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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 114 117 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 29 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 1.25% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.02% 3.68% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 4
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -50.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £22,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
721 734 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.41% 33.95% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 555 581 640
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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 £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Reading

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (98.00%) Red Hat
3 33 (66.00%) Perl
4 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 25 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 22 (44.00%) MySQL
6 22 (44.00%) Windows
7 20 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (38.00%) Ubuntu
9 18 (36.00%) Cisco
10 17 (34.00%) SUSE
11 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (28.00%) DNS
13 13 (26.00%) VMware
13 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
13 13 (26.00%) SaaS
13 13 (26.00%) Puppet
14 12 (24.00%) OSPF
14 12 (24.00%) BGP
14 12 (24.00%) SLA
14 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (22.00%) Debian
15 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (20.00%) RHCE
17 9 (18.00%) Migration
17 9 (18.00%) CMS
17 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
17 9 (18.00%) FTP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 9 (18.00%) CMS
1 9 (18.00%) Apache
1 9 (18.00%) Drupal
1 9 (18.00%) Alfresco
1 9 (18.00%) WordPress
2 6 (12.00%) nginx
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (28.00%) DNS
3 12 (24.00%) OSPF
3 12 (24.00%) BGP
4 9 (18.00%) FTP
5 6 (12.00%) SSL
6 5 (10.00%) LDAP
7 3 (6.00%) Internet
7 3 (6.00%) HTTP
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) SMTP
8 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) MySQL
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (36.00%) Administrator
4 16 (32.00%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (26.00%) Support Engineer
6 9 (18.00%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (18.00%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Linux Support
10 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Windows Support Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) COM
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (38.00%) Ubuntu
5 17 (34.00%) SUSE
6 11 (22.00%) Debian
7 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (12.00%) UNIX
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.00%) Data Security
4 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Perl
2 25 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (20.00%) RHCE
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 6 (12.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.00%) vSphere
3 5 (10.00%) KVM
4 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Puppet
2 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.00%) Plesk
4 2 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (36.00%) Cisco
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago