Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 235 185 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.27% 7.53% 13.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.10% 27.13% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 225 192 314
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%

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 601 682 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.81% 27.76% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 536 624 750
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,975 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +8 133 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Horsham -14 27 £30,000 -42.86% 1
Gatwick +5 19 £57,250 +27.22%
Worthing -22 14 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Grinstead - 10 £45,000 -
Chichester -20 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Shoreham-by-Sea +5 3 £51,000 +36.00% 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £42,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £47,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 82 (34.89%) Java
2 65 (27.66%) Oracle
2 65 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (25.53%) Unix
3 60 (25.53%) DevOps
4 57 (24.26%) SQL
5 56 (23.83%) Degree
6 55 (23.40%) C++
6 55 (23.40%) Windows
7 47 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 45 (19.15%) HTML
8 45 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (18.72%) Computer Science
9 44 (18.72%) JavaScript
9 44 (18.72%) CSS
10 42 (17.87%) C
10 42 (17.87%) Git (software)
11 37 (15.74%) VMware
12 35 (14.89%) Perl
13 33 (14.04%) Telecoms
14 32 (13.62%) CentOS
15 31 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (13.19%) Shell Script
16 30 (12.77%) Ansible
17 27 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (11.06%) SDLC
18 26 (11.06%) Software Engineering
18 26 (11.06%) SLA
19 24 (10.21%) Python
19 24 (10.21%) Subversion

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 11 (4.68%) Confluence
2 10 (4.26%) Apache
3 9 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.83%) nginx
4 6 (2.55%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.55%) IIS
5 5 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.85%) Liferay
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.79%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (8.09%) Amazon ELB
3 19 (8.09%) Amazon S3
3 19 (8.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.70%) GitHub
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.43%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (3.40%) DNS
2 8 (3.40%) HTTP
2 8 (3.40%) SAN
3 7 (2.98%) VoIP
4 6 (2.55%) Wireless
5 5 (2.13%) DHCP
5 5 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.13%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.70%) Firewall
6 4 (1.70%) Internet
6 4 (1.70%) LAN
6 4 (1.70%) WAN
7 3 (1.28%) 3G
7 3 (1.28%) 4G
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.28%) MPLS
7 3 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.79%) MySQL
3 21 (8.94%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.66%) DB2
5 15 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.53%) Oracle Database
7 12 (5.11%) Data Mining
8 11 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.40%) Big Data
10 6 (2.55%) SQLite
11 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (1.28%) GIS
12 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.21%) Subversion
3 21 (8.94%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.11%) JIRA
5 9 (3.83%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.13%) GoCD
7 5 (2.13%) Maven
7 5 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.28%) JUnit
9 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.43%) Gradle
10 1 (0.43%) gulp
10 1 (0.43%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.43%) QUnit
General
1 33 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.81%) French Language
2 16 (6.81%) German Language
3 7 (2.98%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.13%) Games
5 4 (1.70%) Finance
6 3 (1.28%) Automotive
6 3 (1.28%) Electronics
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (26.81%) Developer
2 42 (17.87%) Systems Engineer
3 36 (15.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 26 (11.06%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (10.21%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (10.21%) Cloud Engineer
6 24 (10.21%) Software Developer
7 23 (9.79%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (9.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 21 (8.94%) Administrator
8 21 (8.94%) Integration Engineer
8 21 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (7.66%) Analyst
9 18 (7.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 18 (7.66%) Support Engineer
9 18 (7.66%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (7.23%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 15 (6.38%) Test Engineer
12 14 (5.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.15%) HTML
2 44 (18.72%) CSS
3 20 (8.51%) Web Services
4 19 (8.09%) J2EE
5 16 (6.81%) HTML5
6 14 (5.96%) LAMP
7 13 (5.53%) .NET
7 13 (5.53%) XML
8 10 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.40%) Ajax
9 8 (3.40%) JSON
10 7 (2.98%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (2.55%) CSS3
11 6 (2.55%) Middleware
12 5 (2.13%) Behat
12 5 (2.13%) MCollective
12 5 (2.13%) Node.js
12 5 (2.13%) Sensu
12 5 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.13%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.72%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.68%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.40%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.55%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.28%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.28%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.53%) Unix
2 55 (23.40%) Windows
3 32 (13.62%) CentOS
4 18 (7.66%) zOS
5 16 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.11%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (5.11%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.40%) Debian
8 5 (2.13%) Android
8 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.70%) Solaris
9 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.70%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.53%) DevOps
2 45 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.06%) SDLC
3 26 (11.06%) Software Engineering
4 21 (8.94%) ITIL
5 20 (8.51%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.23%) Network Design
6 17 (7.23%) Scrum
6 17 (7.23%) Test Automation
7 16 (6.81%) MVC
7 16 (6.81%) Project Management
8 14 (5.96%) Release Management
8 14 (5.96%) Scenario Testing
8 14 (5.96%) TDD
9 13 (5.53%) Analytics
10 12 (5.11%) Customer Requirements
10 12 (5.11%) Data Analytics
10 12 (5.11%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.11%) Mathematics
10 12 (5.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.89%) Java
2 57 (24.26%) SQL
3 55 (23.40%) C++
4 44 (18.72%) JavaScript
5 42 (17.87%) C
6 35 (14.89%) Perl
7 31 (13.19%) Shell Script
8 24 (10.21%) Bash Shell
8 24 (10.21%) Python
9 17 (7.23%) PHP
10 12 (5.11%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.68%) Embedded C++
12 8 (3.40%) C#
12 8 (3.40%) Ruby
13 6 (2.55%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.13%) PHP 5
15 4 (1.70%) AWK
15 4 (1.70%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.70%) Korn
15 4 (1.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (23.83%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.98%) MCSE
4 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.55%) CCA
5 6 (2.55%) CCNA
5 6 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (2.13%) RHCE
7 4 (1.70%) RHCSA
8 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.85%) CCIE
9 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.85%) MCP
10 1 (0.43%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.43%) MCDST
10 1 (0.43%) MCSA
10 1 (0.43%) OCP
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.06%) SLA
2 11 (4.68%) QA
System Software
1 31 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.40%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.98%) Docker
3 7 (2.98%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (2.98%) XenApp
4 6 (2.55%) MetaFrame
5 4 (1.70%) GlusterFS
5 4 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.28%) iptables
6 3 (1.28%) KVM
6 3 (1.28%) LXC
7 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (12.77%) Ansible
2 19 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.66%) Puppet
3 18 (7.66%) Tivoli
3 18 (7.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.13%) CFEngine
4 5 (2.13%) Nagios
5 4 (1.70%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.70%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.28%) SELinux
6 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.43%) AppManager
7 1 (0.43%) Salt
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (27.66%) Oracle
2 37 (15.74%) VMware
3 19 (8.09%) Red Hat
4 18 (7.66%) IBM
5 12 (5.11%) Zend
6 11 (4.68%) Avaya
7 7 (2.98%) Citrix
8 6 (2.55%) Cisco
8 6 (2.55%) Perforce
9 5 (2.13%) Google
9 5 (2.13%) HP
9 5 (2.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.13%) Twitter
10 4 (1.70%) Brocade
10 4 (1.70%) EMC
10 4 (1.70%) Juniper
10 4 (1.70%) StorageTek
10 4 (1.70%) Sun
10 4 (1.70%) Veritas
11 3 (1.28%) Forcepoint