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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 193 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 55 65 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 2.13% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 75
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
3028 3058 3667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.93% 46.33% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2603 2546 3136
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -6 42 £41,250 +5.76% 10
Lancashire -5 12 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Cheshire -13 1 £47,500 +21.79% 3
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 120 (93.75%) Linux
2 87 (67.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (39.84%) Oracle
4 50 (39.06%) Windows
5 49 (38.28%) VMware
6 42 (32.81%) MySQL
7 39 (30.47%) Oracle Database
8 38 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (28.91%) Apache
10 36 (28.13%) HP
11 34 (26.56%) Cisco
12 33 (25.78%) UNIX
12 33 (25.78%) SQL Server
13 32 (25.00%) SAN
13 32 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 32 (25.00%) WebSphere
14 31 (24.22%) Juniper
15 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
15 29 (22.66%) Java
15 29 (22.66%) HPUX
15 29 (22.66%) Solaris
16 28 (21.88%) Tomcat
17 27 (21.09%) Relational Database
18 26 (20.31%) Symantec
19 25 (19.53%) IBM
19 25 (19.53%) RDBMS
19 25 (19.53%) Mentoring
20 24 (18.75%) SUSE
21 23 (17.97%) NetApp
21 23 (17.97%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 37 (28.91%) Apache
2 32 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 28 (21.88%) Tomcat
4 19 (14.84%) WebLogic
4 19 (14.84%) MS Exchange
5 16 (12.50%) nginx
6 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.47%) Lync
7 7 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.47%) IIS
7 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.78%) SAP xMII
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
1 2 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.00%) SAN
2 18 (14.06%) HTTP
3 14 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.59%) DNS
5 10 (7.81%) WAN
5 10 (7.81%) SNMP
6 8 (6.25%) Junos
6 8 (6.25%) RIP
6 8 (6.25%) MPLS
6 8 (6.25%) OSPF
6 8 (6.25%) BGP
7 7 (5.47%) Broadband
8 5 (3.91%) FTP
9 4 (3.13%) Internet
10 3 (2.34%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.34%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.34%) VoIP
11 2 (1.56%) LAN
11 2 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.81%) MySQL
2 39 (30.47%) Oracle Database
3 33 (25.78%) SQL Server
4 27 (21.09%) Relational Database
5 25 (19.53%) RDBMS
6 20 (15.63%) DB2
7 19 (14.84%) Oracle Exadata
8 18 (14.06%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (13.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (5.47%) Hazelcast
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Maven
2 10 (7.81%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.69%) Subversion
4 4 (3.13%) JUnit
4 4 (3.13%) Redmine
4 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.56%) JIRA
6 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.56%) Ant
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Back Office
2 8 (6.25%) Retail
3 6 (4.69%) Games
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (17.97%) Architect
2 23 (17.97%) Developer
3 21 (16.41%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (14.84%) Java Developer
4 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 14 (10.94%) Administrator
6 11 (8.59%) DBA
7 10 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.03%) MySQL DBA
9 8 (6.25%) Senior MySQL DBA
9 8 (6.25%) Senior DBA
10 7 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Operations Team Leader
10 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.69%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (17.97%) XML
3 22 (17.19%) Middleware
4 19 (14.84%) XSLT
5 17 (13.28%) JMS
6 15 (11.72%) XML Schema
6 15 (11.72%) Grails
7 14 (10.94%) DOM
7 14 (10.94%) SAX
7 14 (10.94%) J2SE
7 14 (10.94%) J2EE
7 14 (10.94%) Servlets
8 11 (8.59%) Spring
9 9 (7.03%) Web Services
10 6 (4.69%) SOAP
10 6 (4.69%) REST
11 5 (3.91%) HTML
12 3 (2.34%) .NET
12 3 (2.34%) CSS
12 3 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) FlexPod
2 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 120 (93.75%) Linux
2 87 (67.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (39.06%) Windows
4 33 (25.78%) UNIX
5 29 (22.66%) HPUX
5 29 (22.66%) Solaris
6 24 (18.75%) SUSE
7 23 (17.97%) AIX
8 22 (17.19%) CentOS
9 19 (14.84%) OS/400
9 19 (14.84%) zOS
10 16 (12.50%) Ubuntu
11 14 (10.94%) Debian
12 9 (7.03%) Android
13 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.78%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) Mentoring
2 22 (17.19%) Business Continuity
3 19 (14.84%) Coaching
3 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 13 (10.16%) Project Management
6 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.59%) Change Management
8 8 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.47%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (4.69%) Requirements Management
10 6 (4.69%) ITIL
10 6 (4.69%) UML
10 6 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.91%) Migration
11 5 (3.91%) OOP
11 5 (3.91%) SOA
12 4 (3.13%) Wealth Management
12 4 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.66%) Java
2 23 (17.97%) SQL
3 17 (13.28%) XPath
4 15 (11.72%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.72%) PHP
5 13 (10.16%) Perl
5 13 (10.16%) Bash Shell
6 10 (7.81%) Python
7 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.47%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.69%) Ruby
9 3 (2.34%) C++
10 2 (1.56%) C#
10 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.56%) VB
10 2 (1.56%) XQuery
11 1 (0.78%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) CCNA
1 13 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.81%) LPIC
3 8 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 7 (5.47%) RHCA
4 7 (5.47%) RHCE
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.13%) Degree
6 2 (1.56%) CCNP
6 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.56%) CCDP
6 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.78%) OCP
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.19%) Hyper-V
3 21 (16.41%) KVM
4 14 (10.94%) Firmware
5 9 (7.03%) vSphere
6 3 (2.34%) Varnish
6 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.56%) Samba
7 2 (1.56%) NFS
7 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.56%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.78%) Postfix
8 1 (0.78%) Ceph
8 1 (0.78%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.78%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 21 (16.41%) Tivoli
2 15 (11.72%) Puppet
3 10 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.03%) Nagios
5 7 (5.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (5.47%) SCCM
5 7 (5.47%) HP SIM
5 7 (5.47%) Backup Exec
5 7 (5.47%) WSUS
5 7 (5.47%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (3.91%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.56%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.56%) Cacti
7 2 (1.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.56%) logstash
8 1 (0.78%) Kibana
8 1 (0.78%) Opsview
8 1 (0.78%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.78%) Bacula
8 1 (0.78%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 51 (39.84%) Oracle
2 49 (38.28%) VMware
3 36 (28.13%) HP
4 34 (26.56%) Cisco
5 31 (24.22%) Juniper
6 29 (22.66%) Microsoft
7 26 (20.31%) Symantec
8 25 (19.53%) IBM
9 23 (17.97%) NetApp
10 21 (16.41%) EMC
11 20 (15.63%) Brocade
12 19 (14.84%) CheckPoint
12 19 (14.84%) BMC
12 19 (14.84%) CA
13 8 (6.25%) Dell
14 7 (5.47%) Sophos
15 4 (3.13%) Percona
16 3 (2.34%) Veritas
17 2 (1.56%) Sonus
17 2 (1.56%) Acme Packet
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bouns + Microsoft Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Salary Subject to Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago