The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 142 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 4 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.70% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 1.89% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 2
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -14.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
RHCE
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
967 900 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.99% 37.31% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 568 656 565
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RHCE
Salary Trend in Reading

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

RHCE Salary Trend in Reading

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) KVM
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) Flash
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE
6 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing RHCE 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 RHCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Linux Support
3 4 (57.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Storage Support Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) KVM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) ION Trading
5 2 (28.57%) Brocade
6 1 (14.29%) Veritas
6 1 (14.29%) Sun