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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 18 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 21.69% 26.15% 7.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.06% 70.83% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 3
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.59%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
31 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 37.35% 36.92% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 8
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £34,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Andover

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (82.54%) Windows
1 52 (82.54%) Security Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) SC Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) DV Cleared
3 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 35 (55.56%) DHCP
5 35 (55.56%) DNS
6 33 (52.38%) ITIL
7 31 (49.21%) vSphere
7 31 (49.21%) Firewall
8 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
9 25 (39.68%) Oracle
10 24 (38.10%) HP
11 23 (36.51%) HP Storage
12 22 (34.92%) Capacity Management
12 22 (34.92%) VMware
13 21 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (31.75%) 3PAR
14 20 (31.75%) HP SIM
14 20 (31.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 20 (31.75%) NetBackup
14 20 (31.75%) HP Data Protector
14 20 (31.75%) SLA
14 20 (31.75%) Symantec
15 19 (30.16%) Cisco
16 18 (28.57%) Sun
17 15 (23.81%) CCNA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) DHCP
1 35 (55.56%) DNS
2 31 (49.21%) Firewall
3 26 (41.27%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.46%) SMTP
4 11 (17.46%) FTP
4 11 (17.46%) HTTP
4 11 (17.46%) Network Security
4 11 (17.46%) DMZ
4 11 (17.46%) X.400
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Toad
2 6 (9.52%) Ant
2 6 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (6.35%) Hudson
3 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Administrator
2 20 (31.75%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (23.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Security Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (6.35%) DBA
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) CSS
1 6 (9.52%) JDBC
1 6 (9.52%) JSP
1 6 (9.52%) Servlets
1 6 (9.52%) Struts
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) J2EE
3 3 (4.76%) EJB
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) HP Storage
2 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (17.46%) CESG
4 4 (6.35%) CMDB
4 4 (6.35%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.35%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (23.81%) Solaris
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) ITIL
2 22 (34.92%) Capacity Management
3 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.35%) Data Management
5 3 (4.76%) Workflow
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.76%) OOD
5 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) DevOps
7 1 (1.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) Perl
2 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (82.54%) Security Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) SC Cleared
2 41 (65.08%) DV Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) RHCE
3 15 (23.81%) CCNA
3 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (17.46%) CISSP
4 11 (17.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (6.35%) MCP
5 4 (6.35%) MCSE
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) OCA
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (4.76%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 31 (49.21%) vSphere
3 15 (23.81%) Samba
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) HP Data Protector
1 20 (31.75%) HP SIM
1 20 (31.75%) NetBackup
1 20 (31.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.68%) Oracle
3 24 (38.10%) HP
4 22 (34.92%) VMware
5 20 (31.75%) 3PAR
5 20 (31.75%) Symantec
6 19 (30.16%) Cisco
7 18 (28.57%) Sun
8 4 (6.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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