The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank - 243 252
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.063% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.16%
RHCT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1731 1579 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.36% 23.03% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1341 1590
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RHCT across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RHCT
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCT across the North West region.

RHCT Salary Trend in the North West

RHCT
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing RHCT 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 RHCT.

1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing RHCT 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 RHCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP