The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 184 194 182
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 13 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 0.67% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1098 1188 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.20% 23.72% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1011 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
CentOS
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
Staffordshire - 4 £33,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 4 £40,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £30,000 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Apache
2 18 (72.00%) MySQL
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 14 (56.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (48.00%) Nagios
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
5 11 (44.00%) Debian
6 10 (40.00%) PHP
6 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) LAMP
9 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (28.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) nginx
9 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) Postfix
10 6 (24.00%) Perl
10 6 (24.00%) DNS
10 6 (24.00%) SAN
11 5 (20.00%) IIS
12 4 (16.00%) C
12 4 (16.00%) UNIX
12 4 (16.00%) Python
12 4 (16.00%) Broadband

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) Apache
2 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (28.00%) nginx
4 5 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (16.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (8.00%) Moodle
7 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 6 (24.00%) SAN
3 4 (16.00%) Broadband
3 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 3 (12.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) PBX
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) MySQL
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Debian
4 10 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (16.00%) SELinux
6 3 (12.00%) Fedora
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ERP
2 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) High Availability
2 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) PHP
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) C
5 4 (16.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Postfix
3 4 (16.00%) Sendmail
3 4 (16.00%) Varnish
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) Docker
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Nagios
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Sun
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) JBoss
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) EMC
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) CommVault
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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