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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 201 225 225
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 54 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 1.34% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,250 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +7.69%
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
1597 1714 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.75% 23.26% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1397 1507
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +25 34 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Cheshire -5 11 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Merseyside +17 6 £24,000 -46.66%
Lancashire +5 3 £32,500 -21.68%
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 66 (84.62%) Linux
2 53 (67.95%) PHP
3 50 (64.10%) MySQL
4 40 (51.28%) Puppet
5 38 (48.72%) Python
6 33 (42.31%) Apache
7 31 (39.74%) Red Hat
8 30 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (38.46%) Bash Shell
8 30 (38.46%) DevOps
9 28 (35.90%) Vagrant
10 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (30.77%) Ruby
12 23 (29.49%) Amazon ELB
13 22 (28.21%) Route 53
13 22 (28.21%) Scrum
14 21 (26.92%) TDD
14 21 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (26.92%) nginx
15 19 (24.36%) VMware
15 19 (24.36%) LAMP
15 19 (24.36%) C++
16 18 (23.08%) DNS
17 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (20.51%) OpenVPN
18 16 (20.51%) Docker
18 16 (20.51%) Configuration Management
18 16 (20.51%) Windows
19 15 (19.23%) Java
19 15 (19.23%) PPTP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (42.31%) Apache
2 21 (26.92%) nginx
3 9 (11.54%) Node.js
4 5 (6.41%) WordPress
4 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.13%) SilverStripe
5 4 (5.13%) Drupal
5 4 (5.13%) Jetty
6 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (29.49%) Amazon ELB
3 22 (28.21%) Route 53
4 9 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (11.54%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.85%) SaaS
5 3 (3.85%) PaaS
6 2 (2.56%) GitHub
7 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) DNS
2 16 (20.51%) OpenVPN
3 15 (19.23%) PPTP
3 15 (19.23%) VPN
3 15 (19.23%) IPsec
4 13 (16.67%) DHCP
5 12 (15.38%) HTTP
6 11 (14.10%) Firewall
7 7 (8.97%) SMTP
7 7 (8.97%) Network Security
8 6 (7.69%) SSH
9 4 (5.13%) GSM
9 4 (5.13%) PBX
9 4 (5.13%) PSTN
10 3 (3.85%) LDAP
10 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.85%) SAN
10 3 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (2.56%) VLAN
11 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (64.10%) MySQL
2 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.41%) Redis
4 4 (5.13%) Big Data
4 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.26%) Maven
3 7 (8.97%) Hudson
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) JUnit
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (28.21%) Administrator
3 20 (25.64%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 10 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Developer
7 7 (8.97%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 1 (1.28%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.28%) DBA
11 1 (1.28%) Technical Support
11 1 (1.28%) Data Architect
11 1 (1.28%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) LAMP
2 10 (12.82%) HTML
3 7 (8.97%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) jQuery
4 4 (5.13%) Ext JS
4 4 (5.13%) HTML5
4 4 (5.13%) Yii
4 4 (5.13%) CSS3
4 4 (5.13%) Laravel
4 4 (5.13%) Ember.js
4 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.13%) Play Framework
4 4 (5.13%) Sensu
4 4 (5.13%) li3
4 4 (5.13%) Symfony
4 4 (5.13%) Zend Framework
4 4 (5.13%) React
5 3 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.85%) Servlets
5 3 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Cryptography
1 15 (19.23%) PKI
2 9 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 3 (3.85%) Clustering
6 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.56%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.28%) iDTV
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 66 (84.62%) Linux
2 21 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (20.51%) Windows
4 14 (17.95%) Debian
5 13 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.69%) SUSE
6 6 (7.69%) Fedora
7 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.13%) UNIX
8 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.85%) VMS
9 3 (3.85%) openSUSE
10 2 (2.56%) AIX
10 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) DevOps
2 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Scrum
4 21 (26.92%) TDD
5 16 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 15 (19.23%) Migration
6 15 (19.23%) Analytics
6 15 (19.23%) Open Source
6 15 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (17.95%) Load Balancing
7 14 (17.95%) Data Protection
8 13 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.26%) Auto-Scaling
11 7 (8.97%) Change Control
12 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.41%) Project Management
13 5 (6.41%) Line Management
14 3 (3.85%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.95%) PHP
2 38 (48.72%) Python
3 30 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 24 (30.77%) Ruby
5 19 (24.36%) C++
6 15 (19.23%) Java
7 14 (17.95%) Perl
8 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.41%) C
9 5 (6.41%) C#
9 5 (6.41%) SQL
10 4 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) CCIE
2 6 (7.69%) CCNP
2 6 (7.69%) CCNA
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) RHCE
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.28%) NCDA
3 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.51%) Docker
3 4 (5.13%) Kamailio
4 3 (3.85%) Xen
5 2 (2.56%) Varnish
5 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.56%) Squid
6 1 (1.28%) Samba
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) KVM
6 1 (1.28%) Ceph
6 1 (1.28%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 40 (51.28%) Puppet
2 28 (35.90%) Vagrant
3 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.26%) Nagios
5 5 (6.41%) HAProxy
6 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (5.13%) Opsview
6 4 (5.13%) Graphite
7 3 (3.85%) Ansible
8 2 (2.56%) logstash
8 2 (2.56%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (2.56%) Munin
8 2 (2.56%) Zenoss
8 2 (2.56%) yum
9 1 (1.28%) Plesk
9 1 (1.28%) SmokePing
9 1 (1.28%) cPanel
9 1 (1.28%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Red Hat
2 19 (24.36%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 8 (10.26%) RightScale
5 4 (5.13%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Dell
5 4 (5.13%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.13%) Zend
6 3 (3.85%) EMC
6 3 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.28%) New Relic
8 1 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.28%) Juniper
8 1 (1.28%) Dell Compellent
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