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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 100 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 12 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 0.92% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
436 325 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 23.10% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 270 201 189
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (40.00%) Fedora
4 8 (40.00%) Information Security
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) Dell
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) IPsec
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (25.00%) Rackspace
7 5 (25.00%) NAS
7 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (25.00%) C++
7 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) BCP
7 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) VPN
1 7 (35.00%) IPsec
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
2 5 (25.00%) NAS
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 4 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Fedora
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.00%) Debian
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) BCP
3 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (20.00%) Snort
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
1 3 (15.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) Dell
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya