Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 30 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 237 148 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.94% 6.78% 13.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.83% 26.96% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 230 132 333
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,125 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +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 595 549 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.97% 25.16% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 532 474 684
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,950 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +15 120 £48,500 -7.62% 11
Horsham +1 28 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Gatwick +8 15 £59,500 +32.22% 1
Chichester - 11 £35,000 - 2
East Grinstead - 10 £45,000 - 1
Worthing -21 8 £43,756 +9.39% 6
Haywards Heath - 3 £27,250 -
Shoreham-by-Sea +2 1 - - 2
Burgess Hill - 1 £47,500 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 72 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (28.69%) Java
3 58 (24.47%) Oracle
4 55 (23.21%) C++
4 55 (23.21%) Unix
5 53 (22.36%) Windows
5 53 (22.36%) JavaScript
6 52 (21.94%) CSS
7 51 (21.52%) HTML
7 51 (21.52%) SQL
7 51 (21.52%) Degree
8 41 (17.30%) Computer Science
9 39 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
10 38 (16.03%) Software Engineering
10 38 (16.03%) SQL Server
11 37 (15.61%) DevOps
12 35 (14.77%) C
13 34 (14.35%) Git (software)
14 33 (13.92%) MySQL
15 32 (13.50%) VMware
16 30 (12.66%) Shell Script
16 30 (12.66%) CentOS
17 28 (11.81%) PHP
18 26 (10.97%) TDD
18 26 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (10.55%) Test Automation
19 25 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (10.55%) Subversion
20 22 (9.28%) Perl
20 22 (9.28%) ITIL

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 17 (7.17%) Apache
2 11 (4.64%) IIS
2 11 (4.64%) nginx
3 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.53%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.69%) Liferay
6 3 (1.27%) Confluence
6 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.22%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.80%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.11%) GitHub
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.42%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.06%) Wireless
2 9 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (3.38%) VoIP
4 7 (2.95%) FTP
4 7 (2.95%) SAN
4 7 (2.95%) SSH
4 7 (2.95%) Telnet
5 6 (2.53%) DNS
5 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.11%) DHCP
6 5 (2.11%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.11%) WAN
7 4 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.69%) LAN
8 3 (1.27%) 3G
8 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.27%) Firewall
8 3 (1.27%) HTTP
8 3 (1.27%) MPLS
8 3 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.92%) MySQL
3 14 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.49%) Data Mining
5 11 (4.64%) DB2
6 9 (3.80%) Big Data
7 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.38%) SQLite
8 6 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.84%) GIS
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (14.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.55%) Subversion
3 12 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.84%) gulp
5 2 (0.84%) JUnit
5 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) Ant
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.42%) Gatling
6 1 (0.42%) Grunt
6 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.42%) QUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (7.17%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.22%) French Language
2 10 (4.22%) German Language
3 7 (2.95%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.11%) Games
5 2 (0.84%) Automotive
5 2 (0.84%) Electronics
5 2 (0.84%) Finance
5 2 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Developer
2 31 (13.08%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.13%) Administrator
4 24 (10.13%) Test Engineer
5 23 (9.70%) Integration Engineer
5 23 (9.70%) Linux Administrator
6 21 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (8.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (8.02%) Embedded Engineer
9 17 (7.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 17 (7.17%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (7.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 16 (6.75%) Analyst
10 16 (6.75%) Embedded C Engineer
10 16 (6.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 15 (6.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 14 (5.91%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.94%) CSS
2 51 (21.52%) HTML
3 21 (8.86%) HTML5
4 19 (8.02%) J2EE
5 16 (6.75%) XML
6 14 (5.91%) jQuery
6 14 (5.91%) Web Services
7 13 (5.49%) Ajax
7 13 (5.49%) Node.js
8 12 (5.06%) CSS3
8 12 (5.06%) LAMP
9 10 (4.22%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.38%) Qt
10 8 (3.38%) Spring
11 7 (2.95%) .NET
11 7 (2.95%) JSON
11 7 (2.95%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (2.95%) Spring MVC
12 5 (2.11%) REST
12 5 (2.11%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.30%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.95%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.95%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.95%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.21%) Unix
2 53 (22.36%) Windows
3 30 (12.66%) CentOS
4 20 (8.44%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.06%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.64%) zOS
7 7 (2.95%) Android
8 5 (2.11%) Mac OS
8 5 (2.11%) Solaris
8 5 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.27%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.03%) Software Engineering
3 37 (15.61%) DevOps
4 26 (10.97%) TDD
5 25 (10.55%) Test Automation
6 22 (9.28%) ITIL
7 21 (8.86%) SDLC
8 20 (8.44%) MVC
9 19 (8.02%) Project Management
9 19 (8.02%) Release Management
10 15 (6.33%) Analytics
10 15 (6.33%) Software Testing
11 14 (5.91%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (5.49%) Data Analytics
12 13 (5.49%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.06%) Web Development
14 11 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (4.22%) Configuration Management
15 10 (4.22%) Mathematics
15 10 (4.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.69%) Java
2 55 (23.21%) C++
3 53 (22.36%) JavaScript
4 51 (21.52%) SQL
5 35 (14.77%) C
6 30 (12.66%) Shell Script
7 28 (11.81%) PHP
8 22 (9.28%) Perl
9 19 (8.02%) Embedded C++
10 18 (7.59%) Python
11 15 (6.33%) Bash Shell
12 13 (5.49%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.69%) AWK
13 4 (1.69%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.69%) C#
13 4 (1.69%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.69%) Korn
13 4 (1.69%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.69%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (21.52%) Degree
2 5 (2.11%) RHCE
3 4 (1.69%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.27%) MCP
4 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.84%) CCIE
5 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.42%) MCDST
6 1 (0.42%) MCSA
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) OCA
6 1 (0.42%) OCP
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.02%) SLA
2 9 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 26 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.49%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.95%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.11%) Docker
5 4 (1.69%) GlusterFS
5 4 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) Squid
7 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (6.33%) Puppet
2 13 (5.49%) Ansible
3 11 (4.64%) Tivoli
3 11 (4.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.11%) CFEngine
4 5 (2.11%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.84%) SCCM
6 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.42%) AppManager
7 1 (0.42%) Grafana
7 1 (0.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Salt
7 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (24.47%) Oracle
2 32 (13.50%) VMware
3 20 (8.44%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.06%) Avaya
5 12 (5.06%) Zend
6 11 (4.64%) IBM
7 6 (2.53%) Cisco
7 6 (2.53%) Perforce
8 4 (1.69%) Brocade
8 4 (1.69%) EMC
8 4 (1.69%) Google
8 4 (1.69%) HP
8 4 (1.69%) Juniper
8 4 (1.69%) Mitel
8 4 (1.69%) StorageTek
8 4 (1.69%) Sun
8 4 (1.69%) Veritas
9 3 (1.27%) Twitter
10 2 (0.84%) Palo Alto