The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 213 211 221
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 9 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 10
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
RHCE
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2177 1908 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.06% 34.34% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1426 1557
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RHCE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RHCE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

RHCE Salary Trend in Berkshire

RHCE
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

RHCE Salary Histogram in Berkshire

RHCE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Reading -10 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Slough - 1 - -
RHCE
South East

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
1 26 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (65.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (57.69%) UNIX
4 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (42.31%) Perl
5 11 (42.31%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 8 (30.77%) Solaris
7 8 (30.77%) Sun
7 8 (30.77%) CCNA
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) CentOS
7 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) HP
8 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) OSPF
9 6 (23.08%) BGP
9 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
10 5 (19.23%) MySQL
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) Veritas
10 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing RHCE 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 RHCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) OSPF
3 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 5 (19.23%) NAS
4 5 (19.23%) SAN
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) LTE
5 4 (15.38%) 4G
5 4 (15.38%) VoLTE
6 3 (11.54%) tcpdump
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (7.69%) SS7
8 1 (3.85%) SMPP
8 1 (3.85%) TCAP
8 1 (3.85%) SCCP
8 1 (3.85%) INAP
8 1 (3.85%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Support Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Server Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (57.69%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 8 (30.77%) CentOS
5 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) FreeBSD
6 3 (11.54%) SUSE
6 3 (11.54%) Debian
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
1 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
1 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
2 3 (11.54%) SIEM
2 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Perl
2 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNA
3 5 (19.23%) SCSA
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) OSCP
5 3 (11.54%) OSCE
5 3 (11.54%) CEH
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
1 3 (11.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) Snort
3 3 (11.54%) Nmap
3 3 (11.54%) NFS
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) KVM
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.54%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Sun
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) Veritas
6 4 (15.38%) Juniper
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Redknee
7 3 (11.54%) Imperva
7 3 (11.54%) Sophos
8 2 (7.69%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) Nortel