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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 220 219 247
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 31 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 1.71% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 12
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,050 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £60,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
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
1453 1755 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.77% 25.17% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 1461 1645
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 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -4 15 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Lancashire +5 11 £32,500 -20.24%
Cheshire -3 4 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 61 (89.71%) Linux
2 45 (66.18%) MySQL
3 37 (54.41%) PHP
4 34 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 31 (45.59%) Apache
6 30 (44.12%) Puppet
7 25 (36.76%) Python
8 22 (32.35%) nginx
9 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 19 (27.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (27.94%) Ubuntu
11 18 (26.47%) Windows
12 17 (25.00%) DNS
12 17 (25.00%) VMware
12 17 (25.00%) Nagios
12 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (25.00%) DevOps
13 16 (23.53%) Firewall
13 16 (23.53%) Ruby
14 15 (22.06%) Cisco
14 15 (22.06%) C++
14 15 (22.06%) OpenVPN
14 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
15 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (20.59%) Route 53
15 14 (20.59%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (20.59%) Migration
15 14 (20.59%) LAMP
16 13 (19.12%) Debian

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 31 (45.59%) Apache
2 22 (32.35%) nginx
3 7 (10.29%) WordPress
3 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.88%) Drupal
4 4 (5.88%) Jetty
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.88%) Node.js
4 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.88%) SilverStripe
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) Lync
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.59%) Route 53
2 14 (20.59%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.35%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.41%) SaaS
4 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) DNS
2 16 (23.53%) Firewall
3 15 (22.06%) OpenVPN
4 11 (16.18%) IPsec
5 10 (14.71%) HTTP
6 9 (13.24%) DHCP
6 9 (13.24%) PPTP
6 9 (13.24%) VPN
7 8 (11.76%) Network Security
8 7 (10.29%) SMTP
9 6 (8.82%) SSH
10 4 (5.88%) NAS
10 4 (5.88%) LDAP
10 4 (5.88%) SAN
11 3 (4.41%) SSL
11 3 (4.41%) LAN
11 3 (4.41%) VLAN
12 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (66.18%) MySQL
2 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.82%) Big Data
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) Hudson
3 4 (5.88%) Maven
4 3 (4.41%) JUnit
4 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.94%) Back Office
1 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Administrator
2 23 (33.82%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (20.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Developer
9 4 (5.88%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Software Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Linux Software Architect
11 2 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) LAMP
2 7 (10.29%) HTML
2 7 (10.29%) CSS
3 4 (5.88%) Symfony
3 4 (5.88%) Zend Framework
3 4 (5.88%) jQuery
3 4 (5.88%) Ext JS
3 4 (5.88%) HTML5
3 4 (5.88%) Yii
3 4 (5.88%) CSS3
3 4 (5.88%) Laravel
3 4 (5.88%) Ember.js
3 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.88%) li3
3 4 (5.88%) React
4 3 (4.41%) Servlets
5 2 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) Memcached
6 1 (1.47%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 1 (1.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Cryptography
1 11 (16.18%) PKI
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Replication
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) User Experience
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.47%) iDTV
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Linux
2 19 (27.94%) Ubuntu
2 19 (27.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (26.47%) Windows
4 13 (19.12%) Debian
5 11 (16.18%) UNIX
5 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.76%) AIX
6 8 (11.76%) Solaris
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.41%) Fedora
9 3 (4.41%) FreeNAS
10 2 (2.94%) SUSE
10 2 (2.94%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.94%) OpenBSD
10 2 (2.94%) Android
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) DevOps
2 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
3 14 (20.59%) Migration
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
5 11 (16.18%) Analytics
6 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (10.29%) Open Source
10 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.35%) Project Management
11 5 (7.35%) Line Management
12 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) PHP
2 25 (36.76%) Python
3 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 16 (23.53%) Ruby
5 15 (22.06%) C++
6 10 (14.71%) Java
6 10 (14.71%) Perl
7 8 (11.76%) SQL
8 7 (10.29%) C
9 5 (7.35%) C#
10 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) CCNP
1 8 (11.76%) CCNA
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) CCIE
4 3 (4.41%) RHCE
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.94%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.94%) HP ASE
5 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) NCDA
6 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.71%) Docker
3 4 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.41%) Ceph
4 3 (4.41%) Varnish
4 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.41%) Samba
4 3 (4.41%) Squid
4 3 (4.41%) KVM
4 3 (4.41%) iptables
5 2 (2.94%) Xen
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.94%) Postfix
5 2 (2.94%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) NFS
5 2 (2.94%) Dovecot
5 2 (2.94%) Openswan
5 2 (2.94%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 30 (44.12%) Puppet
2 17 (25.00%) Nagios
3 13 (19.12%) Vagrant
4 9 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.35%) Munin
6 3 (4.41%) Zenoss
6 3 (4.41%) SmokePing
6 3 (4.41%) Ansible
6 3 (4.41%) logstash
7 2 (2.94%) Rsyslog
7 2 (2.94%) Bacula
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.94%) Cacti
7 2 (2.94%) yum
7 2 (2.94%) Pacemaker
8 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.47%) Plesk
8 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.47%) cPanel
8 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) Cisco
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.88%) RightScale
5 4 (5.88%) Zend
5 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.41%) Percona
6 3 (4.41%) New Relic
7 2 (2.94%) HP
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) Sophos
7 2 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.47%) Google
8 1 (1.47%) Juniper
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Salary: Attractive to suit exp
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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