The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 86 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 53 58 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 2.72% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.57% 8.00% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 34
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Berkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Reading region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Trend in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram in Reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux.

1 79 (95.18%) Linux
2 78 (93.98%) Red Hat
3 48 (57.83%) UNIX
4 38 (45.78%) SUSE
5 30 (36.14%) Solaris
6 26 (31.33%) SAN
6 26 (31.33%) Sun
7 24 (28.92%) Windows
8 23 (27.71%) DNS
9 21 (25.30%) CentOS
10 20 (24.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (24.10%) VMware
11 19 (22.89%) EMC
12 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
12 18 (21.69%) Clustering
13 17 (20.48%) Replication
13 17 (20.48%) Hitachi
13 17 (20.48%) AIX
13 17 (20.48%) HPUX
14 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
15 15 (18.07%) Perl
15 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.87%) HP
16 14 (16.87%) RHCE
17 13 (15.66%) Debian
17 13 (15.66%) Degree
17 13 (15.66%) 4G
18 12 (14.46%) Problem Management
19 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
19 11 (13.25%) Ubuntu

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) SAN
2 23 (27.71%) DNS
3 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.66%) 4G
5 11 (13.25%) NAS
6 10 (12.05%) VoLTE
7 8 (9.64%) HTTP
7 8 (9.64%) LTE
8 7 (8.43%) SMTP
9 5 (6.02%) DHCP
10 4 (4.82%) GSM
10 4 (4.82%) LAN
10 4 (4.82%) WAN
10 4 (4.82%) 3G
10 4 (4.82%) SSH
10 4 (4.82%) 2G
11 3 (3.61%) VoIP
12 2 (2.41%) SSL
12 2 (2.41%) Firewall
12 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.05%) German Language
3 9 (10.84%) French Language
4 7 (8.43%) Finance
5 2 (2.41%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.41%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Technical Support
2 18 (21.69%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Technical Specialist
4 12 (14.46%) Technical Support Specialist
4 12 (14.46%) Support Specialist
5 10 (12.05%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (9.64%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Administrator
8 6 (7.23%) Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (7.23%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) IP Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) XML
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Clustering
2 17 (20.48%) Replication
3 7 (8.43%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.82%) Firmware
4 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 79 (95.18%) Linux
2 48 (57.83%) UNIX
3 38 (45.78%) SUSE
4 30 (36.14%) Solaris
5 24 (28.92%) Windows
6 21 (25.30%) CentOS
7 17 (20.48%) AIX
7 17 (20.48%) HPUX
8 13 (15.66%) Debian
9 11 (13.25%) Ubuntu
10 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
11 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.61%) FreeBSD
13 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.46%) Problem Management
3 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.64%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Product Management
5 7 (8.43%) Capacity Management
5 7 (8.43%) Service Management
6 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.82%) Change Management
7 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.61%) BCP
8 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.20%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.20%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.20%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.20%) Scrum
9 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) Perl
2 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.61%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.20%) SQL
5 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) RHCE
2 13 (15.66%) Degree
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) CCNA
4 5 (6.02%) SCSA
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.41%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.20%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Nagios
2 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 78 (93.98%) Red Hat
2 26 (31.33%) Sun
3 20 (24.10%) VMware
4 19 (22.89%) EMC
5 17 (20.48%) Hitachi
6 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
7 14 (16.87%) HP
8 9 (10.84%) Oracle
9 6 (7.23%) Veritas
10 5 (6.02%) F5
11 4 (4.82%) Cisco
11 4 (4.82%) NetApp
12 2 (2.41%) Sybase
13 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.20%) Symantec
13 1 (1.20%) JBoss