Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 708 954 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.97% 13.81% 12.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.78% 45.34% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 640 833 941
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.88%

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 1655 2104 2837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 27.97% 30.45% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1865 2541
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +1.27%

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 October 2017.

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 October 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 -8 89 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Redhill +1 69 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Staines +2 56 £60,000 - 5
Leatherhead +11 54 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Reigate -19 51 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Woking -9 38 £53,000 +6.00% 5
Walton-on-Thames +10 28 £46,250 -2.63% 3
Camberley -5 26 £51,250 +23.49% 4
Egham -42 18 £35,000 -37.78% 1
Chertsey +16 16 £45,500 +40.00%
Epsom +14 16 £55,000 -15.38%
Dorking +4 16 £32,500 -29.73%
Farnham - 7 £32,500 -
Godalming -11 6 £65,000 +30.00%
Weybridge +8 5 £53,250 -11.25%
Caterham +5 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Horley - 2 £27,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 1 £55,000 -31.25%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Linux.

1 236 (33.33%) Windows
2 231 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (31.78%) Unix
4 199 (28.11%) Python
5 193 (27.26%) SQL
6 188 (26.55%) C++
7 163 (23.02%) Java
8 147 (20.76%) Software Engineering
9 144 (20.34%) DevOps
10 129 (18.22%) Red Hat
11 122 (17.23%) Degree
12 121 (17.09%) C
12 121 (17.09%) MySQL
13 118 (16.67%) Finance
14 116 (16.38%) Oracle
15 115 (16.24%) Scrum
16 110 (15.54%) VMware
16 110 (15.54%) JavaScript
16 110 (15.54%) Perl
17 103 (14.55%) PHP
18 94 (13.28%) Firewall
19 89 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 89 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
20 86 (12.15%) Security Cleared
21 85 (12.01%) Apache
22 83 (11.72%) Computer Science
23 76 (10.73%) Git (software)
24 75 (10.59%) Cisco
25 73 (10.31%) Puppet
25 73 (10.31%) Opscode Chef

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 85 (12.01%) Apache
2 51 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (4.52%) nginx
4 28 (3.95%) IIS
5 19 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (1.84%) JBoss
8 9 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.99%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.85%) Drupal
10 6 (0.85%) SAS
10 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.56%) WordPress
12 3 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.42%) SAP Portal
12 3 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.28%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.42%) Postilion
4 3 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (2.97%) SaaS
5 16 (2.26%) GitHub
6 10 (1.41%) Office 365
7 8 (1.13%) Datadog
7 8 (1.13%) IaaS
8 7 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.85%) PaaS
10 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.71%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.14%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.28%) Firewall
2 72 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 61 (8.62%) SAN
4 53 (7.49%) DNS
5 38 (5.37%) VPN
6 32 (4.52%) LAN
7 30 (4.24%) WAN
8 26 (3.67%) NAS
9 23 (3.25%) Internet
10 22 (3.11%) VLAN
10 22 (3.11%) VoIP
10 22 (3.11%) Wireshark
11 19 (2.68%) DHCP
11 19 (2.68%) IPsec
12 18 (2.54%) Ethernet
12 18 (2.54%) GSM
12 18 (2.54%) LTE
12 18 (2.54%) UMTS
13 15 (2.12%) Network Security
13 15 (2.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (17.09%) MySQL
2 67 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 52 (7.34%) MongoDB
4 49 (6.92%) Big Data
5 46 (6.50%) NoSQL
6 38 (5.37%) Redis
7 33 (4.66%) Hadoop
8 31 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (3.67%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.26%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.99%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.99%) DB2
14 7 (0.99%) OLTP
14 7 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.85%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 76 (10.73%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.63%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.94%) Subversion
4 20 (2.82%) ProC
4 20 (2.82%) PVCS
5 15 (2.12%) PHPUnit
6 14 (1.98%) JIRA
6 14 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (1.98%) Selenium
7 13 (1.84%) GCC
7 13 (1.84%) Maven
8 10 (1.41%) InstallShield
8 10 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (0.99%) GDB
11 7 (0.99%) Trac
12 6 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 118 (16.67%) Finance
2 66 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 43 (6.07%) Automotive
4 41 (5.79%) Marketing
5 33 (4.66%) Electronics
6 28 (3.95%) Aerospace
7 22 (3.11%) Banking
8 20 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.55%) Games
10 8 (1.13%) Legal
10 8 (1.13%) Retail
11 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.99%) Law
12 6 (0.85%) Military
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
14 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 179 (25.28%) Developer
2 89 (12.57%) Linux Engineer
3 71 (10.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (8.05%) PHP Developer
5 52 (7.34%) Administrator
6 43 (6.07%) Team Leader
7 41 (5.79%) Software Engineer
8 37 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (5.08%) Java Developer
10 34 (4.80%) Software Developer
11 33 (4.66%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 33 (4.66%) Software Team Leader
12 32 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (4.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 27 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
14 27 (3.81%) Linux Administrator
14 27 (3.81%) Senior Developer
15 26 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
16 25 (3.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 24 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.05%) HTML
2 54 (7.63%) CSS
3 48 (6.78%) LAMP
4 47 (6.64%) Spring
5 41 (5.79%) Node.js
6 37 (5.23%) Laravel
7 31 (4.38%) React
8 29 (4.10%) AngularJS
9 28 (3.95%) .NET
10 27 (3.81%) Web Services
10 27 (3.81%) XML
11 26 (3.67%) RESTful
12 24 (3.39%) HTML5
13 23 (3.25%) CakePHP
14 18 (2.54%) REST
15 17 (2.40%) Symfony
16 16 (2.26%) Kafka
17 15 (2.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 15 (2.12%) Java EE
17 15 (2.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 58 (8.19%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.53%) Private Cloud
4 24 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.97%) User Experience
6 18 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.84%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
9 12 (1.69%) EMV
9 12 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.69%) Tandem
10 10 (1.41%) Clustering
10 10 (1.41%) PKI
10 10 (1.41%) Social Media
11 9 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 236 (33.33%) Windows
2 225 (31.78%) Unix
3 71 (10.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 66 (9.32%) CentOS
5 51 (7.20%) Solaris
6 39 (5.51%) Windows Server
7 35 (4.94%) AIX
8 33 (4.66%) Ubuntu
9 21 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (2.68%) Android
10 19 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (2.26%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.69%) Windows 10
13 11 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (1.55%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.41%) Debian
14 10 (1.41%) HPUX
15 8 (1.13%) SUSE
16 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (20.76%) Software Engineering
3 144 (20.34%) DevOps
4 115 (16.24%) Scrum
5 68 (9.60%) OO
6 67 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (8.76%) Configuration Management
7 62 (8.76%) ITIL
8 59 (8.33%) Open Source
9 49 (6.92%) High Availability
9 49 (6.92%) Multithreading
9 49 (6.92%) MVC
9 49 (6.92%) Test Automation
10 48 (6.78%) SDLC
11 46 (6.50%) Mathematics
12 43 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 41 (5.79%) Project Management
14 34 (4.80%) OOP
15 33 (4.66%) System Testing
16 31 (4.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 199 (28.11%) Python
2 193 (27.26%) SQL
3 188 (26.55%) C++
4 163 (23.02%) Java
5 121 (17.09%) C
6 110 (15.54%) JavaScript
6 110 (15.54%) Perl
7 103 (14.55%) PHP
8 68 (9.60%) Bash Shell
9 63 (8.90%) C#
10 61 (8.62%) Shell Script
11 60 (8.47%) Ruby
12 48 (6.78%) PL/SQL
13 46 (6.50%) PowerShell
14 33 (4.66%) PHP 5
15 25 (3.53%) VB
16 23 (3.25%) Embedded C++
17 22 (3.11%) Embedded C
18 19 (2.68%) PHP 4
19 18 (2.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 122 (17.23%) Degree
2 86 (12.15%) Security Cleared
3 62 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.40%) ISTQB
6 17 (2.40%) MCSE
7 13 (1.84%) MCP
8 12 (1.69%) RHCA
9 11 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 11 (1.55%) PMP
10 10 (1.41%) APMG
10 10 (1.41%) CCNA
10 10 (1.41%) ISEB
10 10 (1.41%) RHCE
11 9 (1.27%) MCSA
12 8 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.13%) RHCSA
13 7 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.63%) QA
2 25 (3.53%) SLA
3 7 (0.99%) GCP
3 7 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 89 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 54 (7.63%) Docker
4 36 (5.08%) vSphere
5 20 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 18 (2.54%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.55%) GlusterFS
7 11 (1.55%) KVM
8 10 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.71%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.56%) NFS
13 3 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.42%) Samba
13 3 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.28%) Firmware
14 2 (0.28%) HDFS
14 2 (0.28%) Xen
15 1 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
1 73 (10.31%) Puppet
2 44 (6.21%) Ansible
3 34 (4.80%) Nagios
4 17 (2.40%) Kubernetes
5 16 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 15 (2.12%) HAProxy
7 14 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.69%) FortiGate
8 12 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
9 10 (1.41%) Prometheus
10 9 (1.27%) Cobbler
10 9 (1.27%) Grafana
10 9 (1.27%) SCCM
11 8 (1.13%) Opsview
11 8 (1.13%) Terraform
12 7 (0.99%) Packer
12 7 (0.99%) Pingdom
12 7 (0.99%) Salt
12 7 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 129 (18.22%) Red Hat
2 116 (16.38%) Oracle
3 110 (15.54%) VMware
4 75 (10.59%) Cisco
5 53 (7.49%) Microsoft
6 37 (5.23%) HP
7 21 (2.97%) Dell
8 18 (2.54%) ArcSight
8 18 (2.54%) Jaspersoft
8 18 (2.54%) SAP
9 17 (2.40%) Fortinet
9 17 (2.40%) Hortonworks
10 16 (2.26%) Meraki
11 15 (2.12%) F5
11 15 (2.12%) Zend
12 14 (1.98%) Google
12 14 (1.98%) Veritas
13 12 (1.69%) EqualLogic
13 12 (1.69%) IBM
13 12 (1.69%) Sun