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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 219 204 205
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 12 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 1.33% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 7
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
1216 1124 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.77% 20.92% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 984 1174
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Staffordshire +6 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
Warwickshire -17 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Perl
3 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Apache
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) MySQL
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
7 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (30.77%) Ruby
8 7 (26.92%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) Nagios
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) HTML5
9 6 (23.08%) Memcached
9 6 (23.08%) vSphere
9 6 (23.08%) Puppet
10 5 (19.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (42.31%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (15.38%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (15.38%) CloudFront
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) HBase
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
6 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Support
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Technician
7 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) HTML5
1 6 (23.08%) Memcached
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) Zend Framework
2 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) CSS3
2 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
1 5 (19.23%) Private Cloud
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (34.62%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Build Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Server Building
6 2 (7.69%) SIEM
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow Management
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Perl
2 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby
5 7 (26.92%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) Varnish
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (26.92%) Nagios
3 6 (23.08%) Puppet
4 4 (15.38%) Ansible
4 4 (15.38%) SELinux
5 2 (7.69%) logstash
5 2 (7.69%) Opsview
5 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.85%) LiteSpeed
6 1 (3.85%) cPanel
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.69%) New Relic
4 2 (7.69%) Zend
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
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