The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 102 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 10 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.70% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.18% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Average salary £39,125 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
880 1014 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.05% 58.89% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 759 825 626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Red Hat
West Midlands

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Red Hat Salary Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat 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.

1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (93.18%) UNIX
3 38 (86.36%) Solaris
4 33 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (72.73%) SAN
6 31 (70.45%) Veritas
6 31 (70.45%) SUSE
7 30 (68.18%) VMware
8 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (65.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 28 (63.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 28 (63.64%) EMC
9 28 (63.64%) Sun
10 27 (61.36%) AIX
10 27 (61.36%) Finance
11 26 (59.09%) Perl
11 26 (59.09%) Veritas File System
12 22 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
12 22 (50.00%) RDF
13 21 (47.73%) Oracle
13 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
14 18 (40.91%) ITIL
15 16 (36.36%) Korn
16 15 (34.09%) Banking
17 13 (29.55%) Windows
18 12 (27.27%) Financial Institution
18 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
18 12 (27.27%) Wiki
18 12 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
19 10 (22.73%) Symantec

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) IPsec
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 12 (27.27%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 13 (29.55%) Administrator
3 12 (27.27%) UNIX Administrator
4 11 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.91%) UNIX Specialist
6 5 (11.36%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
8 3 (6.82%) DBA
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 12 (27.27%) Wiki
3 6 (13.64%) HACMP
4 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (9.09%) LPAR
6 3 (6.82%) Clustering
7 2 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (93.18%) UNIX
3 38 (86.36%) Solaris
4 33 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (70.45%) SUSE
6 27 (61.36%) AIX
7 13 (29.55%) Windows
8 4 (9.09%) HPUX
9 3 (6.82%) Debian
9 3 (6.82%) FreeBSD
9 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) RDF
2 18 (40.91%) ITIL
3 10 (22.73%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) WFM
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) ERP
7 1 (2.27%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Perl
2 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
3 16 (36.36%) Korn
4 5 (11.36%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) RHCE
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 29 (65.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (63.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 26 (59.09%) Veritas File System
4 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) Xen
5 2 (4.55%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) YUM
1 4 (9.09%) Foglight
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
2 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Veritas
2 30 (68.18%) VMware
3 28 (63.64%) EMC
3 28 (63.64%) Sun
4 21 (47.73%) Oracle
5 10 (22.73%) Symantec
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 4 (9.09%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Dell