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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 169 163 188
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 20 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.93% 1.50% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.24% +63.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.54%
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
1037 932 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.89% 25.31% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 907 821 1028
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,000 £22,500
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 30 January 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Manchester

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) MySQL
3 14 (60.87%) Puppet
4 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) Apache
5 12 (52.17%) PHP
6 11 (47.83%) C++
7 8 (34.78%) IPsec
7 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (30.43%) PKI
8 7 (30.43%) Analytics
8 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
8 7 (30.43%) C
8 7 (30.43%) Python
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) CSS
10 5 (21.74%) OOP
10 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (21.74%) Ruby
10 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
11 4 (17.39%) Big Data
11 4 (17.39%) OpenVPN
11 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
11 4 (17.39%) Android
11 4 (17.39%) WordPress
11 4 (17.39%) VMware

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (52.17%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) IPsec
2 4 (17.39%) OpenVPN
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) IPv4
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) Big Data
3 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) WATIR
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Software Architect
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
1 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Debian
6 1 (4.35%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) OOP
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PHP
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) Bash Shell
4 7 (30.43%) C
4 7 (30.43%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Squid
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Puppet
2 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (17.39%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Cacti
4 1 (4.35%) Kibana
4 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Apple
3 3 (13.04%) Perforce
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam
4 1 (4.35%) Percona
4 1 (4.35%) New Relic
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