The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 115 107 134
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 29 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.35% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.28% 3.95% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 3
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -45.88%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
677 734 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.07% 34.17% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 517 588 612
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
CentOS
Berkshire

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 24 April 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Reading

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (97.92%) Red Hat
3 34 (70.83%) Perl
4 27 (56.25%) Bash Shell
5 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 22 (45.83%) MySQL
7 19 (39.58%) Cisco
8 18 (37.50%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (33.33%) SUSE
9 16 (33.33%) Ubuntu
10 15 (31.25%) SaaS
10 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 15 (31.25%) DNS
11 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
11 14 (29.17%) Puppet
12 13 (27.08%) OSPF
12 13 (27.08%) BGP
13 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (22.92%) RHCE
14 11 (22.92%) VMware
14 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
15 10 (20.83%) SLA
15 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
15 10 (20.83%) Debian
16 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (16.67%) Plesk
17 8 (16.67%) Degree
17 8 (16.67%) Drupal

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (16.67%) Drupal
1 8 (16.67%) Alfresco
1 8 (16.67%) WordPress
1 8 (16.67%) CMS
1 8 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) nginx
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
2 15 (31.25%) DNS
3 13 (27.08%) OSPF
3 13 (27.08%) BGP
4 8 (16.67%) FTP
5 7 (14.58%) SSL
6 6 (12.50%) LDAP
7 4 (8.33%) SMTP
7 4 (8.33%) HTTP
7 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (6.25%) VPN
9 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) MySQL
2 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (39.58%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (35.42%) Administrator
4 16 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
6 9 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Support
10 3 (6.25%) Linux Support
10 3 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
11 2 (4.17%) Consultant
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) COM
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
1 5 (10.42%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) Wiki
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (33.33%) SUSE
3 16 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 10 (20.83%) Debian
5 6 (12.50%) UNIX
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.08%) Data Security
4 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Perl
2 27 (56.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.42%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (22.92%) RHCE
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) HND
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) KVM
3 5 (10.42%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Sendmail
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 12 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) Plesk
4 2 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Red Hat
2 19 (39.58%) Cisco
3 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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