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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 195 190 182
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 18 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 0.87% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.44% +10.00%
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
1304 1382 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.91% 25.33% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1212 995
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Coventry +8 10 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 8 £30,000 - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (84.85%) Red Hat
3 26 (78.79%) PHP
3 26 (78.79%) MySQL
4 19 (57.58%) Subversion
5 17 (51.52%) PHP5
5 17 (51.52%) jQuery
5 17 (51.52%) MVC
5 17 (51.52%) HTML
5 17 (51.52%) CSS
6 12 (36.36%) LAMP
6 12 (36.36%) Apache
7 11 (33.33%) Nagios
8 10 (30.30%) XHTML
8 10 (30.30%) Fedora
8 10 (30.30%) Marketing
8 10 (30.30%) Zend
8 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
8 10 (30.30%) Open Source
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) UNIX
10 8 (24.24%) Windows
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 8 (24.24%) SQL
10 8 (24.24%) VMware
10 8 (24.24%) Debian
10 8 (24.24%) nginx
10 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (21.21%) Telecoms

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (36.36%) Apache
2 8 (24.24%) nginx
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security
2 5 (15.15%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) PBX
3 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Subversion
2 10 (30.30%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (30.30%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
1 17 (51.52%) PHP Developer
2 13 (39.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Administrator
4 5 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) HTML
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
1 17 (51.52%) jQuery
2 12 (36.36%) LAMP
3 10 (30.30%) XHTML
4 7 (21.21%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) SOAP
5 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) Internet of Things
2 5 (15.15%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Fedora
3 8 (24.24%) Debian
3 8 (24.24%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (15.15%) SELinux
6 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) OOP
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) PHP
2 17 (51.52%) PHP5
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) C
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Postfix
2 5 (15.15%) Sendmail
2 5 (15.15%) Varnish
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) logstash
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Red Hat
2 10 (30.30%) Zend
3 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Sun
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) JBoss
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