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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 120 77 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.27% 7.17% 10.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 25.33% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 107 64 148
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
336 304 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 31.55% 28.31% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 302 281 398
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £47,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +3 65 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Gatwick +21 21 £40,000 +45.45%
Horsham +7 21 £40,000 - 1
Worthing - 6 £31,500 -
Burgess Hill +8 5 £32,500 -27.77%
Haywards Heath +4 4 £37,500 +56.25%
Chichester - 2 £22,000 -
Pulborough - 2 - -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 123 (49.20%) Java
2 105 (42.00%) SQL
3 102 (40.80%) Windows
4 101 (40.40%) C++
5 97 (38.80%) Software Engineering
6 88 (35.20%) JavaScript
7 82 (32.80%) C
7 82 (32.80%) Apache
8 77 (30.80%) MySQL
9 70 (28.00%) HTML
9 70 (28.00%) XML
10 68 (27.20%) Tomcat
11 61 (24.40%) CSS
12 57 (22.80%) Web Services
13 56 (22.40%) Oracle
14 52 (20.80%) SQL Server
15 49 (19.60%) Degree
16 48 (19.20%) JSP
17 47 (18.80%) Android
18 46 (18.40%) C#
19 44 (17.60%) Spring
20 43 (17.20%) jQuery
21 42 (16.80%) Red Hat
22 37 (14.80%) PHP
22 37 (14.80%) UNIX
22 37 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (14.00%) .NET
23 35 (14.00%) Subversion
23 35 (14.00%) Multithreading
24 34 (13.60%) J2EE

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 82 (32.80%) Apache
2 68 (27.20%) Tomcat
3 24 (9.60%) Apache Solr
4 13 (5.20%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.20%) JBoss
5 8 (3.20%) nginx
6 6 (2.40%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.00%) IIS
8 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.20%) WordPress
9 3 (1.20%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.20%) Drupal
9 3 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) MS Office
2 5 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.80%) CTI
2 20 (8.00%) Internet
3 19 (7.60%) DNS
4 17 (6.80%) Firewall
5 16 (6.40%) HTTP
6 11 (4.40%) DHCP
7 8 (3.20%) SNMP
7 8 (3.20%) BIG-IP
8 4 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.20%) SSL
9 3 (1.20%) SAN
9 3 (1.20%) Wireless
9 3 (1.20%) SMTP
10 2 (0.80%) LDAP
11 1 (0.40%) ISDN
11 1 (0.40%) LAN
11 1 (0.40%) VoIP
11 1 (0.40%) WAN
11 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (30.80%) MySQL
2 52 (20.80%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (5.20%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.20%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.80%) SQLite
5 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.40%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (14.00%) Subversion
2 31 (12.40%) Visual Studio
3 27 (10.80%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.00%) Eclipse
5 14 (5.60%) JIRA
6 13 (5.20%) JUnit
7 11 (4.40%) Ant
8 9 (3.60%) PHPUnit
9 8 (3.20%) Maven
10 7 (2.80%) Behat
11 6 (2.40%) Selenium
11 6 (2.40%) NetBeans
12 5 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.60%) StarTeam
13 4 (1.60%) PVCS
14 3 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (1.20%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.20%) Rational Robot
14 3 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 25 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.40%) Electronics
2 6 (2.40%) Military
3 4 (1.60%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.20%) Marketing
4 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.20%) Finance
5 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (58.40%) Developer
2 64 (25.60%) Software Engineer
3 48 (19.20%) Java Developer
4 39 (15.60%) Programmer
5 35 (14.00%) C++ Developer
6 31 (12.40%) Software Developer
7 29 (11.60%) Analyst
8 27 (10.80%) C# Developer
9 24 (9.60%) Administrator
9 24 (9.60%) PHP Developer
10 23 (9.20%) C Developer
11 22 (8.80%) Analyst Developer
11 22 (8.80%) .NET Developer
11 22 (8.80%) Analyst Programmer
11 22 (8.80%) Web Developer
11 22 (8.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (8.40%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (8.00%) .NET Software Engineer
14 18 (7.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 16 (6.40%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.00%) HTML
1 70 (28.00%) XML
2 61 (24.40%) CSS
3 57 (22.80%) Web Services
4 48 (19.20%) JSP
5 44 (17.60%) Spring
6 43 (17.20%) jQuery
7 35 (14.00%) .NET
8 34 (13.60%) J2EE
9 33 (13.20%) Ajax
10 25 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (8.80%) Hibernate
11 22 (8.80%) MFC
12 21 (8.40%) JSON
13 17 (6.80%) Dojo
13 17 (6.80%) Servlets
13 17 (6.80%) SOAP
13 17 (6.80%) Qt
14 16 (6.40%) Spring MVC
15 15 (6.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.40%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.60%) Visualisation
3 13 (5.20%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (4.40%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.40%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.40%) Clustering
7 5 (2.00%) Open Source
7 5 (2.00%) User Experience
8 3 (1.20%) Social Media
9 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) iPad
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (40.80%) Windows
2 47 (18.80%) Android
3 37 (14.80%) UNIX
4 31 (12.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (10.80%) Apple iOS
6 16 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.80%) Solaris
9 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.00%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.00%) zOS
10 5 (2.00%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.20%) CentOS
12 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.80%) Debian
14 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (38.80%) Software Engineering
2 37 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.00%) Multithreading
4 34 (13.60%) MVC
5 25 (10.00%) Project Management
6 22 (8.80%) Web Development
6 22 (8.80%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (6.80%) TDD
7 17 (6.80%) OO
8 15 (6.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.00%) BDD
9 13 (5.20%) Configuration Management
10 12 (4.80%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (3.60%) OO PHP
13 9 (3.60%) Data Management
14 8 (3.20%) OOP
14 8 (3.20%) ITIL
15 7 (2.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (49.20%) Java
2 105 (42.00%) SQL
3 101 (40.40%) C++
4 88 (35.20%) JavaScript
5 82 (32.80%) C
6 46 (18.40%) C#
7 37 (14.80%) PHP
8 22 (8.80%) Assembly Language
9 14 (5.60%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.60%) Python
12 8 (3.20%) HQL
13 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.60%) Ada
13 4 (1.60%) Perl
14 3 (1.20%) Tcl
15 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.80%) Ruby
15 2 (0.80%) PHP5
16 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 49 (19.60%) Degree
2 19 (7.60%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (6.80%) OCPJP
4 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.60%) MCP
5 9 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.20%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.20%) MCSE
7 6 (2.40%) OCMJD
7 6 (2.40%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.60%) MCSA
8 4 (1.60%) ISEB
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.20%) CCNP
9 3 (1.20%) CSQA
10 2 (0.80%) OCP
10 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.80%) MCITP
10 2 (0.80%) HND
11 1 (0.40%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 10 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.60%) Active Directory
1 14 (5.60%) vSphere
2 13 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.60%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.60%) UAG
4 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.40%) SCCM
3 3 (1.20%) Plesk
3 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 3 (1.20%) cPanel
4 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 56 (22.40%) Oracle
2 42 (16.80%) Red Hat
3 30 (12.00%) VMware
4 19 (7.60%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.20%) hybris
6 17 (6.80%) Sun
7 16 (6.40%) Endeca
8 11 (4.40%) Citrix
9 9 (3.60%) Cisco
10 5 (2.00%) NetApp
11 4 (1.60%) IBM
12 3 (1.20%) Adobe
12 3 (1.20%) Dell
12 3 (1.20%) Google
12 3 (1.20%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.80%) Primavera
14 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.40%) iRise
Hassocks, West Sussex
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago