The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 175 158 176
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 47 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.97% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 1.90% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 25
Average salary £42,250 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Red Hat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2885 2788 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.51% 51.24% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2370 2029
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat across the West Midlands region.

Red Hat Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Red Hat
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Warwickshire +18 20 £44,000 +23.94% 1
Coventry -3 13 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 8 £36,250 - 2
Birmingham -26 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat 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.

1 71 (97.26%) Linux
2 37 (50.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (43.84%) CentOS
4 31 (42.47%) UNIX
5 27 (36.99%) MySQL
6 26 (35.62%) PHP
6 26 (35.62%) Clustering
7 22 (30.14%) VMware
8 21 (28.77%) IBM
8 21 (28.77%) Windows
9 20 (27.40%) CSS
9 20 (27.40%) HTML
9 20 (27.40%) MVC
9 20 (27.40%) Subversion
9 20 (27.40%) PHP5
9 20 (27.40%) jQuery
9 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (26.03%) SUSE
11 17 (23.29%) AIX
11 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
13 14 (19.18%) SAN
13 14 (19.18%) Solaris
13 14 (19.18%) VMware ESX
13 14 (19.18%) PowerHA
14 13 (17.81%) Replication
14 13 (17.81%) Fedora
14 13 (17.81%) Zend
14 13 (17.81%) Marketing
14 13 (17.81%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.70%) Apache
1 10 (13.70%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.96%) nginx
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
2 14 (19.18%) SAN
3 8 (10.96%) DNS
4 5 (6.85%) HTTP
4 5 (6.85%) Internet
4 5 (6.85%) Network Security
5 2 (2.74%) Firewall
5 2 (2.74%) IPsec
5 2 (2.74%) VPN
5 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.74%) FTP
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.99%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Subversion
2 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Toad
General
1 13 (17.81%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Administrator
2 26 (35.62%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (21.92%) Developer
3 16 (21.92%) PHP Developer
4 15 (20.55%) UNIX Administrator
5 14 (19.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 14 (19.18%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (19.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) AIX Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Solaris Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Web Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Linux Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Consultant
11 2 (2.74%) Architect
11 2 (2.74%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 1 (1.37%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) HTML
1 20 (27.40%) CSS
1 20 (27.40%) jQuery
2 13 (17.81%) XHTML
3 12 (16.44%) LAMP
4 7 (9.59%) XML
4 7 (9.59%) SOAP
5 5 (6.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) Clustering
2 13 (17.81%) Replication
2 13 (17.81%) Open Source
3 5 (6.85%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) HACMP
4 3 (4.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 71 (97.26%) Linux
2 37 (50.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (43.84%) CentOS
4 31 (42.47%) UNIX
5 21 (28.77%) Windows
6 19 (26.03%) SUSE
7 17 (23.29%) AIX
8 14 (19.18%) Solaris
9 13 (17.81%) Fedora
10 11 (15.07%) Debian
11 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
13 5 (6.85%) VMS
13 5 (6.85%) SELinux
14 4 (5.48%) HPUX
15 3 (4.11%) FreeBSD
15 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) MVC
2 7 (9.59%) OO
2 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
2 7 (9.59%) Network Management
3 5 (6.85%) OOP
4 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.11%) DevOps
5 3 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.37%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.37%) E-business
6 1 (1.37%) SOA
6 1 (1.37%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) PHP
2 20 (27.40%) PHP5
3 9 (12.33%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) Java
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.85%) Perl
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.18%) VMware ESX
2 14 (19.18%) PowerHA
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (6.85%) Postfix
4 5 (6.85%) Sendmail
4 5 (6.85%) vSphere
4 5 (6.85%) Varnish
5 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.74%) XenServer
7 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.37%) SRDF
8 1 (1.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Nagios
2 3 (4.11%) Foglight
2 3 (4.11%) YUM
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) logstash
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
4 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) VMware
2 21 (28.77%) IBM
3 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.81%) Zend
5 7 (9.59%) Veritas
6 5 (6.85%) Sun
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) JBoss
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) Juniper
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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