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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 73 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% - 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% - 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
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
153 249 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.34% 26.16% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 141 214 175
Average salary £32,855 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.47% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) OSCP
4 2 (33.33%) OSCE
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) CEH
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CEH
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) OSCP
1 2 (33.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Percona