Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 41 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 53 50 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.34% 6.27% 8.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.29% 33.33% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 157
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,313 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,063 £63,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,300 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 175 150 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.32% 18.80% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 105 104 555
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £24,300
25th Percentile £29,750 £34,625 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.60% -1.67% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,875 £68,750
South East median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +7.95% +3.53%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Linux in West Sussex

Linux
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in West Sussex over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 +15 21 £40,000 - 7
Chichester +1 13 £50,000 - 3
Horsham -5 5 £60,000 +84.62% 1
Worthing -27 4 £100,000 +91.39% 1
Haywards Heath - 2 - -
Burgess Hill -18 1 £65,000 +100.00% 1
East Grinstead - 1 - - 1
Pulborough - 1 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 21 (39.62%) HTML
1 21 (39.62%) CSS
1 21 (39.62%) Python
1 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) OO
3 19 (35.85%) MVC
3 19 (35.85%) JIRA
4 18 (33.96%) REST
5 17 (32.08%) HTML5
5 17 (32.08%) Web Services
5 17 (32.08%) OOP
6 16 (30.19%) Java
7 15 (28.30%) C++
7 15 (28.30%) MySQL
8 14 (26.42%) SQL
9 13 (24.53%) PHP
9 13 (24.53%) LAMP
9 13 (24.53%) Symfony
9 13 (24.53%) React
10 12 (22.64%) Windows
11 11 (20.75%) Open Source
12 10 (18.87%) Microservices
12 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
12 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.87%) Ajax
12 10 (18.87%) SOAP
13 9 (16.98%) C#
13 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce

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 7 (13.21%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) Confluence
3 3 (5.66%) nginx
4 2 (3.77%) Jupyter
4 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Jetty
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) AWS
1 7 (13.21%) Azure
2 4 (7.55%) GCP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Logic Apps
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Sentinel
4 2 (3.77%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.77%) Serverless
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 19 (35.85%) JIRA
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.43%) GitLab
5 3 (5.66%) JUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.66%) Subversion
6 2 (3.77%) Grunt
6 2 (3.77%) TestRail
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Presentation Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Wearables
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Software Developer
3 11 (20.75%) PHP Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Digital Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) CSS
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) REST
3 17 (32.08%) HTML5
3 17 (32.08%) Web Services
4 13 (24.53%) LAMP
4 13 (24.53%) React
4 13 (24.53%) Symfony
5 10 (18.87%) Ajax
5 10 (18.87%) SOAP
6 8 (15.09%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (13.21%) JSON
7 7 (13.21%) Laravel
7 7 (13.21%) XHTML
8 6 (11.32%) Sass
8 6 (11.32%) Spring
8 6 (11.32%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) .NET
10 4 (7.55%) WSDL
10 4 (7.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
2 8 (15.09%) Client/Server
3 6 (11.32%) Legacy Systems
4 5 (9.43%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.77%) iPad
5 2 (3.77%) Life Science
5 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) PMI
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Mac OS
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) MVC
1 19 (35.85%) OO
2 17 (32.08%) OOP
3 11 (20.75%) Open Source
4 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Microservices
4 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.09%) ETL
7 7 (13.21%) Full Stack Development
7 7 (13.21%) OO PHP
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) SOLID
7 7 (13.21%) Web Development
8 6 (11.32%) CRM
8 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
9 5 (9.43%) Front End Development
9 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Python
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) Java
4 15 (28.30%) C++
5 14 (26.42%) SQL
6 13 (24.53%) PHP
7 9 (16.98%) C#
8 5 (9.43%) Ruby
9 4 (7.55%) Go
9 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.66%) Java 8
10 3 (5.66%) Perl
10 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.77%) Java 11
11 2 (3.77%) Kotlin
11 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.77%) VB
12 1 (1.89%) C
12 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.77%) GCFA
3 2 (3.77%) GCFE
3 2 (3.77%) GCIA
3 2 (3.77%) GCIH
3 2 (3.77%) Master's Degree
3 2 (3.77%) SANS
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.66%) Ansible
2 3 (5.66%) Terraform
3 1 (1.89%) Consul
3 1 (1.89%) Grafana
3 1 (1.89%) Packer
3 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) ANSYS
1 4 (7.55%) Bloomberg
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.55%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) Mercator
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) YouTube
4 1 (1.89%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.89%) BMC
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk