Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Linux 641 728 1,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.56% 13.40% 13.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.90% 41.55% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 542 671 888
Surrey median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,125 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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 1,494 1,752 2,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.94% 32.25% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,292 1,573 2,364
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 +6 107 £55,000 +18.28% 15
Staines 0 72 £50,500 -27.86% 7
Reigate +31 71 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Camberley +3 63 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Leatherhead -14 37 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Redhill -7 30 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Woking -14 29 £57,500 +24.32% 7
Sunbury-on-Thames - 28 £35,000 -
Epsom +10 21 £50,000 -23.08% 9
Egham -4 12 £53,000 -18.46% 1
Dorking -6 6 £42,500 +1.80%
Godalming -14 5 £29,000 -12.12% 1
Cranleigh - 5 £45,000 -
Addlestone - 3 £35,000 -
Farnham -14 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Walton-on-Thames -6 1 £55,000 +41.94% 8
Chertsey -14 1 £26,000 -30.67% 1
Tadworth - 1 - - 2
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 211 (32.92%) Windows
2 202 (31.51%) Python
3 184 (28.71%) DevOps
4 170 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (26.37%) SQL
6 162 (25.27%) Amazon AWS
7 161 (25.12%) Oracle
8 141 (22.00%) Java
9 132 (20.59%) Unix
10 115 (17.94%) MySQL
11 112 (17.47%) Perl
12 108 (16.85%) C++
13 106 (16.54%) Cisco
14 100 (15.60%) Degree
15 98 (15.29%) JavaScript
16 95 (14.82%) Ruby
17 94 (14.66%) VMware
17 94 (14.66%) Git (software)
18 93 (14.51%) Telecoms
19 92 (14.35%) Software Engineering
20 88 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
21 87 (13.57%) Puppet
22 86 (13.42%) Microsoft
23 84 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
24 82 (12.79%) TCP/IP
25 79 (12.32%) Subversion
25 79 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
26 78 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
26 78 (12.17%) Jenkins
27 77 (12.01%) 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 46 (7.18%) Apache
2 34 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 32 (4.99%) IIS
4 17 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.65%) Confluence
5 15 (2.34%) CMS
6 12 (1.87%) Drupal
7 10 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.56%) SAS
7 10 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.40%) nginx
9 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.94%) DataSynapse
10 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.78%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.62%) Liferay
12 4 (0.62%) WordPress
13 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.62%) GIMP
3 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.78%) Postilion
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 162 (25.27%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (10.14%) SaaS
4 34 (5.30%) IaaS
5 26 (4.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (2.96%) Serverless
7 17 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.34%) GitHub
9 12 (1.87%) Office 365
9 12 (1.87%) PaaS
10 11 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
11 8 (1.25%) AWS OpsWorks
12 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 61 (9.52%) Firewall
3 53 (8.27%) WAN
4 48 (7.49%) DNS
4 48 (7.49%) LAN
5 47 (7.33%) SAN
6 45 (7.02%) Wireshark
7 44 (6.86%) GSM
7 44 (6.86%) UMTS
8 43 (6.71%) LTE
9 36 (5.62%) VoIP
10 35 (5.46%) Asterisk PBX
10 35 (5.46%) PBX
10 35 (5.46%) RTP
10 35 (5.46%) VPN
11 33 (5.15%) Diameter Protocol
11 33 (5.15%) GGSN
11 33 (5.15%) MGW
11 33 (5.15%) RANAP
11 33 (5.15%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.94%) MySQL
2 71 (11.08%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.65%) Big Data
8 15 (2.34%) DB2
8 15 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.94%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
15 4 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 94 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 79 (12.32%) Subversion
3 78 (12.17%) Jenkins
4 40 (6.24%) GCC
4 40 (6.24%) GDB
5 34 (5.30%) Trac
6 28 (4.37%) JIRA
7 19 (2.96%) GitLab
7 19 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (2.96%) ProC
8 15 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.03%) PVCS
10 11 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.40%) Maven
12 7 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.94%) Selenium
13 6 (0.94%) Toad
14 5 (0.78%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.62%) RSpec
General
1 93 (14.51%) Telecoms
2 69 (10.76%) Finance
3 11 (1.72%) Electronics
3 11 (1.72%) Marketing
4 9 (1.40%) Automotive
5 8 (1.25%) Back Office
5 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.09%) Advertising
7 6 (0.94%) Dutch Language
7 6 (0.94%) French Language
7 6 (0.94%) German Language
7 6 (0.94%) Italian Language
7 6 (0.94%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (0.78%) Turkish Language
9 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.62%) Military
10 3 (0.47%) Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 148 (23.09%) Developer
2 88 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (10.61%) Linux Engineer
4 65 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 52 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 44 (6.86%) Telecoms Engineer
7 43 (6.71%) Network Engineer
8 41 (6.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 39 (6.08%) Administrator
10 37 (5.77%) Architect
11 34 (5.30%) Linux Administrator
11 34 (5.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 33 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (5.15%) Java Developer
13 31 (4.84%) Senior Developer
14 27 (4.21%) Support Engineer
15 26 (4.06%) AWS Engineer
15 26 (4.06%) Telecoms Software Engineer
16 25 (3.90%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (3.90%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 41 (6.40%) STL
1 41 (6.40%) Web Services
2 40 (6.24%) HTML
3 37 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 35 (5.46%) .NET
4 35 (5.46%) CSS
5 32 (4.99%) Spring
6 28 (4.37%) REST
7 27 (4.21%) J2EE
8 23 (3.59%) LAMP
9 22 (3.43%) Spring Boot
10 21 (3.28%) React
11 18 (2.81%) Laravel
12 17 (2.65%) Java EE
12 17 (2.65%) RESTful
13 16 (2.50%) Middleware
14 15 (2.34%) LDAP
15 13 (2.03%) XML
16 12 (1.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 40 (6.24%) Public Cloud
4 36 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.46%) Linux Command Line
6 24 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 23 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (2.50%) Mainframe
9 13 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.03%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.03%) Replication
10 12 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.40%) CMDB
12 9 (1.40%) Fintech
13 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.25%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.94%) Clustering
14 6 (0.94%) Grid Computing
14 6 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 211 (32.92%) Windows
2 132 (20.59%) Unix
3 51 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (7.80%) CentOS
5 49 (7.64%) Windows Server
6 28 (4.37%) AIX
7 25 (3.90%) Solaris
8 20 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 10 (1.56%) Debian
12 9 (1.40%) Android
13 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.09%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.78%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.78%) zOS
16 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.71%) DevOps
2 170 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (14.35%) Software Engineering
4 88 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (10.30%) ITIL
7 63 (9.83%) Configuration Management
8 58 (9.05%) SDLC
9 53 (8.27%) Test Automation
10 50 (7.80%) OO
11 48 (7.49%) ITSM
12 44 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
13 42 (6.55%) Multithreading
14 41 (6.40%) High Availability
15 39 (6.08%) Service Delivery
16 38 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
17 34 (5.30%) Cross-Platform Development
18 31 (4.84%) Scrum
19 29 (4.52%) Microservices
20 28 (4.37%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (31.51%) Python
2 169 (26.37%) SQL
3 141 (22.00%) Java
4 112 (17.47%) Perl
5 108 (16.85%) C++
6 98 (15.29%) JavaScript
7 95 (14.82%) Ruby
8 77 (12.01%) Bash Shell
9 76 (11.86%) PHP
10 65 (10.14%) C
11 59 (9.20%) Shell Script
12 54 (8.42%) PL/SQL
13 50 (7.80%) PowerShell
14 40 (6.24%) C#
15 18 (2.81%) Java 8
16 13 (2.03%) VB
17 12 (1.87%) VBA
18 10 (1.56%) Assembly Language
19 8 (1.25%) Go
20 7 (1.09%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 100 (15.60%) Degree
2 39 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.06%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (3.28%) MCSE
7 18 (2.81%) CCNA
7 18 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.18%) RHCA
9 11 (1.72%) Master's Degree
10 9 (1.40%) CCNP
11 8 (1.25%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.09%) ISEB
13 6 (0.94%) JNCIA
13 6 (0.94%) JNCIS
14 5 (0.78%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.78%) MCSA
15 4 (0.62%) MCP
15 4 (0.62%) PhD
15 4 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.59%) SLA
2 12 (1.87%) QA
3 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.62%) PMO
4 2 (0.31%) GCP
4 2 (0.31%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 72 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 42 (6.55%) Docker
4 21 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 18 (2.81%) iptables
6 15 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.34%) vSphere
7 12 (1.87%) Samba
8 7 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.78%) Firmware
10 5 (0.78%) KVM
11 4 (0.62%) LXC
12 3 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.31%) ACF2
13 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.31%) RACF
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 87 (13.57%) Puppet
2 78 (12.17%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (10.30%) Ansible
4 30 (4.68%) Nagios
5 17 (2.65%) Cacti
6 16 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
7 13 (2.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 13 (2.03%) SCCM
7 13 (2.03%) Terraform
8 11 (1.72%) FortiGate
8 11 (1.72%) OpenView
9 10 (1.56%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.25%) SCOM
11 6 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (0.94%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.94%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.78%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.78%) logstash
12 5 (0.78%) Netcool
12 5 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 161 (25.12%) Oracle
2 106 (16.54%) Cisco
3 94 (14.66%) VMware
4 86 (13.42%) Microsoft
5 73 (11.39%) Red Hat
6 58 (9.05%) HP
7 26 (4.06%) NetApp
7 26 (4.06%) Splunk
8 23 (3.59%) Citrix
8 23 (3.59%) Sun
9 20 (3.12%) Dell
10 17 (2.65%) Brocade
10 17 (2.65%) EMC
10 17 (2.65%) Google
11 16 (2.50%) Atlassian
11 16 (2.50%) IBM
12 15 (2.34%) TOWER Software
13 14 (2.18%) Apple
14 13 (2.03%) SAP
15 12 (1.87%) CA