Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -16 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 123 383 531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 7.36% 11.03% 11.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.60% 39.16% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 127 342 466
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,875 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £87,500 £80,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

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 402 978 1,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.04% 28.18% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 342 873 1,155
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £25,100 £24,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £46,250 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% +1.19%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux in Surrey.

Salary trend for Linux in Surrey

Linux
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux in Surrey over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +6 42 £60,000 +36.36% 16
Staines +19 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Reigate +3 9 - -
Camberley +8 6 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Redhill +1 6 £63,750 +10.87% 2
Woking -2 6 £60,000 - 2
Weybridge +4 3 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Tadworth +3 2 £58,750 -26.56%
Chertsey -6 2 £47,500 -26.92% 6
Banstead -1 1 £65,000 -18.75%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 51 (41.46%) Windows
2 50 (40.65%) DevOps
3 49 (39.84%) Degree
4 42 (34.15%) Azure
5 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (32.52%) SQL
6 39 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (30.89%) Docker
8 35 (28.46%) Git (software)
9 34 (27.64%) Test Automation
10 33 (26.83%) Computer Science
11 32 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (22.76%) Software Engineering
13 27 (21.95%) Finance
14 26 (21.14%) PowerShell
15 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
15 24 (19.51%) Python
16 23 (18.70%) Firewall
17 22 (17.89%) Analytical Thinking
18 21 (17.07%) Ansible
18 21 (17.07%) Kubernetes
19 20 (16.26%) VMware
20 19 (15.45%) Computer Science Degree
20 19 (15.45%) Terraform
21 18 (14.63%) Puppet
21 18 (14.63%) Scrum
22 17 (13.82%) Ruby
23 16 (13.01%) Ruby on Rails
23 16 (13.01%) C++
23 16 (13.01%) Bash Shell

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 9 (7.32%) IIS
2 7 (5.69%) Apache
2 7 (5.69%) Confluence
3 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.15%) Azure
2 14 (11.38%) AWS
3 11 (8.94%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (7.32%) Amazon EKS
4 9 (7.32%) Amazon S3
4 9 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (7.32%) Serverless
5 6 (4.88%) GitHub
6 5 (4.07%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (4.07%) SaaS
6 5 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.25%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (3.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (3.25%) IaaS
7 4 (3.25%) PaaS
8 2 (1.63%) Cloudflare
8 2 (1.63%) GCP
8 2 (1.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.70%) Firewall
2 10 (8.13%) WAN
3 9 (7.32%) LAN
4 7 (5.69%) DNS
4 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.07%) VPN
6 4 (3.25%) SAN
7 3 (2.44%) DMZ
8 2 (1.63%) GSM
8 2 (1.63%) LTE
8 2 (1.63%) NAS
8 2 (1.63%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.63%) VSAN
8 2 (1.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.81%) HSRP
9 1 (0.81%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.20%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.13%) MySQL
5 7 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.63%) ClickHouse
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.63%) UniData
8 2 (1.63%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) ObjectStore
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.57%) Bitbucket
4 9 (7.32%) JIRA
5 8 (6.50%) TeamCity
6 7 (5.69%) GitLab
6 7 (5.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (4.07%) Metasploit
8 4 (3.25%) Artifactory
8 4 (3.25%) Maven
9 3 (2.44%) Gradle
10 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.63%) RSpec
10 2 (1.63%) Toad
11 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.81%) JMeter
11 1 (0.81%) JUnit
11 1 (0.81%) Selenium
11 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Law
3 3 (2.44%) Billing
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Games
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Korean Language
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (26.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (21.95%) Developer
3 14 (11.38%) Ruby Developer
4 11 (8.94%) Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Business Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Business Solution Architect
8 7 (5.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.69%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.07%) DevSecOps Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
11 4 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (4.88%) Kafka
3 5 (4.07%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (4.07%) OAuth
3 5 (4.07%) OpenID
3 5 (4.07%) SAML
3 5 (4.07%) YAML
4 4 (3.25%) HTML
5 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.44%) React
5 3 (2.44%) Spring
6 2 (1.63%) JSON
6 2 (1.63%) Node.js
6 2 (1.63%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.81%) CSS
7 1 (0.81%) DirectX
7 1 (0.81%) JNI
7 1 (0.81%) jQuery
7 1 (0.81%) Web Services
7 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.38%) Virtual Team
3 13 (10.57%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
5 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
6 9 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (5.69%) Cybercrime
8 7 (5.69%) Derivative
9 6 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.63%) LIMS
11 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.81%) MPEG
12 1 (0.81%) NHS
12 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Windows
2 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.38%) Unix
4 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.88%) CentOS
6 5 (4.07%) Kali Linux
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.44%) Android
7 3 (2.44%) VMS
8 2 (1.63%) AIX
8 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) DevOps
2 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (27.64%) Test Automation
5 33 (26.83%) Computer Science
6 28 (22.76%) Software Engineering
7 22 (17.89%) Analytical Thinking
8 18 (14.63%) Scrum
9 16 (13.01%) Open Source
10 15 (12.20%) Data Privacy
11 14 (11.38%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (11.38%) Creative Thinking
12 13 (10.57%) Fintech
13 12 (9.76%) Incident Management
14 11 (8.94%) Information Security
15 10 (8.13%) ITIL
15 10 (8.13%) OO
15 10 (8.13%) Project Management
16 9 (7.32%) Analytics
16 9 (7.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.52%) SQL
2 26 (21.14%) PowerShell
3 24 (19.51%) Python
4 17 (13.82%) Ruby
5 16 (13.01%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.01%) C++
6 14 (11.38%) Java
7 13 (10.57%) C#
7 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.69%) C
8 7 (5.69%) Perl
9 5 (4.07%) PHP
10 3 (2.44%) Go
11 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.63%) VC++
12 1 (0.81%) Clojure
12 1 (0.81%) ClojureScript
12 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.81%) Lisp
12 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (39.84%) Degree
2 19 (15.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.50%) CCNA
3 8 (6.50%) CCNP
3 8 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.50%) MCSE
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.69%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CEH
5 1 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.81%) SANS
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.81%) GDPR
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) NIST
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (30.89%) Docker
2 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) vSphere
4 5 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.63%) pfSense
6 2 (1.63%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.63%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.81%) KVM
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.81%) vCloud
7 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) Ansible
1 21 (17.07%) Kubernetes
2 19 (15.45%) Terraform
3 18 (14.63%) Puppet
4 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.07%) Nessus
5 5 (4.07%) Nmap
6 3 (2.44%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.81%) Kibana
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) VMware
2 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.07%) Qualys
3 5 (4.07%) Veracode
4 4 (3.25%) Dynatrace
5 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.44%) IBM
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco
6 2 (1.63%) EMC
6 2 (1.63%) SAP
6 2 (1.63%) Sybase
6 2 (1.63%) Veeam
6 2 (1.63%) Zerto
7 1 (0.81%) Aruba
7 1 (0.81%) F5
7 1 (0.81%) Isilon
7 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.81%) Samsung