Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Linux Administrator
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 205 266
Rank change year-on-year -36 +61 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 26 70 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.42% 1.05% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.08% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 68 42
Surrey median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,375 £34,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,550 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 6040 6502 8284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.48% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4940 5529 7190
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Linux Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -6 8 £57,500 +31.43%
Redhill +8 5 £60,000 +4.35%
Reigate -37 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Woking +15 2 £58,750 +16.92%
Chertsey - 2 £48,000 -
Staines +4 1 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Weybridge - 1 £60,000 -
Linux Administrator
South East

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Unix
3 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 11 (42.31%) Apache
6 10 (38.46%) MySQL
7 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
8 8 (30.77%) Nagios
8 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (30.77%) Open Source
9 7 (26.92%) nginx
9 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (26.92%) tcpdump
9 7 (26.92%) Puppet
9 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
9 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
9 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
9 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
9 7 (26.92%) HAProxy
9 7 (26.92%) Docker
9 7 (26.92%) SAN
9 7 (26.92%) LAMP
10 6 (23.08%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (23.08%) High Availability
11 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (42.31%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Liferay
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) GitHub
2 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
1 7 (26.92%) tcpdump
1 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
2 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (19.23%) OLTP
3 5 (19.23%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (15.38%) OpenVZ
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Velocity
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) High Availability
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Web Operations
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) SEO
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) GCP
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) KVM
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) GlusterFS
4 2 (7.69%) Samba
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Nagios
2 7 (26.92%) HAProxy
2 7 (26.92%) Puppet
3 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
5 3 (11.54%) Ansible
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (3.85%) AppManager
7 1 (3.85%) Cacti
7 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) Veritas
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Brocade
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) StorageTek
4 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Rackspace