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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 225 187 205
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 27 68 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 1.10% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 3.72% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 65 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £70,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%
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
1530 1828 1507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.94% 29.56% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1498 1331
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +14 16 £41,250 +18.70% 1
Bristol -31 6 £40,000 -8.57%
Wiltshire +3 3 £20,500 -60.95% 1
Somerset -5 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Devon - 1 £26,000 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) Red Hat
3 29 (59.18%) Windows
4 24 (48.98%) VMware
5 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 20 (40.82%) Python
7 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
8 18 (36.73%) HP
8 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
10 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
11 14 (28.57%) DNS
11 14 (28.57%) Firewall
12 13 (26.53%) Cisco
12 13 (26.53%) Dell
12 13 (26.53%) Java
12 13 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
13 11 (22.45%) Puppet
13 11 (22.45%) Perl
14 10 (20.41%) SQL
14 10 (20.41%) Apache
14 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
14 10 (20.41%) HTTP
14 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
14 10 (20.41%) DevOps
15 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (20.41%) Apache
1 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.37%) JBoss
2 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
3 8 (16.33%) IIS
4 6 (12.24%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
1 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) DNS
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (20.41%) HTTP
3 9 (18.37%) VPN
4 8 (16.33%) DHCP
4 8 (16.33%) SAN
5 7 (14.29%) Internet
5 7 (14.29%) LAN
5 7 (14.29%) Network Security
6 6 (12.24%) FTP
6 6 (12.24%) WAN
7 2 (4.08%) NAS
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) IPsec
8 1 (2.04%) SSL
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (12.24%) Big Data
3 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.04%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.37%) Electronics
2 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Administrator
1 9 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Manual Tester
3 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) SIEM Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) LAMP
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) ELK Stack
2 6 (12.24%) Kafka
3 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 7 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 6 (12.24%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.12%) Physics
4 2 (4.08%) Wiki
5 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 29 (59.18%) Windows
3 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (14.29%) FreeNAS
7 6 (12.24%) Windows 2000
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.16%) Fedora
8 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.08%) Unix
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
3 13 (26.53%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (20.41%) DevOps
5 7 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 7 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 7 (14.29%) SDLC
6 6 (12.24%) BDD
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL
6 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.24%) Security Operations
6 6 (12.24%) SIEM
6 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (12.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Python
2 17 (34.69%) Bash Shell
3 13 (26.53%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) Perl
5 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
5 10 (20.41%) SQL
6 7 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) AWK
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) sed
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) GPG13
1 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Flume
3 6 (12.24%) Firmware
4 3 (6.12%) Docker
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Samba
6 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) FortiGate
2 6 (12.24%) Kibana
2 6 (12.24%) logstash
2 6 (12.24%) QRadar
2 6 (12.24%) RSA Archer
3 4 (8.16%) Capistrano
4 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.08%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) Ansible
6 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (79.59%) Red Hat
2 24 (48.98%) VMware
3 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 18 (36.73%) HP
5 13 (26.53%) Cisco
5 13 (26.53%) Dell
6 7 (14.29%) Apple
6 7 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 6 (12.24%) ArcSight
7 6 (12.24%) EMC
7 6 (12.24%) Hortonworks
7 6 (12.24%) Intel
7 6 (12.24%) Intel Security
7 6 (12.24%) SAP
8 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle
10 2 (4.08%) AlienVault
10 2 (4.08%) NetApp
10 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.08%) Splunk
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