Period
to 27 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
England > South West
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 164 210
Rank change year-on-year +56 +46 +36
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 94 176 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.77% 1.83% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 6.93% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 174 89
Median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £83,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 929 2,538 2,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.37% 26.39% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 797 2,104 2,084
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,250 £24,142
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,350 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,591 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% -4.02% +5.56%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in the South West

CentOS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for CentOS in the South West

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing CentOS in the South West over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for CentOS in the South West

CentOS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the South West region over the 6 months to 27 October 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
Wiltshire +24 25 £46,000 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +31 24 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Bristol +71 18 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Devon - 17 £40,000 - 1
Dorset +51 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Somerset +1 2 £45,000 -
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 South West region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (70.21%) Red Hat
3 60 (63.83%) Python
4 51 (54.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 50 (53.19%) DevOps
6 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (42.55%) Ansible
8 37 (39.36%) Java
9 36 (38.30%) Bash Shell
10 35 (37.23%) AWS
11 34 (36.17%) Jenkins
11 34 (36.17%) Docker
12 30 (31.91%) JIRA
13 29 (30.85%) Confluence
14 28 (29.79%) Open Source
15 27 (28.72%) C
16 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
17 23 (24.47%) Puppet
17 23 (24.47%) Terraform
17 23 (24.47%) MySQL
18 22 (23.40%) Scrum
18 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
19 21 (22.34%) Mentoring
20 19 (20.21%) VMware
20 19 (20.21%) Apache NiFi
21 18 (19.15%) Technical Leadership
21 18 (19.15%) Software Engineering
21 18 (19.15%) Web Services
22 17 (18.09%) Configuration Management
22 17 (18.09%) Ruby

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 29 (30.85%) Confluence
2 6 (6.38%) Apache
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.32%) nginx
4 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 35 (37.23%) AWS
2 12 (12.77%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (12.77%) OpenShift
2 12 (12.77%) Serverless
3 9 (9.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 9 (9.57%) Amazon S3
3 9 (9.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (9.57%) Route 53
3 9 (9.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (8.51%) AWS Fargate
5 7 (7.45%) GCP
6 6 (6.38%) Azure
7 5 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.19%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) VPN
2 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) MPLS
3 4 (4.26%) Wireless
4 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.19%) HTTP
4 3 (3.19%) OSPF
4 3 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) VLAN
5 2 (2.13%) 3G
5 2 (2.13%) 4G
5 2 (2.13%) IGMP
5 2 (2.13%) LTE
5 2 (2.13%) Multicast
6 1 (1.06%) BGP
6 1 (1.06%) Broadband
6 1 (1.06%) Firewall
6 1 (1.06%) Network Security
6 1 (1.06%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) MySQL
2 15 (15.96%) Redis
3 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.57%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
9 5 (5.32%) Couchbase
10 4 (4.26%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (4.26%) Apache Accumulo
10 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 30 (31.91%) JIRA
3 16 (17.02%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.70%) Bitbucket Server
5 10 (10.64%) Selenium
6 8 (8.51%) Vagrant
7 7 (7.45%) Bitbucket
8 6 (6.38%) Artifactory
8 6 (6.38%) SonarQube
8 6 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (5.32%) JUnit
10 3 (3.19%) EasyMock
10 3 (3.19%) Mockito
11 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
1 15 (15.96%) Public Sector
2 14 (14.89%) Marketing
2 14 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.70%) Electronics
3 11 (11.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (32.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.83%) Administrator
5 12 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (11.70%) Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (11.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (6.38%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (6.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) Apache NiFi
2 18 (19.15%) Web Services
3 16 (17.02%) Kafka
4 12 (12.77%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (10.64%) JSON
5 10 (10.64%) Node.js
5 10 (10.64%) RESTful
6 7 (7.45%) REST
6 7 (7.45%) SOAP
7 6 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (5.32%) EJB
8 5 (5.32%) JSF
8 5 (5.32%) PHP-FPM
8 5 (5.32%) Spring
9 3 (3.19%) Java EE
10 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.19%) PKI
3 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.19%) Wiki
4 2 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (54.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (14.89%) Unix
4 10 (10.64%) Amazon Linux
5 8 (8.51%) Windows
6 6 (6.38%) CoreOS
6 6 (6.38%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.26%) Debian
7 4 (4.26%) Fedora
8 3 (3.19%) AIX
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.19%) DevOps
2 45 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.79%) Open Source
4 22 (23.40%) Scrum
5 21 (22.34%) Mentoring
6 18 (19.15%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.15%) Technical Leadership
7 17 (18.09%) Configuration Management
8 16 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (15.96%) OO
9 15 (15.96%) OOD
10 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.77%) Business Development
11 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (12.77%) Line Management
12 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.70%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
13 9 (9.57%) Auto-Scaling
13 9 (9.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) Python
2 37 (39.36%) Java
3 36 (38.30%) Bash Shell
4 27 (28.72%) C
5 17 (18.09%) Ruby
6 15 (15.96%) C++
6 15 (15.96%) PHP
7 11 (11.70%) SQL
8 10 (10.64%) Go
8 10 (10.64%) PL/SQL
9 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
10 7 (7.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.06%) C#
11 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Docker
2 9 (9.57%) VirtualBox
3 8 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.38%) GlusterFS
6 4 (4.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (4.26%) oVirt
6 4 (4.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (2.13%) vSphere
8 1 (1.06%) Ceph
8 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (42.55%) Ansible
2 23 (24.47%) Puppet
2 23 (24.47%) Terraform
3 16 (17.02%) Kubernetes
4 10 (10.64%) Nagios
5 5 (5.32%) HAProxy
6 4 (4.26%) Observium
6 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.19%) Kibana
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.13%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (70.21%) Red Hat
2 19 (20.21%) VMware
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle
3 11 (11.70%) SAP
4 7 (7.45%) Google
5 6 (6.38%) AppDynamics
5 6 (6.38%) New Relic
5 6 (6.38%) Splunk
6 4 (4.26%) Dell
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.26%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco
8 2 (2.13%) Atlassian