Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CentOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CentOS over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 205 220
Rank change year-on-year +38 +15 +13
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 31 19 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.84% 0.39% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 1.85% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 10
10th Percentile £42,750 £46,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,250 £47,500 £41,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.50% +33.33%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £63,250 £76,250
North West median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.62% +16.67% +20.00%

CentOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 735 1,027 1,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.90% 20.99% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 643 807 1,061
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £59,063 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,901
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Manchester

CentOS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CentOS in Manchester.

Salary trend for CentOS in Manchester

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing CentOS in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CentOS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) DevOps
3 15 (48.39%) Open Source
4 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Ansible
5 13 (41.94%) AWS
5 13 (41.94%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
7 11 (35.48%) Docker
7 11 (35.48%) Apache
7 11 (35.48%) PHP
8 10 (32.26%) VMware
9 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) Puppet
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 8 (25.81%) Microservices
10 8 (25.81%) MySQL
10 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
11 7 (22.58%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
11 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (19.35%) OpenSCAP
12 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
12 6 (19.35%) Apache Solr

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) Apache Solr
2 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.13%) Confluence
4 3 (9.68%) nginx
5 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe XD
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (19.35%) CloudFront
3 6 (19.35%) Route 53
4 4 (12.90%) GitHub
5 3 (9.68%) Azure
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) GitLab
4 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Law
2 3 (9.68%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
1 5 (16.13%) Apache NiFi
1 5 (16.13%) Kafka
2 4 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (9.68%) CakePHP
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) Express
3 3 (9.68%) Flutter
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) LAMP
3 3 (9.68%) Laravel
3 3 (9.68%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (9.68%) Sass
3 3 (9.68%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) Flash
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) React
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.45%) Fedora
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) DevOps
2 15 (48.39%) Open Source
3 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) Microservices
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 6 (19.35%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) Data Science
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) OOD
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Bash Shell
3 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) C
5 5 (16.13%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Go
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) RHCE
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.45%) RHCSA
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) OpenSCAP
2 3 (9.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Docker
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Ansible
2 9 (29.03%) Puppet
3 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
5 4 (12.90%) Grafana
5 4 (12.90%) Graphite
5 4 (12.90%) Terraform
6 2 (6.45%) Consul
6 2 (6.45%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (6.45%) Kibana
6 2 (6.45%) logstash
6 2 (6.45%) Packer
6 2 (6.45%) Prometheus
6 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.13%) Splunk
4 3 (9.68%) Adobe
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle