Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 746 1090 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.19% 14.56% 12.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.78% 45.23% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 677 913 947
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £64,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.63%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1666 2410 2859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 29.47% 32.20% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 2114 2545
Surrey median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,325 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,425 £62,500
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Redhill +8 101 £50,000 -6.98% 8
Guildford -14 90 £47,500 - 7
Staines +1 57 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Leatherhead 0 52 £49,500 -1.00% 6
Woking -9 41 £56,000 +17.89% 1
Walton-on-Thames +12 39 £40,000 -14.44% 2
Dorking +5 27 £32,500 -40.91%
Reigate -30 25 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Camberley +2 21 £55,000 +27.91% 1
Chertsey +7 19 £42,500 -
Egham -46 16 £35,000 -36.36%
Farnham +17 13 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Epsom +7 7 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Godalming -5 6 £33,000 +37.50% 1
Caterham +4 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Weybridge +2 3 £60,000 +71.43% 3
Horley - 2 £27,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 269 (36.06%) Windows
2 252 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (30.83%) Unix
4 212 (28.42%) Python
5 201 (26.94%) C++
6 181 (24.26%) SQL
7 179 (23.99%) Java
8 151 (20.24%) Software Engineering
9 141 (18.90%) Perl
10 134 (17.96%) Scrum
11 133 (17.83%) Red Hat
12 131 (17.56%) DevOps
13 130 (17.43%) Degree
14 125 (16.76%) C
15 124 (16.62%) MySQL
16 122 (16.35%) VMware
17 113 (15.15%) Finance
18 107 (14.34%) Firewall
19 105 (14.08%) Oracle
20 103 (13.81%) PHP
21 99 (13.27%) JavaScript
22 94 (12.60%) Cisco
23 93 (12.47%) Security Cleared
24 89 (11.93%) Apache
25 85 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
25 85 (11.39%) Computer Science
26 83 (11.13%) OO
27 81 (10.86%) Puppet
28 80 (10.72%) Data Centre
28 80 (10.72%) Telecoms

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 89 (11.93%) Apache
2 54 (7.24%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (4.02%) IIS
4 29 (3.89%) nginx
5 25 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.68%) MS Exchange
7 18 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (2.14%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.47%) JBoss
11 9 (1.21%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.94%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.54%) GemFire
14 3 (0.40%) CICS
14 3 (0.40%) WildFly
15 2 (0.27%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.27%) Postilion
3 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (2.95%) SaaS
5 18 (2.41%) GitHub
6 12 (1.61%) IaaS
6 12 (1.61%) PaaS
7 10 (1.34%) Office 365
8 9 (1.21%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.40%) AWS OpsWorks
11 3 (0.40%) Datadog
12 1 (0.13%) AdWords
12 1 (0.13%) Akamai
12 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 107 (14.34%) Firewall
2 62 (8.31%) TCP/IP
3 59 (7.91%) DNS
4 55 (7.37%) WAN
5 51 (6.84%) VPN
6 49 (6.57%) SAN
7 47 (6.30%) LAN
8 41 (5.50%) OSPF
9 40 (5.36%) BGP
10 38 (5.09%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (5.09%) VLAN
11 37 (4.96%) VoIP
12 30 (4.02%) IPsec
13 26 (3.49%) HSRP
13 26 (3.49%) VRRP
14 25 (3.35%) Internet
15 24 (3.22%) Wireshark
16 23 (3.08%) EIGRP
17 20 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (2.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (16.62%) MySQL
2 72 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 65 (8.71%) Big Data
4 56 (7.51%) MongoDB
5 49 (6.57%) NoSQL
6 46 (6.17%) Hadoop
7 42 (5.63%) Redis
8 36 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (4.29%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.74%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.47%) Data Mining
14 10 (1.34%) OLTP
15 8 (1.07%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.07%) OLAP
15 8 (1.07%) TokuDB
16 7 (0.94%) DB2
16 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 71 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.04%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.22%) Selenium
4 20 (2.68%) Subversion
5 18 (2.41%) InstallShield
5 18 (2.41%) ProC
5 18 (2.41%) PVCS
6 14 (1.88%) GCC
6 14 (1.88%) JIRA
7 13 (1.74%) PHPUnit
8 10 (1.34%) Maven
8 10 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.07%) GDB
9 8 (1.07%) Trac
9 8 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.94%) JUnit
10 7 (0.94%) RSpec
11 6 (0.80%) Ant
11 6 (0.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 113 (15.15%) Finance
2 80 (10.72%) Telecoms
3 53 (7.10%) Automotive
4 50 (6.70%) Marketing
5 42 (5.63%) Aerospace
6 26 (3.49%) Electronics
7 20 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.88%) Banking
9 9 (1.21%) Legal
10 8 (1.07%) Games
11 7 (0.94%) Retail
12 5 (0.67%) Law
12 5 (0.67%) Military
13 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
14 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.27%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 181 (24.26%) Developer
2 120 (16.09%) Linux Engineer
3 62 (8.31%) PHP Developer
4 55 (7.37%) Network Engineer
5 54 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 54 (7.24%) Team Leader
6 49 (6.57%) Administrator
6 49 (6.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 45 (6.03%) Java Developer
8 40 (5.36%) Software Team Leader
9 38 (5.09%) Software Engineer
10 37 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
11 35 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 32 (4.29%) Software Developer
13 29 (3.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 28 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
14 28 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
15 27 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
16 26 (3.49%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.18%) CSS
2 52 (6.97%) HTML
3 48 (6.43%) LAMP
3 48 (6.43%) Spring
4 39 (5.23%) XML
5 38 (5.09%) Node.js
6 34 (4.56%) Laravel
6 34 (4.56%) REST
7 33 (4.42%) Web Services
8 27 (3.62%) .NET
9 25 (3.35%) RESTful
10 24 (3.22%) CakePHP
10 24 (3.22%) HTML5
10 24 (3.22%) React
11 19 (2.55%) AngularJS
11 19 (2.55%) JSON
11 19 (2.55%) Kafka
12 15 (2.01%) Symfony
13 14 (1.88%) Middleware
13 14 (1.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 80 (10.72%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (2.95%) Private Cloud
7 22 (2.95%) User Experience
8 20 (2.68%) Cyber Attack
9 13 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.47%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.34%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.21%) PKI
12 9 (1.21%) Replication
12 9 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 269 (36.06%) Windows
2 230 (30.83%) Unix
3 78 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (8.58%) Solaris
5 53 (7.10%) CentOS
6 45 (6.03%) Windows Server
7 35 (4.69%) AIX
8 31 (4.16%) Ubuntu
9 19 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.41%) SUSE
11 17 (2.28%) Android
11 17 (2.28%) Apple iOS
12 14 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (1.34%) Debian
14 8 (1.07%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.94%) HPUX
15 7 (0.94%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.94%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.24%) Software Engineering
3 134 (17.96%) Scrum
4 131 (17.56%) DevOps
5 83 (11.13%) OO
6 61 (8.18%) Open Source
7 58 (7.77%) High Availability
8 57 (7.64%) ITIL
8 57 (7.64%) MVC
9 54 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (7.24%) Project Management
10 52 (6.97%) Multithreading
11 48 (6.43%) Load Balancing
11 48 (6.43%) Mathematics
12 46 (6.17%) SDLC
13 44 (5.90%) Configuration Management
14 42 (5.63%) Web Development
15 39 (5.23%) Test Automation
16 38 (5.09%) System Testing
17 37 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 212 (28.42%) Python
2 201 (26.94%) C++
3 181 (24.26%) SQL
4 179 (23.99%) Java
5 141 (18.90%) Perl
6 125 (16.76%) C
7 103 (13.81%) PHP
8 99 (13.27%) JavaScript
9 79 (10.59%) Ruby
10 72 (9.65%) C#
11 70 (9.38%) Shell Script
12 66 (8.85%) Bash Shell
13 54 (7.24%) PowerShell
14 37 (4.96%) PL/SQL
15 33 (4.42%) PHP 5
16 28 (3.75%) Embedded C++
17 25 (3.35%) Scala
18 22 (2.95%) VB
19 20 (2.68%) PHP 4
20 18 (2.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 130 (17.43%) Degree
2 93 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 65 (8.71%) SC Cleared
4 52 (6.97%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (5.23%) CCNP
6 29 (3.89%) ISTQB
7 26 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (3.35%) CCNA
9 21 (2.82%) ISEB
10 18 (2.41%) PMI Certification
10 18 (2.41%) PMP
11 17 (2.28%) APMG
11 17 (2.28%) MCSE
12 12 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.34%) MCSA
14 9 (1.21%) MCP
15 8 (1.07%) CCDA
15 8 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.94%) RHCE
17 6 (0.80%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.85%) QA
2 25 (3.35%) SLA
3 7 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) GCP
5 1 (0.13%) FISMA
System Software
1 85 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 48 (6.43%) Docker
4 25 (3.35%) vSphere
5 19 (2.55%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.01%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.74%) KVM
8 11 (1.47%) GlusterFS
9 8 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (1.07%) NFS
9 8 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.94%) HDFS
10 7 (0.94%) XenApp
11 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.67%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.27%) Samba
14 2 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (10.86%) Puppet
2 71 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (7.37%) Ansible
4 30 (4.02%) Nagios
5 18 (2.41%) HAProxy
5 18 (2.41%) Kubernetes
6 16 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 15 (2.01%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.61%) FortiGate
8 12 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
9 8 (1.07%) Opsview
9 8 (1.07%) SCCM
9 8 (1.07%) Terraform
10 7 (0.94%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.94%) Pingdom
10 7 (0.94%) SCOM
10 7 (0.94%) WSUS
11 6 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.80%) Mesos
Vendors
1 133 (17.83%) Red Hat
2 122 (16.35%) VMware
3 105 (14.08%) Oracle
4 94 (12.60%) Cisco
5 57 (7.64%) Microsoft
6 46 (6.17%) HP
7 39 (5.23%) F5
8 30 (4.02%) Citrix
9 22 (2.95%) CheckPoint
10 21 (2.82%) Juniper
11 19 (2.55%) Hortonworks
12 18 (2.41%) ArcSight
12 18 (2.41%) Dell
12 18 (2.41%) Jaspersoft
13 17 (2.28%) SAP
14 14 (1.88%) Veritas
14 14 (1.88%) Zend
15 12 (1.61%) Fortinet
15 12 (1.61%) Sun
16 11 (1.47%) IBM