The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for RHCE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 - 229
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £38,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.21% +1.66%  

RHCE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1234 1604 1480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.02% 26.01% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2559 2444 2738
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,556 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

RHCE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing RHCE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for RHCE in the West Midlands

RHCE
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for RHCE in the West Midlands

RHCE
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 RHCE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Worcestershire - 2 £38,750 -
RHCE
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (70.00%) Line Management
4 6 (60.00%) New Relic
4 6 (60.00%) RHCSA
4 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Operations Management
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) ZABBIX
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) MCSE
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (50.00%) RHCA
6 4 (40.00%) SELinux
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (40.00%) Retail
6 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (40.00%) Nagios
7 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) FTP
7 3 (30.00%) Apache
7 3 (30.00%) MySQL
7 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
7 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity

RHCE
Co-occurring 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
1 3 (30.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (60.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (30.00%) Online Games
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Line Management
2 6 (60.00%) Operations Management
3 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) RHCSA
2 5 (50.00%) RHCA
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) iptables
2 3 (30.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 4 (40.00%) SELinux
3 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (10.00%) Cacti
4 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) New Relic
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee