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 North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 197 147 153
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 59 113 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.54% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 3.24% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 105 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Red Hat
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Red Hat Salary Trend in the North West

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in the North West

Red Hat
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 45 £38,500 +4.76% 9
Merseyside -6 9 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Cheshire -56 7 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Lancashire +7 1 £37,123 -25.75% 3
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 119 (98.35%) Linux
2 72 (59.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 56 (46.28%) Windows
4 42 (34.71%) UNIX
4 42 (34.71%) Solaris
4 42 (34.71%) VMware
5 39 (32.23%) Oracle
6 38 (31.40%) Apache
6 38 (31.40%) Middleware
7 29 (23.97%) MySQL
8 28 (23.14%) Web Services
9 27 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (22.31%) CentOS
10 25 (20.66%) Business Continuity
10 25 (20.66%) SAN
11 24 (19.83%) Puppet
12 23 (19.01%) EMC
13 22 (18.18%) Cisco
13 22 (18.18%) ITIL
13 22 (18.18%) AIX
13 22 (18.18%) DB2
14 21 (17.36%) SQL
14 21 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (17.36%) Firewall
14 21 (17.36%) Project Management
15 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
16 18 (14.88%) Tomcat
17 17 (14.05%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (14.05%) DNS
17 17 (14.05%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 38 (31.40%) Apache
2 18 (14.88%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
3 15 (12.40%) IIS
4 5 (4.13%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.13%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.65%) nginx
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.83%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) SAP xMII
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) SAN
2 21 (17.36%) Firewall
3 17 (14.05%) DNS
4 16 (13.22%) WAN
5 10 (8.26%) Internet
6 9 (7.44%) LAN
7 7 (5.79%) LDAP
8 5 (4.13%) VPN
8 5 (4.13%) DHCP
8 5 (4.13%) NAS
8 5 (4.13%) VLAN
9 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.65%) WLAN
10 2 (1.65%) HTTP
10 2 (1.65%) Wireless
10 2 (1.65%) 802.11
11 1 (0.83%) IPv4
11 1 (0.83%) IPv6
11 1 (0.83%) SMTP
11 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) MySQL
2 22 (18.18%) DB2
3 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (14.05%) Oracle Database
5 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
5 16 (13.22%) RDBMS
6 11 (9.09%) SAP BW
6 11 (9.09%) SAP HANA
7 6 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Subversion
2 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.65%) Selenium
3 2 (1.65%) NUnit
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.65%) JUnit
3 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Games
2 2 (1.65%) Military
2 2 (1.65%) Retail
2 2 (1.65%) Electronics
2 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Administrator
2 21 (17.36%) Consultant
3 18 (14.88%) Linux Consultant
4 16 (13.22%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (11.57%) Architect
5 14 (11.57%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (10.74%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (10.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
7 11 (9.09%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 10 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.44%) Release Manager
9 9 (7.44%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) Test Manager
10 7 (5.79%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Integration Manager
11 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (4.13%) Test Team Leader
12 5 (4.13%) Team Leader
12 5 (4.13%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.40%) Middleware
2 28 (23.14%) Web Services
3 14 (11.57%) J2EE
4 12 (9.92%) .NET
5 11 (9.09%) SAP Basis
6 6 (4.96%) HTML
7 5 (4.13%) CSS
7 5 (4.13%) LAMP
8 2 (1.65%) Cocoa
8 2 (1.65%) MFC
8 2 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.83%) COM
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.83%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) PDA
6 1 (0.83%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 119 (98.35%) Linux
2 72 (59.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 56 (46.28%) Windows
4 42 (34.71%) UNIX
4 42 (34.71%) Solaris
5 27 (22.31%) CentOS
6 22 (18.18%) AIX
7 15 (12.40%) SUSE
8 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (7.44%) HPUX
11 7 (5.79%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (4.96%) Debian
13 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.65%) Android
14 2 (1.65%) Fedora
14 2 (1.65%) OS/400
14 2 (1.65%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Business Continuity
2 22 (18.18%) ITIL
3 21 (17.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (17.36%) Project Management
4 15 (12.40%) Migration
4 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Management
5 13 (10.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (9.92%) Change Management
7 11 (9.09%) ERP
8 9 (7.44%) EAI
8 9 (7.44%) SOA
8 9 (7.44%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Release Management
9 7 (5.79%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.13%) Service Management
11 5 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.31%) Change Control
12 4 (3.31%) Use Case
12 4 (3.31%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) SQL
2 17 (14.05%) Java
3 14 (11.57%) Python
4 13 (10.74%) PHP
5 8 (6.61%) Ruby
5 8 (6.61%) Perl
6 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.96%) C
6 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.13%) C++
7 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.48%) VBScript
9 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) VC++
10 1 (0.83%) C#
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Jython
10 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) RHCE
3 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.48%) MCSE
4 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.48%) MCITP
4 3 (2.48%) MCTS
5 2 (1.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ACTC
6 1 (0.83%) ACSA
6 1 (0.83%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.79%) Squid
3 7 (5.79%) vSphere
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.48%) vCloud
4 3 (2.48%) KVM
5 2 (1.65%) Varnish
5 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (19.83%) Puppet
2 12 (9.92%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.61%) Nagios
4 6 (4.96%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.31%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.48%) SCCM
6 3 (2.48%) WSUS
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (34.71%) VMware
2 39 (32.23%) Oracle
3 23 (19.01%) EMC
4 22 (18.18%) Cisco
5 15 (12.40%) Symantec
6 14 (11.57%) IBM
6 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.92%) HP
8 11 (9.09%) SAP
9 7 (5.79%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.79%) NetApp
10 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.13%) Brocade
12 4 (3.31%) Citrix
12 4 (3.31%) TIBCO
13 3 (2.48%) BMC
13 3 (2.48%) Compaq
13 3 (2.48%) Business Objects
13 3 (2.48%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.48%) Foundry
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, BUPA Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
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