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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 167 204 169
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 75 43 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.59% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 1.31% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,817 £27,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3081 3294 3761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.27% 45.01% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2805 3267
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +50 56 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cheshire -13 9 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Merseyside +3 5 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £37,123 - 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 124 (91.85%) Linux
2 89 (65.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 69 (51.11%) Windows
4 55 (40.74%) Java
5 42 (31.11%) Web Services
6 38 (28.15%) UNIX
6 38 (28.15%) Tomcat
7 37 (27.41%) Oracle
8 35 (25.93%) VMware
9 34 (25.19%) MySQL
10 33 (24.44%) SQL
10 33 (24.44%) CentOS
11 31 (22.96%) Apache
12 30 (22.22%) WebSphere
13 28 (20.74%) JMS
14 27 (20.00%) EMC
15 25 (18.52%) Middleware
16 24 (17.78%) Solaris
17 23 (17.04%) SAN
17 23 (17.04%) DNS
18 22 (16.30%) XML
19 21 (15.56%) Computer Science
19 21 (15.56%) QA
20 20 (14.81%) Spring
20 20 (14.81%) Change Management
20 20 (14.81%) ITIL
20 20 (14.81%) HTTP
20 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (14.81%) Oracle Database
21 19 (14.07%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (28.15%) Tomcat
2 31 (22.96%) Apache
3 30 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.89%) Confluence
5 6 (4.44%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.44%) nginx
6 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
1 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.48%) Route 53
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.04%) SAN
1 23 (17.04%) DNS
2 20 (14.81%) HTTP
3 17 (12.59%) WAN
4 15 (11.11%) LAN
5 9 (6.67%) AMQP
5 9 (6.67%) Internet
6 8 (5.93%) SMTP
6 8 (5.93%) DHCP
6 8 (5.93%) VPN
6 8 (5.93%) Firewall
7 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.70%) tcpdump
7 5 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.96%) LDAP
9 3 (2.22%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.48%) SSL
11 1 (0.74%) NAS
11 1 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.19%) MySQL
2 20 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.85%) DB2
4 13 (9.63%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.63%) Hazelcast
4 13 (9.63%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.48%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.48%) Big Data
9 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.74%) Redis
10 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Maven
2 13 (9.63%) Eclipse
3 12 (8.89%) JIRA
4 11 (8.15%) JUnit
5 10 (7.41%) Subversion
5 10 (7.41%) Mercurial
6 9 (6.67%) Gradle
7 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.48%) NUnit
10 2 (1.48%) Selenium
10 2 (1.48%) Hudson
11 1 (0.74%) Aptana Studio
11 1 (0.74%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Local Government
2 5 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (1.48%) Military
3 2 (1.48%) Electronics
3 2 (1.48%) Automotive
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Developer
2 26 (19.26%) Java Developer
3 18 (13.33%) Administrator
4 15 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (8.89%) Release Manager
5 12 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.67%) Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Architect
8 8 (5.93%) Integration Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Testing Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.19%) Test Team Leader
9 7 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.11%) Web Services
2 28 (20.74%) JMS
3 25 (18.52%) Middleware
4 22 (16.30%) XML
5 20 (14.81%) Spring
6 19 (14.07%) XML Schema
6 19 (14.07%) SAX
6 19 (14.07%) DOM
6 19 (14.07%) XSLT
6 19 (14.07%) Grails
7 18 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
8 16 (11.85%) J2SE
8 16 (11.85%) Servlets
9 13 (9.63%) .NET
10 11 (8.15%) CSS
10 11 (8.15%) HTML
11 10 (7.41%) JSON
11 10 (7.41%) Java EE
12 9 (6.67%) EJB
13 7 (5.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.44%) Replication
2 6 (4.44%) Open Source
3 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.48%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.74%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 124 (91.85%) Linux
2 89 (65.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 69 (51.11%) Windows
4 38 (28.15%) UNIX
5 33 (24.44%) CentOS
6 24 (17.78%) Solaris
7 19 (14.07%) Android
8 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (8.15%) AIX
10 10 (7.41%) Ubuntu
11 9 (6.67%) HPUX
12 8 (5.93%) Debian
13 5 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
14 4 (2.96%) SUSE
15 3 (2.22%) Fedora
16 2 (1.48%) OS/400
16 2 (1.48%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.81%) Change Management
1 20 (14.81%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Software Engineering
3 17 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.11%) Scrum
4 15 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 14 (10.37%) SOA
6 12 (8.89%) Software Testing
6 12 (8.89%) Project Management
6 12 (8.89%) EAI
7 11 (8.15%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.67%) Release Management
8 9 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 9 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.67%) DevOps
8 9 (6.67%) High Availability
8 9 (6.67%) Service Management
9 8 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.74%) Java
2 33 (24.44%) SQL
3 19 (14.07%) XPath
4 17 (12.59%) Perl
5 13 (9.63%) Bash Shell
5 13 (9.63%) Ruby
6 12 (8.89%) PHP
6 12 (8.89%) Python
7 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.96%) VBScript
10 4 (2.96%) C
11 2 (1.48%) COBOL
11 2 (1.48%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) Jython
12 1 (0.74%) C#
12 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Degree
2 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) MCSE
4 4 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.48%) MCSA
5 2 (1.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.56%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.89%) Squid
3 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.44%) MetaFrame
5 6 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.44%) Varnish
5 6 (4.44%) XenApp
5 6 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (3.70%) vSphere
6 5 (3.70%) KVM
7 4 (2.96%) vCloud
8 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.22%) Samba
8 3 (2.22%) NFS
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.74%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.74%) RHEV
10 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) Puppet
2 9 (6.67%) Nagios
2 9 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.44%) WSUS
5 5 (3.70%) SCOM
6 4 (2.96%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.96%) SCCM
7 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.74%) YUM
8 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.74%) logstash
8 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Oracle
2 35 (25.93%) VMware
3 27 (20.00%) EMC
4 18 (13.33%) Cisco
5 17 (12.59%) HP
6 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
6 16 (11.85%) Symantec
7 15 (11.11%) IBM
8 12 (8.89%) Citrix
9 10 (7.41%) Atlassian
10 6 (4.44%) NetApp
10 6 (4.44%) AppSense
11 5 (3.70%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.96%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.22%) Veeam
13 3 (2.22%) Rackspace
13 3 (2.22%) SaltStack
13 3 (2.22%) BMC
13 3 (2.22%) CA
14 2 (1.48%) JBoss
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