The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux System Administrator
South East / Surrey
Rank 145 186 191
Rank change year-on-year +41 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 20 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.73% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 18
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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 2634 4039 4307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.27% 97.63% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 3476 3555
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Administrator 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 in Surrey.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Administrator in Surrey

Linux Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Administrator in Surrey over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Administrator in Surrey

Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 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 +28 8 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Egham - 2 £47,750 -
Redhill - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

Linux Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (58.93%) Red Hat
3 23 (41.07%) LDAP
4 18 (32.14%) Apache
4 18 (32.14%) Ubuntu
5 16 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 15 (26.79%) Puppet
6 15 (26.79%) DevOps
7 14 (25.00%) ITIL
7 14 (25.00%) Python
7 14 (25.00%) Debian
7 14 (25.00%) VMware
8 13 (23.21%) SAN
8 13 (23.21%) Windows
8 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
8 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (21.43%) HTTP
9 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
10 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (17.86%) LAMP
11 10 (17.86%) Service Management
11 10 (17.86%) Perl
12 9 (16.07%) Unix
12 9 (16.07%) DNS
13 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (14.29%) MySQL
14 7 (12.50%) SUSE
14 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Linux Systems 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 18 (32.14%) Apache
2 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.36%) nginx
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) LDAP
2 13 (23.21%) SAN
3 12 (21.43%) HTTP
4 9 (16.07%) DNS
5 4 (7.14%) Firewall
5 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
7 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) OLTP
2 5 (8.93%) VLDB
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.93%) Maven
2 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) LAMP
2 5 (8.93%) Node.js
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) CSS3
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.36%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Ubuntu
3 14 (25.00%) Debian
4 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (23.21%) Windows
5 9 (16.07%) Unix
6 7 (12.50%) SUSE
7 6 (10.71%) CentOS
7 6 (10.71%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) DevOps
2 14 (25.00%) ITIL
3 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.86%) Service Management
6 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 4 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
10 2 (3.57%) Server Building
11 1 (1.79%) High Availability
11 1 (1.79%) Information Security
11 1 (1.79%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.79%) OO
11 1 (1.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 14 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (17.86%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) C-shell
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) CCNA
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (7.14%) NFS
3 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) KVM
5 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.79%) Squid
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.71%) Ansible
4 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Red Hat
2 14 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Veritas
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) HP
4 2 (3.57%) Percona
5 1 (1.79%) Brocade
5 1 (1.79%) CommVault
Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 13 days ago
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Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago