The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 43 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.38% 1.90% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.01% 5.49% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £54,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.79%
CentOS
Hampshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 91 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 48.31% 34.60% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 153 86 52
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

CentOS
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Farnborough

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Farnborough

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) vCloud
3 15 (83.33%) vSphere
3 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
6 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) DevOps
7 7 (38.89%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) SAN
7 7 (38.89%) Python
7 7 (38.89%) SSL
7 7 (38.89%) IPsec
8 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (33.33%) NAS
9 5 (27.78%) SUSE
9 5 (27.78%) Perl
9 5 (27.78%) Puppet
9 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) VPN
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (16.67%) HP
12 2 (11.11%) Cisco
12 2 (11.11%) DNS

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) SSL
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
3 6 (33.33%) NAS
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) FTP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Platform Architect
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 5 (27.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Python
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby
1 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
2 1 (5.56%) LPIC
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) vCloud
2 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (83.33%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Postfix
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) EMC