The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank - 85 82
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.44% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
295 287 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.25% 23.84% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 233 249 207
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £54,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
CentOS
South East

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) Debian
1 4 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) KVM

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) FreeBSD
1 4 (100.00%) Debian
1 4 (100.00%) OpenBSD
1 4 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware