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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 64 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 9 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.47% 2.49% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 7.82% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 2
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -10.24%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
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
199 243 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.41% 31.85% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 186 193 176
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Puppet
4 12 (52.17%) Perl
4 12 (52.17%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Ruby
6 9 (39.13%) Android
6 9 (39.13%) iPhone
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Phone
6 9 (39.13%) Subversion
6 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
7 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (34.78%) FreeBSD
7 8 (34.78%) Unix
8 6 (26.09%) Apache
8 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
8 6 (26.09%) Nagios
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (26.09%) Marketing
8 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
9 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
9 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Middleware
9 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
1 5 (21.74%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Administrator
1 23 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
2 20 (86.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 20 (86.96%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Ubuntu Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Blackberry
1 9 (39.13%) iPhone
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Android
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Phone
5 8 (34.78%) FreeBSD
5 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.35%) Debian
8 1 (4.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Perl
1 12 (52.17%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) qmail
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk