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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 5 9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 0 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 20.41% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 58.82% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 7
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.33% 34.69% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 18
Average salary - £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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