Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 198 202 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.88% 9.33% 14.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.26% 37.97% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 195 185 349
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £30,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +4.65%

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 546 532 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.25% 24.56% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 503 466 616
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,875
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +4 81 £47,500 +7.34% 8
Horsham -5 18 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Chichester - 13 £35,000 - 2
Gatwick +10 6 £40,000 -23.81%
Worthing -20 5 £47,500 +5.56%
Haywards Heath - 3 £27,250 -
Burgess Hill - 3 £31,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea +1 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.32%) JavaScript
3 62 (31.31%) HTML
4 60 (30.30%) CSS
5 57 (28.79%) C++
6 54 (27.27%) Java
7 48 (24.24%) SQL
8 45 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 41 (20.71%) Unix
10 38 (19.19%) TDD
11 37 (18.69%) Git (software)
12 35 (17.68%) Subversion
13 33 (16.67%) C
14 30 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
15 29 (14.65%) Embedded C++
16 27 (13.64%) Windows
17 26 (13.13%) PHP
18 25 (12.63%) Microsoft
19 24 (12.12%) Test Automation
20 22 (11.11%) Software Testing
20 22 (11.11%) German Language
20 22 (11.11%) Oracle
20 22 (11.11%) Python
21 21 (10.61%) Degree
22 20 (10.10%) Computer Science
22 20 (10.10%) French Language
23 18 (9.09%) jQuery
24 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
25 16 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
26 14 (7.07%) MySQL

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 13 (6.57%) Apache
2 9 (4.55%) CMS
2 9 (4.55%) WordPress
3 8 (4.04%) nginx
4 6 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.53%) IIS
6 4 (2.02%) Liferay
7 1 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) Wireless
2 8 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.54%) FTP
3 7 (3.54%) SSH
3 7 (3.54%) Telnet
4 6 (3.03%) DNS
5 5 (2.53%) VoIP
6 4 (2.02%) DHCP
6 4 (2.02%) WAN
7 3 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.01%) 3G
8 2 (1.01%) 4G
8 2 (1.01%) ADSL
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.01%) Firewall
8 2 (1.01%) HTTP
8 2 (1.01%) LAN
8 2 (1.01%) MPLS
9 1 (0.51%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) MySQL
3 9 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.04%) SQLite
5 5 (2.53%) DB2
5 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.51%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (18.69%) Git (software)
2 35 (17.68%) Subversion
3 4 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Ant
5 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.51%) Gatling
5 1 (0.51%) Grunt
5 1 (0.51%) gulp
5 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.51%) JIRA
5 1 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.51%) QUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Sublime Text
General
1 22 (11.11%) German Language
2 20 (10.10%) French Language
3 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.02%) Finance
4 4 (2.02%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.02%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (31.82%) Developer
2 35 (17.68%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.64%) Analyst
3 27 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
4 26 (13.13%) Administrator
4 26 (13.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 25 (12.63%) Embedded C Engineer
5 25 (12.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 25 (12.63%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (11.62%) Linux Administrator
7 22 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 22 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 20 (10.10%) Support Analyst
9 15 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (7.58%) Technical Support
9 15 (7.58%) Technical Support Analyst
10 14 (7.07%) PHP Developer
11 13 (6.57%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (6.57%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (6.06%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.31%) HTML
2 60 (30.30%) CSS
3 18 (9.09%) jQuery
4 14 (7.07%) CSS3
4 14 (7.07%) HTML5
5 13 (6.57%) REST
5 13 (6.57%) SOAP
6 12 (6.06%) J2EE
7 10 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (4.55%) Spring
9 8 (4.04%) Ajax
9 8 (4.04%) Node.js
9 8 (4.04%) Qt
9 8 (4.04%) Spring MVC
10 7 (3.54%) Web Services
10 7 (3.54%) XML
11 4 (2.02%) JSP
11 4 (2.02%) RESTful
12 3 (1.52%) .NET
13 2 (1.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.71%) Unix
2 30 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
3 27 (13.64%) Windows
4 9 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.04%) Android
5 8 (4.04%) CentOS
6 7 (3.54%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.02%) zOS
8 2 (1.01%) VxWorks
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 38 (19.19%) TDD
4 24 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 22 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 16 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (6.57%) SDLC
8 12 (6.06%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (6.06%) MVC
8 12 (6.06%) Process Improvement
8 12 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (5.56%) BDD
9 11 (5.56%) Web Development
10 10 (5.05%) Manual Testing
10 10 (5.05%) Release Management
11 9 (4.55%) ITIL
12 7 (3.54%) Android Development
12 7 (3.54%) Software Architecture
13 6 (3.03%) DevOps
13 6 (3.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.32%) JavaScript
2 57 (28.79%) C++
3 54 (27.27%) Java
4 48 (24.24%) SQL
5 33 (16.67%) C
6 29 (14.65%) Embedded C++
7 26 (13.13%) PHP
8 22 (11.11%) Python
9 9 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.04%) Perl
11 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.52%) C#
12 3 (1.52%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.01%) Java 8
13 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.01%) Ruby
13 2 (1.01%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (10.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) MCP
3 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 11 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) Docker
3 2 (1.01%) Squid
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) LXC
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (2.02%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) CFEngine
3 2 (1.01%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) AppManager
4 1 (0.51%) Grafana
4 1 (0.51%) Kibana
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.11%) Oracle
3 13 (6.57%) VMware
4 11 (5.56%) Zend
5 7 (3.54%) Cisco
6 5 (2.53%) IBM
7 3 (1.52%) Avaya
7 3 (1.52%) Google
7 3 (1.52%) Mitel
8 2 (1.01%) Capita
8 2 (1.01%) Juniper
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
9 1 (0.51%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.51%) Perforce
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Sage
9 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.51%) Twitter
9 1 (0.51%) webMethods