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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 8 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 33 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 26.61% 35.56% 30.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.75% 68.09% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 8
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
48 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 38.71% 52.22% 69.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 21
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 29 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Andover

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 29 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 58 (87.88%) Windows
1 58 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 47 (71.21%) SC Cleared
2 47 (71.21%) DV Cleared
3 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
4 36 (54.55%) ITIL
5 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 30 (45.45%) DHCP
6 30 (45.45%) DNS
7 29 (43.94%) TCP/IP
8 26 (39.39%) Oracle
8 26 (39.39%) Firewall
8 26 (39.39%) vSphere
9 25 (37.88%) Capacity Management
9 25 (37.88%) VMware
10 22 (33.33%) Cisco
11 19 (28.79%) HP
12 18 (27.27%) Sun
12 18 (27.27%) RHCE
12 18 (27.27%) Samba
12 18 (27.27%) Perl
12 18 (27.27%) Solaris
13 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (22.73%) HP SIM
14 15 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
14 15 (22.73%) NetBackup
14 15 (22.73%) 3PAR
14 15 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.52%) Mule
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 30 (45.45%) DHCP
1 30 (45.45%) DNS
2 29 (43.94%) TCP/IP
3 26 (39.39%) Firewall
4 11 (16.67%) DMZ
4 11 (16.67%) X.400
4 11 (16.67%) FTP
4 11 (16.67%) HTTP
4 11 (16.67%) SMTP
4 11 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Maven
1 3 (4.55%) Toad
1 3 (4.55%) Ant
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Administrator
1 18 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 18 (27.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.55%) DBA
9 1 (1.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.52%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
1 5 (7.58%) HTML
1 5 (7.58%) CSS
1 5 (7.58%) JSP
2 3 (4.55%) JDBC
2 3 (4.55%) Servlets
2 3 (4.55%) Struts
3 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) J2EE
3 2 (3.03%) jQuery
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (16.67%) CESG
2 4 (6.06%) Clustering
2 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (87.88%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (27.27%) Solaris
4 16 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Scientific Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) ITIL
2 25 (37.88%) Capacity Management
3 10 (15.15%) DevOps
3 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.03%) Data Management
5 2 (3.03%) Content Management
6 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) Perl
2 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 47 (71.21%) SC Cleared
2 47 (71.21%) DV Cleared
3 18 (27.27%) RHCE
4 15 (22.73%) CCNA
4 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (16.67%) CISSP
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.06%) MCP
6 4 (6.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (39.39%) vSphere
3 18 (27.27%) Samba
4 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (15.15%) vCloud
5 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) HP SIM
1 15 (22.73%) HP Data Protector
1 15 (22.73%) NetBackup
1 15 (22.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (15.15%) Puppet
2 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 10 (15.15%) SCOrch
2 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (39.39%) Oracle
3 25 (37.88%) VMware
4 22 (33.33%) Cisco
5 19 (28.79%) HP
6 18 (27.27%) Sun
7 15 (22.73%) 3PAR
7 15 (22.73%) Symantec
8 4 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) ATG
9 2 (3.03%) Alterian
10 1 (1.52%) hybris
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat