The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 504 529 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 10.96% 10.14% 9.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.10% 38.50% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 424 430 432
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
Linux
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1478 1374 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.14% 26.34% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1194 1210
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Salary Trend in Surrey

Linux
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Surrey

Linux
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 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
Guildford -1 120 £42,500 -4.49% 11
Woking +37 52 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Leatherhead +24 42 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 26 £52,500 - 1
Staines -16 24 £55,000 +12.82% 9
Redhill -2 20 £45,000 - 1
Epsom -2 17 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Reigate -10 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Egham -23 11 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Dorking +2 9 £50,000 +127.27% 1
Godalming +14 7 £23,500 -66.42% 1
Camberley +8 7 £50,000 -7.40% 3
Chertsey +18 4 £35,000 -13.58% 2
Farnham - 4 £29,000 - 2
Weybridge +16 3 £47,500 +72.72%
Addlestone +3 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Esher - 1 £50,000 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux.

1 331 (34.34%) UNIX
2 309 (32.05%) Windows
3 259 (26.87%) Java
4 243 (25.21%) VMware
5 209 (21.68%) SQL
6 207 (21.47%) C++
7 194 (20.12%) Perl
8 193 (20.02%) Red Hat
9 191 (19.81%) Degree
10 186 (19.29%) Finance
11 185 (19.19%) MySQL
12 181 (18.78%) JavaScript
13 177 (18.36%) PHP
14 172 (17.84%) Oracle
14 172 (17.84%) Python
15 168 (17.43%) HTML
15 168 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
16 149 (15.46%) Software Engineering
17 148 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 138 (14.32%) CSS
18 138 (14.32%) Microsoft
19 130 (13.49%) Apache
20 129 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
21 126 (13.07%) Cisco
22 119 (12.34%) C#
23 115 (11.93%) TCP/IP
24 112 (11.62%) jQuery
25 111 (11.51%) DNS
26 107 (11.10%) Ruby
27 102 (10.58%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing Linux also 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 that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 130 (13.49%) Apache
2 59 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 43 (4.46%) JBoss
4 42 (4.36%) MS Exchange
5 27 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (2.59%) nginx
7 23 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (1.76%) SAS
10 14 (1.45%) Node.js
11 12 (1.24%) CMS
12 11 (1.14%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.73%) IIS
13 7 (0.73%) WordPress
14 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.52%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.52%) Confluence
15 5 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 69 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.32%) SaaS
3 21 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.24%) Office 365
6 10 (1.04%) PaaS
7 9 (0.93%) IaaS
8 4 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.10%) Trello
10 1 (0.10%) Yammer
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 115 (11.93%) TCP/IP
2 111 (11.51%) DNS
3 101 (10.48%) SAN
4 67 (6.95%) WAN
5 63 (6.54%) Firewall
6 61 (6.33%) HTTP
7 49 (5.08%) LAN
8 48 (4.98%) Internet
9 44 (4.56%) VLAN
10 42 (4.36%) DHCP
11 36 (3.73%) VoIP
12 26 (2.70%) LDAP
13 24 (2.49%) OSPF
13 24 (2.49%) BGP
14 20 (2.07%) MPLS
14 20 (2.07%) VPN
15 18 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (1.87%) NAS
16 16 (1.66%) Asterisk PBX
16 16 (1.66%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (19.19%) MySQL
2 83 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.61%) MongoDB
3 58 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 57 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 52 (5.39%) Big Data
6 48 (4.98%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.11%) RDBMS
8 27 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.93%) Redis
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.83%) OLTP
14 7 (0.73%) Informix
15 6 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.05%) Subversion
3 38 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 31 (3.22%) Selenium
5 27 (2.80%) JIRA
6 18 (1.87%) Maven
7 16 (1.66%) PHPUnit
8 15 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.35%) GCC
9 13 (1.35%) RSpec
10 12 (1.24%) GDB
10 12 (1.24%) InstallShield
11 11 (1.14%) WATIR
11 11 (1.14%) RubyGems
12 10 (1.04%) Trac
13 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.73%) Ant
14 7 (0.73%) ProC
14 7 (0.73%) JMeter
15 5 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 186 (19.29%) Finance
2 96 (9.96%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.84%) Aerospace
4 33 (3.42%) Electronics
5 32 (3.32%) Marketing
6 26 (2.70%) Automotive
7 25 (2.59%) Banking
8 11 (1.14%) Military
9 10 (1.04%) Retail
9 10 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.52%) Legal
10 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.31%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
13 2 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 294 (30.50%) Developer
2 104 (10.79%) Support Engineer
3 84 (8.71%) Software Engineer
4 82 (8.51%) Administrator
5 66 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 64 (6.64%) Analyst
7 59 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
8 58 (6.02%) Linux Administrator
9 55 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
9 55 (5.71%) PHP Developer
10 54 (5.60%) C++ Developer
11 53 (5.50%) Web Developer
11 53 (5.50%) Software Developer
12 51 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 43 (4.46%) Network Engineer
14 37 (3.84%) Technical Support
15 36 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
16 34 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
17 33 (3.42%) Senior Developer
18 31 (3.22%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (17.43%) HTML
2 138 (14.32%) CSS
3 112 (11.62%) jQuery
4 76 (7.88%) XML
5 55 (5.71%) Web Services
6 46 (4.77%) REST
7 45 (4.67%) HTML5
8 44 (4.56%) LAMP
9 37 (3.84%) Spring
9 37 (3.84%) .NET
10 35 (3.63%) RESTful
11 32 (3.32%) CSS3
12 28 (2.90%) AngularJS
13 27 (2.80%) ActiveMQ
14 26 (2.70%) JSON
15 25 (2.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 25 (2.59%) XML Schema
15 25 (2.59%) STL
16 24 (2.49%) Hibernate
17 23 (2.39%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.27%) Open Source
1 99 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 45 (4.67%) Clustering
4 38 (3.94%) Embedded Systems
5 27 (2.80%) Equities
6 26 (2.70%) Derivative
7 23 (2.39%) Mathematics
8 21 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.66%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.56%) Replication
12 11 (1.14%) User Experience
13 10 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.83%) Eurex
15 7 (0.73%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.73%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.62%) HACMP
16 6 (0.62%) iPhone
17 5 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 331 (34.34%) UNIX
2 309 (32.05%) Windows
3 148 (15.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 76 (7.88%) Solaris
5 47 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (4.77%) CentOS
7 41 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (3.22%) AIX
10 30 (3.11%) Ubuntu
11 29 (3.01%) SUSE
12 15 (1.56%) Debian
13 14 (1.45%) Android
14 9 (0.93%) Fedora
14 9 (0.93%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.83%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.73%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (15.46%) Software Engineering
3 102 (10.58%) MVC
4 85 (8.82%) OO
5 74 (7.68%) ITIL
6 55 (5.71%) OOP
7 50 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 50 (5.19%) Web Development
7 50 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (5.19%) DevOps
8 46 (4.77%) TDD
8 46 (4.77%) Scrum
9 44 (4.56%) Load Balancing
10 38 (3.94%) Project Management
10 38 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (3.73%) OOD
11 36 (3.73%) Multithreading
12 35 (3.63%) Change Management
13 34 (3.53%) UML
14 32 (3.32%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 259 (26.87%) Java
2 209 (21.68%) SQL
3 207 (21.47%) C++
4 194 (20.12%) Perl
5 181 (18.78%) JavaScript
6 177 (18.36%) PHP
7 172 (17.84%) Python
8 119 (12.34%) C#
9 107 (11.10%) Ruby
10 84 (8.71%) C
11 81 (8.40%) Shell Script
11 81 (8.40%) Bash Shell
12 44 (4.56%) PL/SQL
13 34 (3.53%) PowerShell
14 30 (3.11%) Ada
15 26 (2.70%) COBOL
16 18 (1.87%) VB
17 14 (1.45%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.45%) AWK
18 12 (1.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 191 (19.81%) Degree
2 70 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 55 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (4.56%) CCNA
5 35 (3.63%) CCNP
6 21 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (2.07%) CCDA
7 20 (2.07%) ISEB
8 19 (1.97%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.66%) CCSP
9 16 (1.66%) CCIP
10 13 (1.35%) MCSE
10 13 (1.35%) MCSA
10 13 (1.35%) CCA
10 13 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.35%) NCDA
11 11 (1.14%) RHCE
12 10 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.36%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) SLA
3 12 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.95%) Active Directory
3 46 (4.77%) vSphere
4 41 (4.25%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.39%) vCloud
6 21 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.07%) KVM
8 17 (1.76%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (1.24%) Squid
10 12 (1.24%) Xen
11 11 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (0.83%) Firmware
13 7 (0.73%) NFS
14 6 (0.62%) Oracle Clusterware
14 6 (0.62%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.52%) XenServer
15 5 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.52%) iptables
16 4 (0.41%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 82 (8.51%) Puppet
2 54 (5.60%) Nagios
3 52 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (2.18%) NetBackup
5 20 (2.07%) Data Guard
6 18 (1.87%) Backup Exec
7 14 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (1.04%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.93%) Hyperic
11 7 (0.73%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.73%) Cacti
11 7 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.73%) Opsview
12 6 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.52%) SCCM
13 5 (0.52%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.52%) logstash
14 4 (0.41%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 243 (25.21%) VMware
2 193 (20.02%) Red Hat
3 172 (17.84%) Oracle
4 138 (14.32%) Microsoft
5 126 (13.07%) Cisco
6 52 (5.39%) Citrix
7 44 (4.56%) HP
8 42 (4.36%) Symantec
9 38 (3.94%) F5
10 35 (3.63%) Zend
11 31 (3.22%) NetApp
12 30 (3.11%) IBM
13 29 (3.01%) EMC
14 22 (2.28%) Juniper
15 20 (2.07%) Dell
16 17 (1.76%) Veritas
17 15 (1.56%) Fidessa
17 15 (1.56%) SolarWinds
18 14 (1.45%) SAP
18 14 (1.45%) CommVault
Reigate, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension,Private Medical, Life Cove
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days holiday, Life and
Posted: 23 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 to £30,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits To be discussed
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days + bankholidays + birthday off
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago