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 11 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 102 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 13 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.87% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.57% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 15
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £53,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
926 1085 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.36% 55.64% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 802 941 756
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 11 July 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 10 (41.67%) SAN
5 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Solaris
6 9 (37.50%) SLA
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle
7 8 (33.33%) Replication
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
8 7 (29.17%) AIX
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) Network Management
9 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.83%) Toad
10 5 (20.83%) IBM
10 5 (20.83%) HPUX
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) SUSE
10 5 (20.83%) Foglight
10 5 (20.83%) HACMP
10 5 (20.83%) Citrix
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Application Server

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (12.50%) FTP
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Toad
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) LPAR
2 5 (20.83%) HACMP
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 9 (37.50%) Solaris
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (29.17%) AIX
8 5 (20.83%) HPUX
8 5 (20.83%) SUSE
9 3 (12.50%) Debian
9 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
9 3 (12.50%) FreeBSD
10 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
1 7 (29.17%) Network Management
2 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) WFM
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) RHCE
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas File System
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Foglight
1 5 (20.83%) YUM
2 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Veritas
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Dell