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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 211 198 218
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 6 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.12% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 8
Average salary £42,500 £33,250 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% -21.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £26,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,650 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.47%
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
4721 4608 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.26% 95.42% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3875 3664 4481
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Linux Support Salary Histogram 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 29 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 +2 3 £47,500 -
Chertsey - 2 £38,750 -
Guildford +8 1 £30,000 +18.81%
Linux Support
South East

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (40.00%) SNMP
6 9 (36.00%) Perl
6 9 (36.00%) MySQL
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Nagios
6 9 (36.00%) Puppet
6 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (32.00%) Vagrant
7 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (32.00%) Zenoss
7 8 (32.00%) Ruby
7 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (32.00%) PHP
7 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (28.00%) Retail
8 7 (28.00%) SaaS
8 7 (28.00%) PaaS
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (24.00%) Firewall
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) VoIP
9 6 (24.00%) VMS
10 5 (20.00%) UNIX
10 5 (20.00%) PBX
10 5 (20.00%) SLA

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) SaaS
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
2 5 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SNMP
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) VoIP
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) PBX
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (12.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (8.00%) Ethereal
6 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.00%) SSL
6 2 (8.00%) FTP
6 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (24.00%) VMS
5 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.00%) SUSE
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Solaris
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) Product Management
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Perl
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) Ruby
2 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Lua
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) NFS
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Nagios
1 9 (36.00%) Puppet
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (32.00%) Vagrant
2 8 (32.00%) Zenoss
3 5 (20.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (12.00%) EMC Navisphere
4 3 (12.00%) Salt
5 1 (4.00%) Icinga
5 1 (4.00%) Cacti
5 1 (4.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Sun
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.00%) F5
6 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.00%) Websense
6 2 (8.00%) Clearswift