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 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 117 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 3 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 1.67% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Average salary £44,000 £28,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.04% -25.32%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
382 418 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 24.34% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 309 446
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 2015. 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
Warrington +10 1 £50,000 +33.33%
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (60.00%) Time Management
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Lync
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V2
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Migration

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V2
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
1 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks