Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 689 783 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.55% 13.43% 12.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.74% 43.26% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 618 689 813
Surrey median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.50% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 1,612 1,810 2,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 27.02% 31.05% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,608 2,395
Surrey median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +2 113 £55,000 +15.79% 24
Reigate +17 82 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Camberley +6 66 £52,500 +43.84% 4
Staines +2 65 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Leatherhead +10 45 £51,000 +20.00% 8
Woking -17 38 £55,000 +8.91% 4
Egham -25 26 £53,000 -18.46%
Redhill -10 25 £42,500 -26.09% 7
Epsom +12 23 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Chertsey +4 10 £45,500 +40.00%
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £51,250 - 5
Godalming -7 7 £57,500 -28.13%
Dorking -5 6 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Farnham +1 5 £43,500 +102.33% 1
Weybridge -11 4 £46,500 -22.50%
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 2 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 201 (29.17%) Unix
2 200 (29.03%) Windows
3 187 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (27.00%) DevOps
5 185 (26.85%) Python
6 171 (24.82%) SQL
7 149 (21.63%) C++
8 148 (21.48%) Oracle
9 147 (21.34%) Java
10 145 (21.04%) Amazon AWS
11 126 (18.29%) Software Engineering
12 124 (18.00%) MySQL
13 112 (16.26%) JavaScript
14 107 (15.53%) Cisco
15 105 (15.24%) Perl
16 103 (14.95%) Red Hat
17 101 (14.66%) PHP
18 100 (14.51%) VMware
19 98 (14.22%) Finance
20 97 (14.08%) Git (software)
21 88 (12.77%) TCP/IP
22 87 (12.63%) Ruby
23 85 (12.34%) C
24 84 (12.19%) Degree
25 83 (12.05%) Bash Shell
26 82 (11.90%) Puppet
27 80 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
27 80 (11.61%) Subversion
28 79 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
29 78 (11.32%) 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 64 (9.29%) Apache
2 33 (4.79%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.34%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (2.76%) IIS
5 19 (2.76%) nginx
6 15 (2.18%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.74%) Drupal
9 10 (1.45%) SAS
10 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.02%) JBoss
11 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.87%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.87%) WordPress
12 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.58%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.29%) GIMP
4 2 (0.29%) OrCAD
4 2 (0.29%) Simulink
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (1.16%) Postilion
3 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 145 (21.04%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (6.39%) SaaS
4 16 (2.32%) GitHub
4 16 (2.32%) Office 365
5 10 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.16%) AWS OpsWorks
7 8 (1.16%) Datadog
8 7 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.15%) IaaS
13 1 (0.15%) PaaS
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (12.77%) TCP/IP
2 75 (10.89%) Firewall
3 56 (8.13%) SAN
4 48 (6.97%) Wireshark
5 46 (6.68%) DNS
5 46 (6.68%) GSM
5 46 (6.68%) UMTS
6 45 (6.53%) LTE
7 37 (5.37%) LAN
8 36 (5.22%) Asterisk PBX
8 36 (5.22%) PBX
8 36 (5.22%) RTP
8 36 (5.22%) WAN
9 35 (5.08%) VPN
10 34 (4.93%) Diameter Protocol
10 34 (4.93%) GGSN
10 34 (4.93%) MGW
10 34 (4.93%) RANAP
10 34 (4.93%) SGSN
11 26 (3.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (18.00%) MySQL
2 73 (10.60%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 24 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.47%) DB2
8 16 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.18%) Big Data
9 15 (2.18%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (1.60%) Redis
10 11 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
14 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 80 (11.61%) Subversion
3 62 (9.00%) Jenkins
4 43 (6.24%) GCC
5 41 (5.95%) GDB
6 34 (4.93%) Trac
7 28 (4.06%) Oracle Forms
8 25 (3.63%) ProC
9 21 (3.05%) JIRA
9 21 (3.05%) PVCS
10 12 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.45%) Maven
12 8 (1.16%) Selenium
12 8 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.87%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.73%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.73%) RSpec
14 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.58%) Babel
15 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 98 (14.22%) Finance
2 78 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.05%) Electronics
4 20 (2.90%) Marketing
5 17 (2.47%) Automotive
6 15 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.03%) Banking
8 9 (1.31%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.16%) Games
10 7 (1.02%) Legal
11 6 (0.87%) Law
11 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.87%) Military
12 4 (0.58%) Retail
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Back Office
15 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 146 (21.19%) Developer
2 102 (14.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 77 (11.18%) Linux Engineer
4 72 (10.45%) Software Engineer
5 53 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 46 (6.68%) Telecoms Engineer
7 42 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 37 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.22%) Administrator
9 36 (5.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 36 (5.22%) PHP Developer
10 35 (5.08%) Network Engineer
11 31 (4.50%) Architect
11 31 (4.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 31 (4.50%) Unix Engineer
12 29 (4.21%) Oracle Developer
13 28 (4.06%) Core Network Engineer
13 28 (4.06%) Java Developer
14 26 (3.77%) Systems Developer
14 26 (3.77%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.14%) HTML
2 51 (7.40%) CSS
3 48 (6.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 48 (6.97%) STL
4 38 (5.52%) LAMP
5 37 (5.37%) AngularJS
5 37 (5.37%) Web Services
6 34 (4.93%) .NET
7 31 (4.50%) Laravel
8 28 (4.06%) React
8 28 (4.06%) Spring
9 23 (3.34%) J2EE
9 23 (3.34%) RESTful
10 21 (3.05%) Middleware
10 21 (3.05%) Spring Boot
11 20 (2.90%) Java EE
12 19 (2.76%) Node.js
13 18 (2.61%) HTML5
14 17 (2.47%) XML
15 16 (2.32%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.34%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (3.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 20 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.47%) Private Cloud
7 17 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 16 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (2.18%) Mobile App
10 14 (2.03%) Clustering
11 13 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.74%) EMV
12 12 (1.74%) Tandem
13 11 (1.60%) Social Media
14 9 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (1.02%) Fintech
16 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 201 (29.17%) Unix
2 200 (29.03%) Windows
3 53 (7.69%) CentOS
4 50 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (6.97%) Windows Server
6 37 (5.37%) Solaris
7 34 (4.93%) AIX
8 22 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (2.61%) Android
10 18 (2.61%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.32%) Windows 10
11 16 (2.32%) Windows 7
12 15 (2.18%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (1.45%) Debian
15 8 (1.16%) HPUX
16 6 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.73%) SUSE
17 5 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (27.00%) DevOps
3 126 (18.29%) Software Engineering
4 70 (10.16%) OO
5 65 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 64 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (8.85%) ITIL
8 57 (8.27%) Multithreading
8 57 (8.27%) Scrum
9 46 (6.68%) SDLC
10 45 (6.53%) Test Automation
11 39 (5.66%) Cross-Platform Development
11 39 (5.66%) Open Source
12 38 (5.52%) High Availability
13 34 (4.93%) ITSM
14 32 (4.64%) OOP
15 31 (4.50%) MVC
16 26 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (3.34%) Service Delivery
18 22 (3.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (26.85%) Python
2 171 (24.82%) SQL
3 149 (21.63%) C++
4 147 (21.34%) Java
5 112 (16.26%) JavaScript
6 105 (15.24%) Perl
7 101 (14.66%) PHP
8 87 (12.63%) Ruby
9 85 (12.34%) C
10 83 (12.05%) Bash Shell
11 52 (7.55%) PL/SQL
12 51 (7.40%) Shell Script
13 40 (5.81%) C#
14 34 (4.93%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.47%) VB
16 13 (1.89%) Go
17 12 (1.74%) PHP 5
18 10 (1.45%) Embedded C
18 10 (1.45%) Scala
19 8 (1.16%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 84 (12.19%) Degree
2 49 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 41 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.32%) CCNA
8 14 (2.03%) MCP
9 11 (1.60%) RHCA
10 9 (1.31%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.16%) MCSE
12 7 (1.02%) CCNP
12 7 (1.02%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.02%) RHCE
13 6 (0.87%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.87%) ISEB
13 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.87%) MCSA
14 4 (0.58%) CISSP
14 4 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.90%) QA
2 19 (2.76%) SLA
3 5 (0.73%) GCP
4 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.44%) PMO
5 2 (0.29%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) RMADS
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 79 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (7.11%) Docker
3 47 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 32 (4.64%) vSphere
5 20 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.03%) iptables
7 13 (1.89%) Samba
8 12 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.73%) KVM
13 4 (0.58%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 3 (0.44%) Firmware
15 2 (0.29%) LXC
15 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
16 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (11.90%) Puppet
2 80 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (7.55%) Ansible
4 32 (4.64%) Nagios
5 18 (2.61%) Oracle ZFS
6 16 (2.32%) Cacti
7 15 (2.18%) Red Hat Satellite
8 12 (1.74%) Kubernetes
8 12 (1.74%) Terraform
9 10 (1.45%) Packer
10 9 (1.31%) Cobbler
10 9 (1.31%) SCCM
11 8 (1.16%) Grafana
11 8 (1.16%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (1.02%) Salt
12 7 (1.02%) SCOM
13 6 (0.87%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (21.48%) Oracle
2 107 (15.53%) Cisco
3 103 (14.95%) Red Hat
4 100 (14.51%) VMware
5 58 (8.42%) Microsoft
6 43 (6.24%) HP
7 27 (3.92%) NetApp
8 22 (3.19%) Sun
9 21 (3.05%) Dell
10 19 (2.76%) Google
11 18 (2.61%) Apple
12 17 (2.47%) EMC
13 16 (2.32%) Fortinet
14 15 (2.18%) Brocade
15 13 (1.89%) Meraki
16 11 (1.60%) 3PAR
16 11 (1.60%) SAP
17 10 (1.45%) EqualLogic
17 10 (1.45%) Talend
18 9 (1.31%) F5