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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 169 183 191
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 36 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.81% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 18
Average salary £55,000 £46,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £56,250 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4322 4012 4915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.28% 94.51% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3624 3193 4194
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,470 £26,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Leatherhead -3 8 £55,000 +18.27%
Reigate - 5 £42,500 -
Woking - 5 £60,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
Guildford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 58 (72.50%) Red Hat
4 53 (66.25%) Puppet
5 51 (63.75%) Perl
6 46 (57.50%) Python
7 43 (53.75%) PHP
8 42 (52.50%) Apache
9 40 (50.00%) Bash Shell
10 38 (47.50%) DNS
11 35 (43.75%) CentOS
12 32 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (35.00%) Internet
13 28 (35.00%) HTTP
14 27 (33.75%) MySQL
15 26 (32.50%) Information Assurance
16 25 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (31.25%) Web Services
17 24 (30.00%) VMware
18 23 (28.75%) UNIX
19 21 (26.25%) nginx
19 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
20 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
21 16 (20.00%) Open Source
22 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
23 13 (16.25%) Nagios
23 13 (16.25%) Finance
23 13 (16.25%) Solaris
24 12 (15.00%) Ubuntu
25 11 (13.75%) Debian

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (52.50%) Apache
2 21 (26.25%) nginx
3 10 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.75%) JBoss
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) DNS
2 28 (35.00%) Internet
2 28 (35.00%) HTTP
3 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.75%) DHCP
5 4 (5.00%) SAN
6 3 (3.75%) Firewall
6 3 (3.75%) LDAP
6 3 (3.75%) LAN
6 3 (3.75%) WAN
6 3 (3.75%) NAS
7 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) Informix
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.50%) LAMP
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Open Source
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.75%) Derivative
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Equities
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) HACMP
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (43.75%) CentOS
4 23 (28.75%) UNIX
5 13 (16.25%) Solaris
6 12 (15.00%) Ubuntu
7 11 (13.75%) Debian
8 5 (6.25%) SUSE
8 5 (6.25%) Fedora
9 4 (5.00%) FreeBSD
10 3 (3.75%) Windows
10 3 (3.75%) AIX
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Information Assurance
2 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (11.25%) DevOps
3 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.75%) Time Management
5 5 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.25%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (1.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) Perl
2 46 (57.50%) Python
3 43 (53.75%) PHP
4 40 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (3.75%) SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Tcl
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) RHCE
2 4 (5.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) KVM
2 8 (10.00%) NFS
3 7 (8.75%) Samba
4 6 (7.50%) Xen
5 3 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.75%) vSphere
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (66.25%) Puppet
2 32 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (16.25%) Nagios
4 6 (7.50%) ZABBIX
4 6 (7.50%) Opsview
5 3 (3.75%) Cacti
5 3 (3.75%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 58 (72.50%) Red Hat
2 24 (30.00%) VMware
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle
4 6 (7.50%) Juniper
4 6 (7.50%) Fidessa
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) Patsystems
5 4 (5.00%) GL TRADE
5 4 (5.00%) NYFIX
5 4 (5.00%) Sun
6 3 (3.75%) Veritas
7 2 (2.50%) Percona
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) EMC
8 1 (1.25%) Reuters
8 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.25%) EccoWare
8 1 (1.25%) EasyScreen
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago