Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 228 196 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.56% 9.27% 10.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.08% 38.89% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 192 192 214
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £56,250 £57,350
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 632 504 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.51% 23.83% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 488 464 531
West Sussex median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Linux 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 in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +5 113 £52,000 +9.47% 8
Worthing +42 34 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Gatwick -12 22 £62,500 +38.89% 1
Horsham +3 18 £52,500 +31.25%
Chichester +3 13 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Haywards Heath - 9 £47,500 - 1
Burgess Hill +3 3 £52,500 +69.35% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea -2 1 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 80 (35.09%) Windows
2 73 (32.02%) Unix
3 70 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 58 (25.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 51 (22.37%) SQL
8 47 (20.61%) VMware
9 46 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
10 45 (19.74%) CentOS
11 41 (17.98%) JavaScript
12 40 (17.54%) Oracle
13 39 (17.11%) Java
14 38 (16.67%) HTML
14 38 (16.67%) MVC
15 36 (15.79%) C++
15 36 (15.79%) CSS
16 35 (15.35%) Python
16 35 (15.35%) Cisco
16 35 (15.35%) Web Development
17 34 (14.91%) Bash Shell
17 34 (14.91%) Brocade
18 33 (14.47%) Debian
19 32 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
19 32 (14.04%) Degree
20 31 (13.60%) PHP
21 29 (12.72%) Red Hat
21 29 (12.72%) Nagios
22 28 (12.28%) C#
22 28 (12.28%) Web Services

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.21%) Apache
2 13 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.26%) WordPress
4 8 (3.51%) IIS
5 6 (2.63%) JBoss
5 6 (2.63%) Jetty
5 6 (2.63%) nginx
6 5 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) SAP ERP
2 5 (2.19%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.88%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 66 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (25.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.63%) PaaS
5 6 (2.63%) SaaS
6 3 (1.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.44%) Heroku
8 1 (0.44%) Office 365
8 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (3.95%) DNS
3 9 (3.95%) SAN
4 7 (3.07%) DHCP
4 7 (3.07%) Firewall
4 7 (3.07%) Wireless
5 6 (2.63%) RS-232
5 6 (2.63%) SSL
6 5 (2.19%) LAN
6 5 (2.19%) RS-485
6 5 (2.19%) SSH
6 5 (2.19%) WAN
7 4 (1.75%) Internet
7 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.32%) Junos
8 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.88%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.88%) NAS
9 2 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.40%) MySQL
2 20 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.07%) Big Data
5 6 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.75%) DB2
7 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.09%) JIRA
3 21 (9.21%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.58%) Subversion
5 12 (5.26%) GitLab
6 10 (4.39%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.39%) JUnit
6 10 (4.39%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.95%) CppUnit
7 9 (3.95%) JIRA Agile
7 9 (3.95%) NUnit
7 9 (3.95%) SonarQube
8 8 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.07%) Maven
9 7 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.63%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.19%) Selenium
12 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.88%) CMake
13 2 (0.88%) YourKit
General
1 20 (8.77%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Automotive
3 16 (7.02%) Games
4 9 (3.95%) Back Office
5 8 (3.51%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.88%) Avionics
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (32.89%) Developer
2 33 (14.47%) Administrator
3 27 (11.84%) Network Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Java Developer
4 23 (10.09%) Unix Administrator
5 22 (9.65%) Linux Administrator
6 21 (9.21%) C++ Developer
7 18 (7.89%) Lead Network Engineer
7 18 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (7.46%) Analyst
8 17 (7.46%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (6.58%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (6.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.14%) Architect
10 14 (6.14%) PHP Developer
11 13 (5.70%) IT Analyst
11 13 (5.70%) IT Support
11 13 (5.70%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.67%) HTML
2 36 (15.79%) CSS
3 28 (12.28%) Web Services
4 21 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (8.77%) Spring
6 17 (7.46%) .NET
6 17 (7.46%) jQuery
7 13 (5.70%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.26%) Behat
8 12 (5.26%) JSON
8 12 (5.26%) Spring MVC
8 12 (5.26%) XHTML
9 10 (4.39%) .NET Core
9 10 (4.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (4.39%) LAMP
9 10 (4.39%) Laravel
9 10 (4.39%) Qt
9 10 (4.39%) STL
10 9 (3.95%) MFC
10 9 (3.95%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.58%) Online Games
3 13 (5.70%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.07%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.19%) CAN bus
6 5 (2.19%) User Experience
7 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) PKI
8 2 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.88%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.09%) Windows
2 73 (32.02%) Unix
3 45 (19.74%) CentOS
4 33 (14.47%) Debian
5 26 (11.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 19 (8.33%) AIX
7 19 (8.33%) zOS
8 15 (6.58%) Solaris
9 5 (2.19%) Android
10 3 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.32%) SUSE
11 2 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (16.67%) MVC
4 35 (15.35%) Web Development
5 26 (11.40%) Unit Testing
6 25 (10.96%) Computer Science
7 24 (10.53%) DevOps
8 23 (10.09%) Mathematics
9 22 (9.65%) E-Commerce
9 22 (9.65%) Software Engineering
10 19 (8.33%) TDD
11 17 (7.46%) Asset Management
12 15 (6.58%) OO
13 14 (6.14%) Deployment Automation
13 14 (6.14%) ITIL
14 12 (5.26%) OO PHP
14 12 (5.26%) OOP
15 11 (4.82%) Business Continuity
15 11 (4.82%) Integration Testing
15 11 (4.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.37%) SQL
2 41 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.11%) Java
4 36 (15.79%) C++
5 35 (15.35%) Python
6 34 (14.91%) Bash Shell
7 31 (13.60%) PHP
8 28 (12.28%) C#
9 26 (11.40%) Shell Script
10 23 (10.09%) Korn
11 14 (6.14%) C
12 12 (5.26%) PHP 5
13 9 (3.95%) PowerShell
14 8 (3.51%) AWK
14 8 (3.51%) Bourne shell
14 8 (3.51%) Perl
15 6 (2.63%) ABAP
15 6 (2.63%) Ruby
16 4 (1.75%) Go
16 4 (1.75%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 32 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (14.04%) Degree
2 25 (10.96%) CCNP
3 11 (4.82%) RHCE
3 11 (4.82%) RHCSA
4 8 (3.51%) OCA
4 8 (3.51%) OCP
4 8 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (3.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (3.07%) CCSP
5 7 (3.07%) CISA
5 7 (3.07%) CISM
5 7 (3.07%) CISSP
5 7 (3.07%) CLAS
5 7 (3.07%) CREST Certified
5 7 (3.07%) IISP
6 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) GDPR
1 9 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.95%) NIST
1 9 (3.95%) PCI DSS
1 9 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.07%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (3.07%) ISO 22301
2 7 (3.07%) ISO 31000
2 7 (3.07%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 4 (1.75%) QA
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) GAMP
5 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.88%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) Docker
2 9 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.51%) GlusterFS
3 8 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (3.07%) ISA Server
5 6 (2.63%) KVM
5 6 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.19%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.44%) Ceph
7 1 (0.44%) Lustre
7 1 (0.44%) NFS
7 1 (0.44%) Samba
7 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (12.72%) Nagios
2 17 (7.46%) Ansible
2 17 (7.46%) Terraform
3 15 (6.58%) Red Hat Satellite
4 14 (6.14%) Puppet
5 13 (5.70%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.82%) Consul
6 11 (4.82%) Packer
7 8 (3.51%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.51%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (3.07%) IBM Guardium
8 7 (3.07%) Nessus
8 7 (3.07%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 5 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (2.19%) Grafana
9 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.32%) Kibana
10 3 (1.32%) logstash
Vendors
1 47 (20.61%) VMware
2 40 (17.54%) Oracle
3 35 (15.35%) Cisco
4 34 (14.91%) Brocade
5 29 (12.72%) Red Hat
6 27 (11.84%) Palo Alto
7 26 (11.40%) CheckPoint
7 26 (11.40%) Riverbed
8 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
9 19 (8.33%) SAP
10 17 (7.46%) IBM
11 15 (6.58%) Centrify
12 13 (5.70%) Zend
13 12 (5.26%) Twitter
14 10 (4.39%) Google
15 9 (3.95%) HP
16 8 (3.51%) EMC
16 8 (3.51%) StorageTek
16 8 (3.51%) Sun
16 8 (3.51%) Veritas