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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 12 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 180 196 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 17.58% 19.72% 17.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.44% 73.68% 61.79%
Number of salaries quoted 172 177 128
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
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
308 266 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 30.08% 26.76% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 279 231 201
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £23,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 137 (47.90%) MySQL
2 108 (37.76%) HTML
3 102 (35.66%) JavaScript
4 100 (34.97%) CSS
5 85 (29.72%) Java
6 75 (26.22%) Windows
7 72 (25.17%) C++
7 72 (25.17%) SQL
7 72 (25.17%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (23.78%) PHP
8 68 (23.78%) Git (software)
9 64 (22.38%) Software Engineering
10 62 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (20.28%) Python
12 57 (19.93%) UNIX
13 54 (18.88%) Apache
14 52 (18.18%) Perl
15 46 (16.08%) XML
16 45 (15.73%) Tomcat
17 44 (15.38%) Subversion
18 43 (15.03%) Ruby
18 43 (15.03%) LAMP
19 42 (14.69%) Spring
20 41 (14.34%) jQuery
20 41 (14.34%) C
21 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
22 34 (11.89%) HTTP
23 33 (11.54%) OOP
23 33 (11.54%) MVC
23 33 (11.54%) Jenkins

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (18.88%) Apache
2 45 (15.73%) Tomcat
3 21 (7.34%) CMS
4 19 (6.64%) TYPO3
4 19 (6.64%) WordPress
5 11 (3.85%) Moodle
5 11 (3.85%) Jetty
6 8 (2.80%) nginx
6 8 (2.80%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.45%) IIS
8 6 (2.10%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.10%) Node.js
9 4 (1.40%) Drupal
10 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.75%) SaaS
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (1.75%) Route 53
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.05%) Office 365
3 2 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.89%) HTTP
2 25 (8.74%) DNS
3 22 (7.69%) BGP
4 20 (6.99%) SMTP
5 19 (6.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.20%) OSPF
7 11 (3.85%) Intranet
8 10 (3.50%) VoIP
8 10 (3.50%) Network Security
9 9 (3.15%) LDAP
10 8 (2.80%) IMAP
11 6 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.75%) VLAN
12 5 (1.75%) VPN
13 4 (1.40%) DHCP
13 4 (1.40%) FTP
13 4 (1.40%) SAN
13 4 (1.40%) Wireless
14 3 (1.05%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (47.90%) MySQL
2 72 (25.17%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (12.59%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.04%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.80%) SQLite
7 8 (2.80%) BaseX
7 8 (2.80%) MarkLogic
8 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.75%) Big Data
9 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.70%) HBase
13 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 68 (23.78%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.38%) Subversion
3 33 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 29 (10.14%) Maven
5 16 (5.59%) Ant
6 1 (0.35%) Redmine
General
1 12 (4.20%) Publishing
2 11 (3.85%) Finance
3 10 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.45%) Electronics
5 6 (2.10%) Marketing
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 162 (56.64%) Developer
2 57 (19.93%) Software Engineer
3 53 (18.53%) Administrator
4 47 (16.43%) Web Developer
5 46 (16.08%) Systems Administrator
5 46 (16.08%) Java Developer
6 39 (13.64%) PHP Developer
7 36 (12.59%) Software Developer
8 35 (12.24%) Senior Developer
9 30 (10.49%) LAMP Developer
10 29 (10.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 27 (9.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 27 (9.44%) Linux Administrator
11 27 (9.44%) PHP Web Developer
12 22 (7.69%) C++ Developer
13 19 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (6.29%) Junior
15 17 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
16 16 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
17 15 (5.24%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (37.76%) HTML
2 100 (34.97%) CSS
3 46 (16.08%) XML
4 43 (15.03%) LAMP
5 42 (14.69%) Spring
6 41 (14.34%) jQuery
7 25 (8.74%) Qt
7 25 (8.74%) Web Services
8 24 (8.39%) Hibernate
8 24 (8.39%) JPA
9 20 (6.99%) J2EE
10 19 (6.64%) Django
11 17 (5.94%) XSLT
11 17 (5.94%) HTML5
12 16 (5.59%) Servlets
12 16 (5.59%) SOAP
13 15 (5.24%) .NET
13 15 (5.24%) CSS3
14 14 (4.90%) Spring MVC
15 12 (4.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.44%) Open Source
1 27 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.99%) Algorithms
3 12 (4.20%) Raspberry Pi
4 11 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.15%) Learning Management System
6 9 (3.15%) E-Learning
7 7 (2.45%) Replication
8 5 (1.75%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.40%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.40%) IPTV
10 3 (1.05%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.70%) W3C
11 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.35%) User Experience
12 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 75 (26.22%) Windows
2 57 (19.93%) UNIX
3 28 (9.79%) Ubuntu
4 15 (5.24%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (3.85%) Debian
6 2 (0.70%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.38%) Software Engineering
2 62 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.54%) OOP
3 33 (11.54%) MVC
4 28 (9.79%) Web Development
5 27 (9.44%) TDD
5 27 (9.44%) DevOps
6 26 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.99%) OO
8 19 (6.64%) CRM
9 16 (5.59%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.55%) User Stories
11 12 (4.20%) Load Balancing
12 11 (3.85%) OOD
12 11 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.45%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.45%) Automated Testing
14 6 (2.10%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (1.75%) Analytics
15 5 (1.75%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.66%) JavaScript
2 85 (29.72%) Java
3 72 (25.17%) C++
3 72 (25.17%) SQL
4 68 (23.78%) PHP
5 58 (20.28%) Python
6 52 (18.18%) Perl
7 43 (15.03%) Ruby
8 41 (14.34%) C
9 31 (10.84%) XPath
10 24 (8.39%) XQuery
11 14 (4.90%) Groovy
11 14 (4.90%) Scala
12 13 (4.55%) Embedded C++
13 11 (3.85%) T-SQL
14 10 (3.50%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.45%) PHP5
15 7 (2.45%) C#
16 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.94%) ISO 9001
2 12 (4.20%) SLA
3 7 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 19 (6.64%) KVM
2 18 (6.29%) Xen
2 18 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.20%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.80%) VirtualBox
5 6 (2.10%) vSphere
6 3 (1.05%) Ceph
7 2 (0.70%) Varnish
8 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (9.09%) Puppet
2 20 (6.99%) Capistrano
3 9 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.80%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.10%) SCCM
6 5 (1.75%) Nagios
7 4 (1.40%) Salt
8 3 (1.05%) Icinga
9 1 (0.35%) Munin
9 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (10.14%) Oracle
2 27 (9.44%) VMware
3 9 (3.15%) Cisco
3 9 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.80%) Juniper
4 8 (2.80%) Sage
5 7 (2.45%) HP
6 6 (2.10%) NetApp
6 6 (2.10%) IBM
6 6 (2.10%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) Dell
8 1 (0.35%) EMC
8 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.35%) Sophos
8 1 (0.35%) QNX
8 1 (0.35%) Endeca
8 1 (0.35%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.35%) Pega
8 1 (0.35%) Altera
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