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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 33 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Linux 86 66 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.48% 5.44% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.54% 25.78% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 66
10th Percentile £40,900 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,050 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.78% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 249 256 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.65% 21.10% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 151 184 305
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,250 £31,550
25th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.89% - -
75th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,225 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Crawley +21 55 £45,000 - 4
Worthing +6 11 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Gatwick - 11 - -
Burgess Hill - 3 £25,000 -
Chichester -7 2 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 58 (67.44%) Software Engineering
2 51 (59.30%) Degree
2 51 (59.30%) C++
3 49 (56.98%) Unit Testing
4 42 (48.84%) C
5 41 (47.67%) TCP/IP
5 41 (47.67%) Signal Processing
6 40 (46.51%) Digital Signal Processing
6 40 (46.51%) Functional Testing
6 40 (46.51%) Protocol Buffers
6 40 (46.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 40 (46.51%) HTTP
6 40 (46.51%) Project Planning
6 40 (46.51%) Software Testing
7 24 (27.91%) Windows
8 21 (24.42%) Electronics
9 20 (23.26%) Agile
10 17 (19.77%) VMware
11 16 (18.60%) Unix
12 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (16.28%) Java
13 14 (16.28%) IBM
14 13 (15.12%) Scrum
15 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.79%) Social Skills
17 9 (10.47%) QA
17 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
17 9 (10.47%) HTML
17 9 (10.47%) CSS
18 8 (9.30%) Quality Management

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 5 (5.81%) Apache
1 5 (5.81%) JBoss
1 5 (5.81%) Jetty
1 5 (5.81%) nginx
1 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) PTC Creo
2 1 (1.16%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (5.81%) SaaS
3 4 (4.65%) Azure
3 4 (4.65%) Rubrik
4 3 (3.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.67%) TCP/IP
2 40 (46.51%) HTTP
3 8 (9.30%) Firewall
4 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (5.81%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) LAN
5 3 (3.49%) SD-WAN
5 3 (3.49%) WAN
5 3 (3.49%) Wireless
5 3 (3.49%) WLAN
6 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.81%) GitLab
2 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.81%) Maven
2 5 (5.81%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) PyCharm
3 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (46.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 21 (24.42%) Electronics
3 11 (12.79%) Social Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) Finance
6 2 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Software Engineer
2 49 (56.98%) Embedded Engineer
2 49 (56.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) Junior
3 20 (23.26%) Junior Embedded Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) Junior Software Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Developer
5 9 (10.47%) IT Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) Protocol Buffers
2 9 (10.47%) CSS
2 9 (10.47%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (5.81%) CSS3
3 5 (5.81%) HTML5
3 5 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (5.81%) Spring
3 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
3 5 (5.81%) Spring MVC
4 3 (3.49%) ISPF
4 3 (3.49%) J2EE
4 3 (3.49%) Java EE
4 3 (3.49%) Java SE
4 3 (3.49%) JSF
4 3 (3.49%) OLE
4 3 (3.49%) Servlets
4 3 (3.49%) Struts
5 1 (1.16%) Tkinter
5 1 (1.16%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Life Science
3 2 (2.33%) PMI
3 2 (2.33%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.16%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.16%) FPGA
4 1 (1.16%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Unix
3 8 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (8.14%) zOS
5 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (67.44%) Software Engineering
2 49 (56.98%) Unit Testing
3 41 (47.67%) Signal Processing
4 40 (46.51%) Digital Signal Processing
4 40 (46.51%) Functional Testing
4 40 (46.51%) Project Planning
4 40 (46.51%) Software Testing
5 20 (23.26%) Agile
6 15 (17.44%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (15.12%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) CI/CD
8 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
8 8 (9.30%) MVC
8 8 (9.30%) Project Delivery
8 8 (9.30%) QMS
8 8 (9.30%) Quality Management
8 8 (9.30%) Storyboarding
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) C++
2 42 (48.84%) C
3 14 (16.28%) Java
4 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.81%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.49%) COBOL
7 3 (3.49%) JCL
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Ada
9 1 (1.16%) C#
9 1 (1.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (59.30%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) MCSE
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) CISSP
3 5 (5.81%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 7 (8.14%) GDPR
3 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.81%) Docker
3 5 (5.81%) KVM
4 3 (3.49%) RACF
4 3 (3.49%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Terraform
2 6 (6.98%) vRealize
3 5 (5.81%) Avamar
3 5 (5.81%) Consul
3 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.81%) Packer
4 3 (3.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) VMware
2 14 (16.28%) IBM
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) EMC
5 4 (4.65%) Isilon
6 3 (3.49%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.16%) Cadence
8 1 (1.16%) Keysight
8 1 (1.16%) PTC
8 1 (1.16%) Thales
8 1 (1.16%) Veeam