Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CentOS Linux
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 259 280
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -3
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 65 53 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.18% 2.50% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 57 38 36
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +22.70% +25.38%
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £71,250 £64,000
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,044 2,116 2,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.81% 20.75% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,702 1,825 1,870
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Halesowen - 22 £45,000 - 2
Birmingham +26 14 £42,500 -37.04% 3
Warwickshire -16 10 £32,500 -35.00%
Staffordshire - 7 £57,500 -
Solihull 0 5 £28,000 -27.74%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £39,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £46,000 -
Coventry -20 1 £36,500 -8.75%
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (66.15%) Red Hat
3 41 (63.08%) Apache
4 38 (58.46%) MySQL
5 33 (50.77%) Ubuntu
6 29 (44.62%) Debian
7 28 (43.08%) Windows
8 24 (36.92%) XML
8 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
9 22 (33.85%) BBC
9 22 (33.85%) Games
9 22 (33.85%) Billing
9 22 (33.85%) Subversion
9 22 (33.85%) C++
9 22 (33.85%) Eclipse
9 22 (33.85%) SMS
9 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
9 22 (33.85%) NoSQL
9 22 (33.85%) Redis
10 19 (29.23%) Bash Shell
10 19 (29.23%) Windows Server
10 19 (29.23%) VMware
11 18 (27.69%) Firewall
12 15 (23.08%) DNS
12 15 (23.08%) LAMP
13 14 (21.54%) Cisco
13 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
14 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 13 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 41 (63.08%) Apache
2 10 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) nginx
5 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Office 365
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.08%) Datadog
4 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) SMS
2 18 (27.69%) Firewall
3 15 (23.08%) DNS
4 7 (10.77%) Internet
5 6 (9.23%) SSH
5 6 (9.23%) VPN
6 4 (6.15%) SAN
7 2 (3.08%) HTTP
7 2 (3.08%) SMTP
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.54%) DHCP
8 1 (1.54%) FTP
8 1 (1.54%) Network Security
8 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (58.46%) MySQL
2 22 (33.85%) MongoDB
2 22 (33.85%) NoSQL
2 22 (33.85%) Redis
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (33.85%) Eclipse
2 22 (33.85%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.08%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.08%) Xdebug
General
1 22 (33.85%) Billing
1 22 (33.85%) Games
2 12 (18.46%) Back Office
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Administrator
2 11 (16.92%) C++ Programmer
2 11 (16.92%) Programmer
3 10 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (7.69%) Cloud Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) XML
2 15 (23.08%) LAMP
3 7 (10.77%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (7.69%) HTML
4 5 (7.69%) jQuery
5 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 3 (4.62%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (4.62%) CSS
6 3 (4.62%) HTML5
6 3 (4.62%) RESTful
7 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.08%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) BBC
2 13 (20.00%) Clustering
3 12 (18.46%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
5 8 (12.31%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (10.77%) Handset
7 5 (7.69%) Fintech
7 5 (7.69%) Private Cloud
8 3 (4.62%) User Experience
9 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.54%) iPad
10 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (50.77%) Ubuntu
3 29 (44.62%) Debian
4 28 (43.08%) Windows
5 19 (29.23%) Windows Server
6 12 (18.46%) Mac OS X
7 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (7.69%) Unix
10 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.08%) DC/OS
12 1 (1.54%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.38%) DevOps
3 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) Business Continuity
3 7 (10.77%) Business Continuity Planning
3 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.69%) Expense Management
5 4 (6.15%) High Availability
6 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.62%) Information Security
6 3 (4.62%) Microservices
6 3 (4.62%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL
7 2 (3.08%) OO
7 2 (3.08%) OOP
7 2 (3.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) C++
2 19 (29.23%) Bash Shell
3 9 (13.85%) Python
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.77%) Perl
5 7 (10.77%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) CCNA
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.15%) MCSA
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
2 12 (18.46%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (12.31%) vSphere
4 6 (9.23%) iptables
5 5 (7.69%) Docker
5 5 (7.69%) Squid
6 2 (3.08%) KVM
6 2 (3.08%) Postfix
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) vCenter Server
2 6 (9.23%) Puppet
3 4 (6.15%) Nagios
4 3 (4.62%) Ansible
4 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.08%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.08%) Packer
5 2 (3.08%) Terraform
6 1 (1.54%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.54%) SCCM
6 1 (1.54%) SELinux
6 1 (1.54%) Simpana
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) Red Hat
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 14 (21.54%) Cisco
3 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.31%) Juniper
5 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.69%) BT
5 5 (7.69%) Google
6 2 (3.08%) New Relic
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) CommVault
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Twitter