Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
England > North of England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 276 388 353
Rank change year-on-year +112 -35 +28
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 61 82 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.52% 0.43% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 1.99% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 129
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 the North of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,253 4,121 4,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.36% 21.77% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,865 3,044 3,961
Median annual salary £43,674 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in the North of England

CentOS
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CentOS in the North of England.

Salary trend for CentOS in the North of England

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CentOS in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for CentOS in the North of England

CentOS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +77 33 £51,250 +20.59% 8
Yorkshire +105 21 £45,000 +16.13%
North East +2 7 £27,500 -45.00%
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (65.57%) Python
3 30 (49.18%) Configuration Management
3 30 (49.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (49.18%) Docker
4 28 (45.90%) DevOps
4 28 (45.90%) Puppet
5 27 (44.26%) Ansible
6 24 (39.34%) PHP
7 23 (37.70%) MySQL
7 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
8 22 (36.07%) Bash Shell
8 22 (36.07%) JIRA
8 22 (36.07%) LAMP
9 20 (32.79%) VMware
9 20 (32.79%) Atlassian
9 20 (32.79%) AWS
9 20 (32.79%) Kubernetes
10 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
10 18 (29.51%) Red Hat
11 17 (27.87%) Ubuntu
11 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (27.87%) Terraform
11 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (26.23%) Elastic Stack
12 16 (26.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (26.23%) SQL
13 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
13 15 (24.59%) Data Centre

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 13 (21.31%) Confluence
2 11 (18.03%) Apache
2 11 (18.03%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.56%) Drupal
3 4 (6.56%) nginx
3 4 (6.56%) SilverStripe
3 4 (6.56%) WordPress
4 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) AWS
2 8 (13.11%) IaaS
3 7 (11.48%) GitHub
4 6 (9.84%) Azure
5 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.28%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (3.28%) GCP
7 2 (3.28%) Slack
7 2 (3.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
1 5 (8.20%) SSL
2 4 (6.56%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (6.56%) PBX
2 4 (6.56%) SMPP
2 4 (6.56%) SMS
2 4 (6.56%) VPN
3 3 (4.92%) VLAN
3 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.28%) OSPF
4 2 (3.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) MySQL
2 12 (19.67%) MariaDB
3 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (36.07%) JIRA
3 16 (26.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (22.95%) Bitbucket
5 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
6 7 (11.48%) Vagrant
7 5 (8.20%) GitLab
8 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.28%) CircleCI
9 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.28%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (22.95%) Administrator
3 13 (21.31%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (21.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (16.39%) Developer
5 9 (14.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Linux Specialist
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) LAMP
2 16 (26.23%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (21.31%) HTML
3 13 (21.31%) HTML5
4 11 (18.03%) YAML
5 9 (14.75%) Redux
5 9 (14.75%) Spring
5 9 (14.75%) Spring Boot
6 6 (9.84%) React
7 4 (6.56%) Behat
7 4 (6.56%) CSS3
7 4 (6.56%) Doctrine
7 4 (6.56%) Ember.js
7 4 (6.56%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (6.56%) Laravel
7 4 (6.56%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (6.56%) li3
7 4 (6.56%) Node.js
7 4 (6.56%) phpspec
7 4 (6.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.75%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (27.87%) Ubuntu
4 14 (22.95%) Windows
5 11 (18.03%) FreeBSD
5 11 (18.03%) FreeNAS
6 5 (8.20%) Debian
6 5 (8.20%) Unix
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.56%) HPUX
7 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.28%) SUSE
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Configuration Management
2 28 (45.90%) DevOps
3 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
7 8 (13.11%) Open Source
8 7 (11.48%) Machine Learning
8 7 (11.48%) Microservices
9 6 (9.84%) Patch Management
9 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.84%) Server Management
10 5 (8.20%) Deployment Automation
10 5 (8.20%) IT Strategy
10 5 (8.20%) Task Automation
10 5 (8.20%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) Python
2 24 (39.34%) PHP
3 22 (36.07%) Bash Shell
4 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.23%) SQL
6 13 (21.31%) C#
6 13 (21.31%) Java
7 11 (18.03%) Ruby
8 9 (14.75%) Java 8
9 6 (9.84%) Perl
10 5 (8.20%) C
10 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
11 3 (4.92%) Go
12 2 (3.28%) AWK
12 2 (3.28%) C++
12 2 (3.28%) Korn
12 2 (3.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
5 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.28%) RHCE
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) Docker
2 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) KVM
4 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) NFS
5 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.64%) Samba
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Puppet
2 27 (44.26%) Ansible
3 20 (32.79%) Kubernetes
4 17 (27.87%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (27.87%) Terraform
5 12 (19.67%) Grafana
6 11 (18.03%) Proxmox
7 7 (11.48%) Prometheus
8 5 (8.20%) Graphite
8 5 (8.20%) ZABBIX
9 4 (6.56%) Nagios
10 2 (3.28%) Consul
10 2 (3.28%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (3.28%) Kibana
10 2 (3.28%) Packer
10 2 (3.28%) Pingdom
11 1 (1.64%) CASB
11 1 (1.64%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Atlassian
1 20 (32.79%) VMware
2 18 (29.51%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.03%) Percona
3 11 (18.03%) SaltStack
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Zend
5 3 (4.92%) Splunk
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) PagerDuty
6 2 (3.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.64%) McAfee
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec