Period
to 22 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 53 189 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.54% 7.90% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.42% 25.85% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 148 210
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,975 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.20% -4.05% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +11.11%

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 154 731 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 19.01% 30.55% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 102 545 449
Median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,875 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +4.94%

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 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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
Worthing +16 27 £51,000 +45.71% 3
Crawley -25 17 £40,000 -23.08% 6
Chichester +6 3 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Horsham -2 2 £32,500 -40.91%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) AWS
3 22 (41.51%) DevOps
4 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 19 (35.85%) Azure
5 18 (33.96%) Oracle
6 17 (32.08%) Java
6 17 (32.08%) Unix
7 13 (24.53%) QA
7 13 (24.53%) Microservices
8 12 (22.64%) RESTful
8 12 (22.64%) JIRA
9 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
10 10 (18.87%) Data Guard
10 10 (18.87%) Scala
10 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
10 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
10 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
10 10 (18.87%) Service Design
10 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (18.87%) Public Sector
10 10 (18.87%) JSON
10 10 (18.87%) Apache Flex
10 10 (18.87%) Web Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Kanban
10 10 (18.87%) Scrum
10 10 (18.87%) VMware
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis

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 3 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) JBoss
1 3 (5.66%) Jetty
1 3 (5.66%) nginx
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (54.72%) AWS
2 19 (35.85%) Azure
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (7.55%) GCP
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.77%) Office 365
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) DHCP
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) 2G
2 3 (5.66%) 4G
2 3 (5.66%) ADSL
2 3 (5.66%) NAS
2 3 (5.66%) SSL
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) MQTT
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MongoDB
1 10 (18.87%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) JIRA
2 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.66%) GitLab
4 3 (5.66%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.87%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) Digital Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) SAP Consultant
2 10 (18.87%) Scala Developer
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Junior
4 8 (15.09%) Junior DevOps
4 8 (15.09%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Java Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) RESTful
2 10 (18.87%) Apache Flex
2 10 (18.87%) CSS
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 10 (18.87%) JSON
2 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis
3 7 (13.21%) J2EE
3 7 (13.21%) Java EE
3 7 (13.21%) Java SE
3 7 (13.21%) JSF
3 7 (13.21%) Servlets
3 7 (13.21%) Struts
4 4 (7.55%) REST
5 3 (5.66%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Core
5 3 (5.66%) HTML5
5 3 (5.66%) JSP
5 3 (5.66%) Kafka
5 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PMI
2 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Unix
2 10 (18.87%) AIX
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) CentOS
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) DevOps
3 13 (24.53%) Microservices
4 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
4 11 (20.75%) Test Strategy
5 10 (18.87%) Kanban
5 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (18.87%) Scrum
5 10 (18.87%) Service Design
5 10 (18.87%) Web Testing
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
8 7 (13.21%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Sprint Backlog
8 7 (13.21%) Sprint Review
8 7 (13.21%) Web Application Development
9 5 (9.43%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) ABAP
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) Scala
4 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) VBScript
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) CCNA
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Data Guard
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (11.32%) Kubernetes
3 5 (9.43%) Terraform
4 3 (5.66%) Consul
4 3 (5.66%) Packer
5 2 (3.77%) Ansible
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.77%) SCCM
5 2 (3.77%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Oracle
2 10 (18.87%) SAP
2 10 (18.87%) VMware
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.55%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) SolarWinds
4 4 (7.55%) Symantec
5 3 (5.66%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
7 1 (1.89%) Novell
7 1 (1.89%) Talend