%) Java EE
11 16 (5.65%) Spring MVC
12 15 (5.30%) Tapestry
12 15 (5.30%) .NET
12 15 (5.30%) Cocoon
13 14 (4.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.66%) Open Source
2 27 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.07%) Algorithms
4 15 (5.30%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (4.95%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.59%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.18%) Replication
8 6 (2.12%) E-Learning
8 6 (2.12%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.41%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (1.06%) Social Media
11 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.71%) W3C
12 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.35%) VHDL
12 1 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.35%) CPLD
12 1 (0.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.92%) Windows
2 52 (18.37%) UNIX
3 23 (8.13%) Ubuntu
4 12 (4.24%) Debian
5 8 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.12%) Android
6 6 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X Server
7 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.14%) Software Engineering
2 52 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.66%) MVC
4 32 (11.31%) OOP
5 28 (9.89%) Web Development
6 26 (9.19%) TDD
7 25 (8.83%) OO
8 22 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (7.07%) DevOps
10 19 (6.71%) Configuration Management
11 16 (5.65%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.30%) CRM
13 11 (3.89%) User Stories
14 10 (3.53%) Load Balancing
15 9 (3.18%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.18%) OOD
16 8 (2.83%) Software Testing
17 7 (2.47%) Automated Testing
17 7 (2.47%) Data Modelling
17 7 (2.47%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.86%) JavaScript
2 87 (30.74%) SQL
3 84 (29.68%) Java
4 63 (22.26%) C++
4 63 (22.26%) PHP
5 56 (19.79%) Python
6 51 (18.02%) Perl
7 41 (14.49%) C
8 38 (13.43%) XPath
9 34 (12.01%) Ruby
10 29 (10.25%) XQuery
11 27 (9.54%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.95%) Groovy
12 14 (4.95%) Scala
13 13 (4.59%) T-SQL
14 9 (3.18%) C#
14 9 (3.18%) Embedded C++
14 9 (3.18%) PHP5
15 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 23 (8.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) CCNA
2 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.71%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.18%) QA
3 8 (2.83%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.07%) KVM
2 18 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.30%) Xen
4 12 (4.24%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.83%) VirtualBox
6 6 (2.12%) vSphere
7 4 (1.41%) NFS
8 3 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.71%) Varnish
9 2 (0.71%) Postfix
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 31 (10.95%) Puppet
2 18 (6.36%) Capistrano
3 11 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.83%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.12%) Ansible
5 6 (2.12%) SCCM
6 4 (1.41%) Salt
7 3 (1.06%) Nagios
8 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.35%) Munin
8 1 (0.35%) Icinga
Vendors
1 32 (11.31%) VMware
2 24 (8.48%) Oracle
3 17 (6.01%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.95%) Cisco
5 7 (2.47%) HP
6 6 (2.12%) IBM
6 6 (2.12%) NetApp
6 6 (2.12%) Sage
6 6 (2.12%) 3PAR
7 5 (1.77%) Juniper
8 4 (1.41%) EMC
9 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.71%) Citrix
10 2 (0.71%) Adobe
10 2 (0.71%) Polycom
11 1 (0.35%) Pega
11 1 (0.35%) Endeca
11 1 (0.35%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.35%) Sophos
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex, South
McAfee
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
LEO Learning
Salary: £30,000 per annum neg.
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Explore Group
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton, South East, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago