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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 143 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 5 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.67% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
1020 867 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.21% 36.22% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 588 615 515
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 31 March 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Clustering
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) Solaris
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
6 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) KVM
6 4 (44.44%) UNIX
6 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas
6 4 (44.44%) EMC
7 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (22.22%) SCSA
8 2 (22.22%) Sun
8 2 (22.22%) DHCP
8 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Support
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SCSA
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) KVM
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Sun
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com