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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 192 189 202
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 18 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.25% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.04% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 3
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.86%
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
1266 1056 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.20% 23.88% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 882 1075
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 11 £32,500 -9.09% 5
Coventry -6 7 £32,500 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 41 (95.35%) Linux
2 40 (93.02%) Red Hat
3 27 (62.79%) PHP
4 26 (60.47%) MySQL
5 24 (55.81%) HTML
5 24 (55.81%) CSS
6 22 (51.16%) MVC
6 22 (51.16%) Subversion
6 22 (51.16%) Zend
6 22 (51.16%) PHP5
6 22 (51.16%) jQuery
7 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
7 20 (46.51%) Marketing
7 20 (46.51%) Fedora
7 20 (46.51%) Open Source
7 20 (46.51%) XHTML
8 16 (37.21%) VMware
8 16 (37.21%) vSphere
9 15 (34.88%) Windows
10 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
11 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
12 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco
13 9 (20.93%) SQL
13 9 (20.93%) Clustering
13 9 (20.93%) Firewall
14 8 (18.60%) Juniper
14 8 (18.60%) Nagios
14 8 (18.60%) UNIX
14 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
1 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) MPLS
3 1 (2.33%) OSPF
3 1 (2.33%) BGP
3 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) MySQL
2 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.98%) Big Data
6 2 (4.65%) HBase
6 2 (4.65%) Redis
6 2 (4.65%) Impala
6 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Subversion
2 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
General
1 20 (46.51%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
1 26 (60.47%) PHP Developer
2 20 (46.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Administrator
4 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) HTML
1 24 (55.81%) CSS
2 22 (51.16%) jQuery
3 20 (46.51%) XHTML
4 4 (9.30%) LAMP
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Open Source
2 9 (20.93%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Handset
4 2 (4.65%) Animation
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Fedora
3 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 11 (25.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (18.60%) UNIX
6 7 (16.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (11.63%) Solaris
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) MVC
2 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Information Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) SIEM
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) 3D Animation
6 2 (4.65%) OO
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) Use Case
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.33%) Change Control
7 1 (2.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) PHP
2 22 (51.16%) PHP5
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.98%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) RHCE
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) vSphere
2 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Red Hat
2 22 (51.16%) Zend
3 16 (37.21%) VMware
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco
6 8 (18.60%) Juniper
7 2 (4.65%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.33%) F5
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago