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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 140 160 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.00% 12.31% 13.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.30% 42.44% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 129 158 147
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 316 377 474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 29.34% 29.00% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 285 363 426
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley 0 87 £43,500 -14.70% 2
Horsham -20 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Worthing -28 10 £52,500 +40.00%
Gatwick +7 8 £57,000 +3.63% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £51,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £42,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 97 (42.73%) Java
2 74 (32.60%) SQL
3 73 (32.16%) C++
4 66 (29.07%) Windows
5 65 (28.63%) Amazon AWS
6 57 (25.11%) HTML
7 56 (24.67%) C
7 56 (24.67%) CSS
7 56 (24.67%) Python
8 53 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (22.91%) Oracle
10 51 (22.47%) Unix
11 50 (22.03%) Degree
12 49 (21.59%) Computer Science
13 48 (21.15%) DevOps
14 42 (18.50%) Telecoms
15 41 (18.06%) JavaScript
16 37 (16.30%) Amazon S3
17 36 (15.86%) Amazon ELB
18 31 (13.66%) Git (software)
18 31 (13.66%) Test Automation
18 31 (13.66%) Mathematics
19 30 (13.22%) Bash Shell
19 30 (13.22%) VMware
20 29 (12.78%) Microsoft
21 28 (12.33%) Perl
21 28 (12.33%) Ansible
21 28 (12.33%) Vagrant
22 27 (11.89%) PowerShell
22 27 (11.89%) Scrum

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 10 (4.41%) Confluence
2 7 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.32%) Apache
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 65 (28.63%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (16.30%) Amazon S3
3 36 (15.86%) Amazon ELB
4 26 (11.45%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (11.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (4.41%) IaaS
6 10 (4.41%) PaaS
7 8 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.01%) DNS
2 15 (6.61%) Wireless
3 10 (4.41%) Network Security
4 8 (3.52%) Internet
4 8 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.08%) SAN
6 5 (2.20%) DHCP
6 5 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (2.20%) HTTP
7 3 (1.32%) 3G
7 3 (1.32%) 4G
7 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.32%) MPLS
7 3 (1.32%) WAN
8 2 (0.88%) BGP
8 2 (0.88%) IPv6
8 2 (0.88%) ISDN
8 2 (0.88%) LAN
8 2 (0.88%) OSPF
8 2 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.25%) MySQL
3 15 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.29%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.20%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.20%) DB2
6 5 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.20%) SQLite
7 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.88%) OLTP
7 2 (0.88%) VLDB
8 1 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.44%) GIS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (13.66%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.33%) Vagrant
3 19 (8.37%) Subversion
4 16 (7.05%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.17%) JIRA
6 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.64%) Selenium
8 5 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.20%) Maven
8 5 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.76%) JUnit
10 2 (0.88%) Toad
11 1 (0.44%) GoCD
11 1 (0.44%) Gradle
11 1 (0.44%) Mockito
11 1 (0.44%) NUnit
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (18.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.08%) French Language
2 7 (3.08%) German Language
3 4 (1.76%) Finance
4 3 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Automotive
5 1 (0.44%) Billing
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (32.60%) Developer
2 59 (25.99%) Java Developer
3 37 (16.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (15.42%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (14.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 25 (11.01%) Administrator
6 25 (11.01%) Linux Administrator
7 23 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (9.25%) AWS DevOps
8 21 (9.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 20 (8.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 20 (8.81%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (7.93%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (7.49%) C++ Developer
11 17 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (7.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 17 (7.49%) Support Engineer
12 16 (7.05%) C++/Java Developer
13 15 (6.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (25.11%) HTML
2 56 (24.67%) CSS
3 19 (8.37%) J2EE
3 19 (8.37%) Web Services
4 17 (7.49%) JSP
5 16 (7.05%) Spring
6 13 (5.73%) .NET
7 12 (5.29%) Ajax
7 12 (5.29%) JSON
7 12 (5.29%) REST
8 8 (3.52%) jQuery
9 7 (3.08%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.08%) ATL
9 7 (3.08%) COM
10 6 (2.64%) CSS3
10 6 (2.64%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.64%) HTML5
10 6 (2.64%) Middleware
11 5 (2.20%) Backbone.js
11 5 (2.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.59%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.29%) Driving Licence
3 11 (4.85%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.96%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.08%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.64%) User Experience
9 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.88%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) AS400
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.44%) iSeries
11 1 (0.44%) PMI
11 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (29.07%) Windows
2 51 (22.47%) Unix
3 21 (9.25%) Debian
4 16 (7.05%) CentOS
5 12 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.41%) Android
6 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.08%) zOS
8 5 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (2.20%) Solaris
9 3 (1.32%) AIX
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.15%) DevOps
3 31 (13.66%) Mathematics
3 31 (13.66%) Test Automation
4 27 (11.89%) Scrum
5 26 (11.45%) Software Engineering
6 24 (10.57%) Scenario Testing
7 22 (9.69%) Configuration Management
7 22 (9.69%) ITIL
8 20 (8.81%) Multithreading
9 19 (8.37%) Network Design
10 18 (7.93%) Multithreaded Programming
11 17 (7.49%) Data Protection
11 17 (7.49%) Process Improvement
12 15 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (6.17%) TDD
14 12 (5.29%) BDD
14 12 (5.29%) Defect Tracking
14 12 (5.29%) Software Testing
15 11 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 97 (42.73%) Java
2 74 (32.60%) SQL
3 73 (32.16%) C++
4 56 (24.67%) C
4 56 (24.67%) Python
5 41 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 30 (13.22%) Bash Shell
7 28 (12.33%) Perl
8 27 (11.89%) PowerShell
9 26 (11.45%) Assembly Language
10 18 (7.93%) Shell Script
11 14 (6.17%) C#
12 9 (3.96%) Fortran
13 7 (3.08%) Ruby
14 5 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.76%) Korn
15 4 (1.76%) Scala
16 3 (1.32%) AWK
16 3 (1.32%) Bourne shell
16 3 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (22.03%) Degree
2 15 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.08%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.20%) CCA
4 5 (2.20%) CCNA
4 5 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (2.20%) MCSE
4 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.32%) OCA
5 3 (1.32%) OCP
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.32%) RHCE
5 3 (1.32%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 22 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.17%) Docker
3 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.96%) iptables
4 9 (3.96%) KVM
5 8 (3.52%) LXC
6 7 (3.08%) Firmware
7 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.64%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.64%) XenApp
8 5 (2.20%) GlusterFS
8 5 (2.20%) MetaFrame
8 5 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.44%) etcd
9 1 (0.44%) flannel
9 1 (0.44%) Squid
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (12.33%) Ansible
2 18 (7.93%) Puppet
3 13 (5.73%) SCCM
4 10 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (3.96%) SELinux
6 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.64%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.20%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 4 (1.76%) SCSM
9 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.44%) cPanel
11 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (22.91%) Oracle
2 30 (13.22%) VMware
3 29 (12.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.17%) Cisco
4 14 (6.17%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.73%) Juniper
6 8 (3.52%) HP
6 8 (3.52%) SAP
7 7 (3.08%) Citrix
7 7 (3.08%) IBM
8 5 (2.20%) Brocade
8 5 (2.20%) EMC
8 5 (2.20%) StorageTek
8 5 (2.20%) Sun
8 5 (2.20%) Veritas
9 4 (1.76%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.76%) Google
10 2 (0.88%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.88%) F5
10 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick
Volt
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago