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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 200 182 182
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 18 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.25% 2.42% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 20
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,450 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
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
1438 1279 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.35% 24.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1112 1186
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram 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 25 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
Staffordshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £44,000 -
Birmingham -37 2 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Coventry -7 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (87.88%) Red Hat
3 23 (69.70%) Clustering
4 19 (57.58%) UNIX
5 18 (54.55%) Windows
6 17 (51.52%) VMware
6 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (45.45%) IBM
8 14 (42.42%) SQL
8 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
8 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) Solaris
10 10 (30.30%) Oracle
11 8 (24.24%) SUSE
11 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.21%) PowerHA
12 7 (21.21%) vSphere
12 7 (21.21%) AIX
12 7 (21.21%) Veritas
13 6 (18.18%) EMC
13 6 (18.18%) SLA
13 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
13 6 (18.18%) Nagios
13 6 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (18.18%) CentOS
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
14 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (15.15%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SNMP
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Legal
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Administrator
2 18 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (30.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (30.30%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) AIX Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Sales Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) UNIX
3 18 (54.55%) Windows
4 12 (36.36%) Solaris
5 8 (24.24%) SUSE
6 7 (21.21%) AIX
7 6 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (18.18%) CentOS
8 5 (15.15%) VMS
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.03%) HPUX
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) E-business
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
2 7 (21.21%) PowerHA
3 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) RHEV
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) SRDF
6 1 (3.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 4 (12.12%) WMI
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Red Hat
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) IBM
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Veritas
7 6 (18.18%) EMC
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
9 4 (12.12%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (3.03%) CommVault
10 1 (3.03%) HP
10 1 (3.03%) F5
10 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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