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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 181 185 209
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 53 64 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 2.19% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 35
Average salary £45,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.87% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,789 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2394 2928 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.19% 44.92% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2289 2450
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,690 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 35 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cheshire +38 15 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Merseyside -1 1 - - 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (83.72%) Linux
2 70 (54.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (41.09%) Unix
4 36 (27.91%) CentOS
5 28 (21.71%) Puppet
6 27 (20.93%) Solaris
7 25 (19.38%) VMware
8 24 (18.60%) AIX
8 24 (18.60%) SQL
8 24 (18.60%) Oracle
8 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.05%) Windows
10 21 (16.28%) Apache
11 20 (15.50%) Degree
11 20 (15.50%) ITIL
12 19 (14.73%) IBM
12 19 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (13.95%) DevOps
13 18 (13.95%) Cisco
13 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (13.95%) Open Source
14 17 (13.18%) Python
14 17 (13.18%) MySQL
14 17 (13.18%) Perl
14 17 (13.18%) RHCE
15 16 (12.40%) Shell Script
15 16 (12.40%) Finance
16 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
17 14 (10.85%) Java
17 14 (10.85%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (16.28%) Apache
2 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.53%) SAS
4 8 (6.20%) Apache Pig
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.43%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.43%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.88%) IIS
7 4 (3.10%) nginx
7 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.33%) JBoss
8 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.33%) SaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.55%) Heroku
3 2 (1.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.78%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.78%) Force.com
4 1 (0.78%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) LDAP
1 12 (9.30%) SAN
2 10 (7.75%) Network Security
2 10 (7.75%) SSH
2 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.98%) Ethernet
4 8 (6.20%) DNS
4 8 (6.20%) Firewall
5 7 (5.43%) LAN
5 7 (5.43%) SSL
6 5 (3.88%) Wireless
7 4 (3.10%) NAS
7 4 (3.10%) VPN
8 3 (2.33%) Broadband
8 3 (2.33%) DHCP
8 3 (2.33%) Internet
8 3 (2.33%) IPv6
9 2 (1.55%) HTTP
9 2 (1.55%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) MySQL
2 10 (7.75%) Big Data
2 10 (7.75%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.20%) Apache Hive
4 8 (6.20%) IBM BigInsights
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.55%) DB2
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) Maven
3 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.78%) Ant
5 1 (0.78%) Gradle
5 1 (0.78%) Hudson
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Back Office
3 10 (7.75%) Retail
4 9 (6.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (34.11%) Administrator
2 32 (24.81%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (16.28%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) SAS Administrator
5 11 (8.53%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.53%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Unix Administrator
5 11 (8.53%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.98%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Data Administrator
8 8 (6.20%) Hadoop Administrator
8 8 (6.20%) Linux Support
8 8 (6.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Solaris Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) LAMP
2 6 (4.65%) Middleware
2 6 (4.65%) XML
3 5 (3.88%) Play Framework
3 5 (3.88%) Web Services
4 4 (3.10%) HTML
4 4 (3.10%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (3.10%) JSON
5 3 (2.33%) Ajax
5 3 (2.33%) jQuery
6 2 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.55%) HTML5
6 2 (1.55%) Java EE
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.55%) POSIX
6 2 (1.55%) REST
6 2 (1.55%) SOAP
6 2 (1.55%) XSLT
7 1 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.78%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Clustering
2 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.43%) iPad
2 7 (5.43%) Replication
3 6 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (83.72%) Linux
2 70 (54.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (41.09%) Unix
4 36 (27.91%) CentOS
5 27 (20.93%) Solaris
6 24 (18.60%) AIX
7 22 (17.05%) Windows
8 11 (8.53%) Ubuntu
9 10 (7.75%) Debian
10 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (2.33%) SUSE
12 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) DevOps
2 18 (13.95%) Open Source
3 14 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (9.30%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (7.75%) Information Security
6 10 (7.75%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.20%) ITIL V2
7 8 (6.20%) Use Case
8 7 (5.43%) Change Management
8 7 (5.43%) Patch Management
8 7 (5.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (4.65%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.60%) SQL
2 17 (13.18%) Perl
2 17 (13.18%) Python
3 16 (12.40%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.85%) Java
5 12 (9.30%) PHP
6 10 (7.75%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.75%) Ruby
7 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.88%) Scala
9 4 (3.10%) C
10 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.55%) ANSI C
11 2 (1.55%) C++
11 2 (1.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 17 (13.18%) RHCE
3 14 (10.85%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (10.08%) A+ Certification
4 13 (10.08%) CISSP
4 13 (10.08%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (6.98%) CCNA
6 7 (5.43%) CCNP
6 7 (5.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (5.43%) HP ASE
6 7 (5.43%) MCITP
6 7 (5.43%) MCSE
6 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.43%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.65%) CEH
7 6 (4.65%) CHFI
7 6 (4.65%) EC-Council LPT
7 6 (4.65%) ECSA
7 6 (4.65%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) ISO27005
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.75%) vSphere
3 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (6.20%) HDFS
5 4 (3.10%) vCloud
6 2 (1.55%) Ceph
6 2 (1.55%) Docker
6 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.55%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.78%) NFS
7 1 (0.78%) Postfix
7 1 (0.78%) Squid
7 1 (0.78%) XenApp
7 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (21.71%) Puppet
2 19 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 8 (6.20%) Ambari
4 8 (6.20%) Oozie
5 7 (5.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (5.43%) HP SIM
5 7 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (5.43%) WSUS
6 6 (4.65%) Nagios
7 3 (2.33%) SCOM
8 2 (1.55%) Ansible
8 2 (1.55%) Cacti
8 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.55%) SELinux
9 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.78%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.78%) Munin
9 1 (0.78%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) VMware
2 24 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.60%) Oracle
3 19 (14.73%) IBM
4 18 (13.95%) Cisco
5 9 (6.98%) HP
5 9 (6.98%) Symantec
6 8 (6.20%) Hortonworks
6 8 (6.20%) Tableau
6 8 (6.20%) Teradata
7 7 (5.43%) Dell
7 7 (5.43%) GFI Software
7 7 (5.43%) ProCurve
7 7 (5.43%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.43%) Sophos
8 4 (3.10%) Citrix
8 4 (3.10%) Intel
9 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.33%) NetApp
10 2 (1.55%) EMC
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