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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 190 223 232
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 47 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 1.85% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 15
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -6.81%
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
1418 1839 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.03% 26.02% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1612 1436
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +45 43 £40,000 +18.51% 6
Merseyside -10 3 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire +19 1 £40,000 -5.88% 4
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 80 (96.39%) Linux
2 60 (72.29%) Puppet
3 56 (67.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (55.42%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (48.19%) Red Hat
6 34 (40.96%) MySQL
7 33 (39.76%) E-Commerce
8 30 (36.14%) Java
9 28 (33.73%) PHP
10 27 (32.53%) Python
11 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (27.71%) Web Services
11 23 (27.71%) Shell Script
12 22 (26.51%) Change Management
12 22 (26.51%) Security Management
12 22 (26.51%) Network Design
12 22 (26.51%) Statistics
13 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
14 18 (21.69%) DevOps
14 18 (21.69%) VMware
14 18 (21.69%) Perl
14 18 (21.69%) Windows
15 17 (20.48%) Open Source
16 15 (18.07%) SaltStack
16 15 (18.07%) Configuration Management
17 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (15.66%) Scala
18 13 (15.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 13 (15.66%) Play Framework
18 13 (15.66%) Hybrid Cloud

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (15.66%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) nginx
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (8.43%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.02%) Node.js
6 3 (3.61%) Confluence
7 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 46 (55.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.23%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.82%) Route 53
5 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.41%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.41%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.20%) Linode
7 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Network Security
2 8 (9.64%) MRTG
3 7 (8.43%) LAN
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.82%) DHCP
5 4 (4.82%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) OpenVPN
5 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 3 (3.61%) Firewall
6 3 (3.61%) Internet
7 2 (2.41%) IPsec
7 2 (2.41%) LDAP
7 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) PPTP
7 2 (2.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.20%) 4G
8 1 (1.20%) ADSL
8 1 (1.20%) FTP
8 1 (1.20%) Modbus
8 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) MySQL
2 12 (14.46%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.23%) Redis
6 5 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Vagrant
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.82%) Maven
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.41%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 7 (8.43%) Back Office
2 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Linux Administrator
2 31 (37.35%) Administrator
3 25 (30.12%) Linux Engineer
3 25 (30.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 23 (27.71%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (19.28%) AWS Administrator
6 15 (18.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 13 (15.66%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) Linux Support
9 8 (9.64%) IT Administrator
9 8 (9.64%) IT Support
9 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (8.43%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 4 (4.82%) MySQL DBA
12 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Web Services
2 13 (15.66%) Play Framework
3 4 (4.82%) ELK Stack
3 4 (4.82%) LAMP
3 4 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.61%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (3.61%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.20%) JSON
6 1 (1.20%) POSIX
6 1 (1.20%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Statistics
2 13 (15.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) CCTV
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 80 (96.39%) Linux
2 56 (67.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (21.69%) Windows
4 13 (15.66%) Debian
5 10 (12.05%) Ubuntu
6 7 (8.43%) AIX
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.41%) Fedora
8 2 (2.41%) Unix
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) E-Commerce
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) Change Management
3 22 (26.51%) Network Design
3 22 (26.51%) Security Management
4 18 (21.69%) DevOps
5 17 (20.48%) Open Source
6 15 (18.07%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.46%) ITIL
8 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.43%) ITIL V2
9 7 (8.43%) Patch Management
9 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.61%) Auto-Scaling
11 3 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.61%) High Availability
11 3 (3.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) PHP
3 27 (32.53%) Python
4 23 (27.71%) Shell Script
5 20 (24.10%) Bash Shell
6 18 (21.69%) Perl
7 13 (15.66%) Scala
8 9 (10.84%) Ruby
8 9 (10.84%) SQL
9 8 (9.64%) C++
10 2 (2.41%) C
11 1 (1.20%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) A+ Certification
1 8 (9.64%) CCNA
1 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (9.64%) MCSE
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.43%) CCNP
2 7 (8.43%) CISSP
2 7 (8.43%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (8.43%) HP ASE
2 7 (8.43%) MCITP
2 7 (8.43%) Network+ Certification
2 7 (8.43%) RHCE
2 7 (8.43%) Security+ Certification
2 7 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) Squid
2 8 (9.64%) Varnish
3 7 (8.43%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) Docker
5 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 60 (72.29%) Puppet
2 13 (15.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 10 (12.05%) Nagios
3 10 (12.05%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (9.64%) Munin
4 8 (9.64%) Zenoss
5 7 (8.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (8.43%) HP SIM
5 7 (8.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (8.43%) WSUS
6 5 (6.02%) Ansible
7 2 (2.41%) logstash
7 2 (2.41%) yum
8 1 (1.20%) Packer
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Red Hat
2 18 (21.69%) VMware
3 15 (18.07%) SaltStack
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco
5 10 (12.05%) HP
6 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.43%) Dell
7 7 (8.43%) GFI Software
7 7 (8.43%) IBM
7 7 (8.43%) ProCurve
7 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.43%) Sophos
7 7 (8.43%) Symantec
8 4 (4.82%) New Relic
8 4 (4.82%) Oracle
9 3 (3.61%) Citrix
9 3 (3.61%) F5
9 3 (3.61%) RightScale
10 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.41%) Splunk
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