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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 422 403 427
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 19 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.70% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 25
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
7210 6822 7913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 31.50% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5351 6816
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Hampshire -33 11 £45,000 +4.65%
Berkshire -6 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Surrey -7 3 £50,000 +7.52%
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) VMware
1 29 (93.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (80.65%) Linux
3 24 (77.42%) Perl
4 23 (74.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (74.19%) Red Hat
5 21 (67.74%) Oracle
6 19 (61.29%) HP
6 19 (61.29%) UNIX
7 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
8 16 (51.61%) Windows
8 16 (51.61%) Puppet
9 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
9 15 (48.39%) RHCSA
10 14 (45.16%) Python
10 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
10 14 (45.16%) CentOS
11 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
11 13 (41.94%) DV Cleared
11 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
11 13 (41.94%) Open Source
12 11 (35.48%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (35.48%) ITIL
12 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
12 11 (35.48%) Security Management
12 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
12 11 (35.48%) Derivative
13 8 (25.81%) MySQL

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
1 6 (19.35%) NAS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (45.16%) Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (32.26%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Linux Support
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Linux Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) VMWare Administrator
9 2 (6.45%) Linux Server Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Server Support
9 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
9 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Open Source
2 11 (35.48%) Derivative
3 6 (19.35%) Clustering
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (61.29%) UNIX
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (45.16%) CentOS
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (19.35%) Solaris
9 3 (9.68%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
1 11 (35.48%) Security Management
1 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
2 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Perl
2 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
3 14 (45.16%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) RHCSA
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) DV Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (19.35%) MCITP
5 4 (12.90%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (19.35%) VirtualBox
2 6 (19.35%) KVM
2 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (6.45%) NFS
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Samba
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (6.45%) Cacti
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.23%) Plesk
5 1 (3.23%) cPanel
5 1 (3.23%) Webmin
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Red Hat
3 21 (67.74%) Oracle
4 19 (61.29%) HP
5 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Veritas
6 6 (19.35%) Veeam
6 6 (19.35%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.90%) Sun
8 2 (6.45%) EMC