The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 190 166 174
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 16 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 3.10% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1096 1387 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.59% 25.06% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1168 1046
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 £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Birmingham +1 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Warwickshire - 7 £44,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
1 29 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (34.48%) Replication
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) IBM
6 9 (31.03%) SAN
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (27.59%) Debian
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
7 8 (27.59%) Python
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) SLA
8 7 (24.14%) AIX
8 7 (24.14%) Solaris
8 7 (24.14%) MySQL
8 7 (24.14%) SUSE
8 7 (24.14%) Clustering
8 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (24.14%) Network Management
9 6 (20.69%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) Perl
9 6 (20.69%) PHP
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) nginx
2 5 (17.24%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Toad
General
1 4 (13.79%) Legal
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Administrator
2 11 (37.93%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Replication
2 7 (24.14%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) LPAR
3 3 (10.34%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Debian
5 7 (24.14%) Solaris
5 7 (24.14%) SUSE
5 7 (24.14%) AIX
6 5 (17.24%) CentOS
6 5 (17.24%) SELinux
7 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.34%) HPUX
7 3 (10.34%) FreeBSD
7 3 (10.34%) VMS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
1 7 (24.14%) Network Management
2 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) E-business
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) RHCE
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
3 5 (17.24%) Varnish
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) Postfix
3 5 (17.24%) Sendmail
4 4 (13.79%) PowerHA
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Nagios
2 3 (10.34%) Foglight
2 3 (10.34%) YUM
3 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) Sun
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) Brocade
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