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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Administrator
Rank 184 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4406 5026 5125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.00% 95.23% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3655 4102 4060
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 £25,000 £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 17 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 17 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 - 7 £50,000 -
Epsom +7 4 £46,500 -7.00%
Guildford +18 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Leatherhead -2 3 £60,000 +24.35%
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (78.69%) Red Hat
3 43 (70.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (67.21%) Perl
5 34 (55.74%) Python
6 31 (50.82%) Bash Shell
7 26 (42.62%) UNIX
8 25 (40.98%) PHP
8 25 (40.98%) Puppet
9 23 (37.70%) Apache
10 22 (36.07%) DNS
10 22 (36.07%) Solaris
10 22 (36.07%) CentOS
11 20 (32.79%) VMware
12 19 (31.15%) Internet
12 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (27.87%) Shell Script
13 17 (27.87%) Oracle
13 17 (27.87%) nginx
14 15 (24.59%) Web Services
14 15 (24.59%) HTTP
14 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
14 15 (24.59%) Ubuntu
14 15 (24.59%) Information Assurance
14 15 (24.59%) Finance
15 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (18.03%) Nagios
16 11 (18.03%) Open Source
17 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 23 (37.70%) Apache
2 17 (27.87%) nginx
3 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Jetty
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) DNS
2 19 (31.15%) Internet
3 15 (24.59%) HTTP
4 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.92%) SAN
6 2 (3.28%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.64%) Firewall
7 1 (1.64%) SSH
7 1 (1.64%) LDAP
7 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) Informix
4 3 (4.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Open Source
2 6 (9.84%) Eurex
2 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.56%) Equities
3 4 (6.56%) Derivative
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) LPAR
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) HACMP
6 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (70.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (42.62%) UNIX
4 22 (36.07%) Solaris
4 22 (36.07%) CentOS
5 15 (24.59%) Ubuntu
6 9 (14.75%) Windows
7 8 (13.11%) SUSE
7 8 (13.11%) Debian
7 8 (13.11%) Fedora
8 7 (11.48%) AIX
9 4 (6.56%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
1 15 (24.59%) Information Assurance
2 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.84%) DevOps
3 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.28%) Workflow
4 2 (3.28%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (3.28%) Time Management
4 2 (3.28%) Network Design
4 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) Perl
2 34 (55.74%) Python
3 31 (50.82%) Bash Shell
4 25 (40.98%) PHP
5 17 (27.87%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 3 (4.92%) Tcl
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) RHCE
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (6.56%) VCP4
1 4 (6.56%) RHCSA
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) KVM
3 6 (9.84%) Xen
3 6 (9.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.28%) iptables
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.64%) pfSense
5 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Firmware
5 1 (1.64%) Samba
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (40.98%) Puppet
2 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (18.03%) Nagios
4 7 (11.48%) Opsview
5 6 (9.84%) ZABBIX
6 4 (6.56%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.28%) Cacti
7 2 (3.28%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Red Hat
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) Sun
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) Juniper
5 6 (9.84%) NYFIX
5 6 (9.84%) Veritas
5 6 (9.84%) Patsystems
5 6 (9.84%) GL TRADE
6 4 (6.56%) Fidessa
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) EccoWare
7 2 (3.28%) EasyScreen
7 2 (3.28%) Reuters
7 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Symantec
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp