The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.86%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Operating Systems Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 12.50% 21.43% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 14
Average salary £29,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

CentOS
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the M4 Corridor region.

CentOS Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Postfix
2 4 (57.14%) XenServer
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Build Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) OSPF
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SUSE
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Postfix
2 4 (57.14%) XenServer
2 4 (57.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Rackspace