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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 116 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 25 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 2.60% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 14
Average salary £22,500 £42,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,750 £37,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.54%
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
670 691 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.95% 30.47% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 458 534 464
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 January 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Reading

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 43 (89.58%) Linux
3 37 (77.08%) Ubuntu
4 36 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (68.75%) Debian
6 30 (62.50%) Windows
7 28 (58.33%) TCP/IP
8 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
9 20 (41.67%) SUSE
10 12 (25.00%) PHP
11 11 (22.92%) MySQL
11 11 (22.92%) Apache
12 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.58%) VMware
13 7 (14.58%) Cisco
13 7 (14.58%) Juniper
13 7 (14.58%) Firewall
13 7 (14.58%) DNS
14 6 (12.50%) Perl
14 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
15 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
15 5 (10.42%) Samba
15 5 (10.42%) NFS
15 5 (10.42%) IBM
15 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.42%) SAN
15 5 (10.42%) HP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 4 (8.33%) NetScreen
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) IPv4
5 2 (4.17%) IPv6
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) LDAP
5 2 (4.17%) OSPF
5 2 (4.17%) BGP
5 2 (4.17%) VRRP
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) IPsec
5 2 (4.17%) HSRP
6 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Games
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Banking
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Support Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Administrator
2 17 (35.42%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (27.08%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (27.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) IT Support
5 7 (14.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) AIX Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Server Support
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Provisioning Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Senior IT Support
9 1 (2.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (2.08%) Replication
1 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (89.58%) Linux
2 37 (77.08%) Ubuntu
3 36 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (68.75%) Debian
5 30 (62.50%) Windows
6 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 20 (41.67%) SUSE
8 5 (10.42%) AIX
9 2 (4.17%) OpenBSD
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.17%) Project Management
2 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (4.17%) Data Management
2 2 (4.17%) Test Management
3 1 (2.08%) DevOps
3 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.08%) High Availability
3 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) PHP
2 8 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) AWK
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CEH
3 2 (4.17%) OSCP
3 2 (4.17%) OSCE
4 1 (2.08%) CWNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Samba
2 5 (10.42%) NFS
3 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) QEMU
4 1 (2.08%) KVM
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) Nmap
4 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) nmon
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) Juniper
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) Foundry
6 1 (2.08%) Brocade
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) CA
6 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
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