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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 214 209 234
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 24 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.74% 1.73% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 17
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,950 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
1380 1676 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.65% 24.81% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1382 1595
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester +7 12 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Lancashire - 8 £36,250 -
Cheshire -6 3 £44,000 +53.04% 2
Merseyside - 1 - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 59 (95.16%) Linux
2 42 (67.74%) MySQL
3 29 (46.77%) Red Hat
4 28 (45.16%) PHP
5 24 (38.71%) Puppet
6 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (35.48%) Apache
7 18 (29.03%) Windows
8 17 (27.42%) Ubuntu
8 17 (27.42%) Nagios
8 17 (27.42%) Bash Shell
9 16 (25.81%) Python
9 16 (25.81%) C++
10 14 (22.58%) VMware
11 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (20.97%) Cisco
12 12 (19.35%) UNIX
12 12 (19.35%) IPsec
12 12 (19.35%) OpenVPN
12 12 (19.35%) nginx
12 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (17.74%) PKI
13 11 (17.74%) Analytics
13 11 (17.74%) Cryptography
13 11 (17.74%) DNS
14 10 (16.13%) C
14 10 (16.13%) Debian
14 10 (16.13%) Firewall
15 9 (14.52%) Migration

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 22 (35.48%) Apache
2 12 (19.35%) nginx
3 6 (9.68%) WordPress
4 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.84%) Lync
7 2 (3.23%) Drupal
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) SilverStripe
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.23%) Node.js
7 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (8.06%) Route 53
3 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) IPsec
1 12 (19.35%) OpenVPN
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 10 (16.13%) Firewall
4 8 (12.90%) VPN
5 7 (11.29%) HTTP
6 6 (9.68%) SAN
7 4 (6.45%) VLAN
7 4 (6.45%) Network Security
7 4 (6.45%) NAS
7 4 (6.45%) LDAP
7 4 (6.45%) SMTP
7 4 (6.45%) SSH
7 4 (6.45%) PPTP
8 3 (4.84%) DHCP
8 3 (4.84%) LAN
8 3 (4.84%) SSL
8 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (67.74%) MySQL
2 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Hudson
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Back Office
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Administrator
2 21 (33.87%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (27.42%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (24.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 13 (20.97%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Linux Software Architect
11 2 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 5 (8.06%) LAMP
3 2 (3.23%) Symfony
3 2 (3.23%) Zend Framework
3 2 (3.23%) jQuery
3 2 (3.23%) Ext JS
3 2 (3.23%) HTML5
3 2 (3.23%) React
3 2 (3.23%) li3
3 2 (3.23%) Yii
3 2 (3.23%) CSS3
3 2 (3.23%) Laravel
3 2 (3.23%) Ember.js
3 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) PKI
1 11 (17.74%) Cryptography
2 4 (6.45%) Open Source
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (95.16%) Linux
2 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (29.03%) Windows
4 17 (27.42%) Ubuntu
5 12 (19.35%) UNIX
5 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (16.13%) Debian
7 9 (14.52%) Solaris
8 8 (12.90%) AIX
8 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.45%) Android
9 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.84%) FreeNAS
11 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.23%) FreeBSD
11 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Analytics
2 9 (14.52%) Migration
2 9 (14.52%) DevOps
3 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.68%) Project Planning
5 6 (9.68%) Time Management
5 6 (9.68%) OOP
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) TDD
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum
7 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL
8 3 (4.84%) Kernel Tuning
8 3 (4.84%) Line Management
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) PHP
2 17 (27.42%) Bash Shell
3 16 (25.81%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) C++
4 10 (16.13%) C
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
5 9 (14.52%) SQL
6 8 (12.90%) Perl
7 6 (9.68%) Java
8 3 (4.84%) C#
9 2 (3.23%) PHP5
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) CCNP
1 6 (9.68%) CCNA
1 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (3.23%) HP ASE
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.23%) RHCE
4 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.23%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.23%) MCITP
4 2 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Squid
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) Docker
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.84%) Samba
5 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.84%) NFS
6 2 (3.23%) Postfix
6 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.23%) Varnish
6 2 (3.23%) vSphere
6 2 (3.23%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (3.23%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (3.23%) Dovecot
6 2 (3.23%) Openswan
6 2 (3.23%) XenServer
6 2 (3.23%) iptables
6 2 (3.23%) Ceph
6 2 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (38.71%) Puppet
2 17 (27.42%) Nagios
3 9 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.06%) Munin
5 4 (6.45%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.84%) logstash
6 3 (4.84%) SmokePing
6 3 (4.84%) Zenoss
7 2 (3.23%) yum
7 2 (3.23%) Cacti
7 2 (3.23%) Pacemaker
7 2 (3.23%) Bacula
7 2 (3.23%) Ansible
7 2 (3.23%) Rsyslog
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.61%) Kibana
8 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.45%) Apple
7 3 (4.84%) Perforce
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) NetApp
7 3 (4.84%) Percona
7 3 (4.84%) New Relic
8 2 (3.23%) Zend
8 2 (3.23%) Sophos
9 1 (1.61%) McAfee
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) IBM
9 1 (1.61%) Sybase
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