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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 197 208 198
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 11 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 19
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4367 5007 5168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.83% 95.26% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3629 4100 4114
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 24 April 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 £50,000 -
Guildford +11 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (83.87%) Red Hat
3 21 (67.74%) Perl
3 21 (67.74%) CentOS
4 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (61.29%) Python
6 17 (54.84%) UNIX
7 16 (51.61%) Oracle
7 16 (51.61%) Solaris
8 15 (48.39%) VMware
8 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
8 15 (48.39%) Ubuntu
9 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
10 11 (35.48%) Nagios
11 10 (32.26%) PHP
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
12 9 (29.03%) Puppet
13 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (25.81%) Fedora
13 8 (25.81%) MySQL
13 8 (25.81%) SUSE
13 8 (25.81%) Debian
13 8 (25.81%) Finance
14 7 (22.58%) DNS
14 7 (22.58%) Apache
14 7 (22.58%) Sun
14 7 (22.58%) Open Source
14 7 (22.58%) KVM
14 7 (22.58%) Opsview

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (22.58%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
3 6 (19.35%) Informix
4 3 (9.68%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Open Source
2 6 (19.35%) Eurex
2 6 (19.35%) Fixed Income
3 4 (12.90%) Equities
3 4 (12.90%) Derivative
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) CentOS
3 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (54.84%) UNIX
5 16 (51.61%) Solaris
6 15 (48.39%) Ubuntu
7 8 (25.81%) SUSE
7 8 (25.81%) Debian
7 8 (25.81%) Fedora
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) FreeBSD
10 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (3.23%) AIX
11 1 (3.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (3.23%) Time Management
3 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.23%) Network Design
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Perl
2 19 (61.29%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) Bash Shell
4 13 (41.94%) Shell Script
5 10 (32.26%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) C++
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
7 3 (9.68%) Tcl
8 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) C
8 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) RHCE
1 4 (12.90%) RHCSA
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) KVM
3 6 (19.35%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) iptables
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) pfSense
5 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Firmware
5 1 (3.23%) Samba
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Nagios
2 9 (29.03%) Puppet
3 7 (22.58%) Opsview
4 6 (19.35%) ZABBIX
5 4 (12.90%) Cobbler
5 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.45%) Cacti
6 2 (6.45%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Red Hat
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Sun
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Patsystems
5 6 (19.35%) GL TRADE
5 6 (19.35%) NYFIX
6 3 (9.68%) Fidessa
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Reuters
7 2 (6.45%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.45%) EasyScreen
7 2 (6.45%) EccoWare
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) EMC