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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 226 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 23 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.17% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.32% 0.68% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 32
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £24,650 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
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
1736 1762 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.36% 25.44% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1533 1617
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,025 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -13 11 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Cheshire -4 10 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Merseyside +7 1 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Lancashire -4 1 £41,500 +18.57%
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 48 (90.57%) Linux
2 41 (77.36%) Red Hat
3 27 (50.94%) MySQL
4 22 (41.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (35.85%) UNIX
6 18 (33.96%) Windows
7 16 (30.19%) Apache
7 16 (30.19%) Web Services
7 16 (30.19%) VMware
8 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
8 14 (26.42%) DNS
9 12 (22.64%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
10 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
10 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
11 10 (18.87%) Python
12 9 (16.98%) Ubuntu
12 9 (16.98%) Perl
12 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (15.09%) Puppet
13 8 (15.09%) PHP
13 8 (15.09%) SNMP
13 8 (15.09%) Firmware
13 8 (15.09%) Ruby
14 7 (13.21%) Strategic Planning
14 7 (13.21%) WSUS
14 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
4 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (13.21%) Lync
5 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
6 6 (11.32%) Confluence
6 6 (11.32%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.89%) Node.js
8 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) Route 53
3 6 (11.32%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.89%) ElastiCache
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) SNMP
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
4 3 (5.66%) SSL
4 3 (5.66%) HTTP
4 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
4 3 (5.66%) SMTP
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) IPsec
5 2 (3.77%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (3.77%) OpenVPN
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) PPTP
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Hudson
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (11.32%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (13.21%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) MySQL DBA
5 4 (7.55%) DBA
5 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) LAMP
2 5 (9.43%) HTML
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) WSDL
4 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Firmware
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Linux
2 22 (41.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (35.85%) UNIX
4 18 (33.96%) Windows
5 9 (16.98%) Ubuntu
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) AIX
7 3 (5.66%) Debian
7 3 (5.66%) Fedora
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.77%) Solaris
9 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Strategic Planning
1 7 (13.21%) DevOps
2 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.66%) Data Management
4 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Workflow
4 3 (5.66%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.77%) Web Development
5 2 (3.77%) Analytics
5 2 (3.77%) Master Data Management
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.77%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (3.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.77%) SOA
5 2 (3.77%) SEO
5 2 (3.77%) UML
5 2 (3.77%) OO
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
3 10 (18.87%) Python
4 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 8 (15.09%) PHP
5 8 (15.09%) Ruby
6 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.32%) Java
7 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.77%) C
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) COBOL
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (13.21%) vSphere
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Squid
3 5 (9.43%) KVM
4 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.66%) NFS
5 3 (5.66%) Samba
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (13.21%) Backup Exec
2 7 (13.21%) WSUS
2 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (13.21%) HP SIM
3 4 (7.55%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) YUM
4 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) logstash
4 1 (1.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Red Hat
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) HP
4 7 (13.21%) Dell
4 7 (13.21%) Symantec
4 7 (13.21%) Sophos
5 4 (7.55%) Perforce
5 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) Rackspace
6 3 (5.66%) SaltStack
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) RightScale
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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