The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 816 728 589
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -139
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 66 102 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.37% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52 80 252
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
RHCE
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
28904 27274 31670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 26.95% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22607 22394 27084
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in England

RHCE
Salary Trend in England

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

RHCE Salary Trend in England

RHCE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

RHCE Salary Histogram in England

RHCE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
London -33 32 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England +3 19 £42,000 +12.00%
South East -51 12 £45,000 -5.26%
South West -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -35 1 £45,000 +23.28%
North West - 1 £37,000 - 1
RHCE
UK

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 163 (98.79%) Linux
2 110 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 99 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 94 (56.97%) VMware
5 75 (45.45%) Perl
6 66 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (36.97%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (36.36%) Apache
9 57 (34.55%) TCP/IP
10 55 (33.33%) MySQL
10 55 (33.33%) ITIL
11 51 (30.91%) Windows
11 51 (30.91%) DNS
12 50 (30.30%) Python
13 46 (27.88%) Clustering
13 46 (27.88%) Cisco
13 46 (27.88%) Microsoft
13 46 (27.88%) Puppet
14 45 (27.27%) CCNA
15 43 (26.06%) UNIX
15 43 (26.06%) Bash Shell
16 38 (23.03%) LDAP
17 37 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 36 (21.82%) Tomcat
19 35 (21.21%) MCSE
19 35 (21.21%) SAN
19 35 (21.21%) Degree
20 34 (20.61%) Ubuntu
20 34 (20.61%) OSPF
20 34 (20.61%) CCNP

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing RHCE 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 RHCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (36.36%) Apache
2 36 (21.82%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 14 (8.48%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.48%) CloudStack
5 6 (3.64%) nginx
6 4 (2.42%) IIS
6 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Zimbra
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) SaaS
2 5 (3.03%) Joyent
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (34.55%) TCP/IP
2 51 (30.91%) DNS
3 38 (23.03%) LDAP
4 35 (21.21%) SAN
5 34 (20.61%) OSPF
5 34 (20.61%) BGP
6 27 (16.36%) EIGRP
7 24 (14.55%) Firewall
7 24 (14.55%) WAN
8 23 (13.94%) DHCP
8 23 (13.94%) MPLS
9 22 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (12.73%) LAN
11 19 (11.52%) SSL
12 18 (10.91%) VPN
13 15 (9.09%) NAS
14 14 (8.48%) tcpdump
15 11 (6.67%) Internet
16 10 (6.06%) IPsec
16 10 (6.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.33%) MySQL
2 19 (11.52%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.48%) Hadoop
3 14 (8.48%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (7.27%) Subversion
2 9 (5.45%) JIRA
2 9 (5.45%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (16.97%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Law
3 10 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.24%) Banking
6 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.42%) Back Office
8 3 (1.82%) Games
9 2 (1.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (41.82%) Administrator
2 62 (37.58%) Systems Administrator
3 57 (34.55%) Linux Administrator
4 50 (30.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 42 (25.45%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (12.73%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (10.30%) Team Leader
8 16 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (9.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 15 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 11 (6.67%) Network Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 7 (4.24%) Security Specialist
13 7 (4.24%) Information Security Specialist
13 7 (4.24%) Information Specialist
14 6 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
15 4 (2.42%) Senior Network Engineer
16 3 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.58%) LAMP
2 5 (3.03%) JSON
2 5 (3.03%) XML
2 5 (3.03%) CSS
3 3 (1.82%) SOAP
4 2 (1.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.88%) Clustering
2 14 (8.48%) Open Source
3 13 (7.88%) PKI
4 12 (7.27%) Replication
5 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.45%) Hedge funds
7 7 (4.24%) Cryptography
7 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.42%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.42%) Derivative
9 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Wiki
10 1 (0.61%) Statistics
10 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.61%) IVR
10 1 (0.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 163 (98.79%) Linux
2 99 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (30.91%) Windows
4 43 (26.06%) UNIX
5 34 (20.61%) Ubuntu
6 32 (19.39%) CentOS
7 27 (16.36%) Solaris
8 17 (10.30%) SUSE
9 15 (9.09%) Debian
10 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.42%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.82%) FreeBSD
13 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.21%) HPUX
15 1 (0.61%) AIX
15 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.33%) ITIL
2 30 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 24 (14.55%) Configuration Management
4 22 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 21 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (10.30%) Migration
7 15 (9.09%) DevOps
8 14 (8.48%) ERP
8 14 (8.48%) Project Management
9 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.88%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (4.24%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.24%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.24%) OWASP
11 7 (4.24%) Information Security
12 6 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 75 (45.45%) Perl
2 50 (30.30%) Python
3 43 (26.06%) Bash Shell
4 30 (18.18%) SQL
5 22 (13.33%) PHP
6 20 (12.12%) Java
7 18 (10.91%) Ruby
8 17 (10.30%) T-SQL
9 12 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.85%) C
11 7 (4.24%) C++
12 6 (3.64%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.82%) AWK
14 3 (1.82%) Korn
15 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (36.97%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (27.27%) CCNA
3 37 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (21.21%) MCSE
4 35 (21.21%) Degree
5 34 (20.61%) CCNP
6 23 (13.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (12.73%) RHCA
8 18 (10.91%) MCSA
9 16 (9.70%) CCSA
9 16 (9.70%) CCSE
10 15 (9.09%) LPIC
10 15 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 14 (8.48%) Linux+ Certification
12 13 (7.88%) OCP
12 13 (7.88%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
14 9 (5.45%) DV Cleared
14 9 (5.45%) CISSP
14 9 (5.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.73%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.21%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 66 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (16.97%) Active Directory
3 27 (16.36%) KVM
4 25 (15.15%) NFS
4 25 (15.15%) Postfix
5 23 (13.94%) VMware ESX
6 18 (10.91%) vSphere
7 16 (9.70%) Sendmail
8 14 (8.48%) Xen
9 13 (7.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (5.45%) Nmap
10 9 (5.45%) XenServer
11 6 (3.64%) XenApp
12 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
12 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.82%) Samba
14 2 (1.21%) Snort
14 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (27.88%) Puppet
2 26 (15.76%) Nagios
3 22 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (8.48%) SCOM
6 13 (7.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (6.67%) SCCM
8 10 (6.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (6.06%) Salt
9 9 (5.45%) Rsyslog
10 7 (4.24%) Cobbler
11 5 (3.03%) FortiGate
11 5 (3.03%) Cacti
12 4 (2.42%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (1.82%) CFEngine
13 3 (1.82%) ITRS Geneos
14 2 (1.21%) Nessus
14 2 (1.21%) Opsview
15 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 110 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 94 (56.97%) VMware
3 46 (27.88%) Cisco
3 46 (27.88%) Microsoft
4 34 (20.61%) Oracle
5 26 (15.76%) JBoss
6 25 (15.15%) EMC
7 21 (12.73%) CheckPoint
8 17 (10.30%) HP
9 14 (8.48%) SAP
10 11 (6.67%) Veritas
11 10 (6.06%) Citrix
11 10 (6.06%) Juniper
11 10 (6.06%) Sun
12 7 (4.24%) NetApp
12 7 (4.24%) F5
13 6 (3.64%) Rackspace
14 5 (3.03%) Riverbed
14 5 (3.03%) IBM
15 4 (2.42%) Nimsoft
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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