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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 195 185 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -59
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 56 55 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.83% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 1.85% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 133
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,625 £43,375 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +7.09%
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
3037 2981 3468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.87% 44.91% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2419 2846
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 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 2 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
(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 -2 41 £35,000 -10.25% 8
Lancashire +11 9 £37,500 -25.00%
Cheshire -7 4 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Merseyside +14 2 £27,144 -32.13% 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 108 (91.53%) Linux
2 73 (61.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 54 (45.76%) VMware
4 49 (41.53%) Oracle
5 47 (39.83%) Windows
6 43 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (34.75%) Cisco
8 39 (33.05%) MySQL
9 37 (31.36%) Oracle Database
10 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
11 34 (28.81%) Juniper
12 33 (27.97%) Solaris
13 32 (27.12%) Apache
14 29 (24.58%) AIX
14 29 (24.58%) Relational Database
15 28 (23.73%) Mentoring
15 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
16 27 (22.88%) RDBMS
16 27 (22.88%) SAN
16 27 (22.88%) HP
16 27 (22.88%) WebSphere MQ
16 27 (22.88%) WebSphere
17 26 (22.03%) UNIX
17 26 (22.03%) CentOS
18 24 (20.34%) Java
18 24 (20.34%) HPUX
18 24 (20.34%) NetApp
18 24 (20.34%) Middleware
18 24 (20.34%) IBM
18 24 (20.34%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (27.12%) Apache
2 27 (22.88%) WebSphere
3 21 (17.80%) WebLogic
4 18 (15.25%) MS Exchange
4 18 (15.25%) nginx
5 15 (12.71%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.08%) IIS
8 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.54%) Lync
9 3 (2.54%) JBoss
9 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) CMS
11 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.85%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.69%) SaaS
1 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.88%) SAN
2 14 (11.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.02%) WAN
4 11 (9.32%) HTTP
4 11 (9.32%) DNS
5 9 (7.63%) MPLS
5 9 (7.63%) OSPF
5 9 (7.63%) BGP
5 9 (7.63%) RIP
5 9 (7.63%) Firewall
6 8 (6.78%) Junos
7 7 (5.93%) Broadband
8 5 (4.24%) LAN
8 5 (4.24%) FTP
9 4 (3.39%) Network Security
9 4 (3.39%) VoIP
9 4 (3.39%) Internet
10 3 (2.54%) SSL
10 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.05%) MySQL
2 37 (31.36%) Oracle Database
3 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
4 29 (24.58%) Relational Database
5 27 (22.88%) RDBMS
6 22 (18.64%) DB2
7 21 (17.80%) Oracle Exadata
8 20 (16.95%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Eclipse
1 11 (9.32%) Maven
2 7 (5.93%) Subversion
3 5 (4.24%) JUnit
3 5 (4.24%) Redmine
3 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.69%) JIRA
5 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Retail
3 5 (4.24%) Games
3 5 (4.24%) Back Office
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Architect
2 26 (22.03%) Linux Engineer
3 23 (19.49%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 16 (13.56%) Developer
6 12 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Administrator
8 9 (7.63%) DBA
8 9 (7.63%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (5.93%) Linux Support
10 7 (5.93%) MySQL DBA
10 7 (5.93%) Senior MySQL DBA
10 7 (5.93%) Senior DBA
10 7 (5.93%) Network Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.08%) Network Manager
11 6 (5.08%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (20.34%) Middleware
3 16 (13.56%) XML
4 15 (12.71%) J2EE
5 11 (9.32%) XSLT
6 9 (7.63%) JMS
6 9 (7.63%) Web Services
7 7 (5.93%) Servlets
7 7 (5.93%) SOAP
7 7 (5.93%) XML Schema
7 7 (5.93%) J2SE
7 7 (5.93%) Grails
8 6 (5.08%) REST
8 6 (5.08%) DOM
8 6 (5.08%) SAX
9 5 (4.24%) HTML
10 4 (3.39%) .NET
11 3 (2.54%) CSS
11 3 (2.54%) Java SE
11 3 (2.54%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) FlexPod
2 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.39%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Replication
6 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.69%) Open Source
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (91.53%) Linux
2 73 (61.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (39.83%) Windows
4 33 (27.97%) Solaris
5 29 (24.58%) AIX
6 26 (22.03%) UNIX
6 26 (22.03%) CentOS
7 24 (20.34%) Ubuntu
7 24 (20.34%) HPUX
8 22 (18.64%) SUSE
9 21 (17.80%) OS/400
9 21 (17.80%) zOS
10 14 (11.86%) Debian
11 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.69%) OpenBSD
12 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.69%) FreeBSD
12 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Mentoring
2 24 (20.34%) Business Continuity
3 21 (17.80%) Coaching
3 21 (17.80%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (11.02%) Project Management
5 11 (9.32%) Change Management
6 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.78%) ITIL
8 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.08%) UML
9 6 (5.08%) SOA
9 6 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.08%) Migration
9 6 (5.08%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.24%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.24%) OOP
11 4 (3.39%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.34%) Java
2 21 (17.80%) SQL
3 15 (12.71%) PHP
4 14 (11.86%) Bash Shell
5 11 (9.32%) Perl
5 11 (9.32%) Python
6 9 (7.63%) XPath
7 8 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.93%) Ruby
8 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.39%) C++
10 3 (2.54%) VB
11 2 (1.69%) XQuery
11 2 (1.69%) C#
11 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) CCNA
1 16 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.32%) LPIC
3 9 (7.63%) RHCE
3 9 (7.63%) JNCIA
4 7 (5.93%) RHCA
4 7 (5.93%) Degree
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.39%) CCNP
6 4 (3.39%) VCP4
7 3 (2.54%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.69%) MCSE
8 2 (1.69%) CCDP
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (19.49%) Hyper-V
2 23 (19.49%) KVM
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.39%) vSphere
3 4 (3.39%) Varnish
4 3 (2.54%) NFS
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.69%) Ceph
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.69%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.69%) Openswan
5 2 (1.69%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (1.69%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (1.69%) Corosync
5 2 (1.69%) Firmware
5 2 (1.69%) Postfix
5 2 (1.69%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) Tivoli
2 19 (16.10%) Puppet
3 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.32%) Nagios
4 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.54%) Cacti
5 3 (2.54%) logstash
6 2 (1.69%) Rsyslog
6 2 (1.69%) Bacula
6 2 (1.69%) Munin
6 2 (1.69%) yum
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.85%) WSUS
7 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (45.76%) VMware
2 49 (41.53%) Oracle
3 41 (34.75%) Cisco
4 34 (28.81%) Juniper
5 28 (23.73%) Microsoft
6 27 (22.88%) HP
7 24 (20.34%) IBM
7 24 (20.34%) NetApp
8 22 (18.64%) EMC
8 22 (18.64%) Symantec
9 21 (17.80%) Brocade
9 21 (17.80%) CheckPoint
9 21 (17.80%) BMC
9 21 (17.80%) CA
10 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.08%) Percona
11 3 (2.54%) Sophos
12 2 (1.69%) Acme Packet
12 2 (1.69%) Sonus
12 2 (1.69%) Hitachi
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