Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 192 233 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.01% 11.12% 11.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.32% 41.02% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 192 218 295
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 501 568 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.51% 27.11% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 451 521 674
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 -1 87 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Gatwick +12 20 £45,000 -21.05%
Chichester +13 13 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Worthing -13 6 £50,000 -0.50% 2
Horsham -18 6 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea -4 3 £35,000 -31.37% 3
Bognor Regis - 3 £35,000 - 2
Burgess Hill - 2 £31,750 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 62 (32.29%) C++
1 62 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.69%) HTML
2 57 (29.69%) CSS
3 54 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 51 (26.56%) Unix
5 50 (26.04%) SQL
6 44 (22.92%) Java
7 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
8 39 (20.31%) Software Engineering
8 39 (20.31%) Degree
9 38 (19.79%) TDD
10 36 (18.75%) C
11 32 (16.67%) Embedded C++
11 32 (16.67%) Subversion
11 32 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 31 (16.15%) Embedded Linux
13 29 (15.10%) Microsoft
14 27 (14.06%) German Language
15 25 (13.02%) French Language
16 24 (12.50%) PHP
17 21 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (10.42%) Windows
19 19 (9.90%) Italian Language
19 19 (9.90%) Spanish Language
20 17 (8.85%) DevOps
21 16 (8.33%) Docker
21 16 (8.33%) Software Testing
21 16 (8.33%) LAMP
22 15 (7.81%) MySQL

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 (5.21%) Apache
2 9 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.08%) CMS
4 4 (2.08%) nginx
4 4 (2.08%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.13%) IaaS
4 5 (2.60%) PaaS
5 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.04%) GitHub
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.52%) Datadog
7 1 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Serverless
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) Wireless
2 6 (3.13%) DNS
2 6 (3.13%) Internet
2 6 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.60%) Network Security
3 5 (2.60%) SAN
4 4 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.04%) SSL
5 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
6 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (7.81%) MySQL
3 13 (6.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.04%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.67%) Subversion
3 6 (3.13%) Ant
4 5 (2.60%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.60%) NUnit
5 4 (2.08%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) Hudson
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) jMock
7 1 (0.52%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Maven
7 1 (0.52%) Mockito
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 27 (14.06%) German Language
2 25 (13.02%) French Language
3 19 (9.90%) Italian Language
3 19 (9.90%) Spanish Language
4 13 (6.77%) Finance
5 11 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.17%) Electronics
7 5 (2.60%) Games
7 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.08%) Back Office
8 4 (2.08%) Marketing
9 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.04%) Automotive
10 2 (1.04%) Avionics
10 2 (1.04%) Retail
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (26.04%) Developer
2 31 (16.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (14.06%) Analyst
3 27 (14.06%) Support Analyst
4 26 (13.54%) Java Developer
5 24 (12.50%) Administrator
5 24 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 24 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 24 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 24 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 23 (11.98%) Embedded C Engineer
6 23 (11.98%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 21 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
8 20 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 19 (9.90%) PHP Developer
10 15 (7.81%) Software Engineer
10 15 (7.81%) Test Engineer
11 13 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.69%) CSS
1 57 (29.69%) HTML
2 16 (8.33%) LAMP
3 13 (6.77%) .NET
3 13 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (6.25%) HTML5
5 9 (4.69%) Behat
5 9 (4.69%) XHTML
6 7 (3.65%) REST
7 6 (3.13%) Spring
7 6 (3.13%) Web Services
8 5 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.60%) jQuery
8 5 (2.60%) SOAP
9 4 (2.08%) Node.js
10 3 (1.56%) OpenGL
10 3 (1.56%) Qt
10 3 (1.56%) Universal Windows Platform
10 3 (1.56%) WinForms
10 3 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.60%) Online Games
3 5 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.04%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (1.04%) Life Science
6 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.56%) Unix
2 31 (16.15%) Embedded Linux
3 20 (10.42%) Windows
4 11 (5.73%) AIX
4 11 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.69%) VxWorks
7 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.08%) CentOS
9 4 (2.08%) Solaris
9 4 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.56%) Debian
11 1 (0.52%) Android
11 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.31%) Software Engineering
3 38 (19.79%) TDD
4 17 (8.85%) DevOps
5 16 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 15 (7.81%) OO
6 15 (7.81%) Test Automation
7 13 (6.77%) Unit Testing
8 11 (5.73%) OO PHP
9 10 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.21%) Front End Development
9 10 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.69%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (4.69%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (4.69%) ITIL
10 9 (4.69%) Manual Testing
10 9 (4.69%) MVC
10 9 (4.69%) OOP
10 9 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.29%) C++
2 54 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 50 (26.04%) SQL
4 44 (22.92%) Java
5 36 (18.75%) C
6 32 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 24 (12.50%) PHP
8 15 (7.81%) Python
9 13 (6.77%) Bash Shell
9 13 (6.77%) Shell Script
10 11 (5.73%) Embedded C
11 9 (4.69%) Korn
11 9 (4.69%) PHP 5
12 6 (3.13%) C#
12 6 (3.13%) Perl
12 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.08%) AWK
13 4 (2.08%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.04%) Ruby
15 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (20.31%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.65%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.08%) MCP
4 4 (2.08%) MCSA
4 4 (2.08%) MCSE
4 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.08%) OCA
4 4 (2.08%) OCP
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.08%) RHCE
4 4 (2.08%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.56%) CCNA
5 3 (1.56%) CCNP
5 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) PhD
7 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) QA
2 7 (3.65%) MISRA
2 7 (3.65%) MISRA C
3 3 (1.56%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (8.33%) Docker
2 5 (2.60%) LXC
3 4 (2.08%) GlusterFS
3 4 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (2.08%) XenApp
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) iptables
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.60%) Ansible
3 4 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (2.08%) Puppet
3 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (2.08%) WSUS
4 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.04%) Terraform
6 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.52%) Fail2ban
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (15.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.29%) Zend
3 13 (6.77%) IBM
3 13 (6.77%) Oracle
4 11 (5.73%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.69%) Twitter
6 6 (3.13%) EMC
6 6 (3.13%) VMware
7 5 (2.60%) HP
8 4 (2.08%) Brocade
8 4 (2.08%) Centrify
8 4 (2.08%) Cisco
8 4 (2.08%) Citrix
8 4 (2.08%) StorageTek
8 4 (2.08%) Sun
8 4 (2.08%) Symantec
8 4 (2.08%) Veritas
9 1 (0.52%) Google
9 1 (0.52%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.52%) Veeam