Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Administrator was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 219 276
Rank change year-on-year -24 +57 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Administrator 15 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.24% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.90% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 34
Surrey median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.86% +9.19% -4.64%
10th Percentile £48,500 £33,750 £36,400
90th Percentile £59,500 £58,750 £56,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 5958 6467 8404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.47% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 5492 7299
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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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 -13 8 £57,500 +31.43%
Reigate -33 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Woking +14 1 £60,000 +20.60%
Weybridge - 1 £60,000 -
Linux Systems Administrator
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (73.33%) Apache
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) Nagios
4 8 (53.33%) Open Source
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (46.67%) nginx
5 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
5 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
5 7 (46.67%) Puppet
5 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
5 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (46.67%) LAMP
5 7 (46.67%) HAProxy
6 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Docker
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (26.67%) GitHub
8 4 (26.67%) KVM
8 4 (26.67%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
8 4 (26.67%) OpenVZ
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (73.33%) Apache
2 7 (46.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) GitHub
2 4 (26.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
1 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) LAMP
2 4 (26.67%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (26.67%) OpenVZ
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GCP
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) KVM
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) Samba
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nagios
2 7 (46.67%) HAProxy
2 7 (46.67%) Puppet
3 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (13.33%) Ansible
5 1 (6.67%) Cacti
5 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace