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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 188 180 143
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -37
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 39 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.65% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 2.58% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 43
Average salary £49,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.94% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £55,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1082 1240 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.36% 25.09% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1074 848
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 14 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Coventry -5 5 £45,000 -12.19%
Worcestershire - 4 £49,000 -
Warwickshire -19 3 £43,500 +12.25% 1
Shropshire - 2 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 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 5 February 2016, 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 64 (95.52%) Linux
2 44 (65.67%) Red Hat
3 25 (37.31%) Oracle
4 24 (35.82%) Windows
5 18 (26.87%) Unix
6 17 (25.37%) DevOps
7 16 (23.88%) VMware
8 14 (20.90%) Firewall
8 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
9 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
9 13 (19.40%) Apache
10 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
10 12 (17.91%) Python
10 12 (17.91%) HPUX
10 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
10 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
11 11 (16.42%) Ruby
11 11 (16.42%) CentOS
11 11 (16.42%) Puppet
11 11 (16.42%) MySQL
12 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 10 (14.93%) AIX
12 10 (14.93%) HP
12 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
13 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
14 8 (11.94%) SAN
14 8 (11.94%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (19.40%) Apache
2 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Zimbra
6 1 (1.49%) Node.js
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) Firewall
2 8 (11.94%) SAN
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) DNS
4 4 (5.97%) LDAP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.99%) DMZ
5 2 (2.99%) MPLS
5 2 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.99%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) MySQL
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
2 3 (4.48%) Selenium
2 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.99%) Hudson
3 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Administrator
2 19 (28.36%) Linux Administrator
3 18 (26.87%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (17.91%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 9 (13.43%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (13.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 8 (11.94%) Senior Unix Administrator
7 8 (11.94%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.97%) Consultant
9 4 (5.97%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.48%) C/C++ Developer
10 3 (4.48%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) LAMP
2 4 (5.97%) OpenCL
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 2 (2.99%) Middleware
4 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.49%) MFC
4 1 (1.49%) RESTful
4 1 (1.49%) STL
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) VHDL
4 3 (4.48%) HP Superdome
4 3 (4.48%) PACS
5 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) LPAR
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (95.52%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 18 (26.87%) Unix
4 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
5 12 (17.91%) HPUX
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
6 11 (16.42%) CentOS
7 10 (14.93%) AIX
8 8 (11.94%) Solaris
8 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
10 4 (5.97%) SUSE
11 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) DevOps
2 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (10.45%) ERP
3 7 (10.45%) Kernel Tuning
3 7 (10.45%) Open Source
3 7 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.48%) Case Management
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
7 3 (4.48%) Server Building
7 3 (4.48%) Workflow
7 3 (4.48%) Workflow Management
8 2 (2.99%) Presales
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Python
2 11 (16.42%) Ruby
3 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
3 10 (14.93%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.97%) C
7 4 (5.97%) C++
7 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) C#
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) CISSP
4 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CCNA
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) HL7
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.97%) Xen
4 3 (4.48%) KVM
5 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.49%) Samba
6 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) Puppet
2 8 (11.94%) Ansible
2 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.48%) Terraform
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.99%) Nagios
4 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (65.67%) Red Hat
2 25 (37.31%) Oracle
3 16 (23.88%) VMware
4 10 (14.93%) HP
5 8 (11.94%) SAP
6 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.48%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) CommVault
8 2 (2.99%) Sage
8 2 (2.99%) Veritas
9 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.49%) SunGard
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Salary: Benefits
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