The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 202 171 175
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 16 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.23% 2.86% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 20
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1296 1401 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.41% 25.20% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1219 990
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire - 10 £44,000 -
Birmingham -10 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
1 32 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (56.25%) UNIX
3 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Clustering
5 11 (34.38%) IBM
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Solaris
6 10 (31.25%) SUSE
6 10 (31.25%) Replication
7 9 (28.13%) SAN
8 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.00%) DNS
8 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (25.00%) Python
8 8 (25.00%) Debian
9 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) AIX
9 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
9 7 (21.88%) Veritas
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (21.88%) Network Management
10 6 (18.75%) CentOS
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) Java
10 6 (18.75%) PHP

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) nginx
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Toad
General
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Administrator
2 13 (40.63%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (21.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.13%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Clustering
2 10 (31.25%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) HACMP
3 3 (9.38%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) UNIX
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Solaris
4 10 (31.25%) SUSE
5 8 (25.00%) Debian
6 7 (21.88%) AIX
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (18.75%) CentOS
8 5 (15.63%) VMS
8 5 (15.63%) SELinux
9 4 (12.50%) HPUX
10 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
10 3 (9.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
1 7 (21.88%) Network Management
2 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.13%) SOA
3 1 (3.13%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) PHP
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.63%) Postfix
4 5 (15.63%) Sendmail
4 5 (15.63%) Varnish
5 4 (12.50%) PowerHA
6 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Nagios
2 3 (9.38%) Foglight
2 3 (9.38%) YUM
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) IBM
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Veritas
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) HP
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