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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 180 165 196
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 67 81 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.13% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 2.57% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40 68 41
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,168 £29,290 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £67,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2842 3146 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.66% 43.88% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2495 2701
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 45 £36,250 -9.37% 8
Merseyside +21 13 £23,168 -53.66% 2
Cheshire -4 8 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Lancashire -6 1 £37,500 -2.75% 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 110 (86.61%) Linux
2 62 (48.82%) Windows
3 60 (47.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (38.58%) VMware
5 47 (37.01%) Oracle
6 45 (35.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (29.92%) AIX
7 38 (29.92%) Solaris
7 38 (29.92%) SAN
8 37 (29.13%) SUSE
9 34 (26.77%) IBM
9 34 (26.77%) Oracle Database
10 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
11 31 (24.41%) MySQL
12 30 (23.62%) Apache
12 30 (23.62%) Cisco
12 30 (23.62%) Relational Database
13 29 (22.83%) HP
13 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
13 29 (22.83%) HPUX
14 28 (22.05%) CentOS
15 27 (21.26%) WebSphere
15 27 (21.26%) UNIX
16 26 (20.47%) EMC
16 26 (20.47%) Data Centre
17 25 (19.69%) Mentoring
17 25 (19.69%) NetApp
17 25 (19.69%) Middleware
17 25 (19.69%) Juniper
17 25 (19.69%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 30 (23.62%) Apache
2 27 (21.26%) WebSphere
3 25 (19.69%) WebLogic
4 20 (15.75%) nginx
5 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.72%) JBoss
6 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.15%) Jetty
7 4 (3.15%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.57%) Lync
9 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.79%) IIS
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.11%) IBM PureFlex
2 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.72%) Route 53
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.94%) SaaS
5 3 (2.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.92%) SAN
2 22 (17.32%) DNS
3 12 (9.45%) Firewall
3 12 (9.45%) FTP
4 7 (5.51%) Network Security
4 7 (5.51%) DHCP
5 4 (3.15%) HTTP
6 3 (2.36%) LAN
6 3 (2.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.57%) WAN
7 2 (1.57%) LDAP
7 2 (1.57%) SNMP
7 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.79%) Broadband
8 1 (0.79%) SS7
8 1 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.77%) Oracle Database
2 31 (24.41%) MySQL
3 30 (23.62%) Relational Database
4 29 (22.83%) SQL Server
5 24 (18.90%) RDBMS
6 23 (18.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 23 (18.11%) DB2
7 15 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (8.66%) Big Data
9 7 (5.51%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.51%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.15%) IBM BigInsights
11 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.79%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.87%) Maven
3 8 (6.30%) JUnit
4 6 (4.72%) Hudson
5 4 (3.15%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (3.15%) Ant
5 4 (3.15%) Log4j
5 4 (3.15%) Subversion
5 4 (3.15%) Selenium
6 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.79%) Redmine
7 1 (0.79%) Gradle
General
1 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Architect
2 23 (18.11%) Solutions Architect
2 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 21 (16.54%) Administrator
4 19 (14.96%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (11.02%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (10.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 13 (10.24%) Linux Support
8 11 (8.66%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.30%) Consultant
10 8 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.72%) Developer
12 6 (4.72%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.72%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) Middleware
2 24 (18.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (18.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 15 (11.81%) XML
5 13 (10.24%) Web Services
6 12 (9.45%) LAMP
7 10 (7.87%) J2EE
8 5 (3.94%) J2SE
8 5 (3.94%) jQuery
9 4 (3.15%) XSLT
10 3 (2.36%) HTML
10 3 (2.36%) XSD
10 3 (2.36%) Servlets
10 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.57%) Ajax
11 2 (1.57%) CSS
11 2 (1.57%) XHTML
12 1 (0.79%) JMS
12 1 (0.79%) Spring
12 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Data Centre
2 23 (18.11%) FlexPod
3 9 (7.09%) Derivative
4 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.94%) Clustering
7 3 (2.36%) Replication
7 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (86.61%) Linux
2 62 (48.82%) Windows
3 60 (47.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (29.92%) AIX
4 38 (29.92%) Solaris
5 37 (29.13%) SUSE
6 29 (22.83%) HPUX
7 28 (22.05%) CentOS
8 27 (21.26%) UNIX
9 23 (18.11%) OS/400
9 23 (18.11%) zOS
10 22 (17.32%) Debian
11 11 (8.66%) Ubuntu
11 11 (8.66%) Mac OS
12 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
15 4 (3.15%) Fedora
16 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.69%) Business Continuity
1 25 (19.69%) Mentoring
2 23 (18.11%) Coaching
2 23 (18.11%) Converged Infrastructure
2 23 (18.11%) Open Source
2 23 (18.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 11 (8.66%) DevOps
4 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.09%) ITIL
5 9 (7.09%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.30%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.30%) SOA
7 7 (5.51%) Performance Testing
7 7 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (4.72%) Analytics
8 6 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.72%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.69%) SQL
2 19 (14.96%) Java
3 18 (14.17%) PHP
3 18 (14.17%) Python
4 17 (13.39%) Perl
5 13 (10.24%) Ruby
6 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.72%) AWK
8 6 (4.72%) sed
9 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) XPath
12 1 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) C#
12 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (15.75%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) RHCE
3 12 (9.45%) RHCA
4 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.57%) MCITP
5 2 (1.57%) HP ASE
5 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.57%) MCSE
5 2 (1.57%) CCNP
5 2 (1.57%) CCNA
5 2 (1.57%) CISSP
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.79%) NCDA
6 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (35.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (18.90%) KVM
3 23 (18.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (3.15%) HDFS
6 3 (2.36%) vSphere
6 3 (2.36%) Xen
7 2 (1.57%) Docker
8 1 (0.79%) NFS
8 1 (0.79%) Ceph
8 1 (0.79%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.79%) iptables
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
8 1 (0.79%) Varnish
8 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (18.11%) Tivoli
2 14 (11.02%) Puppet
3 6 (4.72%) Nagios
3 6 (4.72%) Vagrant
4 4 (3.15%) Oozie
4 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.15%) Ambari
5 3 (2.36%) Ansible
6 2 (1.57%) WSUS
6 2 (1.57%) SCCM
7 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.79%) Plesk
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.79%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.79%) cPanel
7 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) VMware
2 47 (37.01%) Oracle
3 34 (26.77%) IBM
4 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
5 30 (23.62%) Cisco
6 29 (22.83%) HP
7 26 (20.47%) EMC
8 25 (19.69%) Juniper
8 25 (19.69%) NetApp
9 24 (18.90%) CheckPoint
10 23 (18.11%) Symantec
10 23 (18.11%) Brocade
10 23 (18.11%) BMC
10 23 (18.11%) CA
11 5 (3.94%) Citrix
11 5 (3.94%) RightScale
12 4 (3.15%) RedPrairie
12 4 (3.15%) Tableau
12 4 (3.15%) Hortonworks
12 4 (3.15%) Teradata
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