Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 257 323
Rank change year-on-year -24 +66 -20
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 26 69 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.60% 3.21% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 61 18
West Midlands median annual salary £40,125 £35,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.64% -27.08% -8.57%
10th Percentile £25,625 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,630 2,147 2,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.55% 21.53% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,874 1,982
West Midlands median annual salary £37,949 £36,111 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.09% +3.17% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CentOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in the West Midlands

CentOS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CentOS in the West Midlands

CentOS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CentOS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CentOS in the West Midlands

CentOS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Birmingham -2 16 £40,125 +14.64% 4
Worcestershire +16 8 £33,750 -15.63% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £50,000 -
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) MySQL
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) VMware
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 10 (38.46%) Python
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) Migration
10 7 (26.92%) SQL
10 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
10 7 (26.92%) Docker
11 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 6 (23.08%) RHCE
11 6 (23.08%) Nagios
11 6 (23.08%) DNS
11 6 (23.08%) LAMP
11 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
11 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (19.23%) Server Hardening
12 5 (19.23%) SDLC
12 5 (19.23%) iptables
12 5 (19.23%) Apache
12 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (19.23%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.85%) Datadog
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Extranet
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
3 1 (3.85%) SSH
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) MariaDB
4 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Support
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) Kafka
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) DC/OS
7 2 (7.69%) Debian
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Server Hardening
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) DevOps
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) RHCE
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.85%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) LPIC
5 1 (3.85%) RHCA
5 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) GDPR
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) iptables
4 4 (15.38%) Squid
5 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) Postfix
6 1 (3.85%) PowerDNS
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) SELinux
3 4 (15.38%) Ansible
3 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.54%) Galera Cluster
4 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.85%) Packer
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) New Relic
4 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk