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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 214 212 198
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 2 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.045% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 12
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +27.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -
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
4258 4662 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.04% 95.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3690 3824 3660
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
4 12 (80.00%) Apache
4 12 (80.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (80.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) Nagios
4 12 (80.00%) Clustering
5 11 (73.33%) Network Design
5 11 (73.33%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Solaris
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (6.67%) Derivative
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) NYFIX
8 1 (6.67%) Fedora
8 1 (6.67%) Equities
8 1 (6.67%) Patsystems
8 1 (6.67%) GL TRADE
8 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.67%) Eurex
8 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Management

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (80.00%) Apache
1 12 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (73.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
1 1 (6.67%) UMTS
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Eurex
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Fedora
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (73.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Tcl
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Patsystems
4 1 (6.67%) GL TRADE
4 1 (6.67%) NYFIX
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Fidessa