The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 209 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 29 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.33% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 35
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1380 1676 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.65% 24.81% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1382 1595
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Trend in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 21 £42,500 +33.85% 3
Cheshire -2 4 £44,000 - 4
Merseyside 0 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux.

1 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 56 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 40 (57.14%) Windows
4 39 (55.71%) VMware
5 32 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (42.86%) Oracle
7 28 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 28 (40.00%) RDBMS
7 28 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 28 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 28 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 26 (37.14%) SUSE
8 26 (37.14%) Cisco
8 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
8 26 (37.14%) AIX
9 25 (35.71%) Solaris
9 25 (35.71%) HP
9 25 (35.71%) NetApp
10 24 (34.29%) SAN
10 24 (34.29%) HPUX
10 24 (34.29%) Mentoring
11 23 (32.86%) EMC
11 23 (32.86%) IBM
11 23 (32.86%) Juniper
12 22 (31.43%) zOS
12 22 (31.43%) CheckPoint
12 22 (31.43%) BMC
12 22 (31.43%) CA
12 22 (31.43%) Tivoli

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (31.43%) WebLogic
3 13 (18.57%) Apache
4 7 (10.00%) nginx
5 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.29%) Lync
7 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.43%) JBoss
9 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.29%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) HTTP
3 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) SSH
5 1 (1.43%) Broadband
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) SMTP
5 1 (1.43%) RIP
5 1 (1.43%) SNMP
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) MPLS
5 1 (1.43%) OSPF
5 1 (1.43%) BGP
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 28 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 28 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (31.43%) DB2
2 22 (31.43%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (21.43%) MySQL
4 10 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.29%) Aerospike
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.86%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Maven
2 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Gradle
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Back Office
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Architect
2 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 22 (31.43%) Solutions Architect
2 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Administrator
4 10 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.00%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Linux Software Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps Administrator
9 3 (4.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 22 (31.43%) Middleware
2 22 (31.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (10.00%) J2EE
4 6 (8.57%) XSLT
4 6 (8.57%) XML
4 6 (8.57%) J2SE
4 6 (8.57%) JMS
4 6 (8.57%) Grails
5 5 (7.14%) REST
5 5 (7.14%) SAX
5 5 (7.14%) DOM
5 5 (7.14%) Servlets
5 5 (7.14%) XML Schema
6 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.86%) .NET
7 2 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (1.43%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) React
8 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) FlexPod
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 40 (57.14%) Windows
3 26 (37.14%) SUSE
3 26 (37.14%) AIX
4 25 (35.71%) Solaris
5 24 (34.29%) HPUX
6 22 (31.43%) zOS
6 22 (31.43%) OS/400
6 22 (31.43%) CentOS
7 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (12.86%) UNIX
8 6 (8.57%) Debian
8 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.86%) Fedora
11 1 (1.43%) Android
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Mentoring
2 22 (31.43%) Business Continuity
2 22 (31.43%) Coaching
2 22 (31.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (11.43%) Time Management
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.00%) DevOps
5 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.57%) OOP
5 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.14%) UML
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL
7 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.29%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
9 2 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 15 (21.43%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) Python
4 11 (15.71%) PHP
5 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 9 (12.86%) Perl
6 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (8.57%) XPath
7 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.14%) C++
9 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.29%) VB
11 2 (2.86%) AWK
11 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.86%) sed
12 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.29%) CCNA
2 2 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) RHCE
2 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
2 2 (2.86%) CISSP
2 2 (2.86%) CCNP
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.86%) MCITP
2 2 (2.86%) HP ASE
3 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.43%) LPIC
System Software
1 32 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (31.43%) KVM
2 22 (31.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) Squid
4 3 (4.29%) Samba
5 2 (2.86%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (31.43%) Tivoli
2 15 (21.43%) Puppet
3 12 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (12.86%) Nagios
5 4 (5.71%) Ansible
6 3 (4.29%) Munin
6 3 (4.29%) Zenoss
6 3 (4.29%) SmokePing
6 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.43%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 56 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 39 (55.71%) VMware
3 30 (42.86%) Oracle
4 26 (37.14%) Cisco
4 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 25 (35.71%) HP
5 25 (35.71%) NetApp
6 23 (32.86%) EMC
6 23 (32.86%) IBM
6 23 (32.86%) Juniper
7 22 (31.43%) CheckPoint
7 22 (31.43%) BMC
7 22 (31.43%) CA
7 22 (31.43%) Symantec
7 22 (31.43%) Brocade
8 4 (5.71%) Citrix
9 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.43%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
9 1 (1.43%) McAfee
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