The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 155 217
Rank change year-on-year +2 +62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 37 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.37% 0.99% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.02% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 5
Median salary £60,000 £53,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% +33.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% -4.11%  

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 2590 3618 4521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.79% 97.08% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 3092 3806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Redhill -11 4 £60,000 +71.42%
Woking +21 2 £62,500 +66.66%
Guildford +11 1 £57,500 - 1
Staines +1 1 £40,000 -25.23%
Epsom - 1 £72,500 -
Linux Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 14 (41.18%) SAN
4 12 (35.29%) LDAP
5 10 (29.41%) Unix
5 10 (29.41%) DNS
5 10 (29.41%) DevOps
6 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
6 9 (26.47%) Puppet
6 9 (26.47%) Apache
6 9 (26.47%) Python
7 8 (23.53%) MySQL
7 8 (23.53%) NFS
7 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (20.59%) High Availability
8 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
8 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
8 7 (20.59%) Veritas
8 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (20.59%) Debian
9 6 (17.65%) Solaris
9 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (17.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
10 5 (14.71%) CentOS
10 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (14.71%) Perl
10 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP

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 9 (26.47%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 12 (35.29%) LDAP
3 10 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (14.71%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (14.71%) HTTP
4 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) OLTP
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (11.76%) VLDB
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (8.82%) HACMP
3 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
4 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.59%) Debian
6 6 (17.65%) Solaris
7 5 (14.71%) CentOS
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
9 3 (8.82%) AIX
10 2 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (20.59%) High Availability
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (8.82%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) C-shell
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) RHCE
1 1 (2.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) NFS
2 6 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (8.82%) Docker
3 3 (8.82%) GlusterFS
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) Samba
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (11.76%) Ansible
4 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (5.88%) Nagios
7 1 (2.94%) Cacti
7 1 (2.94%) Fluentd
7 1 (2.94%) Grafana
7 1 (2.94%) Graphite
7 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.94%) Mesos
7 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 7 (20.59%) Veritas
3 4 (11.76%) Brocade
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) StorageTek
4 3 (8.82%) Sun
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) CommVault
Leatherhead, Surrey
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 50k
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago