The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 95 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.03% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 1.87% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
CentOS
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
375 268 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.22% 21.75% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 337 243 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CentOS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Kent

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Kent

CentOS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £27,500 -
Maidstone +9 5 £37,500 -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Ubuntu
2 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) Sass
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (50.00%) User Experience
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 7 (50.00%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (50.00%) Appcelerator
3 7 (50.00%) Content Management
3 7 (50.00%) Android
3 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (21.43%) vSphere
5 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) IBM

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) VRRP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) SMTP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 7 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) jQuery
1 7 (50.00%) HTML5
1 7 (50.00%) CSS3
1 7 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (14.29%) Memcached
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Ubuntu
3 7 (50.00%) Android
3 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) FreeBSD
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OO
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) Squid
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 2 (14.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (50.00%) Appcelerator
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix