The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Linux 148 77 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.92% 7.78% 11.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.33% 24.52% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 122 64 144
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
367 314 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 34.52% 31.72% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 330 294 399
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Linux
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Linux Salary Trend in West Sussex

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Linux
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +2 74 £40,000 - 6
Horsham +11 26 £40,000 - 2
Gatwick +15 19 £40,500 +47.27%
Worthing -6 6 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Burgess Hill +1 3 £32,500 -
Pulborough - 3 - -
Chichester - 2 £22,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 126 (50.40%) Java
2 104 (41.60%) Apache
3 102 (40.80%) Windows
4 96 (38.40%) SQL
5 90 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 85 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 81 (32.40%) MySQL
8 79 (31.60%) Tomcat
9 76 (30.40%) C++
10 75 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 72 (28.80%) Web Services
12 64 (25.60%) HTML
13 61 (24.40%) Degree
13 61 (24.40%) Spring
13 61 (24.40%) Oracle
13 61 (24.40%) XML
13 61 (24.40%) CSS
14 57 (22.80%) jQuery
15 55 (22.00%) C
16 54 (21.60%) JSP
17 52 (20.80%) UNIX
18 49 (19.60%) Red Hat
19 47 (18.80%) J2EE
20 46 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (18.40%) MVC
20 46 (18.40%) Computer Science
21 38 (15.20%) PHP
22 36 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 35 (14.00%) VMware
24 34 (13.60%) Hibernate

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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
1 104 (41.60%) Apache
2 79 (31.60%) Tomcat
3 31 (12.40%) Apache Solr
4 19 (7.60%) WebSphere
5 14 (5.60%) WebLogic
6 13 (5.20%) nginx
7 9 (3.60%) JBoss
8 7 (2.80%) GlassFish
8 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.00%) IIS
10 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.00%) MS Office
2 4 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.60%) DNS
2 20 (8.00%) Firewall
3 17 (6.80%) Internet
4 15 (6.00%) DHCP
5 13 (5.20%) CTI
5 13 (5.20%) HTTP
6 9 (3.60%) BIG-IP
7 8 (3.20%) SNMP
8 4 (1.60%) Wireless
8 4 (1.60%) SAN
9 3 (1.20%) LDAP
9 3 (1.20%) SSL
9 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.40%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.40%) GPRS
10 1 (0.40%) ISDN
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.40%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (32.40%) MySQL
2 75 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.60%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (4.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.40%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.40%) UniData
Development Applications
1 34 (13.60%) Subversion
2 28 (11.20%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.40%) Eclipse
4 20 (8.00%) JUnit
5 17 (6.80%) JIRA
6 16 (6.40%) Ant
7 15 (6.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (5.60%) PHPUnit
9 12 (4.80%) Behat
10 11 (4.40%) Maven
11 7 (2.80%) Selenium
11 7 (2.80%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.00%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.60%) StarTeam
13 4 (1.60%) NUnit
13 4 (1.60%) JMeter
13 4 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (1.60%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.60%) Rational Robot
13 4 (1.60%) PVCS
General
1 30 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.80%) Finance
3 6 (2.40%) Military
3 6 (2.40%) Electronics
4 4 (1.60%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (59.60%) Developer
2 64 (25.60%) Java Developer
3 55 (22.00%) Software Engineer
4 34 (13.60%) Software Developer
5 29 (11.60%) Programmer
5 29 (11.60%) Administrator
6 26 (10.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 24 (9.60%) PHP Developer
8 22 (8.80%) C++ Developer
9 21 (8.40%) Analyst
10 19 (7.60%) J2EE Developer
11 16 (6.40%) Java Programmer
11 16 (6.40%) C# Developer
12 15 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
12 15 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (6.00%) .NET Developer
13 14 (5.60%) .NET Software Engineer
13 14 (5.60%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (5.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.80%) Web Services
2 64 (25.60%) HTML
3 61 (24.40%) Spring
3 61 (24.40%) XML
3 61 (24.40%) CSS
4 57 (22.80%) jQuery
5 54 (21.60%) JSP
6 47 (18.80%) J2EE
7 34 (13.60%) Hibernate
8 33 (13.20%) Ajax
9 29 (11.60%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (10.00%) Dojo
10 25 (10.00%) JSON
11 20 (8.00%) Spring MVC
12 19 (7.60%) Servlets
13 16 (6.40%) .NET
13 16 (6.40%) REST
14 15 (6.00%) MFC
15 14 (5.60%) SOAP
15 14 (5.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.40%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.80%) Data Structures
3 11 (4.40%) Visualisation
4 10 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.20%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.80%) Clustering
7 6 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.20%) User Experience
10 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.80%) Open Source
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) Physics
11 1 (0.40%) CMDB
11 1 (0.40%) Telematics
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) GIS
11 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 102 (40.80%) Windows
2 52 (20.80%) UNIX
3 36 (14.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (10.40%) Android
5 19 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.80%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.20%) Solaris
9 7 (2.80%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.80%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.00%) CentOS
10 5 (2.00%) zOS
10 5 (2.00%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.40%) MVC
3 34 (13.60%) Multithreading
4 27 (10.80%) TDD
5 25 (10.00%) OO
6 24 (9.60%) BDD
7 19 (7.60%) Web Development
7 19 (7.60%) Project Management
7 19 (7.60%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.40%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (6.00%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.60%) OO PHP
11 14 (5.60%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (4.80%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (4.80%) SOA
13 10 (4.00%) Data Management
14 8 (3.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (50.40%) Java
2 96 (38.40%) SQL
3 85 (34.00%) JavaScript
4 76 (30.40%) C++
5 55 (22.00%) C
6 38 (15.20%) PHP
7 30 (12.00%) C#
8 20 (8.00%) T-SQL
9 15 (6.00%) Python
10 13 (5.20%) HQL
11 12 (4.80%) Assembly Language
12 11 (4.40%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.40%) Perl
14 5 (2.00%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.60%) Tcl
15 4 (1.60%) Ada
16 3 (1.20%) PHP5
17 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.40%) XQuery
18 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (24.40%) Degree
2 27 (10.80%) Oracle Certification
3 25 (10.00%) OCPJP
4 10 (4.00%) MCP
5 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.80%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.80%) MCSE
7 7 (2.80%) OCMJD
8 5 (2.00%) ISEB
9 4 (1.60%) CSQA
10 3 (1.20%) MCSA
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.20%) CCNP
11 2 (0.80%) MCITP
11 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.80%) OCP
11 2 (0.80%) HND
12 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.20%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.80%) vSphere
4 4 (1.60%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.20%) UAG
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.40%) Firmware
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.00%) SCCM
3 4 (1.60%) Puppet
4 3 (1.20%) cPanel
4 3 (1.20%) Plesk
5 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 61 (24.40%) Oracle
2 49 (19.60%) Red Hat
3 35 (14.00%) VMware
4 25 (10.00%) Sun
5 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
6 21 (8.40%) Endeca
6 21 (8.40%) hybris
7 10 (4.00%) Citrix
8 9 (3.60%) Cisco
9 5 (2.00%) NetApp
10 4 (1.60%) Dell
10 4 (1.60%) IBM
11 3 (1.20%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.20%) Google
12 2 (0.80%) Primavera
13 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.40%) iRise
13 1 (0.40%) Sophos
13 1 (0.40%) HP
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Salary £Competitive DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Worthing
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago