The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 212 209 217
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -39.08%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -21.34%
Linux Support Engineer
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
4730 4718 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.54% 95.51% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3896 3778 4591
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Linux Support Engineer
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 Support Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Epsom - 3 £47,500 -
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
South East

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) SNMP
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Nagios
3 8 (50.00%) Zenoss
3 8 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 7 (43.75%) SaaS
4 7 (43.75%) PaaS
4 7 (43.75%) Retail
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) IaaS
6 5 (31.25%) SUSE
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) ZABBIX
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (31.25%) SLA
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
2 5 (31.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SNMP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (31.25%) PBX
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (31.25%) VMS
4 5 (31.25%) SUSE
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
1 8 (50.00%) PHP
1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Lua
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Zenoss
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
1 8 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Nagios
2 5 (31.25%) ZABBIX
3 3 (18.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco