Period
to 15 July 2020

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 6 months to 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 270 290
Rank change year-on-year +78 +20 +19
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 31 69 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 3.13% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 60
Median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,400 £56,250 £64,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,053 2,201 2,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.11% 20.93% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1,637 2,116
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CentOS in the North West over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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 6 months to 15 July 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
Manchester +71 23 £58,250 +41.21% 7
Lancashire +55 4 - -
Cheshire +28 4 £33,000 +1.54% 1
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 West region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (93.55%) Python
3 22 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (58.06%) DevOps
5 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
6 15 (48.39%) Puppet
6 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
7 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
7 14 (45.16%) AWS
7 14 (45.16%) Ruby
7 14 (45.16%) Terraform
8 12 (38.71%) Grafana
8 12 (38.71%) Elastic Stack
8 12 (38.71%) Prometheus
8 12 (38.71%) Kubernetes
8 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (38.71%) Docker
9 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
10 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 10 (32.26%) GitHub
10 10 (32.26%) Open Source
10 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
10 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
10 10 (32.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (32.26%) Graphite
10 10 (32.26%) Microservices
10 10 (32.26%) GitLab
10 10 (32.26%) IT Strategy

CentOS
Co-occurring 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 4 (12.90%) Apache
1 4 (12.90%) Drupal
1 4 (12.90%) nginx
1 4 (12.90%) SilverStripe
1 4 (12.90%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) AWS
2 10 (32.26%) GitHub
3 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (19.35%) Azure
5 4 (12.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (6.45%) GCP
6 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.45%) OSPF
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
3 10 (32.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (32.26%) GitLab
4 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.45%) CircleCI
6 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.81%) Public Sector
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Python Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) React
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) Behat
4 4 (12.90%) CSS3
4 4 (12.90%) Doctrine
4 4 (12.90%) Ember.js
4 4 (12.90%) Ext JS
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) LAMP
4 4 (12.90%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (12.90%) Laravel
4 4 (12.90%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (12.90%) li3
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 4 (12.90%) phpspec
4 4 (12.90%) Symfony
4 4 (12.90%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (9.68%) Unix
7 2 (6.45%) HPUX
7 2 (6.45%) SUSE
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) DevOps
2 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 10 (32.26%) IT Strategy
6 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
6 10 (32.26%) Microservices
6 10 (32.26%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (25.81%) E-Procurement
7 8 (25.81%) High Availability
7 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) Task Automation
9 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) Change Control
10 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Ruby
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) Go
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) Perl
8 5 (16.13%) C
8 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.90%) PHP
10 3 (9.68%) Java 8
11 2 (6.45%) AWK
11 2 (6.45%) Korn
11 2 (6.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) AWS Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
6 2 (6.45%) RHCE
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Docker
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 14 (45.16%) Terraform
3 12 (38.71%) Grafana
3 12 (38.71%) Kubernetes
3 12 (38.71%) Prometheus
4 10 (32.26%) Graphite
5 9 (29.03%) Ansible
6 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.45%) Consul
7 2 (6.45%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (6.45%) Kibana
7 2 (6.45%) Nagios
7 2 (6.45%) Packer
8 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
8 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Zend
3 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Splunk
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee