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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 143 140 160
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 64 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.31% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 2.64% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 56 34
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
2374 2193 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.28% 49.72% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2109 1765 1979
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -33 13 £32,500 -35.00% 8
Coventry -10 9 £32,500 -
Staffordshire +11 8 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £45,000 -
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 98 (95.15%) Linux
2 50 (48.54%) SQL
3 46 (44.66%) UNIX
4 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
5 43 (41.75%) SQL Server
6 38 (36.89%) CentOS
7 36 (34.95%) Windows
8 34 (33.01%) Solaris
8 34 (33.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (31.07%) MySQL
9 32 (31.07%) MS Excel
10 26 (25.24%) VMware
11 25 (24.27%) PL/SQL
11 25 (24.27%) Time Management
11 25 (24.27%) Dynamics AX
12 24 (23.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (23.30%) HTML
13 23 (22.33%) PHP
14 22 (21.36%) Oracle
14 22 (21.36%) CSS
14 22 (21.36%) jQuery
15 21 (20.39%) Clustering
16 20 (19.42%) MVC
16 20 (19.42%) Cisco
16 20 (19.42%) PHP5
16 20 (19.42%) Subversion
16 20 (19.42%) Marketing
17 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
17 19 (18.45%) Zend
17 19 (18.45%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.68%) Apache
2 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 32 (31.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.71%) Firewall
2 10 (9.71%) SAN
3 8 (7.77%) SNMP
4 7 (6.80%) WAN
5 6 (5.83%) LAN
6 2 (1.94%) WLAN
6 2 (1.94%) DHCP
6 2 (1.94%) DNS
6 2 (1.94%) SSL
7 1 (0.97%) VPN
7 1 (0.97%) Wireless
7 1 (0.97%) IPsec
7 1 (0.97%) VLAN
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.97%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.97%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 32 (31.07%) MySQL
3 24 (23.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (17.48%) RDBMS
4 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
5 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (15.53%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.94%) HBase
8 2 (1.94%) Big Data
8 2 (1.94%) Impala
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Subversion
2 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
5 1 (0.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.97%) Maven
5 1 (0.97%) Hudson
5 1 (0.97%) Gradle
5 1 (0.97%) Ant
General
1 20 (19.42%) Marketing
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (45.63%) Administrator
2 25 (24.27%) DBA
3 24 (23.30%) Developer
4 22 (21.36%) PHP Developer
5 21 (20.39%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (18.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 17 (16.50%) Server Administrator
7 17 (16.50%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (16.50%) SQL DBA
8 11 (10.68%) UNIX Administrator
9 10 (9.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 9 (8.74%) Analyst
11 8 (7.77%) Consultant
11 8 (7.77%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (6.80%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (5.83%) Network Consultant
14 5 (4.85%) Architect
14 5 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
14 5 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 4 (3.88%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) HTML
2 22 (21.36%) CSS
2 22 (21.36%) jQuery
3 19 (18.45%) XHTML
4 3 (2.91%) J2EE
5 2 (1.94%) XML
5 2 (1.94%) JSP
5 2 (1.94%) Servlets
5 2 (1.94%) SOAP
5 2 (1.94%) Struts
5 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.94%) Ajax
5 2 (1.94%) HTML5
5 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.94%) REST
5 2 (1.94%) CSS3
5 2 (1.94%) JSON
5 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.97%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.97%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Clustering
2 19 (18.45%) Open Source
3 3 (2.91%) Handset
4 2 (1.94%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.97%) LPAR
5 1 (0.97%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 98 (95.15%) Linux
2 46 (44.66%) UNIX
3 38 (36.89%) CentOS
4 36 (34.95%) Windows
5 34 (33.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (33.01%) Solaris
6 19 (18.45%) Fedora
7 13 (12.62%) AIX
8 11 (10.68%) SUSE
9 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.80%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (6.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.91%) HPUX
11 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.97%) Debian
12 1 (0.97%) VMS
12 1 (0.97%) OS/390
12 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Time Management
2 20 (19.42%) MVC
3 8 (7.77%) Performance Management
4 7 (6.80%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.85%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.91%) DevOps
8 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.91%) ITIL
9 2 (1.94%) Line Management
9 2 (1.94%) SIEM
9 2 (1.94%) Analytics
9 2 (1.94%) Data Virtualisation
9 2 (1.94%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (0.97%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (0.97%) Cyber Security
10 1 (0.97%) Change Control
10 1 (0.97%) Capacity Management
10 1 (0.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.54%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) PL/SQL
3 23 (22.33%) PHP
4 20 (19.42%) PHP5
5 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.88%) Perl
7 4 (3.88%) Java
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.94%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) OCA
1 8 (7.77%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) CCNA
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) MCSA
5 1 (0.97%) CCNP
5 1 (0.97%) RHCE
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) vSphere
2 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.68%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (10.68%) PowerHA
5 9 (8.74%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.77%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (7.77%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.94%) Docker
8 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.97%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) SRDF
8 1 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Nagios
1 8 (7.77%) WMI
1 8 (7.77%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) Foglight
3 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.97%) Cacti
3 1 (0.97%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.24%) VMware
3 22 (21.36%) Oracle
4 20 (19.42%) Cisco
5 19 (18.45%) Zend
6 13 (12.62%) IBM
7 9 (8.74%) Juniper
8 8 (7.77%) Citrix
9 4 (3.88%) HP
10 2 (1.94%) EMC
10 2 (1.94%) CommVault
10 2 (1.94%) NetApp
10 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.94%) F5
10 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.94%) Brocade
11 1 (0.97%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.97%) Veritas
11 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.97%) Symantec
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