The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 93 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 7 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.57% 1.40% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 4.91% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 5
Average salary £39,500 £34,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.32% +5.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
CentOS
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
372 326 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.07% 28.55% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 326 297 259
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CentOS
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CentOS across the South Wales region.

CentOS Salary Trend in South Wales

CentOS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 5 £39,500 -
Cardiff -21 2 £37,000 +5.71%
CentOS
Wales

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Perl
3 16 (72.73%) Bash Shell
4 14 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Product Management
5 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (50.00%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (45.45%) DVB
6 10 (45.45%) Client/Server
6 10 (45.45%) JUnit
6 10 (45.45%) Perforce
6 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) Objective-C
6 10 (45.45%) TDD
6 10 (45.45%) Statistics
6 10 (45.45%) Degree
6 10 (45.45%) JIRA
6 10 (45.45%) Korn
6 10 (45.45%) User Experience
6 10 (45.45%) TestLink
6 10 (45.45%) Test Management
6 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (45.45%) Confluence
6 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (36.36%) SaaS

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) nginx
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (36.36%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DVB
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQLite
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JUnit
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 10 (45.45%) TestLink
2 4 (18.18%) FitNesse
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (45.45%) User Experience
2 10 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 10 (45.45%) Statistics
3 7 (31.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Debian
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) FreeBSD
4 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Product Management
2 10 (45.45%) BDD
2 10 (45.45%) Test Management
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Bug Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Perl
2 16 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) Objective-C
4 10 (45.45%) Korn
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) yum
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Graphite
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (45.45%) Perforce
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Brocade
4 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco