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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 80 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing CentOS 19 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.36% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.67% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £37,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
407 284 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.13% 23.16% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 345 259 284
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,640 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CentOS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

CentOS Salary Histogram 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 21 April 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 +2 19 £37,000 -38.33%
CentOS
UK

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) Perl
3 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
4 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 12 (38.71%) Product Management
6 12 (38.71%) SaaS
7 11 (35.48%) Java
7 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) Python
8 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
8 10 (32.26%) JUnit
8 10 (32.26%) Firewall
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) TDD
8 10 (32.26%) Korn
8 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
8 10 (32.26%) BDD
8 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
8 10 (32.26%) User Experience
9 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (29.03%) Confluence
9 9 (29.03%) JIRA
9 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (25.81%) Test Management
10 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (25.81%) Statistics
10 8 (25.81%) Objective-C

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (29.03%) Confluence
2 8 (25.81%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) nginx
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) SaaS
2 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) DVB
4 7 (22.58%) HTTP
5 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
7 3 (9.68%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) LAN
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
8 2 (6.45%) WAN
9 1 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) SSH
9 1 (3.23%) VPLS
9 1 (3.23%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQLite
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) JUnit
1 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) TestLink
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) Xcode
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Welsh Language
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.81%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Development Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
1 10 (32.26%) User Experience
2 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.81%) Statistics
4 7 (22.58%) Public Cloud
5 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) DTV
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Debian
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) FreeBSD
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Product Management
2 10 (32.26%) BDD
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Test Management
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.13%) Bug Management
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Marketing
9 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps
9 2 (6.45%) People Management
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Analytics
10 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Perl
2 19 (61.29%) Bash Shell
3 11 (35.48%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) Korn
5 8 (25.81%) Objective-C
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) PHP
9 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.23%) C#
9 1 (3.23%) C++
9 1 (3.23%) Groovy
9 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) RHCE
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) iptables
3 3 (9.68%) Squid
3 3 (9.68%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Samba
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Nagios
3 3 (9.68%) Nessus
3 3 (9.68%) Nmap
4 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) yum
5 1 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (3.23%) Graphite
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Perforce
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Informatica
6 1 (3.23%) Teradata
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL