The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 225 203 244
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +41
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 35 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.77% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 3.22% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 17
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,366 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +3.33%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1326 1616 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.85% 23.99% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1305 1331
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CentOS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CentOS Salary Trend in the North West

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

CentOS Salary Histogram in the North West

CentOS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 17 £40,000 - 8
Cheshire +32 9 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Merseyside -12 9 £36,000 +50.00%
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (41.89%) Windows
3 30 (40.54%) Red Hat
4 28 (37.84%) VMware
5 27 (36.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (36.49%) Puppet
6 26 (35.14%) Debian
7 24 (32.43%) Cisco
7 24 (32.43%) Python
8 22 (29.73%) Apache
8 22 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
10 19 (25.68%) PHP
11 18 (24.32%) SQL
11 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
11 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
12 16 (21.62%) Perl
12 16 (21.62%) ITIL
12 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
13 14 (18.92%) Nagios
13 14 (18.92%) Finance
13 14 (18.92%) Oracle
13 14 (18.92%) JIRA
13 14 (18.92%) nginx
14 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
14 13 (17.57%) Firewall
15 12 (16.22%) SQL Server

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (29.73%) Apache
2 14 (18.92%) nginx
3 12 (16.22%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.46%) IIS
5 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.05%) Commerce Server
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.35%) CMS
8 1 (1.35%) Confluence
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.35%) JBoss
8 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.70%) Trello
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Route 53
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) SAN
3 10 (13.51%) VPN
4 9 (12.16%) NAS
5 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.11%) HTTP
6 6 (8.11%) Intranet
6 6 (8.11%) OpenVPN
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (6.76%) LAN
7 5 (6.76%) LDAP
8 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.05%) DNS
9 3 (4.05%) IPv4
10 2 (2.70%) DHCP
10 2 (2.70%) WAN
11 1 (1.35%) FTP
11 1 (1.35%) SMTP
11 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.86%) MySQL
3 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.76%) DB2
6 4 (5.41%) Redis
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (18.92%) JIRA
3 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.11%) Subversion
5 4 (5.41%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.05%) Ant
6 3 (4.05%) Selenium
7 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.70%) JBehave
7 2 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Administrator
2 17 (22.97%) Linux Support
3 16 (21.62%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) Applications Support
4 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
5 13 (17.57%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (14.86%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (13.51%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Applications Support Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) IT Administrator
10 6 (8.11%) Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) IT Systems Administrator
10 6 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Trainer
12 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 4 (5.41%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
2 8 (10.81%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) JSON
4 6 (8.11%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (5.41%) jQuery
6 3 (4.05%) Apache Camel
6 3 (4.05%) ELK Stack
6 3 (4.05%) Middleware
6 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.05%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) CSS
7 2 (2.70%) HTML
7 2 (2.70%) LAMP
7 2 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.35%) J2EE
8 1 (1.35%) Laravel
8 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) CMDB
3 3 (4.05%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (41.89%) Windows
3 27 (36.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (35.14%) Debian
5 16 (21.62%) Windows Server
6 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (12.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 8 (10.81%) Ubuntu
9 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.11%) Fedora
10 6 (8.11%) Unix
11 5 (6.76%) Windows 2000
11 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (5.41%) Solaris
13 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.35%) Gentoo
14 1 (1.35%) SUSE
14 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
14 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
2 16 (21.62%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) DevOps
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.81%) High Availability
5 8 (10.81%) Open Source
6 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.76%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.76%) TDD
9 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.41%) Web Development
10 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.05%) Release Management
10 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) Python
2 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 19 (25.68%) PHP
4 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 16 (21.62%) Perl
6 13 (17.57%) PowerShell
7 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
8 9 (12.16%) Ruby
9 8 (10.81%) Java
9 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (9.46%) C++
11 6 (8.11%) C
11 6 (8.11%) C#
12 3 (4.05%) Go
12 3 (4.05%) Jython
13 1 (1.35%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) LPIC
2 1 (1.35%) RHCE
2 1 (1.35%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) Varnish
3 8 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (4.05%) vCloud
6 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) Docker
7 2 (2.70%) iptables
7 2 (2.70%) Squid
7 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.35%) Ceph
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) Puppet
2 22 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (18.92%) Nagios
4 8 (10.81%) Cacti
5 7 (9.46%) Backup Exec
5 7 (9.46%) Munin
6 4 (5.41%) Ansible
7 3 (4.05%) Packer
7 3 (4.05%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.70%) Consul
8 2 (2.70%) Grafana
8 2 (2.70%) Graphite
8 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.70%) Salt
8 2 (2.70%) Terraform
9 1 (1.35%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.35%) cPanel
9 1 (1.35%) Pacemaker
9 1 (1.35%) SmokePing
9 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Red Hat
2 28 (37.84%) VMware
3 24 (32.43%) Cisco
4 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.92%) Oracle
6 9 (12.16%) NetApp
7 6 (8.11%) Citrix
7 6 (8.11%) HP
8 5 (6.76%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) F5
10 2 (2.70%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.35%) Dell
11 1 (1.35%) Facebook
11 1 (1.35%) Google
11 1 (1.35%) Juniper
11 1 (1.35%) New Relic
11 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 plus a generous benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
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UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
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Wildings Solicitors
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