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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 180 180 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 +44
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 54 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 2.27% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 36
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,358 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
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
2735 3042 3361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.31% 44.64% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 2445 2788
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 29 May 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 29 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 +20 42 £42,250 +5.62% 5
Merseyside +1 8 £22,478 -43.80%
Cheshire -5 2 £47,500 -32.14% 3
Lancashire -17 2 £37,500 +1.01%
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 99 (88.39%) Linux
2 55 (49.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (45.54%) Windows
4 46 (41.07%) Oracle
5 44 (39.29%) VMware
6 37 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (33.04%) Solaris
7 35 (31.25%) MySQL
8 33 (29.46%) AIX
9 32 (28.57%) SAN
9 32 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 30 (26.79%) IBM
11 29 (25.89%) Cisco
11 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
12 28 (25.00%) RDBMS
12 28 (25.00%) CentOS
12 28 (25.00%) Relational Database
13 27 (24.11%) WebSphere
13 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
13 27 (24.11%) WebSphere MQ
13 27 (24.11%) Apache
14 26 (23.21%) HP
14 26 (23.21%) SUSE
15 25 (22.32%) NetApp
15 25 (22.32%) Juniper
15 25 (22.32%) SQL
15 25 (22.32%) UNIX
16 24 (21.43%) HPUX
16 24 (21.43%) KVM
16 24 (21.43%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (24.11%) WebSphere
1 27 (24.11%) Apache
2 22 (19.64%) WebLogic
3 15 (13.39%) nginx
4 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.79%) Lync
8 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.89%) CMS
9 1 (0.89%) IIS
9 1 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.89%) Route 53
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.57%) SAN
2 16 (14.29%) DNS
3 11 (9.82%) FTP
4 9 (8.04%) Firewall
5 4 (3.57%) LAN
5 4 (3.57%) HTTP
5 4 (3.57%) Network Security
6 3 (2.68%) SSL
6 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.68%) WAN
7 2 (1.79%) VoIP
7 2 (1.79%) LDAP
7 2 (1.79%) OpenVPN
7 2 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.89%) IPsec
8 1 (0.89%) VLAN
8 1 (0.89%) SSH
8 1 (0.89%) NAS
8 1 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.25%) MySQL
2 32 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
4 28 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 28 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 22 (19.64%) DB2
5 22 (19.64%) Oracle Exadata
6 21 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.79%) Big Data
10 1 (0.89%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.14%) Subversion
3 5 (4.46%) Redmine
3 5 (4.46%) Maven
3 5 (4.46%) JUnit
4 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) Gradle
6 1 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 7 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Retail
2 2 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Architect
2 22 (19.64%) Solutions Architect
2 22 (19.64%) Infrastructure Architect
2 22 (19.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 19 (16.96%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Administrator
5 14 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (11.61%) Developer
6 13 (11.61%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (9.82%) Analyst
9 10 (8.93%) Linux Support
9 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Consultant
10 8 (7.14%) Support Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 7 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (5.36%) Technical Architect
12 6 (5.36%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 22 (19.64%) Middleware
2 22 (19.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 19 (16.96%) XML
4 15 (13.39%) Web Services
5 14 (12.50%) J2EE
6 9 (8.04%) LAMP
7 8 (7.14%) XSLT
8 5 (4.46%) Grails
8 5 (4.46%) SOAP
8 5 (4.46%) JMS
8 5 (4.46%) J2SE
9 4 (3.57%) XML Schema
9 4 (3.57%) Servlets
9 4 (3.57%) DOM
9 4 (3.57%) SAX
9 4 (3.57%) jQuery
9 4 (3.57%) REST
10 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.68%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Data Centre
2 22 (19.64%) FlexPod
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Derivative
5 3 (2.68%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (88.39%) Linux
2 55 (49.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (45.54%) Windows
4 37 (33.04%) Solaris
5 33 (29.46%) AIX
6 28 (25.00%) CentOS
7 26 (23.21%) SUSE
8 25 (22.32%) UNIX
9 24 (21.43%) HPUX
10 22 (19.64%) OS/400
10 22 (19.64%) zOS
11 17 (15.18%) Ubuntu
12 16 (14.29%) Debian
13 7 (6.25%) Mac OS
14 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
15 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (1.79%) FreeBSD
16 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 22 (19.64%) Business Continuity
2 22 (19.64%) Converged Infrastructure
2 22 (19.64%) Coaching
2 22 (19.64%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.82%) Open Source
5 8 (7.14%) SOA
5 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (6.25%) DevOps
6 7 (6.25%) ITIL
7 6 (5.36%) OOP
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.36%) Data Management
7 6 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (4.46%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.57%) OO
9 4 (3.57%) UML
9 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 23 (20.54%) Java
3 16 (14.29%) PHP
4 11 (9.82%) Perl
5 10 (8.93%) Python
6 9 (8.04%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.46%) XPath
9 5 (4.46%) C++
10 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.57%) Ruby
11 3 (2.68%) VB
12 2 (1.79%) AWK
12 2 (1.79%) sed
13 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) RHCE
2 12 (10.71%) Degree
3 11 (9.82%) RHCA
4 3 (2.68%) CCNA
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.68%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
5 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.79%) CISSP
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) CCNP
5 2 (1.79%) HP ASE
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.79%) MCITP
5 2 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.89%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.89%) LPIC
6 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
System Software
1 37 (33.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.43%) KVM
3 22 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.57%) NFS
4 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.79%) Postfix
5 2 (1.79%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.79%) XenServer
5 2 (1.79%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.79%) Openswan
5 2 (1.79%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (1.79%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.79%) Ceph
5 2 (1.79%) iptables
5 2 (1.79%) Varnish
5 2 (1.79%) Corosync
5 2 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (19.64%) Tivoli
2 17 (15.18%) Puppet
3 11 (9.82%) Nagios
4 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.68%) logstash
5 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.79%) Cacti
6 2 (1.79%) Munin
6 2 (1.79%) yum
6 2 (1.79%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.79%) Bacula
6 2 (1.79%) Pacemaker
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.79%) Ansible
7 1 (0.89%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.89%) Kibana
7 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (41.07%) Oracle
2 44 (39.29%) VMware
3 30 (26.79%) IBM
4 29 (25.89%) Cisco
5 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
6 26 (23.21%) HP
7 25 (22.32%) NetApp
7 25 (22.32%) Juniper
8 22 (19.64%) BMC
8 22 (19.64%) CA
8 22 (19.64%) CheckPoint
8 22 (19.64%) EMC
8 22 (19.64%) Symantec
8 22 (19.64%) Brocade
9 6 (5.36%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.68%) Percona
10 3 (2.68%) Citrix
11 2 (1.79%) Sophos
11 2 (1.79%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.89%) Veeam
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