The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 129 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 5 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 1.12% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 2.01% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 11
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Red Hat
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1272 1196 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.80% 55.65% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1086 760
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (42.11%) Replication
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 7 (36.84%) SLA
7 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (36.84%) Network Management
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) UNIX
9 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
9 5 (26.32%) Solaris
9 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) SUSE
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) RHCE
11 3 (15.79%) HACMP
11 3 (15.79%) IBM
11 3 (15.79%) Toad
11 3 (15.79%) DNS
11 3 (15.79%) Python
11 3 (15.79%) FreeBSD
11 3 (15.79%) IIS
11 3 (15.79%) AIX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) FTP
4 2 (10.53%) HTTP
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Toad
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Trainee
5 1 (5.26%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) AIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) HACMP
2 3 (15.79%) LPAR
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) Solaris
7 4 (21.05%) SUSE
8 3 (15.79%) Debian
8 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) AIX
8 3 (15.79%) HPUX
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
1 7 (36.84%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.26%) SRDF
6 1 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Foglight
1 3 (15.79%) YUM
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) EMC