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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 170 197 215
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 70 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.40% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 1.47% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 64 10 8
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £31,350 £25,739
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,150 £33,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
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
1660 1425 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.70% 26.98% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1252 1405
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,700
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 March 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 March 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 +17 35 £46,250 +44.53% 13
Wiltshire +12 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Dorset - 11 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +2 7 £35,000 - 7
Somerset - 4 £42,500 -
Devon - 2 - - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 113 (99.12%) Linux
2 84 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 72 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 63 (55.26%) Puppet
5 57 (50.00%) Windows
5 57 (50.00%) Apache
6 56 (49.12%) MySQL
7 52 (45.61%) Bash Shell
8 45 (39.47%) DevOps
9 43 (37.72%) VMware
10 42 (36.84%) Debian
11 41 (35.96%) Opscode Chef
12 40 (35.09%) PHP
13 36 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (30.70%) Ubuntu
15 33 (28.95%) Perl
16 32 (28.07%) Python
17 31 (27.19%) Configuration Management
17 31 (27.19%) Ruby
18 28 (24.56%) Jenkins
19 26 (22.81%) Firewall
19 26 (22.81%) Tomcat
20 25 (21.93%) Shell Script
20 25 (21.93%) Fedora
21 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
21 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
21 23 (20.18%) nginx
22 22 (19.30%) SQL
22 22 (19.30%) PostgreSQL

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (50.00%) Apache
2 26 (22.81%) Tomcat
3 23 (20.18%) nginx
4 7 (6.14%) Apache Solr
4 7 (6.14%) Confluence
4 7 (6.14%) MediaWiki
4 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.51%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.75%) JBoss
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.88%) Node.js
8 1 (0.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.26%) SaaS
5 4 (3.51%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.81%) Firewall
2 20 (17.54%) VPN
3 17 (14.91%) IPsec
4 15 (13.16%) NAS
5 14 (12.28%) LAN
5 14 (12.28%) WAN
6 13 (11.40%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.53%) DNS
7 12 (10.53%) SAN
8 10 (8.77%) SSL
9 8 (7.02%) tcpdump
9 8 (7.02%) Wireshark
9 8 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (6.14%) Network Security
10 7 (6.14%) IPv6
10 7 (6.14%) OSPF
10 7 (6.14%) BGP
10 7 (6.14%) EIGRP
10 7 (6.14%) LDAP
10 7 (6.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (49.12%) MySQL
2 22 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.02%) CouchDB
4 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.14%) MariaDB
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.14%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.51%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (24.56%) Jenkins
2 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.79%) Hudson
4 17 (14.91%) Subversion
5 7 (6.14%) JIRA
5 7 (6.14%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (6.14%) Finance
1 7 (6.14%) Advertising
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Electronics
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (35.96%) Administrator
2 37 (32.46%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
4 23 (20.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (18.42%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (14.91%) Support Engineer
8 15 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (7.02%) Server Administrator
11 8 (7.02%) IT Administrator
12 7 (6.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 7 (6.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (6.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 6 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
13 6 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 6 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) LAMP
2 13 (11.40%) Web Services
3 11 (9.65%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (7.89%) .NET
5 8 (7.02%) jQuery
6 7 (6.14%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (6.14%) HTML
7 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.63%) Middleware
9 2 (1.75%) libvirt
9 2 (1.75%) CSS
9 2 (1.75%) Servlets
9 2 (1.75%) Spring
10 1 (0.88%) JSON
10 1 (0.88%) LINQ
10 1 (0.88%) SOAP
10 1 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Open Source
2 10 (8.77%) Derivative
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 7 (6.14%) Wiki
5 5 (4.39%) DTV
6 4 (3.51%) Statistics
6 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 113 (99.12%) Linux
2 72 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 57 (50.00%) Windows
4 42 (36.84%) Debian
5 35 (30.70%) Ubuntu
6 25 (21.93%) Fedora
7 18 (15.79%) UNIX
8 17 (14.91%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (10.53%) Solaris
11 10 (8.77%) Apple iOS
11 10 (8.77%) Android
12 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (7.02%) Mac OS X
14 4 (3.51%) VMS
15 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.88%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) DevOps
2 36 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (27.19%) Configuration Management
4 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
5 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.77%) Time Management
6 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (7.02%) Release Management
8 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.14%) Build Automation
8 7 (6.14%) ITIL
8 7 (6.14%) Change Management
8 7 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.26%) Migration
9 6 (5.26%) Scrum
9 6 (5.26%) Analytics
9 6 (5.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.61%) Bash Shell
2 40 (35.09%) PHP
3 33 (28.95%) Perl
4 32 (28.07%) Python
5 31 (27.19%) Ruby
6 25 (21.93%) Shell Script
7 22 (19.30%) SQL
8 14 (12.28%) C++
9 13 (11.40%) Java
10 8 (7.02%) Objective-C
10 8 (7.02%) Lua
11 7 (6.14%) C#
12 6 (5.26%) C
12 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
12 6 (5.26%) PHP5
13 4 (3.51%) Groovy
14 3 (2.63%) Korn
15 1 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.89%) CCNP
2 9 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (7.02%) RHCSA
3 8 (7.02%) CCNA
4 7 (6.14%) Degree
5 3 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 36 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (20.18%) Active Directory
3 15 (13.16%) Samba
4 13 (11.40%) vSphere
5 10 (8.77%) vCloud
6 9 (7.89%) VirtualBox
7 7 (6.14%) iptables
7 7 (6.14%) Varnish
7 7 (6.14%) Postfix
7 7 (6.14%) XenServer
8 6 (5.26%) Docker
9 3 (2.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.75%) Squid
10 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.75%) RHEV
10 2 (1.75%) oVirt
10 2 (1.75%) GFS2
10 2 (1.75%) NFS
10 2 (1.75%) Gluster
10 2 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (55.26%) Puppet
2 41 (35.96%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.28%) Ansible
3 14 (12.28%) ZABBIX
4 13 (11.40%) Salt
5 12 (10.53%) Nagios
6 7 (6.14%) Munin
6 7 (6.14%) Zenoss
6 7 (6.14%) Icinga
6 7 (6.14%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.51%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.63%) Opsview
9 2 (1.75%) Pacemaker
9 2 (1.75%) SELinux
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.75%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.88%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 84 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 43 (37.72%) VMware
3 17 (14.91%) Oracle
4 11 (9.65%) Citrix
5 7 (6.14%) Percona
6 6 (5.26%) Wind River
7 5 (4.39%) NetApp
7 5 (4.39%) SAP
7 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.39%) Sun
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
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