The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 78 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.89% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 1.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £42,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +8.44%
CentOS
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 161 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.85% 21.99% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 173 148 215
Average salary £41,000 £32,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.19% -24.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

CentOS
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the Oxford region.

CentOS Salary Trend in Oxford

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Oxford

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Python
3 15 (62.50%) Perl
3 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 13 (54.17%) Apache
4 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
5 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
6 11 (45.83%) Debian
7 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
8 9 (37.50%) Puppet
9 8 (33.33%) UNIX
9 8 (33.33%) Firewall
10 7 (29.17%) VMware
10 7 (29.17%) LDAP
10 7 (29.17%) SUSE
10 7 (29.17%) Ruby
11 6 (25.00%) ZABBIX
11 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (25.00%) DNS
11 6 (25.00%) LAN
11 6 (25.00%) WAN
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL
12 5 (20.83%) MySQL
12 5 (20.83%) Nagios
12 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (16.67%) Subversion
13 4 (16.67%) Squid

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (54.17%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.67%) nginx
3 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.67%) JBoss
4 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.33%) Confluence
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.17%) Lync
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) LDAP
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) SSL
5 3 (12.50%) SMTP
5 3 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) WPA
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Redmine
3 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (54.17%) Administrator
3 10 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Linux Support
6 4 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
8 2 (8.33%) Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Junior Support Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (4.17%) IT Support
9 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 11 (45.83%) Debian
4 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
6 7 (29.17%) SUSE
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Phone
9 2 (8.33%) Solaris
10 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (4.17%) AIX
10 1 (4.17%) HPUX
10 1 (4.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Python
2 15 (62.50%) Perl
3 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
4 7 (29.17%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) Korn
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Squid
1 4 (16.67%) qmail
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 5 (20.83%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Sophos
4 2 (8.33%) Websense
4 2 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (4.17%) CommVault
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam