The table below looks at the statistics for RHCA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Rank 882 845 883
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +38
Permanent jobs citing RHCA 16 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.036% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 4
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +53.84%
RHCA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29889 27771 30867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.64% 26.79% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24122 22503 26105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RHCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RHCA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

RHCA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RHCA across the England region.

RHCA Salary Trend in England

RHCA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 6 £35,000 -30.00%
North West - 6 £40,000 -
South West - 4 £38,000 -
RHCA
UK

RHCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing RHCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RHCA.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
1 27 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (74.07%) VMware
4 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (59.26%) CCNA
5 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
6 13 (48.15%) LTE
6 13 (48.15%) Multimedia
6 13 (48.15%) Visualisation
6 13 (48.15%) 4G
6 13 (48.15%) VoLTE
7 7 (25.93%) Apache
7 7 (25.93%) UNIX
8 6 (22.22%) MySQL
8 6 (22.22%) HPUX
8 6 (22.22%) Solaris
8 6 (22.22%) RHCE
8 6 (22.22%) Sun Certification
8 6 (22.22%) SAN
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) SUSE
8 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
8 6 (22.22%) Sun
8 6 (22.22%) SCSA
8 6 (22.22%) nginx
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2

RHCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing RHCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RHCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 6 (22.22%) nginx
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) LTE
1 13 (48.15%) 4G
1 13 (48.15%) VoLTE
2 6 (22.22%) SAN
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) FTP
5 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) OSPF
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
1 13 (48.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Junior
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
4 6 (22.22%) HPUX
4 6 (22.22%) Solaris
4 6 (22.22%) SUSE
5 4 (14.81%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Data Security
3 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CCNA
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) RHCE
2 6 (22.22%) Sun Certification
2 6 (22.22%) SCSA
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.41%) LPIC
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) MetaFrame
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.41%) Legato
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (74.07%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Sun
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco