Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 384 521 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 10.90% 11.41% 11.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.91% 37.35% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 324 446 620
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £84,250 £74,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -5.26%

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 987 1,395 1,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.02% 30.56% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1,189 1,409
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.60% +3.33%
10th Percentile £24,354 £24,500 £23,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £64,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Guildford -8 67 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Reigate +7 48 £58,750 +2.17% 15
Woking +12 45 £60,000 +26.32% 8
Godalming +11 29 £44,000 +60.00% 2
Redhill +9 28 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Egham +19 16 £49,000 +12.00% 2
Staines -26 13 £45,000 -39.19% 5
Leatherhead -6 12 £52,500 - 2
Weybridge 0 8 £32,500 -25.71%
Camberley +10 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Cranleigh - 6 £21,000 -
Farnham +20 4 £38,750 - 2
Chertsey -11 2 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Walton-on-Thames -13 2 £51,250 -21.15%
Banstead - 2 £70,000 -
Tadworth - 1 £32,500 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 169 (44.01%) Windows
2 106 (27.60%) Unix
3 98 (25.52%) C++
4 94 (24.48%) Software Engineering
5 91 (23.70%) Microsoft
6 82 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (20.83%) Azure
8 78 (20.31%) C
9 77 (20.05%) Computer Science
10 75 (19.53%) Degree
11 73 (19.01%) Java
11 73 (19.01%) JavaScript
12 71 (18.49%) Finance
13 69 (17.97%) Python
14 67 (17.45%) Docker
15 63 (16.41%) SQL
15 63 (16.41%) DevOps
16 62 (16.15%) C#
16 62 (16.15%) VMware
17 61 (15.89%) AWS
18 59 (15.36%) TCP/IP
19 57 (14.84%) Firewall
20 55 (14.32%) Cisco
20 55 (14.32%) Windows Server
20 55 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
21 53 (13.80%) Git (software)
22 51 (13.28%) Oracle
23 46 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 45 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
24 45 (11.72%) DNS

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 21 (5.47%) IIS
2 20 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (4.17%) Apache
5 11 (2.86%) CICS
5 11 (2.86%) NetWeaver
5 11 (2.86%) SAP Portal
5 11 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.34%) nginx
7 9 (2.34%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.08%) Confluence
9 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.52%) JBoss
11 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (5.73%) MS Visio
1 22 (5.73%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Maya
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.86%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 80 (20.83%) Azure
2 61 (15.89%) AWS
3 12 (3.13%) SaaS
4 9 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.08%) GitHub
5 8 (2.08%) PaaS
6 7 (1.82%) IaaS
7 6 (1.56%) Office 365
8 5 (1.30%) NuGet
8 5 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.52%) Heroku
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.36%) TCP/IP
2 57 (14.84%) Firewall
3 45 (11.72%) DNS
4 31 (8.07%) DHCP
4 31 (8.07%) VPN
5 18 (4.69%) Internet
6 15 (3.91%) WAN
7 14 (3.65%) HTTP
7 14 (3.65%) SAN
7 14 (3.65%) SSL
8 13 (3.39%) 4G
8 13 (3.39%) LAN
9 12 (3.13%) Ethernet
10 11 (2.86%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (2.86%) Network Security
11 9 (2.34%) DSL
12 8 (2.08%) 3G
12 8 (2.08%) BGP
12 8 (2.08%) IPsec
12 8 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (3.13%) MySQL
3 11 (2.86%) Big Data
3 11 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.86%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.86%) SAP HANA
4 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.34%) DB2
6 7 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.52%) VoltDB
10 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.26%) SQLite
10 1 (0.26%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 53 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.55%) JIRA
4 16 (4.17%) JMeter
5 15 (3.91%) Selenium
6 10 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.34%) HP UFT
7 9 (2.34%) JUnit
7 9 (2.34%) LoadRunner
7 9 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.08%) Subversion
8 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.82%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.56%) Chocolatey
10 6 (1.56%) LoadUI
10 6 (1.56%) RSpec
10 6 (1.56%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 71 (18.49%) Finance
2 21 (5.47%) Legal
3 20 (5.21%) Public Sector
4 19 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.65%) Games
6 11 (2.86%) Electronics
7 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.08%) Military
9 6 (1.56%) Marketing
9 6 (1.56%) Retail
10 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (19.79%) Software Engineer
2 64 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 54 (14.06%) C++ Software Engineer
4 46 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
4 46 (11.98%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 40 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (9.64%) Embedded Engineer
7 36 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 36 (9.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 35 (9.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 35 (9.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 32 (8.33%) Developer
10 29 (7.55%) Administrator
10 29 (7.55%) Architect
10 29 (7.55%) Consultant
10 29 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (7.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 27 (7.03%) C# Software Engineer
12 27 (7.03%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 27 (7.03%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.81%) AngularJS
2 22 (5.73%) .NET
3 21 (5.47%) Node.js
4 13 (3.39%) Web Services
5 12 (3.13%) HTML
5 12 (3.13%) REST
5 12 (3.13%) SOAP
6 11 (2.86%) EDI
6 11 (2.86%) SAP Basis
6 11 (2.86%) SAP XI
7 10 (2.60%) Middleware
8 9 (2.34%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (2.08%) React
9 8 (2.08%) RESTful
9 8 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (1.82%) JSON
10 7 (1.82%) LAMP
10 7 (1.82%) Spring
11 6 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 32 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 29 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.77%) Public Cloud
4 20 (5.21%) Mainframe
4 20 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.65%) User Experience
6 11 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (2.34%) PKI
8 8 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.56%) Clustering
9 6 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.30%) Replication
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.52%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 169 (44.01%) Windows
2 106 (27.60%) Unix
3 55 (14.32%) Windows Server
4 36 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
5 24 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (5.99%) Ubuntu
7 21 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (4.69%) CentOS
9 17 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (3.91%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.08%) AIX
11 8 (2.08%) Solaris
11 8 (2.08%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.78%) Debian
13 3 (0.78%) zOS
14 2 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.48%) Software Engineering
2 82 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (20.05%) Computer Science
4 63 (16.41%) DevOps
5 55 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 44 (11.46%) Scrum
8 42 (10.94%) ITIL
9 38 (9.90%) SDLC
10 30 (7.81%) Configuration Management
11 28 (7.29%) Decision-Making
11 28 (7.29%) Unit Testing
12 27 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (7.03%) Test Automation
13 24 (6.25%) Change Management
14 23 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (5.99%) Presales
15 22 (5.73%) OO
15 22 (5.73%) PLM
15 22 (5.73%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 98 (25.52%) C++
2 78 (20.31%) C
3 73 (19.01%) Java
3 73 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 69 (17.97%) Python
5 63 (16.41%) SQL
6 62 (16.15%) C#
7 33 (8.59%) Perl
7 33 (8.59%) PowerShell
8 32 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 29 (7.55%) Go
10 21 (5.47%) PHP
10 21 (5.47%) PL/SQL
11 20 (5.21%) Ruby
12 18 (4.69%) Shell Script
13 16 (4.17%) VB
14 13 (3.39%) Assembly Language
15 11 (2.86%) COBOL
15 11 (2.86%) PL/1
16 9 (2.34%) REXX
Qualifications
1 75 (19.53%) Degree
2 37 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (8.85%) CCNA
3 34 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (8.85%) Security Cleared
4 31 (8.07%) MCSE
5 30 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (5.47%) CCNP
6 21 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (4.43%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.34%) ISEB
9 9 (2.34%) ISTQB
9 9 (2.34%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.34%) PMP
9 9 (2.34%) RHCE
10 6 (1.56%) DBS Check
10 6 (1.56%) RHCT
11 4 (1.04%) GCFE
11 4 (1.04%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.51%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.78%) NIST
5 2 (0.52%) NCSC
5 2 (0.52%) RMADS
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (17.45%) Docker
2 45 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.11%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.86%) XenApp
5 11 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.60%) vSphere
7 9 (2.34%) ACF2
7 9 (2.34%) RACF
8 8 (2.08%) LXC
8 8 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.56%) Firmware
10 5 (1.30%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.30%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.04%) vCloud
11 4 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.78%) KVM
12 3 (0.78%) Squid
12 3 (0.78%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (9.11%) Puppet
2 33 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (8.07%) Kubernetes
4 30 (7.81%) Ansible
5 11 (2.86%) SCOM
6 8 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (2.08%) Terraform
6 8 (2.08%) vCenter Server
7 7 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (1.82%) SCCM
7 7 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.56%) cPanel
9 5 (1.30%) Nagios
10 4 (1.04%) Nessus
10 4 (1.04%) Salt
10 4 (1.04%) vRealize
11 3 (0.78%) Kibana
11 3 (0.78%) logstash
11 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 91 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.15%) VMware
3 55 (14.32%) Cisco
4 51 (13.28%) Oracle
5 33 (8.59%) HP
6 29 (7.55%) NetApp
7 25 (6.51%) Nimble Storage
8 24 (6.25%) Dell
8 24 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 23 (5.99%) Citrix
10 16 (4.17%) SAP
11 13 (3.39%) Juniper
12 12 (3.13%) IBM
13 11 (2.86%) Mitel
14 10 (2.60%) F5
14 10 (2.60%) SolarWinds
15 9 (2.34%) PagerDuty
16 8 (2.08%) Atlassian
16 8 (2.08%) Forcepoint
17 7 (1.82%) EMC