The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 175 193 202
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 34 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.73% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 13
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,800 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Linux Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4430 4785 4922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.39% 95.38% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3692 3867 3901
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Surrey region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 11 £55,000 -
Leatherhead -5 5 £60,000 +29.03%
Guildford +8 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Epsom +3 3 £46,500 -7.00%
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (81.16%) Red Hat
3 51 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (65.22%) Perl
5 38 (55.07%) Python
6 35 (50.72%) Bash Shell
7 33 (47.83%) Puppet
8 29 (42.03%) PHP
9 27 (39.13%) UNIX
10 26 (37.68%) Apache
10 26 (37.68%) DNS
11 24 (34.78%) Solaris
12 23 (33.33%) CentOS
12 23 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (31.88%) Internet
13 22 (31.88%) Shell Script
14 21 (30.43%) VMware
15 20 (28.99%) nginx
16 19 (27.54%) HTTP
17 18 (26.09%) Oracle
17 18 (26.09%) Finance
17 18 (26.09%) Information Assurance
18 17 (24.64%) Web Services
18 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
18 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (21.74%) Ubuntu
20 13 (18.84%) Nagios
21 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
22 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
22 10 (14.49%) Open Source

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (37.68%) Apache
2 20 (28.99%) nginx
3 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) DNS
2 22 (31.88%) Internet
3 19 (27.54%) HTTP
4 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.80%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) DHCP
6 2 (2.90%) NAS
6 2 (2.90%) VLAN
7 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.45%) LDAP
7 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.45%) SNMP
7 1 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (1.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) MySQL
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Informix
3 3 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.35%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Open Source
2 6 (8.70%) Eurex
2 6 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Equities
4 4 (5.80%) Derivative
5 3 (4.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) LPAR
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) HACMP
7 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (39.13%) UNIX
4 24 (34.78%) Solaris
5 23 (33.33%) CentOS
6 15 (21.74%) Ubuntu
7 8 (11.59%) Windows
7 8 (11.59%) SUSE
7 8 (11.59%) Debian
7 8 (11.59%) Fedora
8 7 (10.14%) AIX
9 4 (5.80%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Information Assurance
2 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.14%) DevOps
4 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.70%) Time Management
5 5 (7.25%) Workflow
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (2.90%) Network Design
8 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) Perl
2 38 (55.07%) Python
3 35 (50.72%) Bash Shell
4 29 (42.03%) PHP
5 22 (31.88%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.25%) Java
7 3 (4.35%) C++
7 3 (4.35%) SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Tcl
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) C
8 2 (2.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) RHCE
1 4 (5.80%) RHCSA
2 3 (4.35%) VCP4
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.04%) KVM
3 6 (8.70%) Xen
3 6 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.90%) iptables
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.45%) pfSense
5 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Firmware
5 1 (1.45%) Samba
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (47.83%) Puppet
2 23 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (18.84%) Nagios
4 7 (10.14%) Opsview
5 6 (8.70%) ZABBIX
6 5 (7.25%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.90%) Cacti
7 2 (2.90%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (81.16%) Red Hat
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Oracle
4 9 (13.04%) Sun
5 7 (10.14%) Fidessa
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 6 (8.70%) Juniper
6 6 (8.70%) NYFIX
6 6 (8.70%) Veritas
6 6 (8.70%) Patsystems
6 6 (8.70%) GL TRADE
7 2 (2.90%) EccoWare
7 2 (2.90%) EasyScreen
7 2 (2.90%) Reuters
7 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.90%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint