The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 115 111 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 33 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 1.09% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 3.65% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 16
Average salary £29,500 £35,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.90% +54.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
CentOS
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
643 712 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.98% 29.74% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 482 552 539
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CentOS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Reading

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Reading

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 41 (93.18%) Red Hat
2 39 (88.64%) Linux
2 39 (88.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (70.45%) Windows
4 25 (56.82%) Ubuntu
5 22 (50.00%) Debian
6 20 (45.45%) PHP
6 20 (45.45%) MySQL
7 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
8 18 (40.91%) Apache
8 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
9 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
9 15 (34.09%) VMware
9 15 (34.09%) Firewall
9 15 (34.09%) Cisco
9 15 (34.09%) Juniper
9 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
10 13 (29.55%) SAN
10 13 (29.55%) NetScreen
10 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 13 (29.55%) HP
10 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
10 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
10 13 (29.55%) IIS
10 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 13 (29.55%) LAMP
11 7 (15.91%) SUSE
12 6 (13.64%) F5

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (40.91%) Apache
2 13 (29.55%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
2 15 (34.09%) Firewall
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (29.55%) NetScreen
3 13 (29.55%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) DNS
5 2 (4.55%) IPv4
5 2 (4.55%) IPv6
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) OSPF
5 2 (4.55%) BGP
5 2 (4.55%) VRRP
5 2 (4.55%) HSRP
5 2 (4.55%) IPsec
5 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) MySQL
2 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) IT Support Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) IT Support
3 12 (27.27%) Administrator
3 12 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (13.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) AIX Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Server Support
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Support
6 4 (9.09%) Provisioning Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Project Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Alternative PHP Cache
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Linux
1 39 (88.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 31 (70.45%) Windows
3 25 (56.82%) Ubuntu
4 22 (50.00%) Debian
5 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.91%) SUSE
7 5 (11.36%) AIX
8 2 (4.55%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.55%) Project Management
2 2 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.27%) Service Management
3 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.27%) TDD
3 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.27%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (2.27%) OOP
3 1 (2.27%) OO
3 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PHP
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (29.55%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) NFS
3 5 (11.36%) Samba
4 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) nmon
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Red Hat
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 15 (34.09%) Juniper
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) F5
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) Foundry
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