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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 165 91 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.89% 8.09% 12.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.12% 25.21% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 136 74 133
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £27,410 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
374 361 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.75% 32.09% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 332 327 380
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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 +4 83 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Horsham +6 33 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Gatwick +19 13 £40,500 +20.00%
Worthing -7 4 £31,500 -21.25%
Pulborough - 4 - -
Burgess Hill - 2 £35,000 -
Chichester - 1 £22,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 134 (49.45%) Apache
2 132 (48.71%) Java
3 102 (37.64%) Windows
4 98 (36.16%) Tomcat
5 96 (35.42%) MySQL
6 93 (34.32%) SQL
6 93 (34.32%) Software Engineering
7 90 (33.21%) JavaScript
8 89 (32.84%) SQL Server
9 80 (29.52%) Web Services
10 76 (28.04%) Degree
11 72 (26.57%) jQuery
12 71 (26.20%) Spring
13 70 (25.83%) HTML
14 69 (25.46%) UNIX
15 67 (24.72%) CSS
16 66 (24.35%) Red Hat
17 64 (23.62%) C++
18 63 (23.25%) Oracle
19 57 (21.03%) MVC
20 55 (20.30%) Computer Science
21 54 (19.93%) J2EE
22 53 (19.56%) JSP
23 52 (19.19%) XML
23 52 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
24 47 (17.34%) PHP
24 47 (17.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 40 (14.76%) C
26 39 (14.39%) Hibernate
26 39 (14.39%) VMware

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 134 (49.45%) Apache
2 98 (36.16%) Tomcat
3 37 (13.65%) Apache Solr
4 24 (8.86%) WebSphere
5 19 (7.01%) nginx
6 16 (5.90%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.06%) JBoss
8 9 (3.32%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.11%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.74%) IIS
11 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.06%) MS Office
2 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Route 53
3 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.23%) DNS
1 25 (9.23%) Firewall
2 18 (6.64%) DHCP
3 14 (5.17%) BIG-IP
4 11 (4.06%) Internet
4 11 (4.06%) HTTP
5 6 (2.21%) SNMP
5 6 (2.21%) CTI
6 4 (1.48%) Wireless
7 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.11%) SSL
7 3 (1.11%) LDAP
8 2 (0.74%) LAN
8 2 (0.74%) WAN
8 2 (0.74%) SAN
9 1 (0.37%) 3G
9 1 (0.37%) PPTP
9 1 (0.37%) VPN
9 1 (0.37%) SMTP
9 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (35.42%) MySQL
2 89 (32.84%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (5.54%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.32%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.21%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.37%) UniData
Development Applications
1 38 (14.02%) Subversion
2 35 (12.92%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.23%) Eclipse
4 24 (8.86%) JUnit
5 20 (7.38%) PHPUnit
6 18 (6.64%) Behat
6 18 (6.64%) Ant
7 17 (6.27%) JIRA
8 15 (5.54%) Maven
9 10 (3.69%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.32%) NetBeans
11 6 (2.21%) Selenium
12 5 (1.85%) StarTeam
12 5 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (1.85%) Mockito
12 5 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.48%) Appium
13 4 (1.48%) Calabash
13 4 (1.48%) LoadUI
General
1 38 (14.02%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.54%) Finance
3 7 (2.58%) Electronics
4 6 (2.21%) Military
5 4 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (57.93%) Developer
2 79 (29.15%) Java Developer
3 53 (19.56%) Software Engineer
4 43 (15.87%) Software Developer
5 42 (15.50%) Administrator
6 30 (11.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 27 (9.96%) PHP Developer
7 27 (9.96%) Linux Administrator
8 24 (8.86%) Programmer
9 23 (8.49%) J2EE Developer
10 19 (7.01%) Java Programmer
11 18 (6.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 18 (6.64%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (6.64%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (6.27%) Analyst
12 17 (6.27%) Linux Engineer
13 15 (5.54%) Software Programmer
13 15 (5.54%) Web Engineer
13 15 (5.54%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (5.54%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.52%) Web Services
2 72 (26.57%) jQuery
3 71 (26.20%) Spring
4 70 (25.83%) HTML
5 67 (24.72%) CSS
6 54 (19.93%) J2EE
7 53 (19.56%) JSP
8 52 (19.19%) XML
9 39 (14.39%) Hibernate
10 38 (14.02%) RabbitMQ
11 34 (12.55%) Ajax
12 30 (11.07%) JSON
12 30 (11.07%) Dojo
13 25 (9.23%) Spring MVC
14 23 (8.49%) REST
15 22 (8.12%) Servlets
16 15 (5.54%) XHTML
17 13 (4.80%) Velocity
18 12 (4.43%) SOAP
19 11 (4.06%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.30%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.54%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.32%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.32%) Clustering
4 8 (2.95%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.58%) User Experience
5 7 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.11%) Open Source
8 3 (1.11%) Physics
9 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.74%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Telematics
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (37.64%) Windows
2 69 (25.46%) UNIX
3 47 (17.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (6.27%) Android
5 15 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.32%) zOS
6 9 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.95%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.95%) Mac OS X
7 8 (2.95%) Solaris
7 8 (2.95%) Mac OS
7 8 (2.95%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.58%) CentOS
9 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (34.32%) Software Engineering
2 57 (21.03%) MVC
3 52 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (12.92%) TDD
5 31 (11.44%) Multithreading
6 30 (11.07%) OO
7 29 (10.70%) BDD
8 26 (9.59%) Web Development
9 25 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (9.23%) Unit Testing
10 21 (7.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (7.38%) OO PHP
12 19 (7.01%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.54%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (4.80%) SOA
14 13 (4.80%) Configuration Management
15 12 (4.43%) Project Management
16 10 (3.69%) Data Management
17 9 (3.32%) AOP
17 9 (3.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 132 (48.71%) Java
2 93 (34.32%) SQL
3 90 (33.21%) JavaScript
4 64 (23.62%) C++
5 47 (17.34%) PHP
6 40 (14.76%) C
7 29 (10.70%) C#
8 26 (9.59%) T-SQL
9 24 (8.86%) Python
10 15 (5.54%) HQL
11 12 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 11 (4.06%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.21%) Perl
14 5 (1.85%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.48%) Tcl
15 4 (1.48%) Ada
16 3 (1.11%) PHP5
17 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
18 1 (0.37%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 76 (28.04%) Degree
2 32 (11.81%) Oracle Certification
3 30 (11.07%) OCPJP
4 11 (4.06%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.69%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.32%) OCMJD
7 8 (2.95%) MCP
8 7 (2.58%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.85%) ISEB
9 5 (1.85%) VCP4
10 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.48%) CSQA
11 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.74%) MCITP
11 2 (0.74%) OCP
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.74%) HND
11 2 (0.74%) MCSE
11 2 (0.74%) CCNP
12 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.27%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.95%) ISO 9001
2 8 (2.95%) QA
System Software
1 18 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.27%) vSphere
3 8 (2.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.21%) Puppet
3 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.11%) cPanel
3 3 (1.11%) Plesk
3 3 (1.11%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.74%) SCCM
4 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (24.35%) Red Hat
2 63 (23.25%) Oracle
3 39 (14.39%) VMware
4 30 (11.07%) Sun
5 29 (10.70%) hybris
6 26 (9.59%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.49%) Endeca
8 9 (3.32%) Cisco
9 5 (1.85%) Citrix
9 5 (1.85%) NetApp
10 4 (1.48%) Dell
11 3 (1.11%) Google
11 3 (1.11%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.74%) Primavera
12 2 (0.74%) IBM
13 1 (0.37%) HP
13 1 (0.37%) EMC
13 1 (0.37%) QNX
13 1 (0.37%) Sophos
13 1 (0.37%) Xilinx
Crawley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits and Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
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