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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 167 211 208
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 73 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.46% 0.97% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,400 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +16.08%
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
1635 1443 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.50% 27.41% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1236 1426
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Bristol +13 30 £50,000 +19.76% 6
Wiltshire +18 17 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Dorset - 12 £42,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +1 5 £34,500 - 1
Somerset - 5 £42,500 -
Devon - 4 - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 109 (99.09%) Linux
2 77 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 77 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 58 (52.73%) Puppet
4 57 (51.82%) MySQL
5 55 (50.00%) Windows
6 50 (45.45%) Apache
7 49 (44.55%) Bash Shell
8 44 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
9 42 (38.18%) Debian
9 42 (38.18%) VMware
10 40 (36.36%) PHP
11 39 (35.45%) DevOps
12 38 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (30.91%) Configuration Management
13 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (30.91%) Ubuntu
14 32 (29.09%) Ruby
15 30 (27.27%) Perl
16 27 (24.55%) Python
16 27 (24.55%) Fedora
17 26 (23.64%) Tomcat
18 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
19 24 (21.82%) Firewall
20 23 (20.91%) VPN
20 23 (20.91%) nginx
21 22 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
22 21 (19.09%) Shell Script
22 21 (19.09%) Cisco Certification
23 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (45.45%) Apache
2 26 (23.64%) Tomcat
3 23 (20.91%) nginx
4 7 (6.36%) Apache Solr
4 7 (6.36%) Confluence
4 7 (6.36%) MediaWiki
4 7 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.82%) IIS
5 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.91%) Node.js
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.27%) SaaS
4 7 (6.36%) Amazon S3
4 7 (6.36%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) Firewall
2 23 (20.91%) VPN
3 20 (18.18%) IPsec
4 18 (16.36%) NAS
5 15 (13.64%) SAN
5 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 14 (12.73%) LAN
6 14 (12.73%) WAN
7 13 (11.82%) SSL
8 11 (10.00%) DNS
9 8 (7.27%) tcpdump
9 8 (7.27%) Wireshark
9 8 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (6.36%) Network Security
10 7 (6.36%) IPv6
10 7 (6.36%) OSPF
10 7 (6.36%) BGP
10 7 (6.36%) EIGRP
10 7 (6.36%) LDAP
10 7 (6.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (51.82%) MySQL
2 22 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.27%) CouchDB
4 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.36%) MariaDB
4 7 (6.36%) Hazelcast
4 7 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.36%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 19 (17.27%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.55%) Hudson
4 14 (12.73%) Subversion
5 7 (6.36%) JIRA
5 7 (6.36%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
1 7 (6.36%) Advertising
2 6 (5.45%) Marketing
3 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.55%) Electronics
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Administrator
2 33 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (19.09%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (17.27%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (16.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (15.45%) Support Engineer
8 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Server Administrator
9 8 (7.27%) IT Administrator
9 8 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (5.45%) Data Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) LAMP
2 13 (11.82%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (10.91%) Web Services
4 8 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (6.36%) jQuery
5 7 (6.36%) HTML
5 7 (6.36%) .NET
6 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.82%) Middleware
7 2 (1.82%) libvirt
8 1 (0.91%) RESTful
8 1 (0.91%) CSS
8 1 (0.91%) Servlets
8 1 (0.91%) SOAP
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
8 1 (0.91%) JSON
8 1 (0.91%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) Open Source
2 10 (9.09%) Derivative
3 7 (6.36%) Clustering
3 7 (6.36%) Wiki
4 5 (4.55%) DTV
5 4 (3.64%) Statistics
5 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 109 (99.09%) Linux
2 77 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (50.00%) Windows
4 42 (38.18%) Debian
5 34 (30.91%) Ubuntu
6 27 (24.55%) Fedora
7 17 (15.45%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (13.64%) UNIX
9 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (9.09%) Solaris
10 10 (9.09%) Apple iOS
10 10 (9.09%) Android
11 8 (7.27%) Mac OS X
12 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (4.55%) VMS
14 2 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.91%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) DevOps
2 34 (30.91%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (30.91%) Configuration Management
3 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
5 10 (9.09%) Time Management
6 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.36%) Release Management
8 7 (6.36%) Build Automation
8 7 (6.36%) ITIL
8 7 (6.36%) Scrum
8 7 (6.36%) Change Management
8 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.45%) Analytics
9 6 (5.45%) Data Transformation
9 6 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.55%) Bash Shell
2 40 (36.36%) PHP
3 32 (29.09%) Ruby
4 30 (27.27%) Perl
5 27 (24.55%) Python
6 21 (19.09%) Shell Script
7 20 (18.18%) SQL
8 15 (13.64%) Java
9 14 (12.73%) C++
10 8 (7.27%) Objective-C
10 8 (7.27%) Lua
10 8 (7.27%) PHP5
11 7 (6.36%) Groovy
11 7 (6.36%) C#
12 6 (5.45%) C
12 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.91%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.82%) CCNP
2 13 (11.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.27%) RHCSA
3 8 (7.27%) CCNA
4 4 (3.64%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) RHCE
6 2 (1.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 38 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (13.64%) Samba
4 14 (12.73%) vSphere
5 13 (11.82%) vCloud
6 8 (7.27%) VirtualBox
7 7 (6.36%) Varnish
7 7 (6.36%) Postfix
7 7 (6.36%) XenServer
8 6 (5.45%) Docker
9 2 (1.82%) RHEV
9 2 (1.82%) oVirt
9 2 (1.82%) KVM
9 2 (1.82%) NFS
9 2 (1.82%) Gluster
9 2 (1.82%) Squid
10 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (52.73%) Puppet
2 44 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.73%) ZABBIX
3 14 (12.73%) Ansible
4 13 (11.82%) Salt
5 9 (8.18%) Nagios
6 7 (6.36%) HAProxy
6 7 (6.36%) Munin
6 7 (6.36%) Zenoss
6 7 (6.36%) Icinga
7 5 (4.55%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.82%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 77 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 42 (38.18%) VMware
3 17 (15.45%) Oracle
4 9 (8.18%) Citrix
5 7 (6.36%) Percona
6 6 (5.45%) Wind River
7 5 (4.55%) NetApp
7 5 (4.55%) SAP
7 5 (4.55%) Sun
8 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco
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