The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Linux System Administrator
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 160 217
Rank change year-on-year +2 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 6 34 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.22% 0.93% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.95% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 0
Median salary £62,500 £53,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.82% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 2596 3568 4508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.79% 97.17% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2144 3063 3798
Median salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% -  
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
Woking +22 2 £62,500 +66.66%
Guildford +15 1 £57,500 - 1
Staines -1 1 £62,500 +12.61%
Epsom - 1 £72,500 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) SAN
3 9 (34.62%) Apache
3 9 (34.62%) LDAP
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) Ubuntu
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (26.92%) Debian
5 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
5 7 (26.92%) Python
6 6 (23.08%) HTTP
6 6 (23.08%) Puppet
7 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) CentOS
7 5 (19.23%) NFS
8 4 (15.38%) Service Management
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) MySQL
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (15.38%) Ansible
8 4 (15.38%) High Availability
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (11.54%) Docker

Linux Systems 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 (34.62%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) LDAP
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Ubuntu
3 7 (26.92%) Debian
4 5 (19.23%) CentOS
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) C-shell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) NFS
2 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Samba
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Cacti
5 1 (3.85%) Fluentd
5 1 (3.85%) Grafana
5 1 (3.85%) Graphite
5 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.85%) Mesos
5 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Brocade
3 1 (3.85%) CommVault
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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Salary: to 50k
Posted: 3 days ago
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