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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 86 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 20 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 1.58% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.29% 4.85% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 13
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
466 598 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.07% 32.50% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 394 490 581
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (78.57%) Perl
3 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
4 16 (57.14%) Python
5 15 (53.57%) DNS
5 15 (53.57%) Windows
6 14 (50.00%) MySQL
7 12 (42.86%) Ubuntu
7 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
8 11 (39.29%) SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Java
8 11 (39.29%) Apache
8 11 (39.29%) Firewall
9 10 (35.71%) Debian
9 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
9 10 (35.71%) SSL
9 10 (35.71%) Marketing
9 10 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (32.14%) VMware
10 9 (32.14%) UNIX
10 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
11 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (28.57%) Postfix
12 7 (25.00%) HAProxy
12 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 7 (25.00%) DHCP
13 6 (21.43%) Subversion
13 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (39.29%) Apache
2 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.86%) nginx
3 5 (17.86%) CMS
3 5 (17.86%) Zope
3 5 (17.86%) Plone
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.14%) iPlanet
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) DNS
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) SSL
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.71%) NAS
5 3 (10.71%) SAN
5 3 (10.71%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) SMTP
6 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) MariaDB
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) FishEye
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (35.71%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (60.71%) Administrator
2 13 (46.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 13 (46.43%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Architect
8 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
1 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) DTV
2 2 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 10 (35.71%) Debian
5 9 (32.14%) UNIX
6 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Perl
2 16 (57.14%) Python
3 12 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) LPIC
1 3 (10.71%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Postfix
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) qmail
3 5 (17.86%) Varnish
4 3 (10.71%) Xen
4 3 (10.71%) KVM
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) iptables
5 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 2 (7.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) Puppet
3 5 (17.86%) systemd
4 2 (7.14%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) Salt
4 2 (7.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) Vertica
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
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