Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 21 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 241 225 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.43% 11.06% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.41% 38.14% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 227 219 163
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £58,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -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 582 590 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.77% 28.99% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 480 536 568
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,725 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +4.29%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 -6 77 £52,000 +9.47% 7
Worthing +37 59 £52,500 +7.14% 9
Gatwick -10 21 £47,500 -16.67% 1
Horsham -20 12 £52,500 +75.00% 3
Chichester +10 11 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea -1 10 £35,000 -31.37%
East Grinstead -7 4 £43,750 -2.78% 1
Bognor Regis - 4 £35,000 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 91 (37.76%) Unix
2 77 (31.95%) Windows
3 74 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (24.07%) Degree
5 47 (19.50%) Python
6 43 (17.84%) SQL
6 43 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
7 42 (17.43%) DevOps
7 42 (17.43%) DNS
8 39 (16.18%) Java
9 38 (15.77%) TDD
9 38 (15.77%) Docker
9 38 (15.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (15.35%) VMware
11 36 (14.94%) High Availability
12 35 (14.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 34 (14.11%) PowerShell
13 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (14.11%) JavaScript
14 33 (13.69%) HTML
14 33 (13.69%) CSS
14 33 (13.69%) Wireless
14 33 (13.69%) Computer Science
14 33 (13.69%) Windows 7
14 33 (13.69%) Remediation Plan
14 33 (13.69%) Runbook
15 32 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (12.86%) Git (software)

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 6 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (2.49%) IIS
1 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.07%) SAS
3 4 (1.66%) WordPress
4 3 (1.24%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.83%) nginx
5 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) GeoServer
Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (4.15%) IaaS
5 9 (3.73%) GitHub
6 8 (3.32%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.90%) PaaS
7 7 (2.90%) Serverless
8 6 (2.49%) Office 365
9 3 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.83%) Datadog
10 2 (0.83%) SaaS
11 1 (0.41%) G Suite
11 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.41%) Heroku
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.43%) DNS
2 33 (13.69%) Wireless
3 29 (12.03%) DHCP
4 20 (8.30%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (7.05%) Firewall
6 11 (4.56%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.15%) Internet
8 9 (3.73%) NetScaler
9 8 (3.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (3.32%) Junos
10 7 (2.90%) HTTP
11 5 (2.07%) Network Security
11 5 (2.07%) SAN
12 4 (1.66%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.83%) LAN
13 2 (0.83%) SSH
13 2 (0.83%) SSL
13 2 (0.83%) WAN
14 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.64%) MySQL
2 15 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.32%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.83%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.83%) Redis
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.81%) Subversion
3 12 (4.98%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.15%) GitLab
5 9 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.49%) Ant
7 5 (2.07%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.07%) NUnit
7 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.66%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.83%) JUnit
10 2 (0.83%) Maven
10 2 (0.83%) Mockito
10 2 (0.83%) Selenium
11 1 (0.41%) Gradle
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (5.81%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) French Language
3 9 (3.73%) German Language
3 9 (3.73%) Italian Language
3 9 (3.73%) Spanish Language
4 8 (3.32%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.49%) Back Office
5 6 (2.49%) Electronics
5 6 (2.49%) Games
6 5 (2.07%) Avionics
6 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.66%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (19.09%) Developer
2 31 (12.86%) Analyst
2 31 (12.86%) Support Analyst
3 30 (12.45%) Java Developer
4 29 (12.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (10.79%) IT Engineer
6 23 (9.54%) Senior IT Engineer
7 20 (8.30%) Test Engineer
8 19 (7.88%) Applications Support
9 18 (7.47%) Applications Support Analyst
10 16 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.81%) Administrator
11 14 (5.81%) PHP Developer
12 13 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.98%) Backup Engineer
14 11 (4.56%) Embedded Engineer
15 10 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
15 10 (4.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 10 (4.15%) Storage and Backup Engineer
15 10 (4.15%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.69%) CSS
1 33 (13.69%) HTML
2 23 (9.54%) Spring
3 17 (7.05%) Hibernate
4 16 (6.64%) .NET
5 15 (6.22%) HTML5
6 13 (5.39%) jQuery
6 13 (5.39%) Web Services
7 11 (4.56%) RESTful
8 10 (4.15%) XHTML
9 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.32%) Behat
10 8 (3.32%) J2EE
10 8 (3.32%) JSON
10 8 (3.32%) Spring MVC
10 8 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (2.90%) REST
12 4 (1.66%) Qt
12 4 (1.66%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.47%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.98%) Clustering
3 6 (2.49%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.49%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.07%) Online Games
4 5 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.66%) iPad
5 4 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.66%) NHS
6 3 (1.24%) PKI
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) VHDL
8 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.41%) Industry 4.0
8 1 (0.41%) Life Science
8 1 (0.41%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (37.76%) Unix
2 77 (31.95%) Windows
3 37 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (13.69%) Windows 7
5 32 (13.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (12.86%) Windows 10
7 23 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (7.88%) Debian
9 17 (7.05%) CentOS
10 13 (5.39%) AIX
11 10 (4.15%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (3.73%) Windows Server
13 7 (2.90%) Solaris
13 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (2.49%) SUSE
14 6 (2.49%) zOS
15 4 (1.66%) VMS
15 4 (1.66%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.43%) DevOps
3 38 (15.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 38 (15.77%) TDD
4 36 (14.94%) High Availability
5 35 (14.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (13.69%) Computer Science
7 33 (13.69%) Remediation Plan
7 33 (13.69%) Runbook
8 32 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (9.96%) BDD
11 23 (9.54%) Software Testing
11 23 (9.54%) Test Automation
12 22 (9.13%) Defect Tracking
12 22 (9.13%) Process Improvement
13 19 (7.88%) MVC
13 19 (7.88%) Technical Leadership
14 18 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.50%) Python
2 43 (17.84%) SQL
3 39 (16.18%) Java
4 34 (14.11%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.11%) PowerShell
5 22 (9.13%) Bash Shell
5 22 (9.13%) C++
5 22 (9.13%) VBScript
6 18 (7.47%) PHP
7 17 (7.05%) C#
8 15 (6.22%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.81%) C
10 11 (4.56%) Embedded C++
10 11 (4.56%) Ruby
11 8 (3.32%) PHP 5
12 7 (2.90%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.90%) Korn
13 6 (2.49%) Perl
14 2 (0.83%) AWK
14 2 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 58 (24.07%) Degree
2 13 (5.39%) MCSE
2 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.98%) AWS Certification
4 11 (4.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.90%) RHCE
6 7 (2.90%) RHCSA
7 3 (1.24%) PhD
8 2 (0.83%) MCP
8 2 (0.83%) MCSA
8 2 (0.83%) MPhil
8 2 (0.83%) OCA
8 2 (0.83%) OCP
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) GDPR
2 15 (6.22%) SLA
3 4 (1.66%) MISRA
3 4 (1.66%) MISRA C
3 4 (1.66%) QA
4 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (15.77%) Docker
2 29 (12.03%) Active Directory
3 26 (10.79%) XenApp
4 16 (6.64%) LXC
5 11 (4.56%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.73%) DFS Replication
6 9 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (1.24%) GFS2
10 2 (0.83%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.83%) iptables
10 2 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.41%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (9.13%) SCCM
2 20 (8.30%) Kubernetes
3 15 (6.22%) Terraform
4 13 (5.39%) Grafana
4 13 (5.39%) Packer
4 13 (5.39%) Prometheus
4 13 (5.39%) Puppet
5 12 (4.98%) Ansible
6 10 (4.15%) Nagios
7 9 (3.73%) SCVMM
8 8 (3.32%) vRealize
9 7 (2.90%) Consul
9 7 (2.90%) Graphite
10 6 (2.49%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.66%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.83%) Fail2ban
13 2 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
13 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 37 (15.35%) VMware
2 28 (11.62%) Symantec
3 26 (10.79%) Citrix
4 25 (10.37%) Oracle
5 24 (9.96%) Ivanti
5 24 (9.96%) Microsoft
6 21 (8.71%) Red Hat
7 20 (8.30%) Cisco
8 18 (7.47%) IBM
8 18 (7.47%) SolarWinds
9 15 (6.22%) EMC
10 10 (4.15%) Brocade
10 10 (4.15%) Dell
11 9 (3.73%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.73%) Palo Alto
12 8 (3.32%) Riverbed
12 8 (3.32%) Twitter
12 8 (3.32%) Zend
13 4 (1.66%) Avaya
13 4 (1.66%) HP