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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 92 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 0.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £27,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
294 253 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 29.05% 21.75% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 266 224 171
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 2 £27,500 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) OS/400

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) SMTP
4 2 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) VRRP
4 2 (20.00%) IPsec
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Ingres
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) WebLOAD
2 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Head of User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) Memcached
2 2 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) OS/400
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) FreeBSD
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) OpenBSD
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) SELinux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) PHP5
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Appcelerator
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter