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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 10 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 213 120 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 18.35% 17.73% 28.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.74% 71.01% 63.85%
Number of salaries quoted 187 117 223
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
345 169 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 29.72% 24.96% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 308 161 350
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 188 (39.00%) Java
2 181 (37.55%) MySQL
3 155 (32.16%) PostgreSQL
4 154 (31.95%) Degree
5 146 (30.29%) Social Media
6 127 (26.35%) Git (software)
7 122 (25.31%) JavaScript
8 119 (24.69%) Bash Shell
9 98 (20.33%) HTML
10 96 (19.92%) CSS
11 92 (19.09%) Windows
11 92 (19.09%) Mac OS X
12 90 (18.67%) Computer Science
13 86 (17.84%) Ubuntu
13 86 (17.84%) Puppet
14 83 (17.22%) Ruby
15 82 (17.01%) Node.js
16 80 (16.60%) Python
17 79 (16.39%) VoIP
17 79 (16.39%) Apache
17 79 (16.39%) PHP
18 77 (15.98%) Open Source
19 75 (15.56%) Tomcat
20 73 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
21 69 (14.32%) TCP/IP
22 64 (13.28%) DNS
22 64 (13.28%) Configuration Management
23 63 (13.07%) C
24 62 (12.86%) Debian
25 61 (12.66%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 82 (17.01%) Node.js
2 79 (16.39%) Apache
3 75 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.56%) Jetty
5 17 (3.53%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.28%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.28%) IIS
7 9 (1.87%) WordPress
8 6 (1.24%) Moodle
8 6 (1.24%) Drupal
9 2 (0.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.21%) CMS
10 1 (0.21%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 21 (4.36%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Magento
2 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.15%) Basecamp
3 16 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.90%) GitHub
5 8 (1.66%) SaaS
6 3 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.39%) VoIP
2 69 (14.32%) TCP/IP
3 64 (13.28%) DNS
4 52 (10.79%) HTTP
5 45 (9.34%) LDAP
6 39 (8.09%) DHCP
7 38 (7.88%) SMTP
8 36 (7.47%) FTP
9 31 (6.43%) Asterisk PBX
10 19 (3.94%) Ethernet
11 17 (3.53%) VLAN
12 16 (3.32%) InfiniBand
13 14 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (2.90%) SSH
14 13 (2.70%) VPN
14 13 (2.70%) Internet
14 13 (2.70%) Wireshark
15 11 (2.28%) DSL
15 11 (2.28%) OpenVPN
16 10 (2.07%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (37.55%) MySQL
2 155 (32.16%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (10.37%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.88%) RDBMS
5 37 (7.68%) HBase
6 14 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.90%) NewSQL
6 14 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (2.70%) Big Data
8 8 (1.66%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.21%) SQLite
10 1 (0.21%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.21%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 127 (26.35%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.81%) JIRA
2 28 (5.81%) Maven
3 26 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 26 (5.39%) Subversion
4 15 (3.11%) Sinon.JS
5 14 (2.90%) JSUnit
6 9 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.66%) Ant
7 8 (1.66%) JUnit
8 2 (0.41%) Hudson
9 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.21%) Grunt
General
1 36 (7.47%) Electronics
2 26 (5.39%) Marketing
3 7 (1.45%) Advertising
4 4 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.21%) Finance
5 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (38.17%) Developer
2 129 (26.76%) Administrator
3 113 (23.44%) Linux Administrator
4 109 (22.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 109 (22.61%) Systems Administrator
5 87 (18.05%) Java Developer
6 47 (9.75%) Web Developer
7 43 (8.92%) Software Engineer
8 37 (7.68%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (6.22%) Junior
10 28 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.81%) Front-End Developer
11 26 (5.39%) Support Engineer
11 26 (5.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 25 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
12 25 (5.19%) IT Manager
13 24 (4.98%) PHP Developer
14 23 (4.77%) Systems Support
15 22 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
16 21 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (20.33%) HTML
2 96 (19.92%) CSS
3 58 (12.03%) LAMP
4 48 (9.96%) jQuery
5 46 (9.54%) Web Services
5 46 (9.54%) HTML5
6 45 (9.34%) Spring
7 42 (8.71%) Backbone.js
8 35 (7.26%) XML
9 31 (6.43%) CSS3
10 24 (4.98%) Ajax
11 22 (4.56%) J2EE
12 21 (4.36%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.15%) SOAP
14 15 (3.11%) D3.js
14 15 (3.11%) Ember.js
14 15 (3.11%) AngularJS
15 14 (2.90%) XSLT
15 14 (2.90%) JDBC
16 12 (2.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 146 (30.29%) Social Media
2 90 (18.67%) Computer Science
3 77 (15.98%) Open Source
4 41 (8.51%) Visualisation
5 39 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.11%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.87%) User Experience
9 3 (0.62%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.62%) Statistics
10 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.21%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 92 (19.09%) Windows
1 92 (19.09%) Mac OS X
2 86 (17.84%) Ubuntu
3 62 (12.86%) Debian
4 61 (12.66%) UNIX
5 46 (9.54%) Mac OS
6 40 (8.30%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (5.60%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (4.77%) Mac OS X Server
10 19 (3.94%) OpenBSD
11 10 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.07%) Android
11 10 (2.07%) CentOS
12 4 (0.83%) Solaris
13 3 (0.62%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (13.28%) Configuration Management
3 56 (11.62%) Software Engineering
4 54 (11.20%) Social Media Monitoring
5 45 (9.34%) Web Development
6 40 (8.30%) BDD
6 40 (8.30%) TDD
7 35 (7.26%) DevOps
8 34 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
9 27 (5.60%) MVC
9 27 (5.60%) Analytics
10 25 (5.19%) OO
10 25 (5.19%) UML
11 24 (4.98%) ITIL
11 24 (4.98%) Information Security
11 24 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (4.77%) Project Planning
13 22 (4.56%) Information Security Management
13 22 (4.56%) Security Management
13 22 (4.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 188 (39.00%) Java
2 122 (25.31%) JavaScript
3 119 (24.69%) Bash Shell
4 83 (17.22%) Ruby
5 80 (16.60%) Python
6 79 (16.39%) PHP
7 63 (13.07%) C
8 59 (12.24%) SQL
9 53 (11.00%) C++
10 46 (9.54%) Perl
11 26 (5.39%) Embedded C++
12 23 (4.77%) XPath
12 23 (4.77%) XQuery
13 16 (3.32%) Groovy
13 16 (3.32%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.87%) Assembly Language
15 9 (1.87%) Scala
16 2 (0.41%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 154 (31.95%) Degree
2 3 (0.62%) CCNP
2 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.41%) CCNA
4 1 (0.21%) HND
4 1 (0.21%) CCIP
4 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.11%) QA
3 9 (1.87%) JTAG
4 8 (1.66%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (9.34%) Samba
2 31 (6.43%) Postfix
3 22 (4.56%) NFS
4 17 (3.53%) KVM
5 7 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.41%) Varnish
7 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 86 (17.84%) Puppet
2 19 (3.94%) Ansible
3 18 (3.73%) Nagios
4 11 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.04%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.62%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.21%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.21%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 44 (9.13%) Red Hat
2 19 (3.94%) Cisco
3 18 (3.73%) VMware
4 15 (3.11%) Oracle
5 13 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 12 (2.49%) Polycom
6 12 (2.49%) Citrix
7 6 (1.24%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.83%) Percona
8 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.62%) HP
10 2 (0.41%) Google
11 1 (0.21%) NetApp
11 1 (0.21%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.21%) Zend
11 1 (0.21%) F5
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