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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 15 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 176 144 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.95% 10.62% 10.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.68% 32.29% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 160 128 124
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £75,000 £43,575
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
455 446 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 38.66% 32.89% 33.29%
Number of salaries quoted 406 402 415
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 May 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 May 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 +12 99 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Gatwick +25 26 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Horsham -5 16 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Worthing -12 3 £65,000 -16.12%
Haywards Heath - 2 £48,750 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 163 (47.94%) Java
2 150 (44.12%) Apache
3 126 (37.06%) Windows
4 123 (36.18%) Software Engineering
5 120 (35.29%) MySQL
6 119 (35.00%) Tomcat
7 106 (31.18%) HTML
8 104 (30.59%) JavaScript
9 99 (29.12%) SQL
10 92 (27.06%) Red Hat
11 91 (26.76%) Degree
12 90 (26.47%) SQL Server
13 89 (26.18%) Web Services
13 89 (26.18%) UNIX
14 88 (25.88%) CSS
15 84 (24.71%) jQuery
16 80 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 80 (23.53%) VMware
17 75 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
18 74 (21.76%) MVC
19 73 (21.47%) Spring
20 70 (20.59%) Oracle
21 61 (17.94%) PHP
22 59 (17.35%) Computer Science
23 53 (15.59%) Apache Solr
23 53 (15.59%) RabbitMQ
23 53 (15.59%) C++
23 53 (15.59%) JSP
24 51 (15.00%) J2EE
24 51 (15.00%) Telecoms

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 150 (44.12%) Apache
2 119 (35.00%) Tomcat
3 53 (15.59%) Apache Solr
4 40 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 29 (8.53%) nginx
6 28 (8.24%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.94%) MS Exchange
8 7 (2.06%) JBoss
8 7 (2.06%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.47%) Lync
10 4 (1.18%) IIS
11 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (3.24%) MS Office
2 6 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Primavera
1 4 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.18%) Route 53
4 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.18%) Firewall
2 31 (9.12%) DNS
3 21 (6.18%) DHCP
4 19 (5.59%) BIG-IP
5 12 (3.53%) Internet
6 11 (3.24%) HTTP
7 9 (2.65%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.65%) LAN
8 8 (2.35%) WAN
9 5 (1.47%) SAN
9 5 (1.47%) VoIP
10 4 (1.18%) SSL
11 3 (0.88%) CTI
11 3 (0.88%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.88%) Wireless
12 2 (0.59%) IPsec
12 2 (0.59%) Network Security
12 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.29%) 3G
13 1 (0.29%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (35.29%) MySQL
2 90 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.47%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.82%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (3.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.47%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.29%) UniData
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (10.88%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.59%) Eclipse
3 35 (10.29%) Subversion
4 26 (7.65%) JUnit
5 20 (5.88%) Ant
5 20 (5.88%) PHPUnit
5 20 (5.88%) Behat
6 19 (5.59%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (5.59%) Maven
7 16 (4.71%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.53%) Mockito
9 10 (2.94%) JIRA
10 7 (2.06%) NetBeans
11 6 (1.76%) Selenium
12 5 (1.47%) StarTeam
12 5 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.88%) Calabash
14 3 (0.88%) LoadUI
General
1 51 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 36 (10.59%) Finance
3 7 (2.06%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.76%) Publishing
4 6 (1.76%) Back Office
4 6 (1.76%) Electronics
5 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.59%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (49.41%) Developer
2 92 (27.06%) Java Developer
3 79 (23.24%) Software Engineer
4 48 (14.12%) Software Developer
5 47 (13.82%) Administrator
6 38 (11.18%) Linux Administrator
7 34 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (9.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 32 (9.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 30 (8.82%) PHP Developer
10 27 (7.94%) Senior Developer
11 26 (7.65%) Web Engineer
12 24 (7.06%) Analyst
13 19 (5.59%) Programmer
13 19 (5.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 18 (5.29%) Java Software Developer
14 18 (5.29%) Support Engineer
14 18 (5.29%) Java Programmer
15 16 (4.71%) Support Analyst
15 16 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (31.18%) HTML
2 89 (26.18%) Web Services
3 88 (25.88%) CSS
4 84 (24.71%) jQuery
5 73 (21.47%) Spring
6 53 (15.59%) JSP
6 53 (15.59%) RabbitMQ
7 51 (15.00%) J2EE
8 48 (14.12%) XML
9 41 (12.06%) Ajax
10 38 (11.18%) JSON
11 35 (10.29%) Hibernate
12 33 (9.71%) Spring MVC
13 32 (9.41%) Servlets
13 32 (9.41%) REST
14 27 (7.94%) HTML5
15 20 (5.88%) Dojo
16 18 (5.29%) SOAP
17 15 (4.41%) J2SE
18 10 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.35%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.41%) Data Structures
3 15 (4.41%) Replication
4 12 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.24%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.24%) User Experience
6 9 (2.65%) Clustering
7 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.47%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.18%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.18%) Physics
10 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.59%) CMDB
11 2 (0.59%) iPad
12 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 126 (37.06%) Windows
2 89 (26.18%) UNIX
3 80 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.82%) CentOS
7 11 (3.24%) Mac OS
7 11 (3.24%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.06%) VxWorks
10 7 (2.06%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.76%) zOS
11 6 (1.76%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.59%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (36.18%) Software Engineering
2 75 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (21.76%) MVC
4 41 (12.06%) TDD
5 40 (11.76%) Web Development
6 38 (11.18%) OO
7 32 (9.41%) SDLC
8 31 (9.12%) BDD
9 28 (8.24%) Configuration Management
10 27 (7.94%) Unit Testing
10 27 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (6.76%) OO PHP
12 22 (6.47%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (5.59%) Multithreading
13 19 (5.59%) E-Commerce
14 16 (4.71%) Service Delivery
15 15 (4.41%) UML
16 14 (4.12%) Service Management
17 13 (3.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 163 (47.94%) Java
2 104 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 99 (29.12%) SQL
4 61 (17.94%) PHP
5 53 (15.59%) C++
6 29 (8.53%) Python
7 27 (7.94%) T-SQL
8 23 (6.76%) C
9 20 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.59%) C#
10 19 (5.59%) COBOL
10 19 (5.59%) Bash Shell
10 19 (5.59%) HQL
11 8 (2.35%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.76%) Perl
12 6 (1.76%) PHP5
13 5 (1.47%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.59%) Tcl
16 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 91 (26.76%) Degree
2 20 (5.88%) OCPJP
2 20 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (3.53%) MCP
4 11 (3.24%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.65%) MCITP
7 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.06%) OCMJD
9 5 (1.47%) MCSE
10 4 (1.18%) CCNP
10 4 (1.18%) HND
10 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.59%) CSQA
11 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.65%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.53%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.94%) vSphere
3 24 (7.06%) Active Directory
4 20 (5.88%) iptables
5 19 (5.59%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (2.94%) Firmware
7 7 (2.06%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.76%) Varnish
9 4 (1.18%) XenServer
10 3 (0.88%) KVM
11 2 (0.59%) NFS
11 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.59%) XenApp
11 2 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.41%) Puppet
2 6 (1.76%) SCCM
3 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.18%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.59%) cPanel
5 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
6 1 (0.29%) Plesk
Vendors
1 92 (27.06%) Red Hat
2 80 (23.53%) VMware
3 70 (20.59%) Oracle
4 45 (13.24%) Microsoft
5 36 (10.59%) hybris
6 24 (7.06%) Endeca
6 24 (7.06%) Cisco
7 23 (6.76%) NetApp
8 20 (5.88%) Sun
9 18 (5.29%) Citrix
10 15 (4.41%) Dell
11 7 (2.06%) Progress
12 6 (1.76%) Google
12 6 (1.76%) Zend
13 3 (0.88%) EMC
14 2 (0.59%) Apple
14 2 (0.59%) HP
14 2 (0.59%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.59%) Nimsoft
15 1 (0.29%) Altera
Haywards Heath
Ortolan Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Horsham DC
Salary: From £44,693 to £48,320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex and West Sussex-Burgess...
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex and West Sussex-Burgess...
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago