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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 169 186 206
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 42 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.92% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 21
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,950 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
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
4364 4482 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.30% 95.20% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3554 3684 4353
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reigate - 2 £46,250 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (73.08%) Puppet
3 37 (71.15%) MySQL
4 33 (63.46%) Apache
5 29 (55.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (53.85%) Red Hat
7 27 (51.92%) PHP
8 26 (50.00%) CentOS
9 23 (44.23%) Perl
10 21 (40.38%) UNIX
10 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
11 20 (38.46%) Python
11 20 (38.46%) DNS
12 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (28.85%) Open Source
14 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
14 14 (26.92%) DHCP
14 14 (26.92%) HTTP
15 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 13 (25.00%) Internet
15 13 (25.00%) Information Assurance
15 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
16 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (23.08%) Web Services
16 12 (23.08%) NFS
16 12 (23.08%) VMware
17 10 (19.23%) Firewall
18 9 (17.31%) LAMP
18 9 (17.31%) Samba
18 9 (17.31%) Nagios

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 33 (63.46%) Apache
2 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.46%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) DNS
2 14 (26.92%) DHCP
2 14 (26.92%) HTTP
3 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (25.00%) Internet
4 10 (19.23%) Firewall
5 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP
6 5 (9.62%) SAN
7 4 (7.69%) LDAP
7 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 4 (7.69%) WAN
8 3 (5.77%) NAS
8 3 (5.77%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (71.15%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (55.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (50.00%) CentOS
4 21 (40.38%) UNIX
5 7 (13.46%) Debian
6 2 (3.85%) Windows
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
2 7 (13.46%) DevOps
3 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.92%) Time Management
6 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.92%) Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.92%) Change Management
6 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) PHP
2 23 (44.23%) Perl
3 21 (40.38%) Bash Shell
4 20 (38.46%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) Lua
8 1 (1.92%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) RHCE
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) NFS
2 9 (17.31%) Samba
3 3 (5.77%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 2 (3.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (73.08%) Puppet
2 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.31%) Nagios
4 6 (11.54%) Cacti
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.92%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.92%) Salt
6 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 12 (23.08%) VMware
3 7 (13.46%) JBoss
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) EMC
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Percona
6 1 (1.92%) Brocade
6 1 (1.92%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent package depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago