The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 11 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 5.41% 5.10% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 22.73% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 21.62% 22.45% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Linux
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Sussex

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Solr
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) CMS
3 4 (36.36%) LAMP
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Xbox
3 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Symfony
3 4 (36.36%) Drupal
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Solr
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) LAMP
3 4 (36.36%) Symfony
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) MFC
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
1 4 (36.36%) OO PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA