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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 219 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 4 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.85% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 9
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
2151 1893 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.38% 33.61% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1358 1582
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -12 4 £48,750 +8.33%
RHCE
South East

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Sun
7 5 (31.25%) Perl
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) Solaris
7 5 (31.25%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) Veritas
7 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
7 5 (31.25%) BGP
7 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
7 5 (31.25%) SCSA
7 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (31.25%) CentOS
7 5 (31.25%) NAS
7 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) SaaS
8 4 (25.00%) Puppet

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) OSPF
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) BGP
3 5 (31.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) RIP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Server Support
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Trainee
6 1 (6.25%) Trainee Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) CentOS
5 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (18.75%) FreeBSD
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) SUSE
6 3 (18.75%) Debian
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
1 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (31.25%) SCSA
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) RHCT
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.25%) OSCP
3 1 (6.25%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) KVM
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Snort
5 1 (6.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Sun
4 5 (31.25%) Veritas
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Nortel
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Imperva