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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 177 173 149
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 40 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.74% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.45% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 60
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +1.19%
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
2630 2754 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.94% 51.03% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 2289 2356
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +10 13 £65,000 +100.00%
Warwickshire -8 11 £70,000 +59.09% 2
Solihull - 5 £27,500 -
Worcestershire - 5 £30,000 -
Coventry -18 3 £39,000 +20.00% 3
Staffordshire -4 1 £40,000 +28.00%
Shropshire -5 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £42,500 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 69 (76.67%) Linux
2 50 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (40.00%) UNIX
4 33 (36.67%) Oracle
5 31 (34.44%) VMware
6 30 (33.33%) Windows
7 27 (30.00%) SQL
7 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 24 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (22.22%) Solaris
10 19 (21.11%) Manufacturing
11 16 (17.78%) Ubuntu
12 14 (15.56%) DevOps
13 13 (14.44%) Docker
13 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
13 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.44%) AIX
14 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
14 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
15 11 (12.22%) JBoss
15 11 (12.22%) Java
16 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 10 (11.11%) .NET
16 10 (11.11%) ITIL
16 10 (11.11%) HP
16 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (10.00%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (12.22%) JBoss
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.78%) MQSeries
3 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.44%) IIS
6 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.22%) Zimbra
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) SAN
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.67%) DNS
3 5 (5.56%) Firewall
3 5 (5.56%) LAN
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) DHCP
5 3 (3.33%) MPLS
5 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.11%) SNMP
7 1 (1.11%) OSPF
7 1 (1.11%) BGP
7 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) MySQL
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.56%) DB2
6 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.78%) Subversion
2 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) Log4j
General
1 19 (21.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.33%) Law
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Architect
2 16 (17.78%) Administrator
3 13 (14.44%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (14.44%) Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) HPUX Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.44%) DBA
9 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 9 (10.00%) jQuery
3 8 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.89%) Middleware
3 8 (8.89%) Web Services
4 7 (7.78%) Classic ASP
4 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.78%) EDI
4 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (5.56%) HTML
6 4 (4.44%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.33%) Java EE
7 3 (3.33%) Apache CXF
7 3 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.22%) J2EE
8 2 (2.22%) JSP
8 2 (2.22%) Servlets
8 2 (2.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.56%) Clustering
2 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (76.67%) Linux
2 50 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (40.00%) UNIX
4 30 (33.33%) Windows
5 20 (22.22%) Solaris
6 16 (17.78%) Ubuntu
7 13 (14.44%) AIX
8 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (10.00%) HPUX
10 8 (8.89%) CentOS
11 5 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (3.33%) Debian
14 2 (2.22%) SUSE
14 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
15 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) DevOps
2 13 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (11.11%) ITIL
4 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.89%) Web Development
5 7 (7.78%) ERP
5 7 (7.78%) ETL
5 7 (7.78%) MVC
5 7 (7.78%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.44%) SOA
7 4 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.33%) Coaching
8 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) SQL
2 12 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (12.22%) Java
4 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.00%) C#
6 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.89%) VBScript
7 6 (6.67%) Python
8 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.22%) PHP
9 2 (2.22%) Korn
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.11%) MUMPS
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) VB
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) RHCE
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.11%) CEH
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) CCNA
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.44%) Docker
3 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.89%) VMware ESX
4 8 (8.89%) vSphere
5 7 (7.78%) Firmware
6 6 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (6.67%) vCloud
7 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.33%) Postfix
9 1 (1.11%) NFS
9 1 (1.11%) Xen
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.11%) Varnish
9 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Puppet
2 5 (5.56%) Nagios
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.11%) Ionix
4 1 (1.11%) Nessus
4 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) SELinux
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Oracle
2 31 (34.44%) VMware
3 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.11%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) Citrix
5 8 (8.89%) IBM
6 6 (6.67%) Veritas
7 5 (5.56%) SAP
8 4 (4.44%) Cisco
8 4 (4.44%) Dell
9 3 (3.33%) F5
10 2 (2.22%) Nimsoft
10 2 (2.22%) NetApp
10 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.22%) Sage
11 1 (1.11%) Mercator
11 1 (1.11%) Symantec
11 1 (1.11%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.11%) Brocade
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