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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 197 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 8 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 29
Average salary £46,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.04% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,750 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
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
4178 4895 4910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.40% 95.62% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3494 4034 4014
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Epsom +9 3 £46,500 -7.00%
Woking - 3 £52,500 -
Guildford +12 1 £40,000 -
Leatherhead -1 1 £34,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (77.27%) Red Hat
3 28 (63.64%) Perl
3 28 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (54.55%) Bash Shell
5 22 (50.00%) UNIX
5 22 (50.00%) Python
6 19 (43.18%) Solaris
7 17 (38.64%) Apache
7 17 (38.64%) Puppet
8 15 (34.09%) CentOS
9 14 (31.82%) VMware
9 14 (31.82%) Oracle
10 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
10 13 (29.55%) Internet
10 13 (29.55%) Finance
11 12 (27.27%) PHP
11 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (25.00%) nginx
12 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (25.00%) DNS
13 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
13 10 (22.73%) Server Building
14 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
14 9 (20.45%) HTTP
14 9 (20.45%) Web Services
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
15 8 (18.18%) Windows

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (38.64%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) nginx
3 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.27%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Internet
2 11 (25.00%) DNS
3 9 (20.45%) HTTP
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) NAS
6 2 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.27%) SSH
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) Informix
3 3 (6.82%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Fixed Income
1 6 (13.64%) Eurex
2 4 (9.09%) Equities
2 4 (9.09%) Derivative
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) LPAR
4 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (50.00%) UNIX
4 19 (43.18%) Solaris
5 15 (34.09%) CentOS
6 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
7 8 (18.18%) SUSE
7 8 (18.18%) Debian
7 8 (18.18%) Fedora
8 7 (15.91%) AIX
9 2 (4.55%) FreeBSD
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Server Building
2 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
2 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design
6 2 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Perl
2 24 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 22 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (29.55%) Shell Script
5 12 (27.27%) PHP
6 6 (13.64%) Java
7 4 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) SQL
8 3 (6.82%) Tcl
9 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.55%) C
9 2 (4.55%) C#
9 2 (4.55%) Ruby
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.09%) VCP4
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) RHCE
4 2 (4.55%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.27%) LPIC
5 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) KVM
2 5 (11.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.55%) iptables
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.27%) pfSense
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Puppet
2 12 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.64%) Nagios
4 4 (9.09%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.55%) Cacti
5 2 (4.55%) Capistrano
5 2 (4.55%) Opsview
6 1 (2.27%) vMotion
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) NYFIX
3 6 (13.64%) Patsystems
3 6 (13.64%) GL TRADE
4 5 (11.36%) Veritas
4 5 (11.36%) Sun
5 3 (6.82%) Fidessa
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Reuters
6 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.55%) EasyScreen
6 2 (4.55%) EccoWare
7 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.27%) Veeam
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper