The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 20 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 14.49% 30.22% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.55% 59.15% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 8
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £55,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Linux
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Operating Systems Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 34.06% 51.08% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 30
Average salary £50,000 £38,907 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.51% +55.62%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Linux
Salary Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Andover region.

Linux Salary Trend in Andover

Linux
Salary Histogram in Andover

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Andover region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Andover

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 23 (60.53%) Windows
3 21 (55.26%) ITIL
4 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) Firewall
7 12 (31.58%) Capacity Management
7 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle
9 10 (26.32%) HP
9 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 10 (26.32%) Advertising
10 9 (23.68%) J2EE
10 9 (23.68%) Perl
10 9 (23.68%) Python
10 9 (23.68%) Java
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (21.05%) DHCP
11 8 (21.05%) Symantec
11 8 (21.05%) DNS
12 6 (15.79%) CSS
12 6 (15.79%) Web Services
12 6 (15.79%) XML
12 6 (15.79%) jQuery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) Mule
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) DHCP
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) FTP
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) SSH
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JUnit
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
1 3 (7.89%) Arquillian
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Administrator
2 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) J2EE
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) Middleware
3 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (13.16%) JSP
4 3 (7.89%) Java EE
4 3 (7.89%) JPA
4 3 (7.89%) RichFaces
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Fedora
4 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Capacity Management
3 6 (15.79%) Content Management
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) ArchiMate
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) UML
5 4 (10.53%) SSADM
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) DoDAF
5 4 (10.53%) MODAF
5 4 (10.53%) SysML
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) CCNP
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.53%) Xen
5 4 (10.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (15.79%) HP SIM
1 6 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 6 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (10.53%) SCOrch
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Symantec
6 6 (15.79%) ATG
6 6 (15.79%) 3PAR
6 6 (15.79%) Alterian
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco
8 4 (10.53%) Brocade
8 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.53%) ProCurve
9 3 (7.89%) hybris
10 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
10 2 (5.26%) Avaya