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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 122 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 5 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 1.91% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 15
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £54,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1168 1206 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.80% 56.28% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1084 749
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (94.44%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Replication
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
5 7 (38.89%) SLA
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (38.89%) Network Management
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris
8 3 (16.67%) AIX
8 3 (16.67%) HPUX
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (16.67%) FTP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Trainee
4 1 (5.56%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) HACMP
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 3 (16.67%) AIX
7 3 (16.67%) HPUX
7 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
7 3 (16.67%) SUSE
7 3 (16.67%) Debian
7 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) XenServer
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Foglight
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
1 3 (16.67%) YUM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) IBM