The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CentOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
England / North West
Rank 210 192 222
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30  
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 37 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 3.34% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 32
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,500 £45,450
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  

CentOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1312 1318 1618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.54% 23.18% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1095 1368
Median salary £37,500 £36,125 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +3.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CentOS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CentOS in the North West.

Salary trend for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CentOS in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -21 36 £45,000 +23.28% 5
Cheshire +4 2 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (49.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 42 (46.15%) VMware
4 34 (37.36%) Apache
4 34 (37.36%) Python
5 32 (35.16%) DevOps
6 29 (31.87%) Windows
6 29 (31.87%) Perl
7 28 (30.77%) Debian
8 26 (28.57%) Bash Shell
8 26 (28.57%) Ubuntu
9 25 (27.47%) Puppet
9 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
10 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (23.08%) PHP
12 20 (21.98%) Unix
13 19 (20.88%) nginx
14 18 (19.78%) JIRA
14 18 (19.78%) SQL
14 18 (19.78%) MySQL
14 18 (19.78%) Nagios
15 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (17.58%) Ansible
16 16 (17.58%) High Availability
16 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
16 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
16 16 (17.58%) Clustering
16 16 (17.58%) HTML

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 34 (37.36%) Apache
2 19 (20.88%) nginx
3 13 (14.29%) IIS
3 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.79%) Confluence
5 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.40%) CMS
6 4 (4.40%) WordPress
7 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.20%) Drupal
8 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.10%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.10%) JBoss
9 1 (1.10%) Jetty
9 1 (1.10%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.10%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.49%) Office 365
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.20%) IaaS
7 2 (2.20%) PaaS
7 2 (2.20%) SaaS
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.10%) Heroku
8 1 (1.10%) Route 53
8 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) DNS
2 11 (12.09%) HTTP
2 11 (12.09%) SAN
3 8 (8.79%) Firewall
4 7 (7.69%) LAN
5 6 (6.59%) WAN
6 5 (5.49%) FTP
6 5 (5.49%) Intranet
6 5 (5.49%) VPN
7 4 (4.40%) DECT
7 4 (4.40%) Internet
7 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.30%) DHCP
8 3 (3.30%) VoIP
9 2 (2.20%) BGP
9 2 (2.20%) IPv4
9 2 (2.20%) SSL
9 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) Redis
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) JIRA
2 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.79%) Vagrant
4 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.40%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.40%) EasyMock
6 4 (4.40%) Hudson
6 4 (4.40%) JUnit
7 3 (3.30%) Ant
8 2 (2.20%) CircleCI
8 2 (2.20%) FogBugz
8 2 (2.20%) GoCD
8 2 (2.20%) Maven
8 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.20%) Redmine
8 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.10%) Gradle
9 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.10%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Advertising
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Administrator
4 15 (16.48%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (16.48%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (12.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (8.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (7.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) HTML
2 12 (13.19%) LAMP
3 7 (7.69%) jQuery
4 6 (6.59%) CSS
4 6 (6.59%) Java EE
4 6 (6.59%) Laravel
4 6 (6.59%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (6.59%) Web Services
5 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.40%) EJB
6 4 (4.40%) JSF
6 4 (4.40%) Spring
7 3 (3.30%) POSIX
8 2 (2.20%) Ajax
8 2 (2.20%) CSS3
8 2 (2.20%) HTML5
8 2 (2.20%) Node.js
8 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.20%) Sass
8 2 (2.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Clustering
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.59%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.40%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.40%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.40%) iPad
5 4 (4.40%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.40%) Wiki
6 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (49.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (31.87%) Windows
4 28 (30.77%) Debian
5 26 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 20 (21.98%) Unix
7 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
8 11 (12.09%) HPUX
8 11 (12.09%) Solaris
8 11 (12.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (5.49%) AIX
10 4 (4.40%) Fedora
10 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.30%) SUSE
12 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
13 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) DevOps
2 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
2 16 (17.58%) High Availability
3 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.19%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.99%) Open Source
5 10 (10.99%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.69%) Scrum
8 7 (7.69%) Web Development
9 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.40%) Analytics
11 4 (4.40%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.40%) Information Security
11 4 (4.40%) Product Management
11 4 (4.40%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) Python
2 29 (31.87%) Perl
3 26 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 21 (23.08%) PHP
5 18 (19.78%) SQL
6 13 (14.29%) Java
7 12 (13.19%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.89%) C
8 9 (9.89%) Ruby
9 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
10 7 (7.69%) C++
10 7 (7.69%) Korn
11 3 (3.30%) AWK
11 3 (3.30%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.30%) Go
11 3 (3.30%) sed
12 2 (2.20%) Jython
12 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.10%) C#
13 1 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) CCNA
1 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.40%) MCSE
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) RHCE
3 2 (2.20%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.09%) Postfix
3 10 (10.99%) qmail
4 9 (9.89%) Docker
5 8 (8.79%) vCloud
6 5 (5.49%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (5.49%) vSphere
7 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.30%) KVM
9 2 (2.20%) Varnish
9 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.10%) NFS
10 1 (1.10%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.10%) Xen
10 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) Puppet
2 18 (19.78%) Nagios
3 17 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (17.58%) Ansible
5 8 (8.79%) Salt
6 6 (6.59%) cPanel
7 5 (5.49%) Terraform
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (2.20%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.20%) Packer
9 2 (2.20%) Plesk
10 1 (1.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (1.10%) Cacti
10 1 (1.10%) Cobbler
10 1 (1.10%) Grafana
10 1 (1.10%) Graphite
10 1 (1.10%) Icinga
10 1 (1.10%) Mesos
10 1 (1.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 42 (46.15%) VMware
2 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.48%) Cisco
4 8 (8.79%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) NetApp
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix
6 5 (5.49%) IBM
7 4 (4.40%) Canon
7 4 (4.40%) Facebook
7 4 (4.40%) Google
7 4 (4.40%) Twitter
7 4 (4.40%) Wyse
8 3 (3.30%) Dell
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle
8 3 (3.30%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.30%) Sun
9 2 (2.20%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.20%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.10%) Aspera
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