The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RHCE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 393 413 403
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 45 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 35
Average salary £48,750 £49,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
RHCE
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6406 7631 7299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 33.44% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 6111 5861
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RHCE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

RHCE Salary Trend in the South East

RHCE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RHCE across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

RHCE Salary Histogram in the South East

RHCE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RHCE within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Hampshire +24 25 £45,000 -55.00%
Middlesex - 8 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +19 6 £55,000 -
Berkshire -10 4 £52,500 +19.31%
Surrey +13 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £37,500 -28.57%
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 89 (98.89%) Linux
2 69 (76.67%) Red Hat
3 52 (57.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (55.56%) Windows
5 47 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (48.89%) UNIX
7 42 (46.67%) Perl
7 42 (46.67%) DV Cleared
7 42 (46.67%) Security Cleared
8 40 (44.44%) VMware
8 40 (44.44%) Solaris
9 39 (43.33%) ITIL
9 39 (43.33%) Oracle
9 39 (43.33%) TCP/IP
10 38 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (42.22%) RHCSA
11 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
12 30 (33.33%) HP
12 30 (33.33%) SC Cleared
13 25 (27.78%) Bash Shell
14 24 (26.67%) CentOS
14 24 (26.67%) Active Directory
15 23 (25.56%) Python
15 23 (25.56%) Puppet
16 22 (24.44%) Open Source
16 22 (24.44%) Clustering
17 21 (23.33%) Service Delivery
17 21 (23.33%) Cisco
17 21 (23.33%) Shell Script
17 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (5.56%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (21.11%) Firewall
3 5 (5.56%) OSPF
3 5 (5.56%) BGP
4 4 (4.44%) SAN
4 4 (4.44%) DNS
5 3 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (2.22%) HTTP
6 2 (2.22%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.11%) WebEx
7 1 (1.11%) SSL
7 1 (1.11%) FTP
7 1 (1.11%) LDAP
7 1 (1.11%) LAN
7 1 (1.11%) WAN
7 1 (1.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (31.11%) Administrator
3 27 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
3 27 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 27 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
4 24 (26.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 21 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (17.78%) Support Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Technical Support
8 9 (10.00%) UNIX Team Leader
8 9 (10.00%) Team Leader
9 8 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Technical Support Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) UNIX Support
11 6 (6.67%) Support Manager
12 5 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Linux Support
13 3 (3.33%) Storage Support Engineer
13 3 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Esper
2 3 (3.33%) Flash
3 1 (1.11%) COM
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Open Source
1 22 (24.44%) Clustering
2 20 (22.22%) Derivative
3 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 89 (98.89%) Linux
2 52 (57.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (55.56%) Windows
4 47 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (48.89%) UNIX
6 40 (44.44%) Solaris
7 24 (26.67%) CentOS
8 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (22.22%) Oracle Linux
10 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (18.89%) AIX
12 3 (3.33%) FreeBSD
12 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 20 (22.22%) Security Management
3 20 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.89%) Information Security
6 8 (8.89%) Workflow
6 8 (8.89%) Time Management
6 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.89%) Product Management
7 7 (7.78%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.67%) Coaching
9 5 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.44%) DevOps
11 1 (1.11%) Database Tuning
11 1 (1.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) Perl
2 25 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 23 (25.56%) Python
4 21 (23.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.56%) C
6 4 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) C-shell
7 1 (1.11%) SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (46.67%) DV Cleared
1 42 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 38 (42.22%) RHCSA
3 30 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.33%) Degree
5 11 (12.22%) IBM AIX Certification
6 8 (8.89%) SCSA
7 7 (7.78%) Sun Certification
8 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.33%) CCIE
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.22%) SAP Certification
11 1 (1.11%) MCSE
11 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.11%) LPIC
11 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.11%) Samba
4 13 (14.44%) KVM
5 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.44%) NFS
5 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) vCloud
6 1 (1.11%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Puppet
2 6 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Plesk
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.11%) cPanel
5 1 (1.11%) Webmin
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) Red Hat
2 40 (44.44%) VMware
3 39 (43.33%) Oracle
4 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
5 30 (33.33%) HP
6 21 (23.33%) Cisco
7 19 (21.11%) Sun
8 9 (10.00%) IBM
9 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (4.44%) EMC
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) Juniper
10 3 (3.33%) Brocade
11 2 (2.22%) ION Trading
11 2 (2.22%) SAP
12 1 (1.11%) NetApp
12 1 (1.11%) Veritas