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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 187 200 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 33 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.27% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.96% 1.14% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 37
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1114 1319 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.59% 24.10% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1145 1219
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Birmingham +21 16 £60,000 +84.61%
Warwickshire -9 5 £40,000 -9.09%
Solihull - 5 £27,500 -
Staffordshire +4 2 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £24,000 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire -6 1 £40,000 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 65 (90.28%) Linux
2 50 (69.44%) Red Hat
3 33 (45.83%) Windows
4 32 (44.44%) VMware
5 31 (43.06%) UNIX
6 28 (38.89%) Oracle
7 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (26.39%) Ubuntu
9 16 (22.22%) AIX
9 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 15 (20.83%) Solaris
10 15 (20.83%) SQL
10 15 (20.83%) CentOS
10 15 (20.83%) Puppet
11 14 (19.44%) IBM
12 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
12 13 (18.06%) Python
12 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
13 11 (15.28%) ITIL
13 11 (15.28%) Citrix
13 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
13 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
14 10 (13.89%) DevOps
14 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
14 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
15 9 (12.50%) Cisco
15 9 (12.50%) Perl
15 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (12.50%) Ruby
16 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (6.94%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 5 (6.94%) WAN
2 5 (6.94%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) SAN
4 3 (4.17%) MPLS
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.78%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (1.39%) DMZ
6 1 (1.39%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) OSPF
6 1 (1.39%) BGP
6 1 (1.39%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) DB2
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Architect
3 11 (15.28%) Administrator
4 10 (13.89%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Support
8 5 (6.94%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) HPUX Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) DBA
9 4 (5.56%) Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Network Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Middleware
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) .NET
3 2 (2.78%) J2EE
3 2 (2.78%) JSP
3 2 (2.78%) Servlets
3 2 (2.78%) Struts
3 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.78%) Ajax
3 2 (2.78%) JSON
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) Memcached
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Clustering
3 5 (6.94%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.17%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 65 (90.28%) Linux
2 33 (45.83%) Windows
3 31 (43.06%) UNIX
4 19 (26.39%) Ubuntu
5 16 (22.22%) AIX
6 15 (20.83%) Solaris
6 15 (20.83%) CentOS
7 8 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.11%) HPUX
8 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) DevOps
3 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (9.72%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.33%) Change Control
5 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.56%) Service Management
7 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Coaching
8 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.78%) Network Design
9 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 13 (18.06%) Python
3 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 9 (12.50%) Ruby
5 9 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) Java
7 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CEH
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CCNA
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (9.72%) Firmware
5 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (8.33%) vCloud
6 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.78%) XenApp
7 2 (2.78%) XenServer
7 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.39%) Docker
8 1 (1.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Puppet
2 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.11%) Ansible
4 5 (6.94%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.94%) Nagios
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (5.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.39%) Ionix
6 1 (1.39%) Nessus
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 50 (69.44%) Red Hat
2 32 (44.44%) VMware
3 28 (38.89%) Oracle
4 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (19.44%) IBM
6 11 (15.28%) Citrix
7 9 (12.50%) Cisco
8 8 (11.11%) SAP
8 8 (11.11%) HP
9 7 (9.72%) Dell
10 6 (8.33%) Veritas
11 5 (6.94%) NetApp
12 3 (4.17%) F5
13 2 (2.78%) Nimsoft
13 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.78%) Avaya
13 2 (2.78%) Sage
14 1 (1.39%) Tripwire
14 1 (1.39%) Qualys
14 1 (1.39%) EMC