Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 521 699 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.37% 11.65% 13.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.06% 42.94% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 446 626 709
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.67% +9.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,406 1,628 1,844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 30.69% 27.14% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 1,418 1,647
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +2.41%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +4 124 £47,500 -13.64% 28
Reigate -3 66 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Leatherhead 0 43 £52,500 +2.94% 17
Staines -2 35 £74,000 +34.55% 6
Chertsey +16 24 £51,250 +12.64%
Redhill -5 19 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Weybridge +12 18 £43,750 -5.91% 1
Woking +3 12 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Egham +18 10 £43,750 -17.45%
Godalming -4 9 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Camberley -26 9 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Epsom 0 8 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Farnham +8 6 £38,750 -10.92% 1
Haslemere - 3 £60,000 -
Walton-on-Thames +3 2 £65,000 +26.83% 2
Horley - 2 £57,500 - 1
Dorking +1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 1 - -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 210 (40.31%) Windows
2 204 (39.16%) SQL
3 174 (33.40%) Python
4 157 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (27.45%) Unix
6 142 (27.26%) Oracle
7 138 (26.49%) Java
8 127 (24.38%) Git (software)
9 120 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
10 118 (22.65%) DevOps
11 94 (18.04%) VMware
12 92 (17.66%) SQL Server
13 84 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
14 83 (15.93%) Microsoft
15 81 (15.55%) Configuration Management
16 80 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (15.16%) ITIL
18 77 (14.78%) Data Centre
19 76 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 76 (14.59%) C++
20 75 (14.40%) Perl
20 75 (14.40%) Red Hat
21 74 (14.20%) Jenkins
22 70 (13.44%) Degree
23 68 (13.05%) Shell Script
24 67 (12.86%) Finance
25 66 (12.67%) PHP
26 65 (12.48%) Windows Server
27 62 (11.90%) SDLC
27 62 (11.90%) MySQL

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 48 (9.21%) Apache
2 42 (8.06%) Apache Spark
3 40 (7.68%) IIS
4 33 (6.33%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.80%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (3.07%) Confluence
8 14 (2.69%) WebLogic
9 13 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.92%) JBoss
10 10 (1.92%) nginx
11 9 (1.73%) CMS
12 8 (1.54%) SAS
13 7 (1.34%) MS Exchange
14 6 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (1.15%) IBM Domino
15 5 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (0.96%) WordPress
16 4 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) GIMP
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.58%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 120 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.57%) Office 365
4 24 (4.61%) SaaS
5 15 (2.88%) GitHub
6 14 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.11%) IaaS
8 10 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.73%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.34%) Serverless
12 6 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.58%) PaaS
16 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 1 (0.19%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.68%) Firewall
2 37 (7.10%) SAN
3 36 (6.91%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.53%) VPN
5 31 (5.95%) DNS
5 31 (5.95%) Internet
6 30 (5.76%) Wireless
7 25 (4.80%) HTTP
8 22 (4.22%) WAN
9 21 (4.03%) LAN
9 21 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (3.84%) DHCP
10 20 (3.84%) Network Security
11 17 (3.26%) VLAN
12 16 (3.07%) VoIP
13 14 (2.69%) Ethernet
13 14 (2.69%) IPsec
13 14 (2.69%) MPLS
14 10 (1.92%) BGP
14 10 (1.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.90%) MySQL
3 56 (10.75%) Relational Database
4 43 (8.25%) Hadoop
5 30 (5.76%) Oracle Database
6 22 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 19 (3.65%) Big Data
8 18 (3.45%) Apache Hive
8 18 (3.45%) NoSQL
9 16 (3.07%) MongoDB
10 15 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (2.69%) Data Lake
11 14 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.69%) Impala
12 13 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (2.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 127 (24.38%) Git (software)
2 74 (14.20%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.10%) JIRA
4 34 (6.53%) Visual Studio
5 24 (4.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (4.22%) ProC
7 20 (3.84%) Bitbucket
8 16 (3.07%) Maven
8 16 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (2.50%) Chocolatey
11 12 (2.30%) Subversion
12 11 (2.11%) PVCS
13 8 (1.54%) JUnit
14 7 (1.34%) Selenium
14 7 (1.34%) Toad
15 6 (1.15%) Gradle
16 5 (0.96%) Babel
17 4 (0.77%) AutoIt
17 4 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (12.86%) Finance
2 32 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.69%) Electronics
3 14 (2.69%) Marketing
4 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.96%) Back Office
5 5 (0.96%) Banking
6 4 (0.77%) Korean Language
6 4 (0.77%) Military
6 4 (0.77%) Retail
7 3 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.58%) French Language
7 3 (0.58%) Games
7 3 (0.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.38%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 139 (26.68%) Developer
2 58 (11.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (9.60%) Analyst
4 40 (7.68%) Linux Engineer
5 36 (6.91%) Software Developer
6 31 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
7 30 (5.76%) Software Engineer
8 28 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (4.99%) C++ Developer
10 25 (4.80%) Consultant
10 25 (4.80%) Java Developer
11 22 (4.22%) Architect
11 22 (4.22%) C++ Software Developer
11 22 (4.22%) PHP Developer
12 21 (4.03%) Administrator
12 21 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 19 (3.65%) Support Analyst
14 19 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.36%) Web Services
2 52 (9.98%) JSON
3 48 (9.21%) .NET
4 44 (8.45%) HTML
5 39 (7.49%) REST
5 39 (7.49%) Spring
6 32 (6.14%) SOAP
7 29 (5.57%) XML
8 26 (4.99%) J2EE
9 25 (4.80%) CSS
10 23 (4.41%) RESTful
11 20 (3.84%) Kafka
11 20 (3.84%) Spring Boot
12 19 (3.65%) LAMP
13 15 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (2.69%) Django
14 14 (2.69%) Middleware
15 13 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
15 13 (2.50%) jQuery
15 13 (2.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 48 (9.21%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.76%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.07%) Reinsurance
7 14 (2.69%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.50%) EPoS
9 12 (2.30%) PKI
10 11 (2.11%) CMDB
10 11 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.54%) Clustering
11 8 (1.54%) Pricing Data
12 7 (1.34%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.15%) Replication
14 5 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (40.31%) Windows
2 143 (27.45%) Unix
3 65 (12.48%) Windows Server
4 60 (11.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (9.02%) AIX
7 38 (7.29%) CentOS
8 28 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (4.22%) Ubuntu
10 19 (3.65%) Windows 10
11 13 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 13 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.92%) Android
13 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.73%) Solaris
14 8 (1.54%) VMS
15 7 (1.34%) FreeRTOS
15 7 (1.34%) HPUX
16 6 (1.15%) Mac OS
16 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (22.65%) DevOps
3 81 (15.55%) Configuration Management
4 80 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (15.16%) ITIL
6 62 (11.90%) SDLC
6 62 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 59 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (9.79%) TDD
9 42 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 37 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (7.10%) Waterfall
11 35 (6.72%) Computer Science
12 32 (6.14%) Machine Learning
13 31 (5.95%) Unit Testing
14 30 (5.76%) Mentoring
14 30 (5.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 29 (5.57%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (5.57%) Open Source
15 29 (5.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (39.16%) SQL
2 174 (33.40%) Python
3 138 (26.49%) Java
4 76 (14.59%) C++
5 75 (14.40%) Perl
6 68 (13.05%) Shell Script
7 66 (12.67%) PHP
8 60 (11.52%) C#
9 59 (11.32%) JavaScript
10 54 (10.36%) PL/SQL
11 47 (9.02%) Bash Shell
12 44 (8.45%) C
13 42 (8.06%) PowerShell
14 35 (6.72%) Ruby
15 17 (3.26%) Java 8
16 13 (2.50%) R
17 8 (1.54%) HiveQL
18 7 (1.34%) Scala
19 5 (0.96%) ES6
19 5 (0.96%) Go
Qualifications
1 70 (13.44%) Degree
2 42 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (5.57%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.84%) RHCA
6 15 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.69%) CCNA
8 13 (2.50%) MCP
9 12 (2.30%) MCSA
10 11 (2.11%) CISSP
10 11 (2.11%) LPIC
10 11 (2.11%) Master's Degree
11 9 (1.73%) PhD
12 8 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.96%) RHCE
15 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.77%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.80%) QA
2 13 (2.50%) SLA
3 8 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.96%) FISMA
5 3 (0.58%) GPG13
5 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.38%) GDPR
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (11.71%) Docker
3 58 (11.13%) Active Directory
4 39 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.88%) LXC
6 13 (2.50%) vSphere
7 12 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.96%) KVM
11 4 (0.77%) HDFS
11 4 (0.77%) Varnish
12 3 (0.58%) Firmware
12 3 (0.58%) flannel
12 3 (0.58%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.38%) etcd
13 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 58 (11.13%) Ansible
2 53 (10.17%) Puppet
3 45 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.03%) Kubernetes
5 18 (3.45%) Terraform
6 12 (2.30%) Salt
7 11 (2.11%) Oracle ZFS
8 9 (1.73%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.54%) Data Guard
9 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.15%) Nagios
10 6 (1.15%) SCCM
10 6 (1.15%) SCOM
10 6 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.77%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.77%) yum
13 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 142 (27.26%) Oracle
2 94 (18.04%) VMware
3 83 (15.93%) Microsoft
4 75 (14.40%) Red Hat
5 44 (8.45%) Cisco
6 23 (4.41%) Citrix
7 21 (4.03%) HP
8 19 (3.65%) Atlassian
9 15 (2.88%) Juniper
10 14 (2.69%) Tableau
11 13 (2.50%) EMC
12 12 (2.30%) Dynatrace
12 12 (2.30%) SAP
13 10 (1.92%) CheckPoint
13 10 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.73%) Dell
14 9 (1.73%) McAfee
14 9 (1.73%) Sybase
15 8 (1.54%) IBM
15 8 (1.54%) SolarWinds