The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Administrator
South East / Surrey
Rank 144 186 182
Rank change year-on-year +42 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 24 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.87% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.54% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 25
Median salary £42,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.52% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £44,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2667 4056 4350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.25% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2147 3475 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in Surrey

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +24 8 £41,250 -4.06% 1
Egham - 2 £47,750 -
Redhill - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 27 (40.91%) LDAP
4 21 (31.82%) Ubuntu
5 20 (30.30%) Apache
6 19 (28.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (28.79%) Puppet
7 18 (27.27%) Python
7 18 (27.27%) DevOps
8 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
9 16 (24.24%) Windows
9 16 (24.24%) SAN
10 15 (22.73%) Debian
10 15 (22.73%) ITIL
10 15 (22.73%) Unix
10 15 (22.73%) Perl
11 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
11 14 (21.21%) VMware
12 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
12 12 (18.18%) HTTP
12 12 (18.18%) DNS
12 12 (18.18%) MySQL
12 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (16.67%) LAMP
13 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (15.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 10 (15.15%) Service Management
14 10 (15.15%) Veritas
14 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (30.30%) Apache
2 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.06%) nginx
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.91%) LDAP
2 16 (24.24%) SAN
3 12 (18.18%) DNS
3 12 (18.18%) HTTP
4 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.58%) Firewall
6 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.52%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.52%) SSH
7 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
7 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) OLTP
2 6 (9.09%) VLDB
3 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.58%) Maven
2 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) LAMP
2 5 (7.58%) Node.js
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (3.03%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) CSS3
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (1.52%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) EFT
4 3 (4.55%) HACMP
4 3 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Ubuntu
3 19 (28.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (24.24%) Windows
5 15 (22.73%) Debian
5 15 (22.73%) Unix
6 10 (15.15%) Solaris
7 8 (12.12%) CentOS
8 7 (10.61%) SUSE
9 3 (4.55%) AIX
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) DevOps
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
3 12 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 10 (15.15%) Service Management
6 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.58%) Open Source
8 4 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
10 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.03%) Data Management
10 2 (3.03%) High Availability
10 2 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) Python
2 17 (25.76%) Bash Shell
3 15 (22.73%) Perl
4 7 (10.61%) Java
5 6 (9.09%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.03%) SQL
9 1 (1.52%) C-shell
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.06%) CCNA
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) CCNP
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.61%) NFS
4 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.06%) vSphere
5 3 (4.55%) KVM
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.52%) GlusterFS
7 1 (1.52%) Squid
7 1 (1.52%) Varnish
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) Puppet
2 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.09%) Ansible
3 6 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.52%) Nmap
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 14 (21.21%) VMware
3 10 (15.15%) Veritas
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Brocade
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Percona
6 1 (1.52%) CommVault
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.52%) Sun
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