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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 7 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 44 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 30.56% 35.71% 34.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 70.18% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 12
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
55 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 38.19% 50.89% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Andover

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 54 (80.60%) Windows
1 54 (80.60%) Security Cleared
2 43 (64.18%) SC Cleared
2 43 (64.18%) DV Cleared
3 33 (49.25%) ITIL
4 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (43.28%) Oracle
5 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (41.79%) TCP/IP
7 26 (38.81%) DNS
7 26 (38.81%) DHCP
7 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
8 22 (32.84%) Firewall
8 22 (32.84%) VMware
8 22 (32.84%) vSphere
8 22 (32.84%) Capacity Management
9 21 (31.34%) Cisco
10 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
11 17 (25.37%) Perl
11 17 (25.37%) Solaris
11 17 (25.37%) Sun
11 17 (25.37%) RHCE
11 17 (25.37%) Samba
12 15 (22.39%) CCNA
12 15 (22.39%) HP
12 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
13 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (8.96%) JBoss
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Mule
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) TCP/IP
2 26 (38.81%) DNS
2 26 (38.81%) DHCP
3 22 (32.84%) Firewall
4 11 (16.42%) Network Security
4 11 (16.42%) X.400
4 11 (16.42%) DMZ
4 11 (16.42%) FTP
4 11 (16.42%) HTTP
4 11 (16.42%) SMTP
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Ant
1 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.48%) Toad
1 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) Hudson
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Linux Engineer
1 17 (25.37%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Administrator
4 11 (16.42%) Security Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (16.42%) Network Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.49%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) XML
1 9 (13.43%) HTML
1 9 (13.43%) CSS
2 8 (11.94%) JSP
3 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 6 (8.96%) J2EE
3 6 (8.96%) jQuery
4 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.48%) Servlets
5 3 (4.48%) Struts
5 3 (4.48%) JDBC
6 2 (2.99%) Middleware
7 1 (1.49%) CSS3
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) CESG
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.97%) Clustering
2 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (43.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.37%) Solaris
4 12 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) UNIX
6 1 (1.49%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) ITIL
2 22 (32.84%) Capacity Management
3 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (16.42%) DevOps
4 6 (8.96%) Content Management
5 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.99%) Data Management
6 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.37%) Perl
3 9 (13.43%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (80.60%) Security Cleared
2 43 (64.18%) SC Cleared
2 43 (64.18%) DV Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) RHCE
4 15 (22.39%) CCNA
4 15 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (16.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (16.42%) CISSP
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.97%) MCSE
6 4 (5.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.84%) vSphere
3 17 (25.37%) Samba
4 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (16.42%) vCloud
5 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) SCCM
1 11 (16.42%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (16.42%) NetBackup
1 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 11 (16.42%) HP SIM
1 11 (16.42%) Puppet
1 11 (16.42%) SCOrch
1 11 (16.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Oracle
2 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.84%) VMware
4 21 (31.34%) Cisco
5 17 (25.37%) Sun
6 15 (22.39%) HP
7 11 (16.42%) 3PAR
7 11 (16.42%) Symantec
8 6 (8.96%) ATG
8 6 (8.96%) Alterian
9 4 (5.97%) Dell
10 3 (4.48%) hybris
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
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