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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 173 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 7 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 1.00% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 21
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
889 1003 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.89% 26.46% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 729 873 833
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Manchester

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) MySQL
2 24 (77.42%) Red Hat
3 16 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Apache
5 11 (35.48%) DNS
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
7 9 (29.03%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) Perl
8 8 (25.81%) PHP
8 8 (25.81%) Puppet
9 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) Confluence
11 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) KVM
11 5 (16.13%) Ruby
11 5 (16.13%) Squid
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
11 5 (16.13%) UNIX
11 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
11 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
12 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.90%) DHCP
12 4 (12.90%) Perforce
12 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (45.16%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
3 6 (19.35%) Confluence
4 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.23%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Route 53
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
3 3 (9.68%) SMTP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) PPTP
4 2 (6.45%) IPsec
4 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (6.45%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (29.03%) Administrator
3 7 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (22.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (12.90%) DBA
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Replication
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) UNIX
5 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.68%) Fedora
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
2 9 (29.03%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) PHP
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) C
6 2 (6.45%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) Squid
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) KVM
2 3 (9.68%) NFS
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) YUM
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Red Hat
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.90%) Perforce
5 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
5 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco