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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 210 227 248
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 41 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.36% 0.98% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 10
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +16.08%
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
1740 1630 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.01% 25.01% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1394 1664
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 24 £32,500 -21.68% 5
Cheshire +2 9 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Lancashire - 6 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £37,500 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (97.87%) Linux
2 28 (59.57%) MySQL
3 26 (55.32%) Red Hat
4 20 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (36.17%) Puppet
6 16 (34.04%) Nagios
6 16 (34.04%) PHP
6 16 (34.04%) Windows
7 15 (31.91%) Apache
7 15 (31.91%) VMware
8 14 (29.79%) Bash Shell
9 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (25.53%) UNIX
11 11 (23.40%) C++
11 11 (23.40%) Python
11 11 (23.40%) Ubuntu
11 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (21.28%) Firewall
12 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (19.15%) SQL
13 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (19.15%) Cisco
13 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
14 8 (17.02%) IPsec
14 8 (17.02%) Ruby
15 7 (14.89%) PKI
15 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
15 7 (14.89%) Cryptography
15 7 (14.89%) DNS

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (31.91%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.77%) nginx
4 5 (10.64%) Lync
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.51%) WordPress
6 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) Route 53
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) IPsec
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
3 7 (14.89%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) OpenVPN
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) VLAN
5 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.38%) SSL
5 3 (6.38%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) HTTP
5 3 (6.38%) NAS
6 2 (4.26%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.26%) SNMP
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) Intranet
7 1 (2.13%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) WATIR
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Hudson
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.38%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Software Architect
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Cryptography
1 7 (14.89%) PKI
2 3 (6.38%) Open Source
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Linux
2 20 (42.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 12 (25.53%) UNIX
5 11 (23.40%) Ubuntu
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.89%) Solaris
8 6 (12.77%) AIX
9 5 (10.64%) Debian
10 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
10 4 (8.51%) Android
11 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
11 2 (4.26%) OpenBSD
11 2 (4.26%) FreeBSD
11 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (2.13%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
1 7 (14.89%) Time Management
1 7 (14.89%) Analytics
2 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.64%) OOP
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) Kernel Tuning
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) ERP
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL V2
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) PHP
2 14 (29.79%) Bash Shell
3 11 (23.40%) Python
3 11 (23.40%) C++
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 8 (17.02%) Ruby
6 7 (14.89%) C
6 7 (14.89%) Perl
7 3 (6.38%) Java
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) MCSE
1 2 (4.26%) CCNP
1 2 (4.26%) CCNA
1 2 (4.26%) CISSP
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.26%) RHCE
1 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Security+ Certification
1 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (4.26%) MCITP
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) HP ASE
1 2 (4.26%) VCP4
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (10.64%) Squid
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.38%) NFS
6 2 (4.26%) Samba
6 2 (4.26%) Postfix
6 2 (4.26%) Sendmail
6 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 2 (4.26%) Dovecot
6 2 (4.26%) Openswan
6 2 (4.26%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (4.26%) OpenSIPS
6 2 (4.26%) Corosync
6 2 (4.26%) KVM
6 2 (4.26%) Ceph
6 2 (4.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (36.17%) Puppet
2 16 (34.04%) Nagios
3 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.51%) Munin
5 3 (6.38%) logstash
5 3 (6.38%) Cacti
6 2 (4.26%) Rsyslog
6 2 (4.26%) Bacula
6 2 (4.26%) SmokePing
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (4.26%) yum
6 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
6 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.13%) SCCM
7 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.13%) WSUS
7 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Red Hat
2 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.51%) Percona
5 4 (8.51%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Apple
6 3 (6.38%) NetApp
6 3 (6.38%) New Relic
6 3 (6.38%) Sophos
6 3 (6.38%) Perforce
7 2 (4.26%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Symantec
8 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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