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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 134 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 11 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% 2.39% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 12
Average salary £28,500 £37,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
733 753 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.10% 29.30% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 465 587 506
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 18 December 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Reading

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 31 (83.78%) Linux
2 30 (81.08%) Red Hat
3 26 (70.27%) Debian
3 26 (70.27%) Ubuntu
3 26 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
5 19 (51.35%) Windows
6 17 (45.95%) SUSE
7 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
8 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
9 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) Perl
10 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Samba
11 6 (16.22%) Apache
11 6 (16.22%) NFS
11 6 (16.22%) AIX
11 6 (16.22%) IBM
11 6 (16.22%) nmon
11 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
12 5 (13.51%) PHP
12 5 (13.51%) MySQL
13 4 (10.81%) Python
13 4 (10.81%) Cisco
13 4 (10.81%) Juniper
13 4 (10.81%) VMware
13 4 (10.81%) Dell
13 4 (10.81%) Firewall
14 3 (8.11%) Subversion

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) IPsec
5 2 (5.41%) WPA
5 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) NAS
5 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
5 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.41%) HSRP
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) IPv4
5 2 (5.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Games
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Support Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Administrator
3 12 (32.43%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (24.32%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (24.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) IT Support
6 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) AIX Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) AIX Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Server Support
8 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
9 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Tester
9 2 (5.41%) Network Administrator
9 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Replication
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Linux
2 26 (70.27%) Debian
2 26 (70.27%) Ubuntu
2 26 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) SUSE
5 16 (43.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 2 (5.41%) VMS
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) OpenBSD
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.41%) Data Management
1 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
1 2 (5.41%) Test Management
1 2 (5.41%) High Availability
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL
1 2 (5.41%) Project Management
2 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (2.70%) DevOps
2 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
2 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) AWK
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) OSCP
3 2 (5.41%) OSCE
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CWNA
3 2 (5.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Samba
1 6 (16.22%) NFS
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.41%) Nmap
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) nmon
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Dell
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
3 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Brocade
4 2 (5.41%) Foundry
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec
4 2 (5.41%) CA
4 2 (5.41%) Hitachi
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) HP
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