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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 195 196 178
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 33 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.32% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 1.46% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 37
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
1194 1163 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.66% 21.61% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1019 1181
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 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -3 14 £65,000 +71.61% 1
Staffordshire +4 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Solihull - 5 £27,500 -
Coventry - 3 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -23 2 £47,500 +7.95%
Worcestershire - 2 £24,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 76 (91.57%) Linux
2 60 (72.29%) Red Hat
3 37 (44.58%) UNIX
4 36 (43.37%) VMware
5 34 (40.96%) Windows
6 32 (38.55%) Oracle
7 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (26.51%) AIX
9 21 (25.30%) Ubuntu
10 20 (24.10%) IBM
11 17 (20.48%) Solaris
11 17 (20.48%) SQL
12 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.07%) ITIL
13 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
13 15 (18.07%) Citrix
14 14 (16.87%) CentOS
14 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
15 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
15 13 (15.66%) Cisco
16 12 (14.46%) SAN
16 12 (14.46%) Puppet
17 11 (13.25%) Python
18 10 (12.05%) SAP
18 10 (12.05%) MySQL
18 10 (12.05%) Perl
18 10 (12.05%) NetApp
18 10 (12.05%) Dell
18 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
18 10 (12.05%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.02%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (4.82%) CloudFront
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) SAN
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
3 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) LAN
4 6 (7.23%) WAN
5 4 (4.82%) VPN
6 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.61%) MPLS
6 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.41%) Firewall
8 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.20%) OSPF
8 1 (1.20%) BGP
8 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.20%) NAS
8 1 (1.20%) DMZ
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) LDAP
8 1 (1.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.02%) DB2
5 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.82%) Toad
4 3 (3.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.89%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) Architect
2 13 (15.66%) Administrator
3 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.64%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.43%) Linux Support
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Network Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Specialist
6 6 (7.23%) Linux Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) AIX Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Network Operations Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Operations Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) HPUX Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) HTML
2 4 (4.82%) Middleware
2 4 (4.82%) HTML5
2 4 (4.82%) Memcached
3 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.41%) Ajax
3 2 (2.41%) JSON
3 2 (2.41%) jQuery
3 2 (2.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) J2EE
3 2 (2.41%) JSP
3 2 (2.41%) Servlets
3 2 (2.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.64%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.61%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.61%) LPAR
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (91.57%) Linux
2 37 (44.58%) UNIX
3 34 (40.96%) Windows
4 22 (26.51%) AIX
5 21 (25.30%) Ubuntu
6 17 (20.48%) Solaris
7 14 (16.87%) CentOS
8 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.84%) HPUX
9 7 (8.43%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (6.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Change Control
2 10 (12.05%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (8.43%) Service Management
4 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (7.23%) DevOps
5 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.82%) Analytics
6 4 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) Load Testing
7 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.61%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.41%) Network Design
8 2 (2.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 11 (13.25%) Python
3 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
3 10 (12.05%) Perl
4 9 (10.84%) Ruby
5 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.64%) Java
6 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.82%) C#
7 4 (4.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
8 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CEH
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.43%) Firmware
3 7 (8.43%) vSphere
4 6 (7.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (7.23%) vCloud
5 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.82%) Varnish
7 2 (2.41%) XenApp
7 2 (2.41%) XenServer
7 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.20%) Xen
8 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.20%) NFS
8 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Tivoli
2 6 (7.23%) Nagios
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (6.02%) Ansible
4 4 (4.82%) SELinux
4 4 (4.82%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.61%) Foglight
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.20%) Ionix
7 1 (1.20%) Nessus
7 1 (1.20%) WMI
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 60 (72.29%) Red Hat
2 36 (43.37%) VMware
3 32 (38.55%) Oracle
4 20 (24.10%) IBM
5 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.07%) Citrix
6 13 (15.66%) Cisco
7 10 (12.05%) Dell
7 10 (12.05%) SAP
7 10 (12.05%) NetApp
8 9 (10.84%) HP
9 6 (7.23%) Veritas
10 4 (4.82%) Splunk
11 3 (3.61%) F5
12 2 (2.41%) Nimsoft
12 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.41%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.41%) Avaya
12 2 (2.41%) EMC
12 2 (2.41%) Sun
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 15% shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago