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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 204 195 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 14 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 1.41% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 11
Average salary £60,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.61% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.79%
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
1104 1279 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 23.84% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1115 1206
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 7 £60,000 - 1
Staffordshire -3 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 2 £52,500 -
Coventry -21 1 £39,000 +20.00% 3
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) DevOps
5 11 (47.83%) Ruby
5 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (47.83%) Perl
5 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) Python
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
8 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
8 8 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (34.78%) Ansible
8 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (34.78%) Puppet
9 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) Apache
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) MySQL
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) Solaris
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) UNIX
11 5 (21.74%) Nagios
11 5 (21.74%) Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
11 5 (21.74%) Memcached
11 5 (21.74%) vSphere

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (13.04%) CloudFront
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Linux Engineer
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (39.13%) Administrator
4 8 (34.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (34.78%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Magento Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Memcached
2 3 (13.04%) HTML5
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
1 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
5 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 5 (21.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (21.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Build Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Server Building
6 1 (4.35%) Server Hardening
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Perl
1 11 (47.83%) Ruby
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Varnish
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
2 8 (34.78%) Puppet
3 5 (21.74%) Nagios
4 3 (13.04%) SELinux
5 2 (8.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
5 2 (8.70%) New Relic
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Zend
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
QinetiQ
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago