Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 273 320 291
Rank change year-on-year +47 -29 -24
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 81 75 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.67% 0.50% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 2.35% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 77
Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £29,990 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,492 3,193 3,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.64% 21.22% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,918 2,701 2,890
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.36% -0.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +48 56 £42,500 -22.73% 9
East Midlands +17 25 £53,750 +48.28% 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (85.19%) Red Hat
3 55 (67.90%) Windows
4 41 (50.62%) VMware
5 32 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (34.57%) Citrix
6 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
7 27 (33.33%) Firewall
8 25 (30.86%) ITIL
9 24 (29.63%) Python
9 24 (29.63%) DevOps
10 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (27.16%) NetApp
11 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
12 21 (25.93%) MCSA
12 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
12 21 (25.93%) CentOS
13 20 (24.69%) MCSE
13 20 (24.69%) WAN
13 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (23.46%) ITSM
14 19 (23.46%) LAN
15 18 (22.22%) Cisco
15 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (22.22%) Ansible
16 17 (20.99%) Incident Management
16 17 (20.99%) Unix
17 16 (19.75%) MCP
17 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (18.52%) SQL

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.88%) Apache
2 7 (8.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.35%) GitHub
4 8 (9.88%) Office 365
5 7 (8.64%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (8.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.70%) Datadog
9 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.23%) IaaS
10 1 (1.23%) npm
10 1 (1.23%) PaaS
10 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.33%) Firewall
2 20 (24.69%) WAN
3 19 (23.46%) LAN
4 9 (11.11%) SAN
5 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.41%) BGP
6 6 (7.41%) DSL
6 6 (7.41%) DWDM
6 6 (7.41%) MPLS
6 6 (7.41%) OSPF
6 6 (7.41%) SHDSL
7 4 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.47%) DHCP
8 2 (2.47%) DNS
8 2 (2.47%) NAS
8 2 (2.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.47%) VLAN
8 2 (2.47%) VPN
9 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) DB2
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.88%) GitLab
4 7 (8.64%) JIRA
5 6 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 6 (7.41%) EasyMock
5 6 (7.41%) JUnit
6 3 (3.70%) Travis CI
6 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.47%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) Grunt
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.23%) Toad
8 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.23%) Military
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) IT Support
2 13 (16.05%) Support Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) IT Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) IT Support Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Administrator
5 7 (8.64%) Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.41%) NOC Technician
6 6 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (7.41%) EJB
2 6 (7.41%) Java EE
2 6 (7.41%) JSF
2 6 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (2.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.23%) J2EE
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Wiki
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (67.90%) Windows
3 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
4 21 (25.93%) CentOS
5 17 (20.99%) Unix
6 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.88%) Solaris
9 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
9 6 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.94%) HPUX
11 3 (3.70%) DC/OS
11 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.23%) AIX
13 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) ITIL
2 24 (29.63%) DevOps
3 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.46%) ITSM
5 17 (20.99%) Incident Management
6 14 (17.28%) Configuration Management
7 13 (16.05%) Open Source
8 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
9 10 (12.35%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.11%) High Availability
11 8 (9.88%) Scrum
12 6 (7.41%) Network Management
12 6 (7.41%) OO
12 6 (7.41%) OOD
12 6 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (7.41%) RAD
12 6 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Python
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.41%) C++
5 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.41%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) C-shell
6 1 (1.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (25.93%) MCSA
3 20 (24.69%) MCSE
4 16 (19.75%) MCP
5 12 (14.81%) Degree
6 10 (12.35%) HNC
7 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
8 7 (8.64%) HND
9 6 (7.41%) AWS Certification
9 6 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (6.17%) RHCE
10 5 (6.17%) RHCSA
10 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.47%) VCP6
12 1 (1.23%) CCNA
12 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (39.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.58%) Docker
3 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.64%) XenApp
5 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.41%) vSphere
6 4 (4.94%) NFS
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
8 2 (2.47%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.23%) KVM
9 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (22.22%) Ansible
2 14 (17.28%) Puppet
3 13 (16.05%) Kubernetes
4 12 (14.81%) Terraform
5 9 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.11%) Packer
6 8 (9.88%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (7.41%) Consul
7 6 (7.41%) Grafana
7 6 (7.41%) Graphite
7 6 (7.41%) Prometheus
8 5 (6.17%) Opsview
9 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
9 3 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
9 3 (3.70%) SCCM
9 3 (3.70%) SCOM
9 3 (3.70%) WSUS
10 1 (1.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 69 (85.19%) Red Hat
2 41 (50.62%) VMware
3 28 (34.57%) Citrix
4 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (27.16%) NetApp
5 18 (22.22%) Cisco
6 10 (12.35%) Splunk
7 9 (11.11%) Oracle
8 8 (9.88%) Sun
9 7 (8.64%) Google
9 7 (8.64%) HP
10 6 (7.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (7.41%) Juniper
10 6 (7.41%) Nokia
10 6 (7.41%) Telindus
11 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.70%) EMC
12 3 (3.70%) Ivanti
12 3 (3.70%) New Relic
12 3 (3.70%) Sybase