Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 430 519 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.35% 9.89% 13.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.06% 35.72% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 384 429 689
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,101 1,453 1,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.50% 27.70% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1,238 1,485
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% -2.35%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Surrey.

Salary trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Surrey

Linux
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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 +13 101 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Woking +7 53 £60,000 -16.38% 4
Reigate +5 34 £60,000 +11.11% 16
Staines +1 30 £75,000 +1.35% 7
Leatherhead -8 26 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Redhill +1 24 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Camberley -6 21 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Godalming +32 17 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Chertsey -4 12 £30,000 -34.07%
Weybridge - 8 £29,500 - 2
Cranleigh +3 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Walton-on-Thames -7 5 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Tadworth +1 3 £29,500 -
Dorking +5 2 £35,000 -20.00%
Addlestone -3 2 £50,000 +42.86%
Horley - 2 £57,500 - 1
Farnham +12 1 £55,000 +136.56% 4
Epsom -14 1 £80,000 +18.52%
Banstead - 1 £70,000 - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Linux.

1 230 (53.49%) Windows
2 109 (25.35%) Python
3 108 (25.12%) Unix
3 108 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (23.72%) Amazon AWS
5 100 (23.26%) VMware
6 97 (22.56%) Microsoft
7 95 (22.09%) Windows Server
8 91 (21.16%) SQL
9 86 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 81 (18.84%) Active Directory
11 78 (18.14%) DevOps
12 74 (17.21%) Cisco
13 73 (16.98%) Java
14 71 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 68 (15.81%) Firewall
16 66 (15.35%) Git (software)
17 63 (14.65%) JavaScript
18 62 (14.42%) C++
18 62 (14.42%) Software Engineering
19 61 (14.19%) DNS
20 60 (13.95%) SDLC
21 59 (13.72%) C#
21 59 (13.72%) ITIL
22 58 (13.49%) Degree
23 57 (13.26%) Oracle
24 56 (13.02%) Finance
25 53 (12.33%) TCP/IP
26 52 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
27 49 (11.40%) Security Cleared

Linux
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 32 (7.44%) IIS
2 19 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (3.02%) nginx
6 12 (2.79%) Apache
7 11 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.63%) JBoss
10 5 (1.16%) Confluence
10 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.93%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.23%) Liferay
13 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.70%) Maya
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) Maple
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 102 (23.72%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (2.79%) Serverless
5 11 (2.56%) SaaS
6 10 (2.33%) GitHub
7 9 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.09%) Office 365
8 7 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.93%) NuGet
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.70%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.70%) PaaS
10 3 (0.70%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.47%) Datadog
11 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.81%) Firewall
2 61 (14.19%) DNS
3 53 (12.33%) TCP/IP
4 41 (9.53%) VPN
5 31 (7.21%) DHCP
6 29 (6.74%) SAN
7 28 (6.51%) VLAN
8 25 (5.81%) WAN
9 21 (4.88%) HTTP
9 21 (4.88%) LAN
10 19 (4.42%) Internet
11 14 (3.26%) RS-232
11 14 (3.26%) RS-485
12 13 (3.02%) Network Security
13 12 (2.79%) Cisco Firepower
13 12 (2.79%) VoIP
14 10 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
14 10 (2.33%) HTTPS
14 10 (2.33%) SSL
15 8 (1.86%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.00%) MySQL
2 27 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.56%) Big Data
9 8 (1.86%) VoltDB
10 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.93%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.70%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.70%) Power BI
13 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 48 (11.16%) Jenkins
3 22 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 16 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (3.49%) JIRA
7 12 (2.79%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.56%) Maven
8 11 (2.56%) Subversion
9 9 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.40%) ProC
11 5 (1.16%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.16%) Selenium
12 4 (0.93%) GCC
12 4 (0.93%) GDB
12 4 (0.93%) GitLab
12 4 (0.93%) Gradle
12 4 (0.93%) LoadUI
12 4 (0.93%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.93%) Trac
General
1 56 (13.02%) Finance
2 12 (2.79%) Public Sector
3 10 (2.33%) Games
4 8 (1.86%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.63%) Military
6 5 (1.16%) Marketing
7 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Automotive
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 61 (14.19%) Developer
2 48 (11.16%) Software Engineer
3 47 (10.93%) Support Engineer
4 41 (9.53%) Analyst
5 38 (8.84%) Administrator
6 34 (7.91%) Senior Software Engineer
7 33 (7.67%) Consultant
7 33 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 29 (6.74%) Network Engineer
9 28 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (5.58%) C++ Software Engineer
12 23 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (4.42%) Java Developer
13 19 (4.42%) Network Support
13 19 (4.42%) Network Support Engineer
14 18 (4.19%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
15 17 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.23%) .NET
2 42 (9.77%) Web Services
3 31 (7.21%) JSON
4 27 (6.28%) HTML
5 23 (5.35%) XML
6 22 (5.12%) Node.js
6 22 (5.12%) Spring
7 18 (4.19%) RESTful
7 18 (4.19%) SOAP
8 16 (3.72%) X-Windows
9 12 (2.79%) HTML5
10 11 (2.56%) LAMP
10 11 (2.56%) REST
11 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (2.33%) JDBC
12 8 (1.86%) jQuery
13 7 (1.63%) J2EE
13 7 (1.63%) Laravel
13 7 (1.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.07%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.91%) Public Cloud
3 31 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.79%) PKI
8 11 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.33%) Clustering
10 9 (2.09%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.40%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.16%) EPoS
14 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.93%) DataPower
14 4 (0.93%) Fibre Optics
14 4 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
15 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.70%) Video\Live Streaming
16 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 230 (53.49%) Windows
2 108 (25.12%) Unix
3 95 (22.09%) Windows Server
4 42 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (8.60%) CentOS
6 34 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (7.44%) Ubuntu
7 32 (7.44%) Windows 7
8 23 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (4.19%) Windows 10
10 17 (3.95%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.09%) Solaris
12 8 (1.86%) Debian
13 6 (1.40%) zOS
14 5 (1.16%) AIX
14 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.47%) Android
15 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.47%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (18.14%) DevOps
3 62 (14.42%) Software Engineering
4 60 (13.95%) SDLC
5 59 (13.72%) ITIL
6 37 (8.60%) Configuration Management
6 37 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (7.67%) Mentoring
9 30 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (6.74%) Computer Science
10 29 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 27 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (6.05%) Business Continuity
12 26 (6.05%) Multithreading
13 25 (5.81%) TDD
14 24 (5.58%) OO
15 20 (4.65%) QMS
15 20 (4.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (25.35%) Python
2 91 (21.16%) SQL
3 73 (16.98%) Java
4 63 (14.65%) JavaScript
5 62 (14.42%) C++
6 59 (13.72%) C#
7 46 (10.70%) Perl
8 40 (9.30%) PowerShell
9 38 (8.84%) C
10 35 (8.14%) Ruby
11 33 (7.67%) Bash Shell
12 27 (6.28%) PHP
12 27 (6.28%) Shell Script
13 19 (4.42%) PL/SQL
14 15 (3.49%) Embedded C++
15 12 (2.79%) Java 8
16 7 (1.63%) AWK
16 7 (1.63%) Bourne shell
16 7 (1.63%) Korn
16 7 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (13.49%) Degree
2 52 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (11.40%) Security Cleared
4 42 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (8.84%) CCNA
6 35 (8.14%) MCSE
7 29 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (5.58%) SC Cleared
9 22 (5.12%) CCNP
10 14 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.40%) AWS Certification
12 6 (1.40%) Master's Degree
13 5 (1.16%) DBS Check
13 5 (1.16%) GCFA
13 5 (1.16%) GCIA
13 5 (1.16%) GCIH
13 5 (1.16%) GREM
14 4 (0.93%) GCFE
14 4 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.19%) QA
2 15 (3.49%) SLA
3 8 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) NCSC
5 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 81 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 71 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.23%) Docker
4 35 (8.14%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.19%) LXC
6 13 (3.02%) XenApp
7 12 (2.79%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.86%) Firmware
8 8 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (1.40%) Kamailio
10 6 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (1.16%) iptables
11 5 (1.16%) KVM
11 5 (1.16%) Xen
12 4 (0.93%) etcd
12 4 (0.93%) vSphere
13 2 (0.47%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (9.77%) Puppet
2 39 (9.07%) Ansible
3 29 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (6.51%) Kubernetes
5 24 (5.58%) Terraform
6 11 (2.56%) HAProxy
7 10 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (1.86%) Nagios
8 8 (1.86%) Perfmon
8 8 (1.86%) WSUS
9 7 (1.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (1.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (1.63%) SCOM
10 6 (1.40%) Consul
10 6 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.40%) Grafana
10 6 (1.40%) Packer
10 6 (1.40%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 100 (23.26%) VMware
2 97 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 74 (17.21%) Cisco
4 57 (13.26%) Oracle
5 46 (10.70%) NetApp
6 41 (9.53%) Citrix
7 39 (9.07%) Dell
8 38 (8.84%) HP
9 35 (8.14%) Red Hat
10 26 (6.05%) Nimble Storage
11 16 (3.72%) F5
12 14 (3.26%) EMC
12 14 (3.26%) Splunk
13 12 (2.79%) Mitel
14 11 (2.56%) Veritas
15 10 (2.33%) Sybase
16 8 (1.86%) CA
16 8 (1.86%) IBM
16 8 (1.86%) Veeam
17 7 (1.63%) Brocade