Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 279 261
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 83 94 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.74% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.22% 3.18% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 59
North West median annual salary £55,000 £41,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.74% +15.97% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31,800 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,319 £62,625 £56,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,576 2,955 2,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.04% 23.17% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,058 2,380 2,237
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,725 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Manchester -15 49 £67,500 +69.81% 6
Cheshire +11 15 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Merseyside +23 13 £55,000 +26.44%
Lancashire +13 5 £46,903 +34.01% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (85.54%) Red Hat
3 40 (48.19%) Python
3 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (43.37%) Windows
5 34 (40.96%) CentOS
6 31 (37.35%) DevOps
7 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
8 25 (30.12%) Java
8 25 (30.12%) VMware
9 24 (28.92%) JIRA
10 23 (27.71%) Confluence
11 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
12 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (22.89%) Scrum
13 19 (22.89%) Apache
14 18 (21.69%) Mentoring
15 17 (20.48%) Docker
15 17 (20.48%) Open Source
15 17 (20.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (19.28%) Unix
16 16 (19.28%) Ansible
17 15 (18.07%) Coaching
17 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (18.07%) SQL
17 15 (18.07%) C++
17 15 (18.07%) Java EE
17 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 23 (27.71%) Confluence
2 19 (22.89%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) JBoss
3 4 (4.82%) nginx
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.61%) SAS
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.61%) GitHub
5 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.20%) Route 53
6 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
2 3 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.41%) LAN
3 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) VLAN
3 2 (2.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) Broadband
4 1 (1.20%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Big Data
2 6 (7.23%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.61%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) JIRA
2 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (20.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (12.05%) JUnit
4 10 (12.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (10.84%) Bitbucket
5 9 (10.84%) EasyMock
6 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.61%) GitLab
8 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.20%) Gradle
8 1 (1.20%) Liquibase
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
1 8 (9.64%) Law
2 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) DevOps Engineer
1 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Java Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Administrator
6 10 (12.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Server Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Server Support
6 10 (12.05%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Server Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Server Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Python Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) Java EE
2 10 (12.05%) Spring
3 9 (10.84%) EJB
3 9 (10.84%) JSF
4 5 (6.02%) .NET
4 5 (6.02%) HTML
5 4 (4.82%) Web Services
6 3 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.61%) Middleware
7 2 (2.41%) LAMP
7 2 (2.41%) LDAP
8 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.20%) CSS
8 1 (1.20%) jQuery
8 1 (1.20%) JSON
8 1 (1.20%) Node.js
8 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.20%) REST
8 1 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) Wiki
3 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (43.37%) Windows
3 34 (40.96%) CentOS
4 27 (32.53%) Windows Server
5 16 (19.28%) Unix
6 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (14.46%) Solaris
8 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.23%) AIX
10 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
10 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.82%) HPUX
12 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.20%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) DevOps
3 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (22.89%) Scrum
5 18 (21.69%) Mentoring
6 17 (20.48%) Open Source
7 15 (18.07%) Coaching
7 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (16.87%) Service Management
9 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.25%) Analytics
11 10 (12.05%) Change Management
11 10 (12.05%) Logistics
12 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 9 (10.84%) OO
12 9 (10.84%) OOD
12 9 (10.84%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (10.84%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) Python
2 25 (30.12%) Java
3 15 (18.07%) C++
3 15 (18.07%) SQL
4 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.25%) Perl
6 9 (10.84%) Ruby
7 7 (8.43%) C
8 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.41%) Groovy
10 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.20%) C#
11 1 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.41%) CISSP
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) RHCE
4 2 (2.41%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) GCIA
5 1 (1.20%) GCIH
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MCP
5 1 (1.20%) MCSA
5 1 (1.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Docker
2 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.84%) vSphere
5 6 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.61%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) Ansible
2 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.05%) Puppet
3 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.43%) Terraform
5 6 (7.23%) WSUS
6 4 (4.82%) Grafana
6 4 (4.82%) Nagios
7 3 (3.61%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.61%) Icinga
7 3 (3.61%) Opsview
7 3 (3.61%) Pacemaker
8 2 (2.41%) Consul
8 2 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (2.41%) Graphite
8 2 (2.41%) Packer
8 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.20%) Salt
9 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 71 (85.54%) Red Hat
2 25 (30.12%) VMware
3 13 (15.66%) Oracle
4 12 (14.46%) HP
5 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.05%) NetApp
7 9 (10.84%) EMC
8 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
9 4 (4.82%) ArcSight
10 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.61%) Sun
11 2 (2.41%) BMC
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco
11 2 (2.41%) Dynatrace
11 2 (2.41%) Splunk
12 1 (1.20%) Bomgar
12 1 (1.20%) LogRhythm
12 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.20%) TIBCO