The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 194 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 13 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.49% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 8
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £46,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
Linux Support
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
4199 4296 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.71% 95.34% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3486 3431 3642
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £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 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Surrey

Linux Support
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 +6 9 £50,000 -12.28%
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Apache
5 11 (42.31%) Oracle
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) SUSE
7 8 (30.77%) SAN
7 8 (30.77%) Nagios
7 8 (30.77%) UNIX
7 8 (30.77%) Clustering
7 8 (30.77%) Ubuntu
7 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 8 (30.77%) CentOS
7 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
8 7 (26.92%) Debian
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) JBoss
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) HTTP
10 5 (19.23%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
3 3 (11.54%) Ethereal
3 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
3 3 (11.54%) SNMP
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Informix
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) SUSE
4 8 (30.77%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) Ubuntu
4 8 (30.77%) CentOS
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Debian
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.54%) Solaris
8 2 (7.69%) Fedora
9 1 (3.85%) AIX
9 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Network Design
3 3 (11.54%) Workflow
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) Tcl
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Red Hat
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 3 (11.54%) WatchGuard
6 3 (11.54%) SonicWALL
6 3 (11.54%) Blue Coat
6 3 (11.54%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) Websense
6 3 (11.54%) Clearswift
7 2 (7.69%) EccoWare
7 2 (7.69%) Reuters
7 2 (7.69%) Bloomberg
7 2 (7.69%) NYFIX
7 2 (7.69%) EasyScreen
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 2 (7.69%) Fidessa
7 2 (7.69%) Patsystems
7 2 (7.69%) GL TRADE