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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 173 110 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.11% 8.80% 11.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.17% 26.57% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 147 95 119
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
383 414 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.45% 33.12% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 338 377 358
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,700
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +10 101 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Horsham +5 30 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Gatwick +22 10 £40,000 - 1
Worthing -14 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Burgess Hill +3 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Pulborough - 2 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 154 (52.20%) Apache
2 147 (49.83%) Java
3 121 (41.02%) Tomcat
4 114 (38.64%) MySQL
5 105 (35.59%) Windows
5 105 (35.59%) Software Engineering
6 90 (30.51%) SQL Server
7 89 (30.17%) JavaScript
7 89 (30.17%) Red Hat
8 85 (28.81%) SQL
9 83 (28.14%) Degree
10 82 (27.80%) HTML
11 81 (27.46%) Web Services
12 80 (27.12%) jQuery
13 79 (26.78%) CSS
14 77 (26.10%) Spring
15 76 (25.76%) UNIX
16 66 (22.37%) MVC
17 64 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 60 (20.34%) Computer Science
19 59 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
20 55 (18.64%) JSP
20 55 (18.64%) VMware
21 54 (18.31%) J2EE
21 54 (18.31%) C++
22 53 (17.97%) PHP
22 53 (17.97%) Oracle
23 52 (17.63%) Apache Solr
24 50 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
25 48 (16.27%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 154 (52.20%) Apache
2 121 (41.02%) Tomcat
3 52 (17.63%) Apache Solr
4 27 (9.15%) WebSphere
5 24 (8.14%) nginx
6 11 (3.73%) JBoss
6 11 (3.73%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.05%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.02%) Lync
11 2 (0.68%) IIS
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (3.73%) MS Office
2 3 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.36%) Route 53
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.53%) Firewall
2 28 (9.49%) DNS
3 22 (7.46%) DHCP
3 22 (7.46%) BIG-IP
4 13 (4.41%) HTTP
5 11 (3.73%) Internet
6 4 (1.36%) Wireless
6 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.36%) WAN
6 4 (1.36%) LAN
7 3 (1.02%) SNMP
7 3 (1.02%) VoIP
7 3 (1.02%) CTI
8 2 (0.68%) IPsec
9 1 (0.34%) 3G
9 1 (0.34%) PPTP
9 1 (0.34%) SSL
9 1 (0.34%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (38.64%) MySQL
2 90 (30.51%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (5.08%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.03%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) UniData
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (13.90%) Subversion
1 41 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.19%) Eclipse
3 29 (9.83%) JUnit
4 23 (7.80%) Ant
5 21 (7.12%) PHPUnit
5 21 (7.12%) Behat
6 20 (6.78%) Maven
7 15 (5.08%) JIRA
8 13 (4.41%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.39%) Mockito
10 9 (3.05%) NetBeans
11 7 (2.37%) Selenium
12 5 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.69%) StarTeam
12 5 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (1.36%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.36%) Rational Robot
13 4 (1.36%) JMeter
General
1 48 (16.27%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.10%) Finance
3 6 (2.03%) Electronics
4 4 (1.36%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.36%) Military
5 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.02%) Back Office
5 3 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (56.95%) Developer
2 95 (32.20%) Java Developer
3 58 (19.66%) Software Engineer
4 51 (17.29%) Software Developer
5 48 (16.27%) Administrator
6 39 (13.22%) Linux Administrator
7 28 (9.49%) PHP Developer
8 27 (9.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 26 (8.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 26 (8.81%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (8.14%) Programmer
10 24 (8.14%) Java Software Engineer
11 23 (7.80%) Java Programmer
12 22 (7.46%) Senior Developer
13 20 (6.78%) J2EE Developer
14 19 (6.44%) Java Software Developer
14 19 (6.44%) Linux Engineer
15 18 (6.10%) Web Engineer
16 17 (5.76%) Software Programmer
17 16 (5.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (27.80%) HTML
2 81 (27.46%) Web Services
3 80 (27.12%) jQuery
4 79 (26.78%) CSS
5 77 (26.10%) Spring
6 55 (18.64%) JSP
7 54 (18.31%) J2EE
8 50 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
9 43 (14.58%) XML
10 41 (13.90%) Hibernate
11 35 (11.86%) JSON
11 35 (11.86%) Ajax
12 31 (10.51%) REST
13 29 (9.83%) Spring MVC
14 28 (9.49%) Servlets
15 27 (9.15%) Dojo
16 16 (5.42%) SOAP
17 13 (4.41%) XHTML
17 13 (4.41%) Velocity
18 12 (4.07%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.76%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.73%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.05%) Clustering
5 8 (2.71%) User Experience
6 7 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.03%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.36%) Open Source
9 3 (1.02%) Physics
9 3 (1.02%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 2 (0.68%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) Telematics
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 105 (35.59%) Windows
2 76 (25.76%) UNIX
3 64 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.39%) Mac OS X
6 10 (3.39%) Mac OS
6 10 (3.39%) CentOS
7 9 (3.05%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.05%) zOS
8 7 (2.37%) Android
9 6 (2.03%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.03%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.36%) VxWorks
10 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) Debian
12 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (35.59%) Software Engineering
2 66 (22.37%) MVC
3 59 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (14.24%) TDD
5 34 (11.53%) OO
6 33 (11.19%) BDD
7 29 (9.83%) Web Development
7 29 (9.83%) Unit Testing
8 28 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.47%) Multithreading
9 25 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
10 23 (7.80%) OO PHP
11 15 (5.08%) Knowledge Management
11 15 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.75%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.41%) SOA
14 12 (4.07%) UML
15 11 (3.73%) OOP
15 11 (3.73%) Validation
16 10 (3.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (49.83%) Java
2 89 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 85 (28.81%) SQL
4 54 (18.31%) C++
5 53 (17.97%) PHP
6 29 (9.83%) C
6 29 (9.83%) T-SQL
6 29 (9.83%) Python
7 23 (7.80%) C#
8 20 (6.78%) HQL
9 17 (5.76%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.71%) Perl
11 5 (1.69%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.36%) Tcl
12 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.02%) PHP5
14 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.68%) COBOL
14 2 (0.68%) Ada
14 2 (0.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 83 (28.14%) Degree
2 27 (9.15%) OCPJP
2 27 (9.15%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (3.39%) MCP
4 9 (3.05%) OCMJD
4 9 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.69%) MCITP
8 5 (1.69%) ISEB
9 4 (1.36%) MCSE
9 4 (1.36%) CSQA
10 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.68%) CCNP
10 2 (0.68%) HND
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.47%) PCI DSS
2 11 (3.73%) QA
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (8.47%) vSphere
2 23 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.12%) iptables
4 9 (3.05%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.69%) Firmware
6 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.68%) KVM
6 2 (0.68%) Varnish
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.73%) Puppet
2 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.36%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) Plesk
5 1 (0.34%) cPanel
Vendors
1 89 (30.17%) Red Hat
2 55 (18.64%) VMware
3 53 (17.97%) Oracle
4 42 (14.24%) hybris
5 31 (10.51%) Microsoft
6 28 (9.49%) Endeca
7 27 (9.15%) Sun
8 7 (2.37%) Cisco
9 5 (1.69%) NetApp
10 4 (1.36%) Citrix
10 4 (1.36%) Google
10 4 (1.36%) Progress
10 4 (1.36%) Dell
11 2 (0.68%) Primavera
12 1 (0.34%) QNX
12 1 (0.34%) iRise
12 1 (0.34%) 3PAR
12 1 (0.34%) EMC
12 1 (0.34%) HP
12 1 (0.34%) IBM
Gatwick, West Sussex
Evermore Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Haywards Heath
Ortolan Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Haywards Heath
Ortolan Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits and Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35-40k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18-22k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits and Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago