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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 136 135 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.089% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.58% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
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
785 1029 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.11% 41.18% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 562 642 654
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Flash
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (40.00%) ION Trading

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SCSA
3 1 (20.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Supermicro
4 2 (40.00%) ION Trading
4 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas