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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England / North West
Rank 203 188 212
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 51 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.88% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 3.79% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 25
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1312 1318 1587
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.34% 23.19% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1093 1336
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 42 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Merseyside +1 6 - - 1
Cheshire +2 4 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 134 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (70.15%) Red Hat
3 55 (41.04%) VMware
4 53 (39.55%) Windows
5 49 (36.57%) Unix
6 45 (33.58%) CentOS
7 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
8 40 (29.85%) DevOps
8 40 (29.85%) Windows Server
9 37 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (26.87%) Python
11 35 (26.12%) Oracle
11 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (23.88%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (20.90%) Bash Shell
13 28 (20.90%) Puppet
13 28 (20.90%) Apache
14 27 (20.15%) Java
14 27 (20.15%) SQL
15 26 (19.40%) SAN
15 26 (19.40%) Banking
16 25 (18.66%) Perl
16 25 (18.66%) Ansible
17 24 (17.91%) Tomcat
17 24 (17.91%) Configuration Management
18 23 (17.16%) AIX
18 23 (17.16%) Ruby
19 22 (16.42%) Scrum
19 22 (16.42%) Jenkins

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 28 (20.90%) Apache
2 24 (17.91%) Tomcat
3 17 (12.69%) IIS
4 13 (9.70%) WebSphere
5 11 (8.21%) JBoss
5 11 (8.21%) OpenStack
6 9 (6.72%) CloudStack
7 6 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.48%) Confluence
8 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.99%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.75%) Jetty
9 1 (0.75%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.75%) Zimbra
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.72%) PaaS
4 8 (5.97%) IaaS
5 6 (4.48%) SaaS
6 5 (3.73%) Office 365
7 3 (2.24%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.75%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) SAN
2 9 (6.72%) DHCP
3 7 (5.22%) DNS
3 7 (5.22%) Firewall
3 7 (5.22%) VPN
4 6 (4.48%) HTTP
5 5 (3.73%) Intranet
6 4 (2.99%) Skype
6 4 (2.99%) SSL
7 3 (2.24%) Internet
7 3 (2.24%) LAN
8 2 (1.49%) BGP
8 2 (1.49%) IPv4
8 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.49%) VoIP
8 2 (1.49%) WAN
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.75%) Network Security
9 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.96%) GIS
3 9 (6.72%) MySQL
4 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.99%) Redis
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.19%) JIRA
3 12 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (8.96%) Maven
4 9 (6.72%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.72%) TeamCity
5 7 (5.22%) GoCD
5 7 (5.22%) Hudson
6 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.99%) EasyMock
6 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.99%) JUnit
6 4 (2.99%) Subversion
6 4 (2.99%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (19.40%) Banking
2 20 (14.93%) Finance
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Games
6 2 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (25.37%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (15.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Java Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Administrator
6 13 (9.70%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 13 (9.70%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (8.96%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (8.96%) Security Technician
7 12 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 11 (8.21%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (8.21%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (7.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.72%) Linux Specialist
11 8 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
11 8 (5.97%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) J2SE
1 12 (8.96%) XML
2 11 (8.21%) Grails
3 10 (7.46%) XSLT
4 9 (6.72%) Servlets
5 8 (5.97%) J2EE
5 8 (5.97%) Middleware
6 7 (5.22%) Web Services
7 5 (3.73%) .NET
8 4 (2.99%) EJB
8 4 (2.99%) Java EE
8 4 (2.99%) JSF
8 4 (2.99%) LAMP
8 4 (2.99%) Spring
9 3 (2.24%) POSIX
10 2 (1.49%) DOM
10 2 (1.49%) jQuery
10 2 (1.49%) REST
10 2 (1.49%) SAX
10 2 (1.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.72%) iPad
4 7 (5.22%) Clustering
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.48%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.73%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.99%) Wiki
8 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (39.55%) Windows
3 49 (36.57%) Unix
4 45 (33.58%) CentOS
5 40 (29.85%) Windows Server
6 23 (17.16%) AIX
7 20 (14.93%) HPUX
8 15 (11.19%) Solaris
9 11 (8.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (8.21%) Ubuntu
10 10 (7.46%) Debian
11 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.99%) Fedora
13 3 (2.24%) SUSE
14 2 (1.49%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) DevOps
2 35 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.91%) Configuration Management
4 22 (16.42%) Scrum
5 21 (15.67%) ITIL
6 20 (14.93%) Line Management
7 19 (14.18%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (11.94%) High Availability
9 16 (11.94%) Information Security
10 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (10.45%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.96%) Compliance Management
13 12 (8.96%) Process Management
13 12 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
14 11 (8.21%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.46%) Load Balancing
16 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.87%) Python
2 28 (20.90%) Bash Shell
3 27 (20.15%) Java
3 27 (20.15%) SQL
4 25 (18.66%) Perl
5 23 (17.16%) Ruby
6 17 (12.69%) PowerShell
7 16 (11.94%) Shell Script
8 13 (9.70%) Korn
9 9 (6.72%) C
10 8 (5.97%) Groovy
11 7 (5.22%) C++
11 7 (5.22%) Go
12 3 (2.24%) AWK
12 3 (2.24%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.24%) sed
13 2 (1.49%) XPath
14 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) CCNA
1 9 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.97%) MCSE
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.22%) Degree
4 6 (4.48%) EMC Certification
4 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.49%) RHCE
5 2 (1.49%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (10.45%) Docker
4 13 (9.70%) vSphere
5 10 (7.46%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (6.72%) Xen
6 9 (6.72%) XenServer
7 8 (5.97%) vCloud
8 5 (3.73%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.49%) PowerHA
10 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (23.88%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (20.90%) Puppet
3 25 (18.66%) Ansible
4 13 (9.70%) Terraform
5 7 (5.22%) Nagios
5 7 (5.22%) Salt
6 6 (4.48%) AirWatch
7 5 (3.73%) Cobbler
8 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.99%) HP SIM
8 4 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.99%) SCCM
8 4 (2.99%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.99%) WSUS
9 3 (2.24%) Packer
10 2 (1.49%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.75%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (70.15%) Red Hat
2 55 (41.04%) VMware
3 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
4 35 (26.12%) Oracle
5 15 (11.19%) Cisco
6 14 (10.45%) HP
7 13 (9.70%) ServiceNow
8 12 (8.96%) IBM
8 12 (8.96%) Splunk
9 10 (7.46%) Citrix
10 8 (5.97%) EnterpriseDB
11 7 (5.22%) Dell
12 6 (4.48%) EMC
12 6 (4.48%) Google
12 6 (4.48%) NetApp
12 6 (4.48%) Software AG
13 5 (3.73%) Sun
14 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.99%) Sophos
14 4 (2.99%) Symantec
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