The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator 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 System Administrator
Rank 192 208 200
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 7 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 22
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Linux Systems Administrator
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 Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Surrey

Linux Systems Administrator
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 Systems Administrator 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 - 4 £55,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited Linux Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Red Hat
3 17 (68.00%) Perl
3 17 (68.00%) CentOS
4 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (60.00%) UNIX
5 15 (60.00%) Python
6 14 (56.00%) Solaris
6 14 (56.00%) Oracle
6 14 (56.00%) Bash Shell
7 12 (48.00%) Ubuntu
8 11 (44.00%) Shell Script
8 11 (44.00%) VMware
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (32.00%) Debian
10 8 (32.00%) Finance
10 8 (32.00%) SUSE
10 8 (32.00%) Nagios
10 8 (32.00%) Fedora
10 8 (32.00%) Puppet
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) MySQL
11 7 (28.00%) Apache
12 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (24.00%) PHP
12 6 (24.00%) NYFIX
12 6 (24.00%) Informix
12 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
12 6 (24.00%) KVM
12 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income

Linux Systems Administrator
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 Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) nginx
5 1 (4.00%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) SSH
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 6 (24.00%) Informix
4 3 (12.00%) DB2
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income
1 6 (24.00%) Eurex
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Equities
2 4 (16.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) CentOS
3 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (60.00%) UNIX
5 14 (56.00%) Solaris
6 12 (48.00%) Ubuntu
7 8 (32.00%) Debian
7 8 (32.00%) SUSE
7 8 (32.00%) Fedora
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) FreeBSD
10 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.00%) AIX
10 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Perl
2 15 (60.00%) Python
3 14 (56.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (44.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (24.00%) PHP
6 5 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) C++
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Tcl
8 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.00%) C
8 2 (8.00%) C#
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) RHCE
1 3 (12.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) KVM
3 3 (12.00%) Xen
4 2 (8.00%) iptables
5 1 (4.00%) pfSense
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) Samba
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Nagios
1 8 (32.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Opsview
2 4 (16.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (8.00%) Cacti
4 2 (8.00%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 6 (24.00%) NYFIX
4 6 (24.00%) Patsystems
4 6 (24.00%) GL TRADE
5 5 (20.00%) Sun
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 3 (12.00%) Fidessa
6 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 2 (8.00%) EccoWare
7 2 (8.00%) EasyScreen
7 2 (8.00%) Reuters
7 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (8.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp