The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 211 233 206
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 39 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.068% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.39% 0.24% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 2 15
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1632 1671 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.70% 28.21% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1455 1515
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CentOS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

CentOS Salary Trend in the South West

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

CentOS Salary Histogram in the South West

CentOS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Bristol - 16 £25,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 8 £52,500 - 3
Somerset - 7 £35,000 - 7
Devon -6 4 - - 1
Dorset - 3 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 1 £37,500 +36.36%
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 67 (98.53%) Linux
2 50 (73.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (67.65%) Red Hat
4 33 (48.53%) Windows
5 31 (45.59%) VMware
5 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (44.12%) MySQL
7 24 (35.29%) Apache
7 24 (35.29%) Puppet
8 22 (32.35%) PHP
9 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
9 21 (30.88%) Debian
10 20 (29.41%) Ubuntu
10 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
11 19 (27.94%) VPN
11 19 (27.94%) Fedora
11 19 (27.94%) Ruby
11 19 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (26.47%) IPsec
13 17 (25.00%) Perl
13 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 17 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (25.00%) vSphere
14 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
14 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (22.06%) NAS
15 14 (20.59%) Python
15 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
15 14 (20.59%) SSL
15 14 (20.59%) CCNP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (35.29%) Apache
2 11 (16.18%) Tomcat
2 11 (16.18%) nginx
3 7 (10.29%) Apache Solr
3 7 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.88%) Confluence
4 4 (5.88%) MediaWiki
5 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.94%) Magento
2 2 (2.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) SaaS
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) TCP/IP
2 19 (27.94%) VPN
3 18 (26.47%) IPsec
4 15 (22.06%) NAS
5 14 (20.59%) SAN
5 14 (20.59%) SSL
6 7 (10.29%) DNS
7 5 (7.35%) DHCP
7 5 (7.35%) LDAP
8 4 (5.88%) tcpdump
8 4 (5.88%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.88%) Network Security
8 4 (5.88%) LAN
8 4 (5.88%) IPv6
8 4 (5.88%) WAN
8 4 (5.88%) OSPF
8 4 (5.88%) BGP
8 4 (5.88%) EIGRP
8 4 (5.88%) Firewall
8 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) MySQL
2 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.29%) MariaDB
3 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) Hazelcast
5 4 (5.88%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Subversion
1 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.29%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.88%) Hudson
4 4 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) Games
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Administrator
3 14 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (7.35%) Developer
10 5 (7.35%) Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Server Administrator
11 4 (5.88%) Server Support
11 4 (5.88%) IT Administrator
11 4 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) ActiveMQ
2 8 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (11.76%) LAMP
3 5 (7.35%) jQuery
4 4 (5.88%) Spring
4 4 (5.88%) Web Services
5 3 (4.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) Servlets
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) .NET
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Open Source
2 10 (14.71%) Derivative
3 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.88%) Wiki
3 4 (5.88%) Statistics
4 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.41%) DTV
4 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 67 (98.53%) Linux
2 50 (73.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (48.53%) Windows
4 21 (30.88%) Debian
5 20 (29.41%) Ubuntu
6 19 (27.94%) Fedora
7 11 (16.18%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.35%) Solaris
10 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.88%) Android
10 4 (5.88%) UNIX
10 4 (5.88%) VMS
10 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.41%) Windows Vista
11 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (20.59%) DevOps
2 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
3 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (14.71%) Time Management
3 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.82%) Scrum
7 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.88%) Database Theory
7 4 (5.88%) Relational Database Theory
7 4 (5.88%) Release Management
7 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) Change Management
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) PHP
2 20 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 19 (27.94%) Ruby
4 17 (25.00%) Perl
5 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
6 14 (20.59%) Python
7 12 (17.65%) Java
8 10 (14.71%) SQL
9 7 (10.29%) PHP5
10 5 (7.35%) C++
11 4 (5.88%) Lua
11 4 (5.88%) Objective-C
12 3 (4.41%) Groovy
13 2 (2.94%) C#
14 1 (1.47%) AWK
14 1 (1.47%) C
14 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (20.59%) CCNP
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.88%) RHCSA
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) RHCE
4 3 (4.41%) MCP
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) MCTS
4 3 (4.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.94%) OSCP
5 2 (2.94%) OSCE
5 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (25.00%) vSphere
3 14 (20.59%) vCloud
4 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.29%) Varnish
5 5 (7.35%) VirtualBox
6 4 (5.88%) XenServer
6 4 (5.88%) Postfix
6 4 (5.88%) Docker
6 4 (5.88%) Samba
7 3 (4.41%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.47%) NFS
8 1 (1.47%) Squid
8 1 (1.47%) qmail
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) Puppet
2 19 (27.94%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (16.18%) ZABBIX
4 7 (10.29%) Nagios
4 7 (10.29%) Munin
4 7 (10.29%) Zenoss
4 7 (10.29%) Icinga
4 7 (10.29%) HAProxy
4 7 (10.29%) Ansible
5 5 (7.35%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Red Hat
2 31 (45.59%) VMware
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Percona
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco
6 4 (5.88%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) Dell
7 3 (4.41%) SAP
8 2 (2.94%) Zend
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
9 1 (1.47%) Wind River
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