Period
to 7 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 127 434 528
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 7.85% 10.26% 10.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.28% 38.34% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 418 444
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +9.90% +1.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £74,700
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 406 1,132 1,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.09% 26.77% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 365 991 1,228
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,950 £77,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,606
% change year-on-year - +5.62% +3.92%

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 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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
Reigate +11 17 £67,500 +12.50%
Woking -3 14 £57,500 - 1
Guildford -28 13 £50,000 -18.03% 11
Staines -12 10 £42,500 -43.33%
Weybridge +17 7 £32,500 +12.07%
Camberley +12 6 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Egham - 6 £90,000 -
Godalming +1 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Redhill -4 5 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Leatherhead +19 4 £50,000 -14.89% 2
Chertsey -6 3 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Banstead +1 2 £77,500 +6.90%
Tadworth -1 2 £80,000 +171.19%
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (30.71%) Software Engineering
2 35 (27.56%) Windows
3 34 (26.77%) Unix
4 31 (24.41%) C++
4 31 (24.41%) Java
5 30 (23.62%) Python
6 29 (22.83%) Finance
7 28 (22.05%) Git (software)
8 25 (19.69%) Docker
8 25 (19.69%) C
9 24 (18.90%) AWS
10 23 (18.11%) Jenkins
11 21 (16.54%) Test Automation
12 20 (15.75%) Azure
12 20 (15.75%) QA
12 20 (15.75%) Kubernetes
13 19 (14.96%) Ansible
13 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (14.17%) DevOps
14 18 (14.17%) SQL
15 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
15 16 (12.60%) Bash Shell
16 15 (11.81%) VMware
17 14 (11.02%) HTML
17 14 (11.02%) Puppet
17 14 (11.02%) Degree
17 14 (11.02%) Mentoring
17 14 (11.02%) Terraform
18 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills

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 (7.09%) CICS
2 8 (6.30%) Apache
3 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.72%) nginx
5 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.36%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.36%) CMS
6 3 (2.36%) Confluence
6 3 (2.36%) JBoss
7 2 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.79%) GemFire
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.90%) AWS
2 20 (15.75%) Azure
3 8 (6.30%) SaaS
4 6 (4.72%) GitHub
5 5 (3.94%) Office 365
6 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.15%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (2.36%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (2.36%) GCP
7 3 (2.36%) PaaS
8 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.57%) Heroku
9 1 (0.79%) Akamai
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.79%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.79%) Route 53
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) DNS
2 8 (6.30%) HTTP
3 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.94%) Firewall
5 4 (3.15%) Internet
5 4 (3.15%) MQTT
5 4 (3.15%) VoIP
5 4 (3.15%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.36%) BGP
6 3 (2.36%) MPLS
6 3 (2.36%) OSPF
6 3 (2.36%) SMTP
7 2 (1.57%) IPsec
7 2 (1.57%) IPv6
7 2 (1.57%) L2TP
7 2 (1.57%) Network Security
7 2 (1.57%) PPP
7 2 (1.57%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (1.57%) VLAN
7 2 (1.57%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.94%) DB2
4 5 (3.94%) MySQL
5 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.36%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.36%) Redis
7 2 (1.57%) KDB
8 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.79%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 28 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (18.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.24%) JIRA
4 6 (4.72%) Subversion
5 5 (3.94%) JMeter
5 5 (3.94%) Selenium
6 4 (3.15%) Gradle
6 4 (3.15%) ProC
6 4 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.36%) JUnit
8 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.79%) Ant
9 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.79%) Hudson
9 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.79%) Maven
9 1 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Retail
3 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.15%) Electronics
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.36%) Korean Language
5 3 (2.36%) Military
6 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.57%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (18.90%) Software Engineer
2 20 (15.75%) Developer
3 12 (9.45%) Administrator
3 12 (9.45%) Architect
3 12 (9.45%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (7.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (6.30%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) EDI Administrator
6 7 (5.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.72%) Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Security Analyst
7 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.72%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.94%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) HTML
2 10 (7.87%) Middleware
2 10 (7.87%) Web Services
3 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.30%) .NET
4 8 (6.30%) RESTful
5 7 (5.51%) EDI
5 7 (5.51%) React
6 6 (4.72%) .NET Core
6 6 (4.72%) Kafka
6 6 (4.72%) REST
7 5 (3.94%) CSS
7 5 (3.94%) HTML5
7 5 (3.94%) Node.js
7 5 (3.94%) Spring
8 3 (2.36%) J2EE
8 3 (2.36%) Sensu
8 3 (2.36%) SOAP
8 3 (2.36%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.57%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.66%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.51%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.72%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.94%) Clustering
5 5 (3.94%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.15%) User Experience
7 3 (2.36%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Windows
2 34 (26.77%) Unix
3 11 (8.66%) CentOS
3 11 (8.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.15%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.15%) Solaris
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.36%) AIX
6 3 (2.36%) Android
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (30.71%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.54%) Test Automation
3 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (14.17%) DevOps
5 14 (11.02%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.24%) Migration
6 13 (10.24%) Scrum
7 12 (9.45%) Coaching
7 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.66%) Computer Science
8 11 (8.66%) OO
9 9 (7.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (6.30%) Decision-Making
10 8 (6.30%) Microservices
10 8 (6.30%) Open Source
10 8 (6.30%) SDLC
10 8 (6.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.41%) C++
1 31 (24.41%) Java
2 30 (23.62%) Python
3 25 (19.69%) C
4 18 (14.17%) SQL
5 16 (12.60%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.24%) Perl
7 12 (9.45%) C#
7 12 (9.45%) PHP
8 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.94%) Assembly Language
10 4 (3.15%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.15%) VB
11 3 (2.36%) COBOL
11 3 (2.36%) Groovy
11 3 (2.36%) JCL
11 3 (2.36%) Korn
11 3 (2.36%) Ruby
11 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
2 9 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.15%) AWS Certification
5 4 (3.15%) MCSE
6 3 (2.36%) CCNA
7 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.57%) CCIP
7 2 (1.57%) CISM
7 2 (1.57%) CISSP
7 2 (1.57%) ISEB
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.57%) PhD
7 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.57%) PMP
7 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.79%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.75%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (19.69%) Docker
2 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.36%) RACF
4 2 (1.57%) ACF2
4 2 (1.57%) vCloud
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.79%) HDFS
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.79%) KVM
5 1 (0.79%) Squid
5 1 (0.79%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (15.75%) Kubernetes
2 19 (14.96%) Ansible
3 14 (11.02%) Puppet
3 14 (11.02%) Terraform
4 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.15%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.36%) Nagios
6 3 (2.36%) Nessus
7 2 (1.57%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.79%) Consul
8 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.79%) Packer
8 1 (0.79%) SCCM
8 1 (0.79%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) SCSM
8 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) VMware
2 13 (10.24%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 9 (7.09%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.51%) HP
6 6 (4.72%) IBM
7 4 (3.15%) Actian
7 4 (3.15%) Cisco
7 4 (3.15%) Dell
8 3 (2.36%) Citrix
8 3 (2.36%) Juniper
9 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.57%) Avaya
9 2 (1.57%) Brocade
9 2 (1.57%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (1.57%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.57%) Google
9 2 (1.57%) Huawei
9 2 (1.57%) Mitel
9 2 (1.57%) NVIDIA