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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux System Administrator
Rank 192 194 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 27 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 6
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £48,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
4424 4466 4892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.20% 94.84% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3678 3699 4223
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £60,000 £62,500
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
Reigate -20 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Woking - 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (78.57%) Puppet
3 27 (64.29%) MySQL
4 25 (59.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (54.76%) Apache
6 22 (52.38%) Red Hat
7 16 (38.10%) Perl
7 16 (38.10%) CentOS
8 15 (35.71%) Open Source
8 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 14 (33.33%) VMware
10 13 (30.95%) DNS
11 12 (28.57%) PHP
11 12 (28.57%) UNIX
11 12 (28.57%) Python
11 12 (28.57%) Nagios
12 11 (26.19%) NFS
13 10 (23.81%) Web Services
13 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
14 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
14 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (21.43%) Samba
15 8 (19.05%) DHCP
15 8 (19.05%) HTTP
15 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (16.67%) JBoss
16 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
16 7 (16.67%) Debian
16 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 23 (54.76%) Apache
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 8 (19.05%) HTTP
4 7 (16.67%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) SAN
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.76%) NAS
7 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (4.76%) LDAP
7 2 (4.76%) LAN
7 2 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Open Source
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (38.10%) CentOS
4 12 (28.57%) UNIX
5 7 (16.67%) Debian
6 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (14.29%) Time Management
3 5 (11.90%) Information Assurance
3 5 (11.90%) Workflow
3 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Perl
2 12 (28.57%) PHP
2 12 (28.57%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Lua
7 1 (2.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) RHCE
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) NFS
2 9 (21.43%) Samba
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) KVM
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) Squid
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (78.57%) Puppet
2 12 (28.57%) Nagios
3 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (14.29%) Cacti
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.38%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.38%) Salt
6 1 (2.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Red Hat
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) Fidessa
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) Percona
5 3 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago