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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 150 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.21% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.75% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £31,500 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -26.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
768 937 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.90% 28.62% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 472 559 526
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh -6 3 £31,500 -10.00%
Glasgow +11 2 £32,250 +5.73%
CentOS
UK

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) Fedora
5 9 (36.00%) Python
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) Apache
6 8 (32.00%) Dell
6 8 (32.00%) Information Security
6 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (24.00%) MySQL
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) HTTP
9 5 (20.00%) UNIX
9 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) C++
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (32.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Lync
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) ColdFusion MX
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
1 5 (20.00%) VPN
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) IPsec
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
3 3 (12.00%) NAS
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) SSH
4 2 (8.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) SMTP
5 1 (4.00%) Intranet
5 1 (4.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Python Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) Flash
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) COM
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) DTV
3 2 (8.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (76.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Fedora
4 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (12.00%) SUSE
7 3 (12.00%) Debian
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Solaris
9 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) BCP
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (28.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) C
4 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) GIAC
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Snort
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Cacti
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) Dell
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Avaya
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com