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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 132 169 172
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 39 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 2.33% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 14
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -20.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £45,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
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
832 1031 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.89% 26.07% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 682 893 844
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CentOS Salary Histogram 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 13 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
Salford - 1 £51,500 -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (71.64%) Puppet
3 46 (68.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (64.18%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (50.75%) Red Hat
6 33 (49.25%) MySQL
7 32 (47.76%) E-Commerce
8 28 (41.79%) Java
9 24 (35.82%) PHP
10 23 (34.33%) Python
10 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (32.84%) Statistics
11 22 (32.84%) Network Design
11 22 (32.84%) Web Services
11 22 (32.84%) Shell Script
11 22 (32.84%) Change Management
11 22 (32.84%) Security Management
12 15 (22.39%) Perl
12 15 (22.39%) Open Source
13 14 (20.90%) DevOps
14 13 (19.40%) Play Framework
14 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 13 (19.40%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (19.40%) Scala
14 13 (19.40%) VMware
15 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
16 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
17 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (13.43%) Windows
17 9 (13.43%) ITIL

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (10.45%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
4 4 (5.97%) nginx
4 4 (5.97%) Node.js
5 3 (4.48%) Confluence
6 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 43 (64.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.99%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.99%) GitHub
4 2 (2.99%) Route 53
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) LAN
1 7 (10.45%) Network Security
2 4 (5.97%) OpenVPN
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.97%) VPN
3 3 (4.48%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) IPsec
4 2 (2.99%) LDAP
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
4 2 (2.99%) PPTP
4 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (49.25%) MySQL
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) Redis
5 4 (5.97%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) Vagrant
3 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.48%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.45%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Linux Administrator
1 23 (34.33%) Linux Engineer
1 23 (34.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 21 (31.34%) Administrator
2 21 (31.34%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (23.88%) AWS Administrator
4 13 (19.40%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Network Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) DBA
9 4 (5.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (5.97%) MySQL DBA
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) Web Services
2 13 (19.40%) Play Framework
3 4 (5.97%) ELK Stack
3 4 (5.97%) LAMP
4 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (2.99%) SOAP
5 2 (2.99%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Statistics
2 13 (19.40%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Clustering
3 4 (5.97%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) CCTV
5 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (68.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.43%) Windows
4 8 (11.94%) Ubuntu
5 7 (10.45%) AIX
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.97%) Debian
7 2 (2.99%) Fedora
7 2 (2.99%) Unix
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) E-Commerce
2 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) Change Management
3 22 (32.84%) Network Design
3 22 (32.84%) Security Management
4 15 (22.39%) Open Source
5 14 (20.90%) DevOps
6 9 (13.43%) ITIL
7 7 (10.45%) ITIL V2
7 7 (10.45%) Patch Management
7 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Scrum
10 2 (2.99%) Analytics
10 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) Java
2 24 (35.82%) PHP
3 23 (34.33%) Python
4 22 (32.84%) Shell Script
5 15 (22.39%) Perl
6 13 (19.40%) Scala
7 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
8 9 (13.43%) SQL
9 7 (10.45%) C++
10 4 (5.97%) Ruby
11 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) A+ Certification
1 7 (10.45%) CCNA
1 7 (10.45%) CCNP
1 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.45%) CISSP
1 7 (10.45%) CompTIA Security+
1 7 (10.45%) HP ASE
1 7 (10.45%) MCITP
1 7 (10.45%) MCSE
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (10.45%) Network+ Certification
1 7 (10.45%) RHCE
1 7 (10.45%) Security+ Certification
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) vSphere
3 2 (2.99%) Docker
3 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (71.64%) Puppet
2 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.45%) Backup Exec
4 7 (10.45%) HP SIM
4 7 (10.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (10.45%) WSUS
5 5 (7.46%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) logstash
6 2 (2.99%) Nagios
6 2 (2.99%) yum
7 1 (1.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 34 (50.75%) Red Hat
2 13 (19.40%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) Dell
4 7 (10.45%) GFI Software
4 7 (10.45%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) IBM
4 7 (10.45%) ProCurve
4 7 (10.45%) SaltStack
4 7 (10.45%) SolarWinds
4 7 (10.45%) Sophos
4 7 (10.45%) Symantec
5 4 (5.97%) New Relic
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) NetApp
6 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.99%) Splunk
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