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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 184 217 225
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 53 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £38,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.54%
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
1568 1509 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 28.03% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1285 1517
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +8 18 £37,500 -2.59% 6
Wiltshire - 15 £50,000 - 1
Dorset - 7 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire -6 4 £51,250 -
Devon - 4 - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 87 (98.86%) Linux
2 62 (70.45%) Red Hat
3 60 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (53.41%) MySQL
5 42 (47.73%) Windows
6 39 (44.32%) Puppet
7 34 (38.64%) Apache
7 34 (38.64%) VMware
8 33 (37.50%) Debian
8 33 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 33 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (34.09%) PHP
9 30 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (28.41%) Ubuntu
11 23 (26.14%) DevOps
12 22 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (25.00%) Perl
12 22 (25.00%) VPN
13 21 (23.86%) Configuration Management
13 21 (23.86%) Ruby
14 20 (22.73%) Python
14 20 (22.73%) Fedora
14 20 (22.73%) IPsec
15 18 (20.45%) Shell Script
16 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (19.32%) NAS
17 16 (18.18%) nginx
17 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (18.18%) Tomcat
17 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (38.64%) Apache
2 16 (18.18%) nginx
2 16 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.95%) Apache Solr
3 7 (7.95%) Confluence
3 7 (7.95%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.14%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.09%) SaaS
3 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) VPN
2 20 (22.73%) IPsec
3 17 (19.32%) NAS
4 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.91%) SAN
6 13 (14.77%) SSL
7 12 (13.64%) Firewall
8 8 (9.09%) DNS
8 8 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (9.09%) Wireshark
8 8 (9.09%) tcpdump
9 7 (7.95%) Network Security
9 7 (7.95%) EIGRP
9 7 (7.95%) OSPF
9 7 (7.95%) BGP
9 7 (7.95%) IPv6
9 7 (7.95%) LAN
9 7 (7.95%) WAN
9 7 (7.95%) LDAP
10 6 (6.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (53.41%) MySQL
2 22 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.09%) CouchDB
4 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.95%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.95%) MariaDB
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.55%) Hazelcast
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.91%) Subversion
3 13 (14.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.09%) Hudson
5 7 (7.95%) Mercurial
5 7 (7.95%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Advertising
3 5 (5.68%) Marketing
4 4 (4.55%) Electronics
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Administrator
2 26 (29.55%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (14.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 13 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Server Administrator
7 8 (9.09%) IT Administrator
8 7 (7.95%) Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Data Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (5.68%) UNIX Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) LAMP
2 10 (11.36%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (9.09%) Web Services
3 8 (9.09%) jQuery
3 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (7.95%) HTML
5 6 (6.82%) .NET
5 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) Servlets
6 2 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (1.14%) libvirt
7 1 (1.14%) JSON
7 1 (1.14%) LINQ
7 1 (1.14%) RESTful
7 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Open Source
2 10 (11.36%) Derivative
3 7 (7.95%) Wiki
4 4 (4.55%) DTV
4 4 (4.55%) Clustering
4 4 (4.55%) Statistics
4 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 87 (98.86%) Linux
2 60 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (47.73%) Windows
4 33 (37.50%) Debian
5 25 (28.41%) Ubuntu
6 20 (22.73%) Fedora
7 15 (17.05%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (11.36%) Apple iOS
8 10 (11.36%) Android
9 9 (10.23%) Solaris
10 8 (9.09%) Mac OS X
10 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (6.82%) UNIX
12 5 (5.68%) VMS
13 1 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) DevOps
2 21 (23.86%) Configuration Management
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.36%) Time Management
6 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.95%) Build Automation
6 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.82%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.82%) Change Management
7 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.82%) Analytics
7 6 (6.82%) Data Transformation
7 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.82%) Database Theory
7 6 (6.82%) Relational Database Theory
8 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 30 (34.09%) PHP
3 22 (25.00%) Perl
4 21 (23.86%) Ruby
5 20 (22.73%) Python
6 18 (20.45%) Shell Script
7 15 (17.05%) SQL
8 14 (15.91%) C++
9 13 (14.77%) Java
10 8 (9.09%) Objective-C
10 8 (9.09%) Lua
11 7 (7.95%) C#
12 6 (6.82%) C
12 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
12 6 (6.82%) PHP5
13 4 (4.55%) Groovy
14 1 (1.14%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.77%) CCNP
2 13 (14.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.09%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.41%) RHCE
5 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) CEH
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) OSCP
5 2 (2.27%) OSCE
6 1 (1.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 30 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.77%) vSphere
2 13 (14.77%) vCloud
3 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (9.09%) Samba
5 7 (7.95%) Varnish
5 7 (7.95%) Postfix
5 7 (7.95%) XenServer
6 5 (5.68%) Docker
6 5 (5.68%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.14%) oVirt
7 1 (1.14%) KVM
7 1 (1.14%) RHEV
7 1 (1.14%) Gluster
7 1 (1.14%) Squid
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (44.32%) Puppet
2 33 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (15.91%) ZABBIX
4 8 (9.09%) Nagios
4 8 (9.09%) Ansible
5 7 (7.95%) Icinga
5 7 (7.95%) Salt
5 7 (7.95%) HAProxy
5 7 (7.95%) Munin
5 7 (7.95%) Zenoss
6 5 (5.68%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.14%) SELinux
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 62 (70.45%) Red Hat
2 34 (38.64%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) Oracle
4 7 (7.95%) Percona
4 7 (7.95%) Citrix
5 6 (6.82%) Wind River
6 5 (5.68%) NetApp
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
7 4 (4.55%) Sun
8 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
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People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health, dental, pension, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + standard market benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Generous Benefits
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