The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 107 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 9 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £52,500 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -5.68%
CentOS
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
433 536 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.64% 33.25% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 319 446 401
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing CentOS 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 CentOS.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Bash Shell
3 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (73.33%) Perl
5 9 (60.00%) Xen
5 9 (60.00%) KVM
6 7 (46.67%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (33.33%) Puppet
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
8 4 (26.67%) iptables
8 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Ruby
8 4 (26.67%) LPIC
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Postfix
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) LAMP
8 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing CentOS 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 CentOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Linux Support
2 9 (60.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Unix Support
3 5 (33.33%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Unix Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) LAMP
1 4 (26.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Bash Shell
2 11 (73.33%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) LPIC
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) KVM
1 9 (60.00%) Xen
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) iptables
2 4 (26.67%) Postfix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) HAProxy
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam