The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 112 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.80% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 2.87% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
389 557 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.52% 27.73% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 354 492 346
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (46.67%) Network Management
5 6 (40.00%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Replication
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) HACMP
8 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) AIX
8 3 (20.00%) HPUX
8 3 (20.00%) Solaris
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Toad
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) FreeBSD
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) HACMP
2 3 (20.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (20.00%) HPUX
4 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) FreeBSD
4 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (20.00%) SUSE
4 3 (20.00%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) YUM
1 3 (20.00%) Foglight
2 1 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC