The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 173 149 159
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 36 63 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 2.24% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 35
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2661 2815 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.53% 50.69% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 2341 2089
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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England

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 29 July 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 29 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
Warwickshire +13 13 £44,000 +27.53% 1
Birmingham -2 10 £32,500 -35.00%
Staffordshire - 7 £30,000 -
Coventry -3 6 £32,500 -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (40.00%) CentOS
4 20 (36.36%) UNIX
5 19 (34.55%) Windows
5 19 (34.55%) MySQL
6 18 (32.73%) PHP
7 17 (30.91%) VMware
8 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
9 15 (27.27%) Clustering
10 13 (23.64%) IBM
10 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
10 13 (23.64%) Debian
10 13 (23.64%) Replication
11 12 (21.82%) SUSE
11 12 (21.82%) MVC
11 12 (21.82%) Subversion
11 12 (21.82%) PHP5
11 12 (21.82%) jQuery
11 12 (21.82%) HTML
11 12 (21.82%) CSS
11 12 (21.82%) Apache
12 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 11 (20.00%) Solaris
12 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (20.00%) Java
12 11 (20.00%) SAN
12 11 (20.00%) LAMP
13 10 (18.18%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.36%) nginx
4 5 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (14.55%) DNS
4 7 (12.73%) HTTP
5 5 (9.09%) Internet
5 5 (9.09%) Network Security
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall
6 3 (5.45%) IPsec
6 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.45%) FTP
7 1 (1.82%) LAN
7 1 (1.82%) WAN
7 1 (1.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Subversion
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Toad
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Administrator
2 14 (25.45%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (21.82%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 8 (14.55%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (14.55%) PHP Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Developer
6 7 (12.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Web Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) AIX Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
1 12 (21.82%) CSS
1 12 (21.82%) jQuery
2 11 (20.00%) LAMP
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) XHTML
3 6 (10.91%) SOAP
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Clustering
2 13 (23.64%) Replication
3 6 (10.91%) Open Source
4 5 (9.09%) Internet of Things
5 3 (5.45%) HACMP
5 3 (5.45%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (40.00%) CentOS
4 20 (36.36%) UNIX
5 19 (34.55%) Windows
6 13 (23.64%) Debian
7 12 (21.82%) SUSE
8 11 (20.00%) Solaris
9 10 (18.18%) AIX
10 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (14.55%) Ubuntu
12 7 (12.73%) Fedora
13 5 (9.09%) SELinux
14 4 (7.27%) VMS
15 3 (5.45%) FreeBSD
15 3 (5.45%) HPUX
16 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) MVC
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.73%) Network Management
3 6 (10.91%) OO
4 5 (9.09%) OOP
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.64%) Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) CRM
7 2 (3.64%) WFM
8 1 (1.82%) E-business
8 1 (1.82%) ERP
8 1 (1.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) PHP
2 12 (21.82%) PHP5
3 11 (20.00%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) SQL
6 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.09%) Perl
8 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) RHCE
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 7 (12.73%) PowerHA
4 5 (9.09%) Varnish
4 5 (9.09%) Postfix
4 5 (9.09%) Sendmail
5 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (5.45%) XenServer
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Nagios
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) logstash
3 3 (5.45%) YUM
3 3 (5.45%) Foglight
3 3 (5.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) VMware
2 13 (23.64%) IBM
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Zend
3 6 (10.91%) Veritas
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Sun
5 3 (5.45%) Juniper
5 3 (5.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday