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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 86 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.25% 0.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.25% 2.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.54%
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
353 190 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.44% 21.76% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 303 170 185
Average salary £38,400 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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
Cardiff -12 8 £32,500 -45.83%
Torfaen -13 6 £45,000 +9.75%
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
CentOS
Wales

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) Perl
3 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
4 18 (69.23%) Bash Shell
5 17 (65.38%) Python
6 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
7 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (46.15%) BDD
8 12 (46.15%) Scrum
8 12 (46.15%) TDD
8 12 (46.15%) Korn
8 12 (46.15%) Windows
8 12 (46.15%) Regression Testing
8 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
9 11 (42.31%) Bug Management
9 11 (42.31%) VMware
9 11 (42.31%) UNIX
9 11 (42.31%) Ruby
9 11 (42.31%) JIRA
9 11 (42.31%) Confluence
10 10 (38.46%) Test Management
10 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
10 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (38.46%) HTTP
10 10 (38.46%) TestLink
11 9 (34.62%) Product Management
12 8 (30.77%) DTV
13 7 (26.92%) Finance

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (42.31%) Confluence
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 10 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) VLAN
4 4 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 3 (11.54%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
5 3 (11.54%) DVB
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) SSH
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) NAS
7 1 (3.85%) VPLS
7 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (42.31%) JIRA
3 10 (38.46%) TestLink
4 6 (23.08%) Fiddler
4 6 (23.08%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.54%) Xcode
5 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Welsh Language
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Administrator
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Linux Administrator
1 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Development Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) DTV
2 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 6 (23.08%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Statistics
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Debian
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (46.15%) BDD
1 12 (46.15%) Scrum
1 12 (46.15%) TDD
1 12 (46.15%) Regression Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Bug Management
3 10 (38.46%) Test Management
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Product Management
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) Perl
2 18 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 17 (65.38%) Python
4 12 (46.15%) Korn
5 11 (42.31%) Ruby
6 7 (26.92%) C++
7 6 (23.08%) C
7 6 (23.08%) Java
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
9 3 (11.54%) C#
10 2 (7.69%) Groovy
11 1 (3.85%) PHP
11 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) XenServer
2 3 (11.54%) Xen
2 3 (11.54%) Nmap
2 3 (11.54%) Squid
3 2 (7.69%) KVM
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) Nessus
3 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Perforce
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.85%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Teradata