The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 175 202 169
Rank change year-on-year +27 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 34 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.64% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 3.26% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 38
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 965 1197 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.77% 19.69% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1014 1024
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,775 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +15 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Shropshire +6 9 £58,000 +16.00%
Solihull - 6 £35,000 -
Coventry +15 5 £70,000 +133.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 33 (52.38%) Unix
4 22 (34.92%) SQL
5 19 (30.16%) Perl
5 19 (30.16%) Windows
5 19 (30.16%) Ansible
6 17 (26.98%) DevOps
7 16 (25.40%) Docker
7 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (25.40%) Python
8 15 (23.81%) Puppet
8 15 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (23.81%) Terraform
9 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
10 13 (20.63%) CentOS
10 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
10 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
11 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 12 (19.05%) HPUX
11 12 (19.05%) Oracle
11 12 (19.05%) Web Services
11 12 (19.05%) ITIL
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.46%) HP
12 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.46%) Retail
12 11 (17.46%) Google
13 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Documentum
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) IaaS
3 3 (4.76%) PaaS
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) Office 365
4 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.52%) SNMP
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) LAN
3 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 4 (6.35%) VPN
3 4 (6.35%) WAN
4 3 (4.76%) DHCP
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 3 (4.76%) SMS
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.59%) Intranet
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) Redis
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (11.11%) Hudson
3 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) GoCD
3 6 (9.52%) Subversion
4 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.17%) Maven
5 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (17.46%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Games
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Billing
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 7 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 7 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 7 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
3 7 (11.11%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 7 (11.11%) Unix Specialist
3 7 (11.11%) Unix Support Specialist
4 6 (9.52%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) AWS Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Capacity Manager
5 5 (7.94%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (7.94%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Replication
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.76%) Fintech
5 3 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Online Games
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (52.38%) Unix
3 19 (30.16%) Windows
4 13 (20.63%) CentOS
5 12 (19.05%) HPUX
6 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
7 9 (14.29%) AIX
8 8 (12.70%) Solaris
9 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.17%) SUSE
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) DevOps
2 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
3 12 (19.05%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.87%) Migration
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 7 (11.11%) Microservices
8 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.52%) Coaching
9 6 (9.52%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.94%) Security Operations
11 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 19 (30.16%) Perl
3 16 (25.40%) Python
4 14 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.70%) Korn
7 7 (11.11%) Ruby
8 6 (9.52%) Go
9 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.35%) C++
11 3 (4.76%) Java
11 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.76%) RHCE
4 3 (4.76%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.17%) CEH
5 2 (3.17%) CISSP
5 2 (3.17%) GCIA
5 2 (3.17%) GCIH
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.17%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Docker
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (30.16%) Ansible
2 15 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (23.81%) Puppet
2 15 (23.81%) Terraform
3 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 6 (9.52%) SCOM
3 6 (9.52%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.76%) QRadar
5 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.59%) Cacti
6 1 (1.59%) CloudForms
6 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.59%) SELinux
6 1 (1.59%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 56 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) Google
3 11 (17.46%) HP
4 7 (11.11%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 5 (7.94%) NetApp
7 4 (6.35%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.76%) IBM
8 3 (4.76%) LogRhythm
8 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.17%) FireEye
9 2 (3.17%) Intel
9 2 (3.17%) New Relic
9 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.17%) Pega
9 2 (3.17%) SAP
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: private healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
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