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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 102 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 1.04% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
365 386 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.02% 26.99% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 223 243 144
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) Python
5 8 (42.11%) Dell
5 8 (42.11%) Fedora
5 8 (42.11%) Information Security
5 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
6 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (26.32%) C++
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) Apache
7 5 (26.32%) HTTP
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) C
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) MySQL
8 4 (21.05%) JUnit
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) UNIX
8 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
1 5 (26.32%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
2 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) SSH
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) LDAP
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JUnit
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Python Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Flash
4 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Fedora
4 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Debian
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) BCP
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Telemarketing
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) GIAC
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Snort
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 8 (42.11%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Rackspace
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya