Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 241 239
Rank change year-on-year -53 -2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 86 122 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.98% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 4.32% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 67 79 73
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2973 2821 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.44% 22.59% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2346 2560
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +14 60 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Cheshire -46 17 £46,250 +56.78% 3
Merseyside -15 5 £43,500 +20.83%
Lancashire -4 1 £35,000 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (75.58%) Red Hat
3 53 (61.63%) DevOps
4 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (39.53%) CentOS
6 33 (38.37%) Puppet
7 31 (36.05%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (34.88%) Python
9 29 (33.72%) Java
10 28 (32.56%) Unix
11 27 (31.40%) VMware
12 26 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (30.23%) Windows
13 24 (27.91%) Apache
13 24 (27.91%) Tomcat
14 21 (24.42%) Jenkins
15 20 (23.26%) Ansible
16 19 (22.09%) Configuration Management
17 17 (19.77%) Oracle
17 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
18 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 15 (17.44%) Perl
19 15 (17.44%) SQL
20 14 (16.28%) ITIL
20 14 (16.28%) IBM
20 14 (16.28%) Scrum
20 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
21 13 (15.12%) Docker
21 13 (15.12%) MySQL
21 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008

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 24 (27.91%) Apache
1 24 (27.91%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.14%) JBoss
4 6 (6.98%) Confluence
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.81%) nginx
6 4 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (4.65%) WordPress
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.05%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.47%) OpenShift
4 7 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (8.14%) GitHub
5 6 (6.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (5.81%) Office 365
6 5 (5.81%) PaaS
7 4 (4.65%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (3.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (3.49%) CloudFront
8 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.16%) IaaS
9 1 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) HTTP
1 5 (5.81%) SAN
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) LAN
3 3 (3.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.49%) Skype
3 3 (3.49%) WAN
4 2 (2.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.16%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) MySQL
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.49%) Redis
5 2 (2.33%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Jenkins
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.47%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.81%) Maven
5 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.65%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.65%) EasyMock
5 4 (4.65%) JUnit
6 3 (3.49%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Back Office
3 3 (3.49%) Billing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Administrator
3 16 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (15.12%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (12.79%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (12.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (11.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Java Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (8.14%) IT Support
10 5 (5.81%) Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.65%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) LAMP
1 11 (12.79%) Middleware
1 11 (12.79%) Spring
2 6 (6.98%) JSON
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) J2SE
3 5 (5.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (5.81%) XML
4 4 (4.65%) Ajax
4 4 (4.65%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (4.65%) EJB
4 4 (4.65%) HTML5
4 4 (4.65%) Java EE
4 4 (4.65%) jQuery
4 4 (4.65%) JSF
4 4 (4.65%) React
4 4 (4.65%) Web Services
5 3 (3.49%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.49%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.49%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) iPad
2 4 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
2 4 (4.65%) Wiki
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (39.53%) CentOS
3 28 (32.56%) Unix
4 26 (30.23%) Windows
5 14 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (12.79%) AIX
8 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.65%) Debian
9 4 (4.65%) HPUX
9 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.49%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Solaris
11 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (61.63%) DevOps
2 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.09%) Configuration Management
4 14 (16.28%) ITIL
4 14 (16.28%) Scrum
5 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.14%) Software Delivery
7 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.98%) High Availability
8 6 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.81%) OO
9 5 (5.81%) OOP
9 5 (5.81%) Open Source
9 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.65%) OOD
10 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) Python
2 29 (33.72%) Java
3 17 (19.77%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.44%) Perl
4 15 (17.44%) SQL
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.65%) C
7 4 (4.65%) C++
7 4 (4.65%) Go
7 4 (4.65%) Korn
8 3 (3.49%) Jython
8 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) Groovy
10 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) GCP
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Docker
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.98%) vSphere
4 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.49%) vCloud
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (38.37%) Puppet
2 26 (30.23%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (23.26%) Ansible
4 11 (12.79%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.98%) Terraform
6 5 (5.81%) Salt
7 4 (4.65%) CA Wily
8 2 (2.33%) Cobbler
8 2 (2.33%) Nagios
8 2 (2.33%) Rundeck
9 1 (1.16%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (75.58%) Red Hat
2 27 (31.40%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) Oracle
4 14 (16.28%) IBM
5 5 (5.81%) Google
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.65%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.49%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.49%) Citrix
7 3 (3.49%) hybris
7 3 (3.49%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.33%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco
9 1 (1.16%) CommVault
9 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.16%) Veeam