The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 156 159 158
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 391 370 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.74% 1.69% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.46% 3.37% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 297 330 352
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11313 10979 11323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 50.28% 50.10% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8820 8878 9563
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Red Hat
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Red Hat Salary Trend in the South East

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in the South East

Red Hat
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 130 £45,000 +11.11% 11
Surrey +7 108 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Hampshire -17 74 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Sussex -9 31 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Oxfordshire +18 16 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £26,000 -62.85% 2
West Sussex -10 12 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Kent -6 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Middlesex -19 1 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Red Hat 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.

1 700 (92.11%) Linux
2 460 (60.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 332 (43.68%) Windows
4 239 (31.45%) UNIX
5 215 (28.29%) MySQL
6 208 (27.37%) VMware
7 206 (27.11%) Oracle
8 205 (26.97%) Perl
9 189 (24.87%) Microsoft
10 184 (24.21%) Bash Shell
11 173 (22.76%) DNS
12 169 (22.24%) CentOS
13 161 (21.18%) Apache
14 154 (20.26%) SAN
15 150 (19.74%) TCP/IP
16 149 (19.61%) Solaris
17 145 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 142 (18.68%) SQL Server
19 137 (18.03%) ITIL
20 133 (17.50%) Java
20 133 (17.50%) Cisco
21 127 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
22 114 (15.00%) Puppet
23 113 (14.87%) SQL
24 112 (14.74%) Python
25 111 (14.61%) PHP
26 103 (13.55%) Oracle Database
27 97 (12.76%) Firewall
28 94 (12.37%) AIX
28 94 (12.37%) HP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 161 (21.18%) Apache
2 89 (11.71%) Tomcat
3 56 (7.37%) IIS
4 36 (4.74%) nginx
5 33 (4.34%) WebSphere
6 30 (3.95%) MS Exchange
7 26 (3.42%) WebLogic
8 23 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (2.50%) CMS
10 18 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.11%) Alfresco
11 16 (2.11%) WordPress
11 16 (2.11%) Drupal
12 15 (1.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 12 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.32%) Resin
15 9 (1.18%) Node.js
16 6 (0.79%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Magento
1 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.53%) Compiere
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.13%) Tridion
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.08%) SaaS
3 17 (2.24%) Basecamp
4 16 (2.11%) IaaS
5 11 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.45%) PaaS
6 10 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.92%) Route 53
8 7 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.53%) Office 365
10 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 173 (22.76%) DNS
2 154 (20.26%) SAN
3 150 (19.74%) TCP/IP
4 97 (12.76%) Firewall
5 92 (12.11%) HTTP
6 85 (11.18%) Internet
7 72 (9.47%) DHCP
8 63 (8.29%) NAS
9 58 (7.63%) LDAP
10 46 (6.05%) LAN
11 42 (5.53%) WAN
12 40 (5.26%) FTP
13 38 (5.00%) VoIP
14 36 (4.74%) SMTP
14 36 (4.74%) SSL
14 36 (4.74%) iSCSI
15 33 (4.34%) VPN
16 20 (2.63%) SNMP
17 17 (2.24%) 4G
17 17 (2.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (28.29%) MySQL
2 142 (18.68%) SQL Server
3 103 (13.55%) Oracle Database
4 66 (8.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 55 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (6.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 38 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 28 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 12 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (1.32%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.92%) HBase
16 7 (0.92%) Informix
17 6 (0.79%) OLTP
17 6 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.50%) JIRA
3 13 (1.71%) Subversion
4 12 (1.58%) Metasploit
5 7 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.92%) JMeter
6 6 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.79%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.53%) NetBeans
7 4 (0.53%) Xdebug
7 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.39%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.13%) Selenium
10 1 (0.13%) Hudson
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.13%) Gradle
10 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.13%) Ant
General
1 91 (11.97%) Finance
2 42 (5.53%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.03%) Legal
4 19 (2.50%) Retail
5 17 (2.24%) Banking
6 15 (1.97%) Electronics
7 13 (1.71%) Marketing
8 9 (1.18%) Advertising
9 6 (0.79%) Back Office
10 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) French Language
11 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 242 (31.84%) Administrator
2 191 (25.13%) Systems Administrator
3 173 (22.76%) Linux Administrator
4 128 (16.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 105 (13.82%) Linux Engineer
6 75 (9.87%) Support Engineer
7 60 (7.89%) DBA
8 52 (6.84%) Oracle DBA
9 49 (6.45%) Architect
10 45 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
11 37 (4.87%) Developer
11 37 (4.87%) Linux Support
12 35 (4.61%) Analyst
13 34 (4.47%) Consultant
14 32 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (4.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 31 (4.08%) UNIX Administrator
16 28 (3.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 26 (3.42%) Security Engineer
18 24 (3.16%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.18%) HTML
2 41 (5.39%) Web Services
3 35 (4.61%) SOAP
4 33 (4.34%) CSS
5 31 (4.08%) LAMP
6 25 (3.29%) Ajax
6 25 (3.29%) Middleware
7 23 (3.03%) J2EE
8 22 (2.89%) .NET
8 22 (2.89%) jQuery
9 21 (2.76%) XML
10 16 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (1.58%) Java EE
12 11 (1.45%) Rendezvous
13 9 (1.18%) Software Packaging
14 8 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
14 8 (1.05%) Regular Expression
14 8 (1.05%) YAML
15 7 (0.92%) Spring
16 6 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.66%) Clustering
2 67 (8.82%) Replication
3 63 (8.29%) Open Source
4 41 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 33 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.24%) Firmware
7 16 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.97%) CMDB
9 14 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (1.84%) iPhone
10 13 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.58%) IVR
12 11 (1.45%) Grid Computing
13 10 (1.32%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.32%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.05%) CLARiiON
14 8 (1.05%) HACMP
15 6 (0.79%) LPAR
15 6 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 700 (92.11%) Linux
2 460 (60.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 332 (43.68%) Windows
4 239 (31.45%) UNIX
5 169 (22.24%) CentOS
6 149 (19.61%) Solaris
7 127 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 94 (12.37%) AIX
9 81 (10.66%) Debian
10 80 (10.53%) Ubuntu
11 69 (9.08%) SUSE
12 64 (8.42%) HPUX
13 54 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (3.29%) Windows 7
16 16 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.18%) VMS
18 8 (1.05%) Windows XP
19 7 (0.92%) FreeBSD
19 7 (0.92%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (18.03%) ITIL
2 79 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 74 (9.74%) Problem Management
4 70 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
5 69 (9.08%) DevOps
6 63 (8.29%) Load Balancing
7 46 (6.05%) Project Management
8 42 (5.53%) Change Management
9 39 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 37 (4.87%) Configuration Management
11 33 (4.34%) Service Management
12 31 (4.08%) Software Engineering
12 31 (4.08%) Time Management
13 29 (3.82%) High Availability
14 26 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (2.89%) MVC
15 22 (2.89%) Project Planning
15 22 (2.89%) Capacity Management
16 21 (2.76%) Workflow
17 19 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (26.97%) Perl
2 184 (24.21%) Bash Shell
3 133 (17.50%) Java
4 113 (14.87%) SQL
5 112 (14.74%) Python
6 111 (14.61%) PHP
7 84 (11.05%) Ruby
8 76 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 47 (6.18%) PL/SQL
10 42 (5.53%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.76%) PHP5
11 21 (2.76%) C++
12 18 (2.37%) C
13 15 (1.97%) Korn
14 14 (1.84%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.71%) C#
16 10 (1.32%) VB
17 7 (0.92%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.79%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.66%) AWK
Qualifications
1 88 (11.58%) Degree
2 57 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (5.92%) RHCE
5 42 (5.53%) MCSE
6 36 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 35 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (3.55%) CCNA
9 24 (3.16%) DV Cleared
10 21 (2.76%) CISSP
11 18 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (2.11%) OCP
12 16 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (1.71%) MCITP
14 11 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (1.45%) ISEB
14 11 (1.45%) CEH
15 10 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
15 10 (1.32%) MCP
15 10 (1.32%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.71%) SLA
2 39 (5.13%) QA
3 35 (4.61%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.58%) HIPAA
5 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 62 (8.16%) NFS
4 52 (6.84%) Oracle RAC
5 37 (4.87%) Hyper-V
6 33 (4.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 31 (4.08%) XenServer
8 29 (3.82%) Xen
9 28 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (3.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 24 (3.16%) Snort
12 23 (3.03%) Postfix
13 22 (2.89%) vSphere
14 20 (2.63%) KVM
15 19 (2.50%) XenApp
15 19 (2.50%) VMware ESX
16 18 (2.37%) Samba
17 15 (1.97%) Nmap
18 14 (1.84%) UAG
19 12 (1.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 114 (15.00%) Puppet
2 55 (7.24%) Nagios
3 51 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (6.45%) Data Guard
5 37 (4.87%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.76%) Plesk
7 18 (2.37%) SCCM
8 17 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
8 17 (2.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 17 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 16 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 15 (1.97%) Cobbler
11 12 (1.58%) Nessus
11 12 (1.58%) YUM
12 11 (1.45%) Munin
12 11 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 11 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
13 10 (1.32%) Tivoli
13 10 (1.32%) Zenoss
14 9 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 208 (27.37%) VMware
2 206 (27.11%) Oracle
3 189 (24.87%) Microsoft
4 133 (17.50%) Cisco
5 94 (12.37%) HP
6 87 (11.45%) Citrix
7 63 (8.29%) JBoss
7 63 (8.29%) EMC
8 57 (7.50%) Sun
9 53 (6.97%) Veritas
10 52 (6.84%) IBM
11 33 (4.34%) Juniper
12 27 (3.55%) NetApp
13 19 (2.50%) Symantec
14 14 (1.84%) Brocade
15 12 (1.58%) Sophos
15 12 (1.58%) Imperva
16 11 (1.45%) TIBCO
16 11 (1.45%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.45%) Dell
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + excellent benefits and 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 9% Pension, Healthcare, Life Insur
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Virgin Holidays
Salary: Excellent basic and fantastic benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago