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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 205 175 198
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 14 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 1.54% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 8
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1267 1102 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.83% 22.43% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 965 1018
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 8 £31,000 +3.33%
Warwickshire -12 4 £50,000 +23.45%
Worcestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Coventry - 1 £34,000 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) Red Hat
3 23 (71.88%) PHP
4 18 (56.25%) MySQL
5 17 (53.13%) VMware
6 15 (46.88%) HTML
7 13 (40.63%) Perl
7 13 (40.63%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) Java
8 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
9 11 (34.38%) Apache
9 11 (34.38%) CSS
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) Windows
10 10 (31.25%) vSphere
11 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
11 9 (28.13%) Subversion
11 9 (28.13%) Zend
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
11 9 (28.13%) MVC
12 8 (25.00%) Juniper
12 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 8 (25.00%) HTML5
12 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (21.88%) PHP5
13 7 (21.88%) jQuery
13 7 (21.88%) Marketing

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 11 (34.38%) Apache
3 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.50%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.25%) nginx
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (12.50%) CloudFront
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) MPLS
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) IPsec
4 1 (3.13%) SSH
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.13%) DMVPN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) MySQL
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) Impala
4 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (12.50%) HBase
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Subversion
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
7 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) HTML5
4 7 (21.88%) XHTML
4 7 (21.88%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) Memcached
5 4 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
5 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) Handset
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Fedora
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) SIEM
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow Management
6 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) PHP
2 13 (40.63%) Perl
3 12 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (21.88%) PHP5
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Python
6 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.50%) Ruby
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) vSphere
2 8 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (12.50%) Docker
5 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.50%) Varnish
6 1 (3.13%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
1 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) SELinux
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 2 (6.25%) Opsview
4 1 (3.13%) cPanel
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Zend
6 8 (25.00%) Juniper
7 4 (12.50%) Splunk
7 4 (12.50%) Cloudera
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
9 1 (3.13%) CommVault
9 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.13%) F5