The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 81 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 2 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% 1.40% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 5.81% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 22
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
CentOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 155 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.40% 24.18% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 179 142 161
Average salary £30,250 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.31% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CentOS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

CentOS Salary Trend in the North East

CentOS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -26 2 £25,000 -37.50% 3
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Debian
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Zenoss
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) KVM
5 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (20.00%) Zend
5 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Samba

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Zend
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training development
Posted: 24 days ago