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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 92 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 5 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.45% 1.16% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 3.30% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 2
Average salary £67,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -5.68%
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
338 364 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.70% 35.20% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 291 316 230
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,300 £55,000
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
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 5 February 2016. 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 +1 5 £67,500 +145.45%
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) SaaS
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Build Automation
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) SignalR
6 2 (22.22%) NServiceBus
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) SaaS
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Hudson
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
2 2 (22.22%) SignalR
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Build Automation
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft