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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 298 349 287
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -62
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 149 109 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 1.74% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 125 97 128
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
CentOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6147 6279 6503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.55% 27.36% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5158 5312 5591
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CentOS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CentOS Salary Trend in the South East

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in the South East

CentOS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Berkshire -6 48 £35,500 -12.88% 19
Hampshire +32 44 £45,000 +30.90% 5
Oxfordshire +35 21 £44,500 +4.70% 2
Surrey +20 21 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Kent +13 8 £65,000 +30.00% 2
West Sussex +13 7 £40,000 +45.45%
East Sussex -7 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £42,500 +13.33% 3
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 299 (96.76%) Linux
2 214 (69.26%) Red Hat
3 186 (60.19%) Windows
4 179 (57.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 169 (54.69%) VMware
6 113 (36.57%) Puppet
7 112 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 106 (34.30%) Perl
9 104 (33.66%) Ubuntu
10 99 (32.04%) Bash Shell
11 97 (31.39%) TCP/IP
12 93 (30.10%) Python
13 84 (27.18%) MySQL
14 80 (25.89%) Apache
15 77 (24.92%) SAN
16 76 (24.60%) Microsoft
17 68 (22.01%) PHP
18 66 (21.36%) Debian
19 60 (19.42%) SQL Server
20 58 (18.77%) DevOps
20 58 (18.77%) Data Centre
21 54 (17.48%) Oracle
22 53 (17.15%) vSphere
23 52 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
23 52 (16.83%) HP
24 47 (15.21%) Firewall
24 47 (15.21%) Windows Server 2008
25 44 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
26 43 (13.92%) Cisco
26 43 (13.92%) Open Source

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 80 (25.89%) Apache
2 39 (12.62%) IIS
3 29 (9.39%) nginx
4 24 (7.77%) Tomcat
5 15 (4.85%) Drupal
6 13 (4.21%) Alfresco
6 13 (4.21%) WordPress
6 13 (4.21%) JBoss
6 13 (4.21%) CMS
7 10 (3.24%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.27%) Confluence
10 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.94%) Lync
10 6 (1.94%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.94%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.94%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.97%) Mingle
4 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.94%) Office 365
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.97%) SaaS
7 2 (0.65%) Taleo
7 2 (0.65%) Responsys
7 2 (0.65%) CodePlex
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (31.39%) TCP/IP
2 77 (24.92%) SAN
3 47 (15.21%) Firewall
4 38 (12.30%) DNS
4 38 (12.30%) SSL
5 30 (9.71%) NAS
6 29 (9.39%) VPN
6 29 (9.39%) IPsec
7 17 (5.50%) LDAP
8 16 (5.18%) HTTP
9 14 (4.53%) WAN
9 14 (4.53%) SNMP
9 14 (4.53%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (4.21%) NetScreen
11 12 (3.88%) OSPF
11 12 (3.88%) BGP
11 12 (3.88%) DHCP
11 12 (3.88%) Network Security
11 12 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (3.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (27.18%) MySQL
2 60 (19.42%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.21%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.88%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.59%) Redis
8 8 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.27%) Big Data
10 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.94%) Informix
11 5 (1.62%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.29%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.97%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
13 3 (0.97%) DB2
14 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.74%) Subversion
3 22 (7.12%) Jenkins
4 19 (6.15%) Hudson
5 9 (2.91%) JIRA
6 7 (2.27%) Selenium
7 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.97%) NUnit
9 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.97%) MSTest
9 3 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.65%) Redmine
10 2 (0.65%) Trac
10 2 (0.65%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.65%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (5.50%) Finance
2 4 (1.29%) Advertising
2 4 (1.29%) Games
3 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (35.92%) Systems Administrator
2 108 (34.95%) Administrator
3 90 (29.13%) Linux Administrator
4 87 (28.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 82 (26.54%) Support Engineer
6 51 (16.50%) Linux Engineer
7 49 (15.86%) Systems Engineer
8 47 (15.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (9.39%) IT Support
10 25 (8.09%) IT Support Engineer
11 24 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (5.18%) Architect
13 16 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (4.53%) Linux Support
15 13 (4.21%) 1st Line Support
16 12 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 11 (3.56%) Developer
17 11 (3.56%) Linux Support Engineer
18 10 (3.24%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.71%) LAMP
2 16 (5.18%) .NET
2 16 (5.18%) Web Services
3 12 (3.88%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.56%) HTML
5 9 (2.91%) CSS
5 9 (2.91%) MSMQ
5 9 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (2.59%) SignalR
7 7 (2.27%) RESTful
8 6 (1.94%) Memcached
8 6 (1.94%) jQuery
8 6 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.62%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.62%) HTML5
10 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.29%) CSS3
10 4 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.77%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.77%) Derivative
3 17 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.85%) Clustering
4 15 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.56%) iPhone
5 11 (3.56%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.27%) Wiki
7 6 (1.94%) Blog
7 6 (1.94%) Eurex
7 6 (1.94%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.62%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.62%) Replication
9 4 (1.29%) Equities
9 4 (1.29%) PMI
9 4 (1.29%) User Experience
9 4 (1.29%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 299 (96.76%) Linux
2 186 (60.19%) Windows
3 179 (57.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 104 (33.66%) Ubuntu
5 66 (21.36%) Debian
6 47 (15.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (13.27%) UNIX
8 32 (10.36%) Windows 7
9 30 (9.71%) Solaris
9 30 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (8.41%) Oracle Linux
11 21 (6.80%) SUSE
12 15 (4.85%) Android
13 14 (4.53%) Fedora
14 11 (3.56%) Windows Phone
15 10 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (3.24%) AIX
16 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.29%) HPUX
17 4 (1.29%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.77%) DevOps
2 44 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (13.92%) Open Source
4 41 (13.27%) ITIL
5 29 (9.39%) Server Building
6 23 (7.44%) Service Delivery
7 22 (7.12%) Load Balancing
8 21 (6.80%) Software Testing
8 21 (6.80%) Security Management
9 16 (5.18%) Scrum
9 16 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.85%) Migration
11 13 (4.21%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.88%) SIEM
12 12 (3.88%) E-Commerce
12 12 (3.88%) SOA
13 10 (3.24%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.24%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.24%) Cyber Security
14 9 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.30%) Perl
2 99 (32.04%) Bash Shell
3 93 (30.10%) Python
4 68 (22.01%) PHP
5 41 (13.27%) SQL
6 39 (12.62%) Shell Script
7 32 (10.36%) Java
8 25 (8.09%) Ruby
9 24 (7.77%) PowerShell
10 16 (5.18%) JavaScript
10 16 (5.18%) C#
11 9 (2.91%) C++
12 8 (2.59%) C
13 4 (1.29%) AWK
14 3 (0.97%) Tcl
14 3 (0.97%) Korn
15 2 (0.65%) PHP5
15 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.65%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.65%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.06%) Degree
3 25 (8.09%) DV Cleared
4 24 (7.77%) RHCE
4 24 (7.77%) RHCSA
5 22 (7.12%) SC Cleared
6 18 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.85%) CCNP
9 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.62%) MCSE
11 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.97%) MCSD
12 3 (0.97%) MCTS
13 2 (0.65%) MySQL Certification
13 2 (0.65%) IC3 Certification
13 2 (0.65%) CCNA
13 2 (0.65%) CISSP
14 1 (0.32%) LPIC
14 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 112 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (17.15%) vSphere
3 42 (13.59%) Active Directory
4 25 (8.09%) vCloud
5 24 (7.77%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.18%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.53%) Samba
8 12 (3.88%) XenServer
8 12 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (3.56%) NFS
10 9 (2.91%) KVM
11 8 (2.59%) Docker
12 7 (2.27%) iptables
12 7 (2.27%) Varnish
13 6 (1.94%) Xen
14 3 (0.97%) Postfix
15 2 (0.65%) qmail
15 2 (0.65%) Squid
15 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 113 (36.57%) Puppet
2 35 (11.33%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (6.15%) Plesk
3 19 (6.15%) cPanel
4 15 (4.85%) Nagios
5 11 (3.56%) Webmin
6 8 (2.59%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.59%) HAProxy
7 6 (1.94%) Capistrano
8 5 (1.62%) nmon
9 4 (1.29%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.29%) Zenoss
9 4 (1.29%) WMI
9 4 (1.29%) Salt
10 3 (0.97%) Opsview
10 3 (0.97%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 214 (69.26%) Red Hat
2 169 (54.69%) VMware
3 76 (24.60%) Microsoft
4 54 (17.48%) Oracle
5 52 (16.83%) HP
6 43 (13.92%) Cisco
7 28 (9.06%) Juniper
8 18 (5.83%) IBM
9 17 (5.50%) Citrix
10 11 (3.56%) Sun
11 10 (3.24%) F5
12 8 (2.59%) CommVault
13 7 (2.27%) EMC
14 6 (1.94%) NetApp
14 6 (1.94%) Veeam
14 6 (1.94%) NYFIX
14 6 (1.94%) Patsystems
14 6 (1.94%) GL TRADE
15 4 (1.29%) Appcelerator
16 3 (0.97%) Google
Kent
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: £25-28k + benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package commensurate to
Posted: 12 days ago