The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 122 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.68% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 3.23% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 5
Average salary £44,000 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% -13.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
360 402 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.52% 21.00% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 332 378 349
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Birmingham region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle
5 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) AIX
8 6 (33.33%) Python
8 6 (33.33%) Solaris
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) IBM
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
8 6 (33.33%) CentOS
8 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (27.78%) vSphere
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) Foglight
9 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) Toad

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) LPAR
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) AIX
4 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (33.33%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CEH
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Foglight
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Nessus
4 1 (5.56%) yum
4 1 (5.56%) Ionix
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (11.11%) Sun
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) Rapid7
8 1 (5.56%) Qualys
8 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
8 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (5.56%) CommVault
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix