The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 195 171 196
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 16 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 1.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1227 1009 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.95% 22.61% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 875 1024
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CentOS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the West Midlands region.

CentOS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CentOS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham 0 11 £32,500 +8.33%
Warwickshire -6 4 £50,000 +44.92%
Worcestershire - 1 £22,500 - 3
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (86.11%) Red Hat
3 26 (72.22%) PHP
4 21 (58.33%) MySQL
5 19 (52.78%) VMware
6 18 (50.00%) HTML
7 14 (38.89%) CSS
8 13 (36.11%) Perl
8 13 (36.11%) Firewall
9 12 (33.33%) MVC
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 12 (33.33%) Java
9 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 12 (33.33%) Zend
9 12 (33.33%) Subversion
9 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 12 (33.33%) vSphere
10 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
11 10 (27.78%) XHTML
11 10 (27.78%) Apache
11 10 (27.78%) PHP5
11 10 (27.78%) jQuery
11 10 (27.78%) Fedora
11 10 (27.78%) Marketing
11 10 (27.78%) Open Source
12 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 8 (22.22%) Juniper

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (27.78%) Apache
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.11%) GlassFish
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (11.11%) CloudFront
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) OSPF
4 1 (2.78%) BGP
4 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) IPsec
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.78%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) MySQL
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Impala
4 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Hive
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (11.11%) HBase
4 4 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Subversion
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (27.78%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Games
3 3 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 10 (27.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Support
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Technician
8 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) XHTML
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) Memcached
5 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) CSS3
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.33%) Handset
4 2 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (27.78%) Fedora
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.67%) Analytics
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) SIEM
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) OOP
6 2 (5.56%) OO
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) PHP
2 13 (36.11%) Perl
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) PHP5
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.89%) Python
7 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (11.11%) Ruby
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) C#
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) RHCE
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) vSphere
2 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.11%) Varnish
4 4 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (11.11%) Docker
5 1 (2.78%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Nagios
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) SELinux
3 2 (5.56%) Opsview
4 1 (2.78%) cPanel
4 1 (2.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Red Hat
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Zend
3 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (11.11%) Splunk
6 4 (11.11%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.78%) F5
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