The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - 50 62
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 0 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - 3.59% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.66% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 9
Average salary - £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
144 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.17% 30.81% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 131 139 120
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CentOS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Slough

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 14 (77.78%) Apache
2 14 (77.78%) Ubuntu
3 13 (72.22%) Plesk
3 13 (72.22%) cPanel
4 12 (66.67%) Webmin
4 12 (66.67%) nginx
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) MySQL
4 12 (66.67%) IIS
5 11 (61.11%) PHP
5 11 (61.11%) vSphere
6 10 (55.56%) Perl
6 10 (55.56%) Python
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (38.89%) SQL
9 7 (38.89%) Drupal
9 7 (38.89%) Alfresco
9 7 (38.89%) WordPress
9 7 (38.89%) Migration
9 7 (38.89%) CMS
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (27.78%) Replication
11 5 (27.78%) Clustering
11 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 14 (77.78%) Apache
2 12 (66.67%) IIS
2 12 (66.67%) nginx
3 7 (38.89%) CMS
3 7 (38.89%) Drupal
3 7 (38.89%) Alfresco
3 7 (38.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) IPv6
2 1 (5.56%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) VRRP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) FWSM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) HSRP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Support
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Ubuntu
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) OpenUP
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
2 10 (55.56%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) vSphere
2 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Plesk
1 13 (72.22%) cPanel
2 12 (66.67%) Webmin
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Redknee
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper