The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 189 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 4 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.096% 0.38% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 1.45% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 21
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
CentOS
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
899 967 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.58% 26.18% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 734 834 846
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CentOS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Manchester

CentOS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) MySQL
3 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
5 9 (37.50%) Python
5 9 (37.50%) Perl
5 9 (37.50%) PHP
6 8 (33.33%) Apache
6 8 (33.33%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Puppet
6 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Ruby
7 6 (25.00%) JIRA
7 6 (25.00%) Confluence
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) Squid
8 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
8 5 (20.83%) KVM
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Route 53
9 4 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (16.67%) DevOps
9 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) DNS

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
3 5 (20.83%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Route 53
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) OpenVPN
3 2 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) PPTP
3 2 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) WATIR
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (33.33%) Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (12.50%) Fedora
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) Debian
7 1 (4.17%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
2 9 (37.50%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Perl
2 9 (37.50%) PHP
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) Scala
7 2 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) C++
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) Squid
1 5 (20.83%) KVM
2 3 (12.50%) Samba
2 3 (12.50%) NFS
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) YUM
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.67%) Perforce
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) SaltStack
4 3 (12.50%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk