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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 74 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 0.70% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
156 284 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.91% 30.94% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 142 247 205
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,238 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) OSCE
3 2 (40.00%) CEH
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Debian
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) OSCP
1 2 (40.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat