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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux System Administrator
Rank 190 188 206
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 19 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.43% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 17
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
4309 4035 4930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.22% 94.41% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3616 3212 4223
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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Reigate - 6 £42,500 -
Woking - 5 £60,000 - 1
Leatherhead -4 4 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Chertsey - 1 £42,500 -
Guildford - 1 £55,000 - 2
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (60.42%) Red Hat
4 27 (56.25%) Puppet
5 26 (54.17%) CentOS
6 24 (50.00%) VMware
6 24 (50.00%) MySQL
7 22 (45.83%) Perl
8 21 (43.75%) Apache
9 19 (39.58%) Python
10 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
11 16 (33.33%) Open Source
12 15 (31.25%) UNIX
13 14 (29.17%) PHP
13 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
14 13 (27.08%) Nagios
14 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
15 12 (25.00%) Debian
15 12 (25.00%) Ubuntu
16 11 (22.92%) Oracle
16 11 (22.92%) DNS
16 11 (22.92%) Solaris
17 10 (20.83%) Finance
17 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (18.75%) Web Services
19 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
19 8 (16.67%) JBoss
19 8 (16.67%) NFS
19 8 (16.67%) KVM

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (43.75%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.67%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.92%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) HTTP
4 3 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Informix
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Open Source
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.25%) Equities
4 3 (6.25%) Derivative
5 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (54.17%) CentOS
4 15 (31.25%) UNIX
5 12 (25.00%) Debian
5 12 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 11 (22.92%) Solaris
7 5 (10.42%) SUSE
7 5 (10.42%) Fedora
8 4 (8.33%) FreeBSD
9 3 (6.25%) Windows
10 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.08%) AIX
11 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Time Management
1 7 (14.58%) DevOps
2 5 (10.42%) Workflow
3 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.08%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (2.08%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Perl
2 19 (39.58%) Python
3 14 (29.17%) PHP
3 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
4 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Tcl
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) RHCE
2 4 (8.33%) RHCSA
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) KVM
2 8 (16.67%) NFS
3 7 (14.58%) Samba
4 6 (12.50%) Xen
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (56.25%) Puppet
2 13 (27.08%) Nagios
3 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (12.50%) Opsview
4 6 (12.50%) ZABBIX
5 3 (6.25%) Cacti
5 3 (6.25%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Red Hat
2 24 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
4 6 (12.50%) Fidessa
4 6 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
5 4 (8.33%) Patsystems
5 4 (8.33%) GL TRADE
5 4 (8.33%) NYFIX
6 2 (4.17%) Percona
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Reuters
7 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) EasyScreen
7 1 (2.08%) EccoWare
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago