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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 187 209 223
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 12 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.20% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +16.12%
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
4212 4890 5076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.10% 95.45% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3501 4022 4093
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 £25,000 £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 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
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 22 May 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
Woking - 11 £50,000 -
Guildford +9 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Linux Support Engineer
South East

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle
3 19 (90.48%) Clustering
3 19 (90.48%) Nagios
3 19 (90.48%) Load Balancing
3 19 (90.48%) VMware
4 18 (85.71%) Apache
4 18 (85.71%) Tomcat
5 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
6 15 (71.43%) JBoss
6 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (66.67%) Network Design
8 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
9 9 (42.86%) SAN
10 8 (38.10%) Windows
11 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
13 4 (19.05%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (19.05%) Degree
13 4 (19.05%) SQL
13 4 (19.05%) UNIX
13 4 (19.05%) HP
13 4 (19.05%) Symantec
14 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
14 3 (14.29%) Workflow
14 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 3 (14.29%) DHCP
14 3 (14.29%) HTTP
14 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 3 (14.29%) DNS

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (85.71%) Apache
1 18 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 15 (71.43%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) SUSE
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Load Balancing
2 14 (66.67%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Oracle
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Veeam