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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 134 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.44% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 1.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £62,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
1038 857 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.26% 38.07% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 653 648 631
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

RHCE Salary Histogram in Reading

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) UNIX
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) OSPF
8 5 (27.78%) BGP
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) MySQL
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) CentOS
8 5 (27.78%) SaaS
8 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 5 (27.78%) Puppet
8 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (22.22%) VoLTE
9 4 (22.22%) Solaris
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) SCSA
9 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
9 4 (22.22%) Degree

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) OSPF
3 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 4 (22.22%) LTE
4 4 (22.22%) NAS
4 4 (22.22%) 4G
4 4 (22.22%) VoLTE
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Graduate
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Trainee
5 1 (5.56%) Trainee Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE
6 3 (16.67%) Debian
6 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) SCSA
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) KVM
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Sun
5 4 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (11.11%) EMC