Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 204 224 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.06% 10.51% 13.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.38% 40.95% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 197 206 333
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 518 547 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.54% 25.67% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 479 490 658
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +1 84 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Chichester - 19 £32,500 - 1
Gatwick +16 13 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Horsham -15 11 £40,000 +25.98% 6
Worthing -15 4 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Haywards Heath +17 3 £27,250 -35.88%
Burgess Hill - 3 £31,000 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 74 (36.27%) HTML
2 72 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 72 (35.29%) CSS
3 68 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (31.86%) C++
5 58 (28.43%) SQL
6 51 (25.00%) Unix
7 47 (23.04%) Java
8 41 (20.10%) Software Engineering
9 39 (19.12%) Subversion
9 39 (19.12%) Git (software)
10 37 (18.14%) TDD
11 36 (17.65%) C
12 35 (17.16%) Microsoft
13 34 (16.67%) PHP
14 33 (16.18%) Embedded C++
15 32 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
16 26 (12.75%) German Language
17 25 (12.25%) Degree
18 24 (11.76%) French Language
19 23 (11.27%) Computer Science
20 21 (10.29%) Windows
21 19 (9.31%) MySQL
21 19 (9.31%) Apache
22 18 (8.82%) Software Testing
22 18 (8.82%) Test Automation
23 17 (8.33%) Zend
23 17 (8.33%) jQuery
24 16 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
25 15 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 19 (9.31%) Apache
2 9 (4.41%) CMS
2 9 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.41%) WordPress
3 8 (3.92%) nginx
4 6 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.49%) Datadog
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.92%) SSH
2 7 (3.43%) FTP
2 7 (3.43%) Telnet
2 7 (3.43%) Wireless
3 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.45%) DNS
5 4 (1.96%) WAN
6 3 (1.47%) SSL
7 2 (0.98%) 3G
7 2 (0.98%) 4G
7 2 (0.98%) ADSL
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.98%) DHCP
7 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.98%) Firewall
7 2 (0.98%) HTTP
7 2 (0.98%) LAN
7 2 (0.98%) MPLS
7 2 (0.98%) SAN
8 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.31%) MySQL
2 16 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.43%) SQLite
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.98%) DB2
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (19.12%) Git (software)
1 39 (19.12%) Subversion
2 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.98%) Selenium
3 1 (0.49%) Ant
3 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.49%) Gatling
3 1 (0.49%) Grunt
3 1 (0.49%) gulp
3 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) JUnit
3 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.49%) Sublime Text
General
1 26 (12.75%) German Language
2 24 (11.76%) French Language
3 12 (5.88%) Italian Language
3 12 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 10 (4.90%) Finance
5 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.96%) Electronics
6 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.96%) Marketing
7 3 (1.47%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.98%) Automotive
8 2 (0.98%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (34.31%) Developer
2 35 (17.16%) Java Developer
3 32 (15.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 29 (14.22%) Administrator
5 28 (13.73%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 27 (13.24%) Analyst
6 27 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (12.75%) Embedded C Engineer
7 26 (12.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 25 (12.25%) Support Analyst
9 24 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
9 24 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 23 (11.27%) Technical Analyst
10 23 (11.27%) Technical Support
10 23 (11.27%) Technical Support Analyst
11 22 (10.78%) PHP Developer
12 17 (8.33%) Test Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) Software Engineer
13 11 (5.39%) Support Engineer
14 10 (4.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.27%) HTML
2 72 (35.29%) CSS
3 17 (8.33%) jQuery
4 15 (7.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (6.86%) HTML5
6 13 (6.37%) LAMP
6 13 (6.37%) SOAP
7 11 (5.39%) Node.js
7 11 (5.39%) REST
8 9 (4.41%) CSS3
9 7 (3.43%) .NET
9 7 (3.43%) Ajax
9 7 (3.43%) J2EE
9 7 (3.43%) Qt
9 7 (3.43%) Spring
10 6 (2.94%) Behat
10 6 (2.94%) Spring MVC
10 6 (2.94%) XHTML
10 6 (2.94%) XML
11 4 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.98%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (0.98%) Life Science
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) Online Games
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.00%) Unix
2 32 (15.69%) Embedded Linux
3 21 (10.29%) Windows
4 13 (6.37%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.92%) Android
6 7 (3.43%) CentOS
6 7 (3.43%) Mac OS
7 6 (2.94%) VxWorks
7 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.45%) AIX
8 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.47%) Solaris
10 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.10%) Software Engineering
3 37 (18.14%) TDD
4 18 (8.82%) Software Testing
4 18 (8.82%) Test Automation
5 14 (6.86%) MVC
6 11 (5.39%) Manual Testing
6 11 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (4.90%) Unit Testing
8 9 (4.41%) ITIL
8 9 (4.41%) OO
9 8 (3.92%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (3.92%) DevOps
9 8 (3.92%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (3.92%) OO PHP
9 8 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.43%) Android Development
10 7 (3.43%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (3.43%) Process Improvement
10 7 (3.43%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 65 (31.86%) C++
3 58 (28.43%) SQL
4 47 (23.04%) Java
5 36 (17.65%) C
6 34 (16.67%) PHP
7 33 (16.18%) Embedded C++
8 11 (5.39%) Python
9 7 (3.43%) Embedded C
9 7 (3.43%) PHP 5
10 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.96%) Korn
11 4 (1.96%) Perl
12 3 (1.47%) C#
12 3 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.98%) AWK
13 2 (0.98%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.47%) MCP
5 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.98%) CCNA
5 2 (0.98%) CCNP
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.98%) MCSA
5 2 (0.98%) MCSE
5 2 (0.98%) OCA
5 2 (0.98%) OCP
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.98%) RHCE
5 2 (0.98%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) MISRA
2 4 (1.96%) MISRA C
2 4 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Docker
1 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.47%) XenApp
4 2 (0.98%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.98%) LXC
4 2 (0.98%) Squid
4 2 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) iptables
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.43%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.47%) Puppet
2 3 (1.47%) SCCM
2 3 (1.47%) WSUS
3 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Fail2ban
4 1 (0.49%) Grafana
4 1 (0.49%) Kibana
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.33%) Zend
3 13 (6.37%) Oracle
4 9 (4.41%) VMware
5 7 (3.43%) Cisco
5 7 (3.43%) IBM
6 6 (2.94%) Twitter
7 5 (2.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.47%) Citrix
8 3 (1.47%) Symantec
9 2 (0.98%) Brocade
9 2 (0.98%) Capita
9 2 (0.98%) Centrify
9 2 (0.98%) EMC
9 2 (0.98%) Google
9 2 (0.98%) HP
9 2 (0.98%) Juniper
9 2 (0.98%) StorageTek
9 2 (0.98%) Sun
9 2 (0.98%) Veritas