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

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 536 772 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.16% 13.53% 13.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.99% 43.91% 43.76%
Number of salaries quoted 442 700 924
Surrey median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £69,625
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 1,411 1,758 2,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.75% 30.80% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 1,555 2,214
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

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 July 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 July 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 76 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Staines -2 54 £67,000 -4.29% 3
Leatherhead -10 43 £50,000 +2.04% 12
Reigate +10 40 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Woking +7 30 £80,000 +36.17% 11
Redhill -13 29 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 28 £43,750 - 1
Camberley -6 25 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Epsom +5 17 £65,000 - 2
Chertsey +9 11 £45,500 +13.75% 4
Cranleigh - 5 £45,000 - 1
Dorking -11 4 £43,750 +34.62% 3
Godalming -23 4 £28,500 -13.64%
Addlestone - 3 £35,000 -
Egham +24 2 - - 1
Farnham -29 2 £23,250 -38.00%
Caterham +3 1 £42,500 -29.17%
Walton-on-Thames -9 1 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Haslemere - 1 - -
Tadworth - 1 - - 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 190 (35.45%) Windows
2 167 (31.16%) Python
3 140 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (25.37%) SQL
5 123 (22.95%) Java
6 122 (22.76%) DevOps
7 118 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
8 102 (19.03%) JavaScript
9 101 (18.84%) Degree
10 98 (18.28%) Oracle
11 96 (17.91%) C++
12 93 (17.35%) MySQL
12 93 (17.35%) Git (software)
13 88 (16.42%) Microsoft
14 79 (14.74%) Unix
15 76 (14.18%) Perl
16 74 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
17 70 (13.06%) Red Hat
18 67 (12.50%) Jenkins
19 66 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (11.94%) VMware
21 63 (11.75%) Software Engineering
21 63 (11.75%) Puppet
22 59 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 59 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
23 58 (10.82%) CentOS
24 57 (10.63%) PHP
24 57 (10.63%) C
25 56 (10.45%) Test Automation
26 55 (10.26%) PowerShell

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 36 (6.72%) Apache
2 27 (5.04%) IIS
3 23 (4.29%) CMS
3 23 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.92%) Confluence
5 11 (2.05%) nginx
5 11 (2.05%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.87%) Drupal
7 8 (1.49%) SAS
8 7 (1.31%) DataSynapse
8 7 (1.31%) JBoss
8 7 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.12%) WildFly
10 5 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.75%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.75%) WordPress
12 3 (0.56%) lighttpd
Applications
1 29 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.75%) GIMP
3 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 118 (22.01%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (7.84%) SaaS
4 33 (6.16%) IaaS
5 23 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (4.10%) Serverless
7 15 (2.80%) GitHub
8 14 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (2.05%) PaaS
10 9 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (1.68%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.68%) AWS CloudTrail
10 9 (1.68%) Office 365
11 6 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.93%) NuGet
13 4 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.75%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.33%) Firewall
2 46 (8.58%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.90%) WAN
4 35 (6.53%) LAN
5 34 (6.34%) DNS
6 29 (5.41%) VPN
7 27 (5.04%) VLAN
8 25 (4.66%) VoIP
9 23 (4.29%) IPsec
9 23 (4.29%) SAN
10 17 (3.17%) Network Security
11 15 (2.80%) DHCP
11 15 (2.80%) NAS
11 15 (2.80%) OSPF
12 14 (2.61%) Internet
13 12 (2.24%) HTTP
13 12 (2.24%) MPLS
13 12 (2.24%) SNMP
13 12 (2.24%) Wireless
14 9 (1.68%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.35%) MySQL
2 48 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.92%) Big Data
6 17 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.24%) MariaDB
10 11 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.68%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.31%) Redis
13 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.12%) SQLPlus
15 4 (0.75%) DB2
15 4 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
16 3 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 93 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 67 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 38 (7.09%) Subversion
4 29 (5.41%) JIRA
5 20 (3.73%) GitLab
6 16 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.43%) Maven
8 10 (1.87%) ProC
8 10 (1.87%) Selenium
9 9 (1.68%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.31%) JUnit
10 7 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.31%) PVCS
11 6 (1.12%) Travis CI
11 6 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.93%) Bazaar
12 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (10.07%) Finance
1 54 (10.07%) Telecoms
2 18 (3.36%) Automotive
3 13 (2.43%) Marketing
4 10 (1.87%) Electronics
5 9 (1.68%) Back Office
6 7 (1.31%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.12%) Games
7 6 (1.12%) Retail
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
8 5 (0.93%) Banking
8 5 (0.93%) Dutch Language
8 5 (0.93%) French Language
8 5 (0.93%) German Language
8 5 (0.93%) Italian Language
8 5 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (0.93%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.93%) Turkish Language
9 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 155 (28.92%) Developer
2 46 (8.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (6.53%) Administrator
4 35 (6.53%) Java Developer
5 31 (5.78%) Software Developer
6 30 (5.60%) Architect
7 29 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
7 29 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 28 (5.22%) Analyst
9 25 (4.66%) Consultant
9 25 (4.66%) Lead Developer
9 25 (4.66%) Linux Specialist
10 24 (4.48%) Cloud Developer
10 24 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 23 (4.29%) Cloud Specialist
12 22 (4.10%) C++ Developer
13 21 (3.92%) PHP Developer
13 21 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (3.73%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.02%) REST
2 36 (6.72%) HTML
2 36 (6.72%) Spring
3 34 (6.34%) CSS
4 33 (6.16%) Web Services
5 28 (5.22%) .NET
5 28 (5.22%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.48%) LAMP
7 21 (3.92%) Spring Boot
8 20 (3.73%) jQuery
9 19 (3.54%) RESTful
10 18 (3.36%) XML
11 17 (3.17%) Java EE
11 17 (3.17%) JSON
12 16 (2.99%) J2EE
13 15 (2.80%) Django
13 15 (2.80%) Middleware
13 15 (2.80%) Qt
14 13 (2.43%) Swagger
15 12 (2.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.51%) Linux Command Line
2 50 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 39 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (6.34%) Public Cloud
6 17 (3.17%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.99%) Replication
8 14 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.43%) PKI
10 11 (2.05%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.49%) CMDB
12 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.31%) User Experience
14 6 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.93%) Cyberattack
15 5 (0.93%) Fintech
15 5 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 190 (35.45%) Windows
2 79 (14.74%) Unix
3 59 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (10.82%) CentOS
5 41 (7.65%) Windows Server
6 25 (4.66%) AIX
7 22 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.99%) Ubuntu
10 13 (2.43%) Solaris
11 12 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (1.68%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.31%) Debian
13 7 (1.31%) HPUX
14 6 (1.12%) Android
15 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.93%) zOS
16 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (22.76%) DevOps
3 74 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (11.75%) Software Engineering
6 56 (10.45%) Test Automation
7 52 (9.70%) Configuration Management
8 47 (8.77%) SDLC
9 39 (7.28%) ITIL
10 34 (6.34%) ITSM
11 28 (5.22%) Scrum
12 27 (5.04%) OO
13 26 (4.85%) Microservices
13 26 (4.85%) Open Source
13 26 (4.85%) Project Management
13 26 (4.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 25 (4.66%) Cloud Operations
15 24 (4.48%) High Availability
15 24 (4.48%) Incident Management
15 24 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (31.16%) Python
2 136 (25.37%) SQL
3 123 (22.95%) Java
4 102 (19.03%) JavaScript
5 96 (17.91%) C++
6 76 (14.18%) Perl
7 57 (10.63%) C
7 57 (10.63%) PHP
8 55 (10.26%) PowerShell
9 49 (9.14%) C#
9 49 (9.14%) Ruby
9 49 (9.14%) Shell Script
10 44 (8.21%) Bash Shell
11 41 (7.65%) PL/SQL
12 24 (4.48%) Java 8
13 14 (2.61%) VBA
14 10 (1.87%) Assembly Language
14 10 (1.87%) VB
15 8 (1.49%) COBOL
15 8 (1.49%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 101 (18.84%) Degree
2 49 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.66%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.29%) RHCA
5 22 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (4.10%) MCSE
6 16 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.87%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.49%) CCNA
8 8 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.12%) CISSP
9 6 (1.12%) ISEB
9 6 (1.12%) RHCE
10 5 (0.93%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.93%) MCSA
10 5 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.93%) PMP
11 4 (0.75%) CCNP
12 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.92%) QA
2 14 (2.61%) SLA
3 6 (1.12%) FISMA
4 3 (0.56%) GDPR
4 3 (0.56%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) GCP
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ECSS
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (8.77%) Docker
1 47 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.40%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.61%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.05%) KVM
5 9 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.49%) LXC
6 8 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.93%) iptables
8 4 (0.75%) ACF2
8 4 (0.75%) Firmware
8 4 (0.75%) RACF
9 3 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.37%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.19%) pfSense
11 1 (0.19%) vSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (11.75%) Puppet
2 54 (10.07%) Ansible
3 53 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.36%) Kubernetes
5 16 (2.99%) Terraform
6 15 (2.80%) Nagios
7 12 (2.24%) SCCM
8 9 (1.68%) OpenView
8 9 (1.68%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.31%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (1.31%) SCOM
9 7 (1.31%) Xymon
10 5 (0.93%) CA Wily
10 5 (0.93%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.93%) Salt
10 5 (0.93%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.93%) SCSM
Vendors
1 98 (18.28%) Oracle
2 88 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 70 (13.06%) Red Hat
4 64 (11.94%) VMware
5 38 (7.09%) Cisco
6 32 (5.97%) HP
7 22 (4.10%) Citrix
7 22 (4.10%) Splunk
8 19 (3.54%) TOWER Software
9 14 (2.61%) Dell
9 14 (2.61%) Google
10 12 (2.24%) IBM
11 11 (2.05%) Atlassian
11 11 (2.05%) SAP
12 10 (1.87%) CA
12 10 (1.87%) Cognizant
12 10 (1.87%) EMC
13 9 (1.68%) Capita
13 9 (1.68%) Remedy
13 9 (1.68%) ServiceNow