The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 97 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.87% 1.19% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 4.43% 1.52%
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
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
396 361 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.59% 26.84% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 342 325 303
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £53,250 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CentOS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

CentOS Salary Trend in Wales

CentOS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the 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
South Wales -15 7 £39,500 +15.32%
North Wales - 5 - -
CentOS
UK

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (81.48%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Perl
3 16 (59.26%) Java
3 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
3 16 (59.26%) Bash Shell
3 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (55.56%) JUnit
5 14 (51.85%) Product Management
5 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (48.15%) SaaS
7 10 (37.04%) Confluence
7 10 (37.04%) nginx
7 10 (37.04%) Test Management
7 10 (37.04%) Statistics
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
7 10 (37.04%) JIRA
7 10 (37.04%) BDD
7 10 (37.04%) User Experience
7 10 (37.04%) TestLink
7 10 (37.04%) Apache
7 10 (37.04%) Client/Server
7 10 (37.04%) DVB
7 10 (37.04%) Firewall
7 10 (37.04%) Perforce
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
7 10 (37.04%) Objective-C

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (37.04%) Apache
1 10 (37.04%) nginx
1 10 (37.04%) Confluence
2 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 5 (18.52%) Jetty
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (48.15%) SaaS
3 7 (25.93%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon S3
4 5 (18.52%) PaaS
4 5 (18.52%) Route 53
4 5 (18.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DVB
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) HTTP
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.41%) LDAP
5 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) SNMP
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 4 (14.81%) SQLite
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) JUnit
1 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) TestLink
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Hudson
3 5 (18.52%) Maven
4 4 (14.81%) FitNesse
4 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Servlets
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (37.04%) User Experience
2 10 (37.04%) Client/Server
2 10 (37.04%) Statistics
3 7 (25.93%) Public Cloud
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Media
4 5 (18.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Debian
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) FreeBSD
4 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (51.85%) Product Management
3 10 (37.04%) Test Management
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
6 7 (25.93%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (18.52%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security
8 2 (7.41%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Perl
2 16 (59.26%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Bash Shell
3 10 (37.04%) Objective-C
3 10 (37.04%) Korn
4 6 (22.22%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Vagrant
3 2 (7.41%) yum
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Red Hat
2 10 (37.04%) Perforce
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) RightScale
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL