The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 241 228 210
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.018% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.062% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £25,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.28% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
RHCE
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2009 1617 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.85% 28.65% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1340 1602
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

RHCE
Salary Trend in the South West

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

RHCE Salary Trend in the South West

RHCE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Bristol +8 3 £25,000 -12.28%
Devon - 1 £29,500 -
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Fedora
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) VCAP
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) LPIC
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Derivative
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Fedora
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) LPIC
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) VCAP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM