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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 213 190 176
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 20 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 1.54% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 12
Average salary £46,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £37,500 £36,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
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
1116 1232 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.39% 24.78% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1065 839
Average salary £36,500 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -16 6 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Coventry -10 2 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (97.30%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Apache
3 19 (51.35%) Tomcat
3 19 (51.35%) Python
4 18 (48.65%) Firewall
4 18 (48.65%) MySQL
5 16 (43.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (40.54%) DevOps
7 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
7 13 (35.14%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) PHP
8 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
8 12 (32.43%) Puppet
8 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
8 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
8 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (32.43%) Ansible
9 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
9 11 (29.73%) LAN
10 10 (27.03%) WAN
10 10 (27.03%) JBoss
10 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
10 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (24.32%) RESTful
11 9 (24.32%) Oracle
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
13 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) HTML

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (54.05%) Apache
2 19 (51.35%) Tomcat
3 10 (27.03%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) GitHub
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) LAN
3 10 (27.03%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (10.81%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.11%) PBX
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) LDAP
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) DNS
8 1 (2.70%) SAN
8 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Administrator
2 10 (27.03%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (24.32%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Support
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) RESTful
2 7 (18.92%) CSS
2 7 (18.92%) CSS3
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) HTML5
2 7 (18.92%) jQuery
3 6 (16.22%) LAMP
4 4 (10.81%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Handset
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.70%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) SUSE
5 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps
2 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
3 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Web Development
5 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Online Security
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 12 (32.43%) PHP
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 5 (13.51%) Java
8 4 (10.81%) Ruby
9 2 (5.41%) Groovy
9 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) RHCE
4 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) Xen
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) KVM
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Ansible
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (5.41%) Terraform
4 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) Qualys
7 2 (5.41%) CommVault
7 2 (5.41%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) SunGard
8 1 (2.70%) Veeam
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