The table below looks at the statistics for RHCT in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCT over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
Rank 863 858 854
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing RHCT 3 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.056% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 26
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £31,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £35,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.16%
RHCT
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
28874 26629 31837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.06% 26.64% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22749 21991 27082
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

RHCT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RHCT Jobs Demand Trend in England

RHCT
Salary Trend in England

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

RHCT Salary Trend in England

RHCT
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCT across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

RHCT Salary Histogram in England

RHCT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCT within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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 -10 2 £60,000 +71.42%
South East -14 1 £42,500 +25.92% 1
RHCT
UK

RHCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing RHCT 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 RHCT.

1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) RHCE
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) NFS
5 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) LDAP
6 3 (30.00%) SNMP
6 3 (30.00%) SMTP
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Nagios
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) RHCA
6 3 (30.00%) SSH
6 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (30.00%) CFEngine
6 3 (30.00%) Cobbler
6 3 (30.00%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking

RHCT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing RHCT 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 RHCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 3 (30.00%) SNMP
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) SSH
3 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) RIP
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) Infinispan
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) RHCE
2 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) RHCA
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) MCITP
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) CFEngine
1 3 (30.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (30.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds