The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 190 173 172
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 76 66 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.99% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 2.22% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 59 72
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Red Hat
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3359 2976 3304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.65% 44.47% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2741 2517 2853
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
(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 +17 47 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Cheshire -2 19 £32,500 -5.10% 6
Merseyside -9 8 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Lancashire +1 2 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 138 (90.79%) Linux
2 106 (69.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 73 (48.03%) Windows
4 58 (38.16%) Java
5 44 (28.95%) UNIX
6 42 (27.63%) Oracle
6 42 (27.63%) Tomcat
7 41 (26.97%) MySQL
8 39 (25.66%) JMS
9 37 (24.34%) WebSphere
10 35 (23.03%) XML
11 34 (22.37%) HP
11 34 (22.37%) VMware
12 33 (21.71%) Spring
12 33 (21.71%) WebSphere MQ
12 33 (21.71%) Apache
13 32 (21.05%) XSLT
14 31 (20.39%) SAN
15 30 (19.74%) XML Schema
15 30 (19.74%) HTTP
15 30 (19.74%) Maven
15 30 (19.74%) XPath
15 30 (19.74%) Grails
15 30 (19.74%) Android
16 29 (19.08%) CentOS
16 29 (19.08%) Oracle Database
16 29 (19.08%) DOM
16 29 (19.08%) SAX
17 27 (17.76%) EMC
18 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 42 (27.63%) Tomcat
2 37 (24.34%) WebSphere
3 33 (21.71%) Apache
4 14 (9.21%) nginx
5 12 (7.89%) Confluence
6 11 (7.24%) MS Exchange
7 9 (5.92%) WebLogic
7 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (4.61%) Lync
9 6 (3.95%) OpenStack
10 5 (3.29%) IIS
11 3 (1.97%) JBoss
12 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) Edge Animate
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Office 365
2 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.32%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) SAN
2 30 (19.74%) HTTP
3 13 (8.55%) WAN
3 13 (8.55%) DNS
4 11 (7.24%) VPN
4 11 (7.24%) LAN
5 9 (5.92%) SNMP
5 9 (5.92%) AMQP
6 7 (4.61%) Internet
6 7 (4.61%) SMTP
7 6 (3.95%) DHCP
7 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.29%) FTP
9 3 (1.97%) LDAP
9 3 (1.97%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.97%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.97%) Firewall
9 3 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.97%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.97%) MySQL
2 29 (19.08%) Oracle Database
3 20 (13.16%) Hazelcast
4 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
5 16 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 15 (9.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (9.21%) RDBMS
7 14 (9.21%) DB2
8 12 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (5.92%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.32%) Big Data
11 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.66%) Redis
12 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Maven
2 12 (7.89%) JIRA
3 11 (7.24%) Eclipse
4 10 (6.58%) Mercurial
5 9 (5.92%) JUnit
5 9 (5.92%) Gradle
6 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.63%) Subversion
9 2 (1.32%) Hudson
10 1 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.66%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.66%) Aptana Studio
General
1 24 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Back Office
2 8 (5.26%) Games
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (26.97%) Developer
2 37 (24.34%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.47%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (12.50%) Administrator
5 15 (9.87%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (8.55%) Analyst
6 13 (8.55%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.89%) Architect
8 10 (6.58%) DBA
8 10 (6.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.58%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.92%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.26%) MySQL DBA
11 7 (4.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.66%) JMS
2 35 (23.03%) XML
3 33 (21.71%) Spring
3 33 (21.71%) WebSphere MQ
4 32 (21.05%) XSLT
5 30 (19.74%) XML Schema
5 30 (19.74%) Grails
6 29 (19.08%) DOM
6 29 (19.08%) SAX
7 25 (16.45%) Servlets
7 25 (16.45%) J2SE
8 19 (12.50%) Web Services
9 14 (9.21%) Middleware
10 10 (6.58%) JSON
10 10 (6.58%) Java EE
11 9 (5.92%) EJB
11 9 (5.92%) J2EE
11 9 (5.92%) HTML
12 7 (4.61%) CSS
13 6 (3.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.92%) FlexPod
3 6 (3.95%) Open Source
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.63%) Replication
5 4 (2.63%) Clustering
6 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) HACMP
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 138 (90.79%) Linux
2 106 (69.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 73 (48.03%) Windows
4 44 (28.95%) UNIX
5 30 (19.74%) Android
6 29 (19.08%) CentOS
7 24 (15.79%) Solaris
8 21 (13.82%) HPUX
9 18 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (9.21%) SUSE
10 14 (9.21%) AIX
11 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (7.24%) Debian
11 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (5.92%) zOS
12 9 (5.92%) OS/400
12 9 (5.92%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.97%) Fedora
14 1 (0.66%) Tru64
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
2 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
3 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
4 17 (11.18%) Mentoring
5 15 (9.87%) Business Continuity
6 13 (8.55%) Change Management
7 12 (7.89%) Scrum
8 11 (7.24%) ITIL
8 11 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (6.58%) Coaching
9 10 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (5.26%) Service Management
11 8 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.26%) SOA
12 7 (4.61%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.61%) High Availability
12 7 (4.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.16%) Java
2 30 (19.74%) XPath
3 25 (16.45%) SQL
4 18 (11.84%) Perl
5 16 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 16 (10.53%) PHP
6 15 (9.87%) Shell Script
7 13 (8.55%) Python
7 13 (8.55%) Ruby
8 7 (4.61%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.97%) C
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) C#
11 2 (1.32%) COBOL
11 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) RHCA
4 5 (3.29%) CCNA
4 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.29%) RHCE
4 5 (3.29%) Degree
5 4 (2.63%) LPIC
6 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.66%) OCP
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.16%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (16.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.21%) KVM
2 14 (9.21%) Firmware
3 13 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
5 10 (6.58%) vSphere
6 8 (5.26%) XenApp
6 8 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (5.26%) MetaFrame
7 6 (3.95%) Squid
8 5 (3.29%) Samba
8 5 (3.29%) Varnish
9 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.97%) NFS
11 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.66%) Xen
12 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.89%) Puppet
1 12 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.58%) Nagios
3 9 (5.92%) WSUS
4 7 (4.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (4.61%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.61%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.61%) HP SIM
4 7 (4.61%) SCCM
4 7 (4.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.97%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Legato
7 1 (0.66%) logstash
7 1 (0.66%) Opsview
7 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (27.63%) Oracle
2 34 (22.37%) HP
2 34 (22.37%) VMware
3 27 (17.76%) EMC
4 25 (16.45%) Microsoft
5 20 (13.16%) Cisco
5 20 (13.16%) IBM
5 20 (13.16%) Symantec
6 12 (7.89%) NetApp
7 11 (7.24%) Juniper
8 10 (6.58%) Atlassian
8 10 (6.58%) Brocade
8 10 (6.58%) CA
8 10 (6.58%) Citrix
9 9 (5.92%) Dell
9 9 (5.92%) BMC
9 9 (5.92%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.26%) AppSense
10 8 (5.26%) Sophos
11 3 (1.97%) Veritas
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