The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 157 154 165
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.69% 1.06% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,800 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.95%
CentOS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
720 753 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.25% 24.26% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 428 446 588
Average salary £41,269 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.05% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CentOS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Scotland

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

CentOS Salary Histogram in Scotland

CentOS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -18 3 £40,000 +29.03%
Fife - 2 £29,000 -
CentOS
UK

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Python
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) LAMP
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Puppet
5 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 6 (46.15%) Apache
5 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) MySQL
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) JBoss
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (46.15%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Drupal
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (15.38%) nginx
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) OpenShift
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) InfiniBand
3 3 (23.08%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
4 2 (15.38%) IPv6
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Trac
2 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Information Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Information Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) LAMP
2 3 (23.08%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) COM
3 2 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Private Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Grid Computing
2 3 (23.08%) Health Informatics
2 3 (23.08%) Informatics
2 3 (23.08%) Life Science
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Ubuntu
5 3 (23.08%) Debian
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Fault Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) RHCE
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) GPFS
2 3 (23.08%) LXC
3 2 (15.38%) KVM
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Nagios
3 3 (23.08%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Capistrano
3 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (23.08%) Packer
3 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
3 3 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Dell
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Brocade
3 3 (23.08%) Google
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Opsware
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Rackspace