The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 129 119 144
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
CentOS
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
567 449 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.58% 26.27% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 511 379 479
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CentOS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Cheshire

CentOS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
3 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) vSphere
3 9 (81.82%) Lync
4 8 (72.73%) UNIX
4 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
5 7 (63.64%) Firmware
5 7 (63.64%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) Dell
5 7 (63.64%) Symantec
5 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (63.64%) Sophos
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) SNMP
5 7 (63.64%) HP SIM
5 7 (63.64%) WhatsUp Gold
5 7 (63.64%) SCCM
5 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
5 7 (63.64%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (63.64%) WSUS
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (54.55%) Back Office
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (81.82%) SharePoint
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
1 9 (81.82%) Lync
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) ElastiCache
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SNMP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Intranet
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Team Leader
1 7 (63.64%) Operations Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (72.73%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) vSphere
2 7 (63.64%) Firmware
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (63.64%) Backup Exec
1 7 (63.64%) WSUS
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
1 7 (63.64%) WhatsUp Gold
1 7 (63.64%) HP SIM
2 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Opsview
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Symantec
3 7 (63.64%) Sophos
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco