The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 94 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
CentOS
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
308 321 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.71% 23.08% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 190 219 159
Average salary £36,878 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.04% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CentOS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) SSL
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) IPsec
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) HTTP
6 3 (33.33%) NFS
6 3 (33.33%) SMTP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Apache
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (33.33%) PHP
6 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
7 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (22.22%) Puppet

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Ubuntu
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) BCP
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) Cacti
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Rackspace
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) VMware