The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 204 221 210
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 25 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 0.44% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 14
Average salary £37,500 £27,127 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.24% -36.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £25,276 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £32,900 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1553 1591 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.43% 29.06% 24.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1396 1219
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,450 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
CentOS
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol +17 15 £31,500 +12.50% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 2
Dorset -2 1 £37,500 +15.38% 2
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) Red Hat
3 18 (64.29%) MySQL
4 15 (53.57%) PHP
4 15 (53.57%) VMware
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (50.00%) Java
5 14 (50.00%) PHP5
5 14 (50.00%) SaaS
6 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
7 11 (39.29%) Hazelcast
7 11 (39.29%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (35.71%) Scrum
8 10 (35.71%) Fedora
9 9 (32.14%) Retail
9 9 (32.14%) Python
9 9 (32.14%) jQuery
9 9 (32.14%) Spring
10 8 (28.57%) Ruby
10 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
11 7 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (21.43%) KVM
12 6 (21.43%) RESTful
12 6 (21.43%) Shopify
12 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (21.43%) Magento

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Shopify
1 6 (21.43%) Magento
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) SaaS
2 8 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (17.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) PABX
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) MySQL
2 11 (39.29%) Hazelcast
3 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (32.14%) jQuery
2 9 (32.14%) Spring
3 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) LAMP
5 3 (10.71%) Servlets
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Fedora
4 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 2 (7.14%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.57%) B2B
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) Kanban
8 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) PHP
2 14 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) PHP5
3 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (32.14%) Python
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) Perl
8 5 (17.86%) Groovy
9 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) KVM
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Red Hat
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Zend
4 5 (17.86%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) CommVault
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (3.57%) Isilon
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