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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 112 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 10 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.99% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.76% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,525 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
985 1138 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.51% 56.25% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 847 997 749
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 25 July 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) SLA
5 8 (40.00%) Replication
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) Network Management
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) Solaris
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
10 3 (15.00%) WSUS
10 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) XenServer
10 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.00%) FTP
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Trainee
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) LPAR
2 3 (15.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (15.00%) AIX
6 3 (15.00%) HPUX
6 3 (15.00%) SUSE
6 3 (15.00%) Debian
6 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (15.00%) FreeBSD
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (35.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) WFM
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) RHCE
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Foglight
1 3 (15.00%) WSUS
1 3 (15.00%) YUM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC