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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 15 15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 2.17% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.29% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
7 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.73% 15.22% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) XQuery
3 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) Asset Management
3 7 (63.64%) Subversion
3 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
3 7 (63.64%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) XPath
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Refactoring
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (63.64%) Data Structures

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
1 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Subversion
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Project Manager
1 10 (90.91%) Technical Project Manager
1 10 (90.91%) Technical Manager
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Project Manager
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Sales Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Sales Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) JSP
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
1 7 (63.64%) XML
1 7 (63.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
1 7 (63.64%) Visualisation
1 7 (63.64%) Social Media
1 7 (63.64%) Data Structures
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Asset Management
1 7 (63.64%) TOGAF
1 7 (63.64%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
1 7 (63.64%) Refactoring
1 7 (63.64%) Release Management
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (63.64%) SDLC
1 7 (63.64%) API Development
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) XQuery
1 7 (63.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) iRise
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
Sussex
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