Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Linux 208 232 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.93% 11.39% 8.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.47% 40.00% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 199 216 210
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 527 580 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.64% 28.49% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 446 519 636
West Sussex median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,875 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -3 85 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Gatwick +1 24 £47,500 -17.03%
Chichester +19 13 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Worthing -9 11 £50,000 - 5
Shoreham-by-Sea -1 9 £35,000 -31.37% 3
Horsham -13 8 £52,500 +65.35% 3
East Grinstead -2 4 £43,750 -2.78%
Bognor Regis - 4 £35,000 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 58 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.44%) Unix
3 51 (24.52%) HTML
3 51 (24.52%) CSS
4 49 (23.56%) JavaScript
5 47 (22.60%) Degree
6 46 (22.12%) C++
7 45 (21.63%) SQL
8 42 (20.19%) Java
9 39 (18.75%) Windows
10 36 (17.31%) TDD
11 34 (16.35%) Git (software)
12 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
13 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
14 28 (13.46%) PHP
14 28 (13.46%) Software Engineering
14 28 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (12.50%) C
15 26 (12.50%) Docker
15 26 (12.50%) DevOps
16 25 (12.02%) Python
17 24 (11.54%) Subversion
18 22 (10.58%) Embedded C++
19 21 (10.10%) Embedded Linux
19 21 (10.10%) Wireless
20 20 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
20 20 (9.62%) Bash Shell
20 20 (9.62%) HTML5
20 20 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (9.62%) 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 7 (3.37%) Apache
1 7 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (3.37%) IIS
2 4 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.44%) EPiServer
3 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.44%) nginx
3 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.92%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.81%) IaaS
4 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.88%) PaaS
6 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.92%) GitHub
6 4 (1.92%) Office 365
7 3 (1.44%) Datadog
8 2 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.96%) Serverless
9 1 (0.48%) G Suite
9 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.10%) Wireless
2 17 (8.17%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (7.21%) DNS
4 10 (4.81%) Internet
5 5 (2.40%) DHCP
5 5 (2.40%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.40%) Network Security
5 5 (2.40%) SAN
5 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.92%) HTTP
6 4 (1.92%) SSL
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.44%) Junos
7 3 (1.44%) SSH
8 2 (0.96%) Firewall
8 2 (0.96%) LAN
8 2 (0.96%) WAN
9 1 (0.48%) VoIP
9 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) MySQL
2 16 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (6.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.88%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.44%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.44%) Redis
8 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.48%) DB2
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.54%) Subversion
3 6 (2.88%) Ant
3 6 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.40%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.40%) NUnit
4 5 (2.40%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.92%) GitLab
5 4 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.48%) Hudson
7 1 (0.48%) JIRA
7 1 (0.48%) jMock
7 1 (0.48%) JUnit
7 1 (0.48%) Maven
7 1 (0.48%) Mockito
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (9.13%) French Language
2 18 (8.65%) Finance
2 18 (8.65%) German Language
3 17 (8.17%) Italian Language
3 17 (8.17%) Spanish Language
4 9 (4.33%) Electronics
5 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.37%) Games
7 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.40%) Marketing
9 4 (1.92%) Back Office
10 3 (1.44%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.44%) Avionics
10 3 (1.44%) Retail
11 2 (0.96%) Automotive
11 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (25.96%) Developer
2 28 (13.46%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.98%) Analyst
3 27 (12.98%) Support Analyst
4 23 (11.06%) Embedded Engineer
5 21 (10.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) PHP Developer
7 19 (9.13%) Administrator
8 18 (8.65%) Technical Analyst
8 18 (8.65%) Technical Support
8 18 (8.65%) Technical Support Analyst
9 16 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 16 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 16 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 16 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (7.21%) Embedded C Engineer
10 15 (7.21%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 15 (7.21%) Test Engineer
11 13 (6.25%) Software Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.52%) CSS
1 51 (24.52%) HTML
2 20 (9.62%) HTML5
3 16 (7.69%) .NET
3 16 (7.69%) LAMP
4 14 (6.73%) Spring
5 13 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.77%) XHTML
7 10 (4.81%) Behat
7 10 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (3.85%) Web Services
9 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.88%) Node.js
10 5 (2.40%) jQuery
11 4 (1.92%) MFC
11 4 (1.92%) OpenGL
11 4 (1.92%) Qt
11 4 (1.92%) Universal Windows Platform
11 4 (1.92%) WinForms
11 4 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.37%) Online Games
4 5 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.92%) iPad
5 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.92%) NHS
5 4 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.44%) PKI
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Industry 4.0
7 2 (0.96%) Life Science
7 2 (0.96%) VHDL
8 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.48%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.48%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (26.44%) Unix
2 39 (18.75%) Windows
3 21 (10.10%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.21%) AIX
6 14 (6.73%) Windows Server
7 12 (5.77%) Debian
8 10 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (4.33%) CentOS
10 7 (3.37%) Solaris
10 7 (3.37%) VxWorks
11 6 (2.88%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.31%) TDD
3 28 (13.46%) Software Engineering
4 26 (12.50%) DevOps
5 20 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (9.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (8.17%) ITIL
8 16 (7.69%) OO
9 15 (7.21%) Software Testing
9 15 (7.21%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.73%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.73%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.77%) BDD
11 12 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 12 (5.77%) MVC
11 12 (5.77%) OO PHP
12 11 (5.29%) Defect Tracking
12 11 (5.29%) Process Improvement
13 10 (4.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.56%) JavaScript
2 46 (22.12%) C++
3 45 (21.63%) SQL
4 42 (20.19%) Java
5 28 (13.46%) PHP
6 26 (12.50%) C
7 25 (12.02%) Python
8 22 (10.58%) Embedded C++
9 20 (9.62%) Bash Shell
10 17 (8.17%) Shell Script
11 11 (5.29%) Korn
12 10 (4.81%) C#
12 10 (4.81%) Embedded C
12 10 (4.81%) PHP 5
12 10 (4.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.85%) Perl
14 5 (2.40%) Ruby
15 4 (1.92%) AWK
15 4 (1.92%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (22.60%) Degree
2 10 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.33%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.88%) RHCE
4 6 (2.88%) RHCSA
5 4 (1.92%) MCP
5 4 (1.92%) MCSA
5 4 (1.92%) MCSE
5 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.92%) OCA
5 4 (1.92%) OCP
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) CCNA
6 3 (1.44%) CCNP
6 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.44%) PhD
7 2 (0.96%) MPhil
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) SLA
2 7 (3.37%) MISRA
2 7 (3.37%) MISRA C
3 6 (2.88%) QA
4 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) GDPR
5 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (12.50%) Docker
2 12 (5.77%) LXC
3 7 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.88%) XenApp
5 5 (2.40%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.92%) GlusterFS
6 4 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.44%) iptables
8 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.48%) RHEV
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.33%) Puppet
3 8 (3.85%) Ansible
3 8 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.88%) Nagios
4 6 (2.88%) Terraform
5 4 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.92%) Grafana
5 4 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.92%) Packer
5 4 (1.92%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.92%) SCCM
5 4 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (1.92%) WSUS
6 3 (1.44%) Fail2ban
7 2 (0.96%) Consul
Vendors
1 29 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.13%) Oracle
2 19 (9.13%) Red Hat
3 17 (8.17%) VMware
4 15 (7.21%) IBM
5 11 (5.29%) Zend
6 10 (4.81%) Twitter
7 8 (3.85%) Cisco
8 7 (3.37%) Brocade
8 7 (3.37%) EMC
9 6 (2.88%) Citrix
9 6 (2.88%) HP
9 6 (2.88%) Symantec
10 4 (1.92%) Avaya
10 4 (1.92%) Centrify
10 4 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.92%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.92%) StorageTek
10 4 (1.92%) Sun
10 4 (1.92%) Veritas