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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 200 213 135
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -78
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 43 24 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.37% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 1.50% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 117
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1648 1605 1893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.76% 24.66% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1360 1610
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 +20 32 £43,000 +37.60% 3
Cheshire -1 8 £42,500 +26.86% 2
Merseyside +10 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Lancashire 0 1 £32,000 -36.00% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 85 (98.84%) Linux
2 72 (83.72%) Red Hat
3 46 (53.49%) VMware
4 41 (47.67%) Windows
5 39 (45.35%) Oracle
6 38 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (41.86%) Oracle Database
8 35 (40.70%) Cisco
9 31 (36.05%) Juniper
10 30 (34.88%) Mentoring
11 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
12 28 (32.56%) RDBMS
12 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
12 28 (32.56%) WebSphere MQ
12 28 (32.56%) Relational Database
12 28 (32.56%) WebSphere
13 26 (30.23%) SAN
13 26 (30.23%) IBM
14 25 (29.07%) HP
14 25 (29.07%) AIX
14 25 (29.07%) HPUX
14 25 (29.07%) NetApp
14 25 (29.07%) Business Continuity
15 24 (27.91%) EMC
16 23 (26.74%) Solaris
16 23 (26.74%) DB2
16 23 (26.74%) Middleware
16 23 (26.74%) SUSE
17 22 (25.58%) Symantec
17 22 (25.58%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (32.56%) WebSphere
2 22 (25.58%) WebLogic
3 18 (20.93%) Apache
4 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
5 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.47%) nginx
6 4 (4.65%) Lync
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.16%) CMS
9 1 (1.16%) IIS
9 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) SAN
2 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) HTTP
3 9 (10.47%) RIP
3 9 (10.47%) WAN
3 9 (10.47%) MPLS
3 9 (10.47%) OSPF
3 9 (10.47%) BGP
4 8 (9.30%) Junos
5 6 (6.98%) Broadband
6 5 (5.81%) DNS
7 4 (4.65%) Internet
8 3 (3.49%) SSL
8 3 (3.49%) Firewall
9 2 (2.33%) Wireless
9 2 (2.33%) Intranet
9 2 (2.33%) Network Security
10 1 (1.16%) Extranet
10 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (41.86%) Oracle Database
2 29 (33.72%) SQL Server
3 28 (32.56%) RDBMS
3 28 (32.56%) Relational Database
4 23 (26.74%) DB2
5 22 (25.58%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (23.26%) MySQL
7 14 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (12.79%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.49%) Aerospike
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
10 1 (1.16%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Maven
2 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
1 8 (9.30%) Retail
2 5 (5.81%) Games
3 4 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Architect
2 22 (25.58%) Solutions Architect
2 22 (25.58%) Infrastructure Architect
2 22 (25.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 11 (12.79%) Administrator
4 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (10.47%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (9.30%) DBA
6 8 (9.30%) Security Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Senior MySQL DBA
8 6 (6.98%) MySQL DBA
8 6 (6.98%) Network Operations Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.98%) Operations Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (26.74%) Middleware
3 7 (8.14%) Servlets
3 7 (8.14%) XML
3 7 (8.14%) Grails
3 7 (8.14%) J2EE
3 7 (8.14%) XSLT
3 7 (8.14%) J2SE
3 7 (8.14%) JMS
3 7 (8.14%) XML Schema
4 6 (6.98%) SAX
4 6 (6.98%) DOM
4 6 (6.98%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.16%) HTML
7 1 (1.16%) CSS
7 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) FlexPod
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 85 (98.84%) Linux
2 41 (47.67%) Windows
3 25 (29.07%) AIX
3 25 (29.07%) HPUX
4 23 (26.74%) Solaris
4 23 (26.74%) SUSE
5 22 (25.58%) OS/400
5 22 (25.58%) zOS
6 19 (22.09%) CentOS
7 11 (12.79%) Ubuntu
8 10 (11.63%) UNIX
8 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.98%) Debian
11 1 (1.16%) Android
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Mentoring
2 25 (29.07%) Business Continuity
3 22 (25.58%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (25.58%) Coaching
4 11 (12.79%) Change Management
4 11 (12.79%) Project Management
5 9 (10.47%) Time Management
6 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.14%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.98%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.98%) UML
8 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.81%) Migration
9 5 (5.81%) OOP
10 4 (4.65%) ITIL
10 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.65%) DevOps
11 3 (3.49%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) Java
3 10 (11.63%) PHP
4 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.14%) XPath
5 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Perl
6 6 (6.98%) Python
7 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.81%) Ruby
8 4 (4.65%) C++
9 3 (3.49%) VB
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) CCNA
1 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.47%) JNCIA
2 9 (10.47%) LPIC
3 4 (4.65%) VCP4
4 3 (3.49%) RHCE
5 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CISSP
5 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) CCNP
5 2 (2.33%) MCITP
5 2 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.58%) Hyper-V
2 22 (25.58%) KVM
3 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.49%) Samba
6 2 (2.33%) Squid
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (25.58%) Tivoli
2 14 (16.28%) Puppet
3 9 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.98%) Nagios
5 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.33%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.33%) Munin
6 2 (2.33%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.33%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.16%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 72 (83.72%) Red Hat
2 46 (53.49%) VMware
3 39 (45.35%) Oracle
4 35 (40.70%) Cisco
5 31 (36.05%) Juniper
6 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 26 (30.23%) IBM
8 25 (29.07%) HP
8 25 (29.07%) NetApp
9 24 (27.91%) EMC
10 22 (25.58%) BMC
10 22 (25.58%) CA
10 22 (25.58%) CheckPoint
10 22 (25.58%) Symantec
10 22 (25.58%) Brocade
11 4 (4.65%) Citrix
12 2 (2.33%) McAfee
12 2 (2.33%) Veritas
12 2 (2.33%) Hitachi
12 2 (2.33%) Aerohive Networks
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