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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 74 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 16 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.01% 2.72% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 9.22% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 4
Average salary £46,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -5.68%
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
266 217 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.33% 29.56% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 213 189 172
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Puppet
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 14 (60.87%) Perl
4 14 (60.87%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) Ubuntu
5 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (39.13%) Open Source
6 9 (39.13%) Subversion
7 8 (34.78%) Apache
7 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
7 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (34.78%) Android
7 8 (34.78%) iPhone
7 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone
7 8 (34.78%) Ruby
8 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 7 (30.43%) Nagios
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
8 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
8 7 (30.43%) LDAP
9 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 6 (26.09%) IIS
9 6 (26.09%) SSL

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (34.78%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) nginx
5 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
1 7 (30.43%) LDAP
2 6 (26.09%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.35%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
2 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.70%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Linux Administrator
2 18 (78.26%) Administrator
2 18 (78.26%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (73.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (39.13%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 6 (26.09%) VMWare Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (13.04%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.70%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
3 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
1 8 (34.78%) iPhone
2 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Ubuntu
4 8 (34.78%) Android
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Phone
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 5 (21.74%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) Debian
7 4 (17.39%) Fedora
8 2 (8.70%) FreeBSD
9 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Perl
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) qmail
3 1 (4.35%) Samba
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Puppet
2 7 (30.43%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) logstash
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
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