The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank - 19 18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 2.44% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 28.57% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Linux
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 9.62% 8.54% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £52,500 £43,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% +10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £30,250 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Linux
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Linux Salary Trend in Sussex

Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA