Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 191 235
Rank change year-on-year +5 +44 -4
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 37 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 2.16% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 7
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88% -9.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,625 £20,150
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,750 £44,093
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1212 1158 1649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.60% 22.28% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 801 757 936
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,800 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CentOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Scotland

CentOS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CentOS in Scotland

CentOS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CentOS in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CentOS in Scotland

CentOS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Glasgow +12 22 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Edinburgh -14 14 £30,000 -22.58%
Highlands - 1 £34,000 -
CentOS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (59.46%) Python
4 21 (56.76%) Ubuntu
5 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
5 19 (51.35%) Docker
5 19 (51.35%) DevOps
6 18 (48.65%) Ruby
6 18 (48.65%) Vagrant
7 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
8 15 (40.54%) Firewall
8 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
8 15 (40.54%) Packer
9 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (32.43%) Debian
11 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
11 11 (29.73%) Open Source
11 11 (29.73%) Windows
12 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
12 10 (27.03%) Puppet
12 10 (27.03%) Ansible
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
13 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (24.32%) Maven
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 9 (24.32%) Web Services
13 9 (24.32%) Java

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Houdini
1 2 (5.41%) Maya
1 2 (5.41%) NUKE
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) OpenShift
3 6 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) OSPF
5 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) HSRP
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) IPsec
5 1 (2.70%) IPv6
5 1 (2.70%) RIP
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Vagrant
2 10 (27.03%) Jenkins
3 9 (24.32%) Maven
4 7 (18.92%) Gradle
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.70%) Codeship
7 1 (2.70%) GitLab
7 1 (2.70%) Grunt
7 1 (2.70%) gulp
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Senior DevOps
2 12 (32.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Graduate
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.70%) Apache CXF
3 1 (2.70%) D3.js
3 1 (2.70%) Drools
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) jBPM
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Animation
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (56.76%) Ubuntu
4 12 (32.43%) Debian
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.81%) Unix
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
3 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
4 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (29.73%) Open Source
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Visual Effects
8 2 (5.41%) 3D Animation
8 2 (5.41%) 3D Rendering
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source Development
8 2 (5.41%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) High Availability
9 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Python
2 18 (48.65%) Ruby
3 9 (24.32%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.92%) Perl
6 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) PHP
7 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.11%) C#
8 3 (8.11%) Jython
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (2.70%) SQL
9 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Firmware
3 2 (5.41%) NFS
3 2 (5.41%) Samba
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Packer
2 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (27.03%) Ansible
3 10 (27.03%) Puppet
4 9 (24.32%) Nagios
5 8 (21.62%) Cacti
5 8 (21.62%) Kubernetes
6 7 (18.92%) SmokePing
7 2 (5.41%) Capistrano
7 2 (5.41%) Graphite
7 2 (5.41%) Rundeck
7 2 (5.41%) yum
8 1 (2.70%) Icinga
8 1 (2.70%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) Perforce
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Talend