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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Rank 435 392 359
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -33
Permanent jobs citing RHCE 13 36 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.53% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 84
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
7460 6840 7822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.26% 31.96% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5681 5521 6695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,650 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 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
(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
Berkshire -12 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Hampshire -18 5 £45,000 -
Surrey -12 1 £54,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
RHCE
England

RHCE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 27 (61.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (54.55%) UNIX
5 19 (43.18%) Perl
6 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 14 (31.82%) DNS
7 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (31.82%) VMware
8 12 (27.27%) CentOS
8 12 (27.27%) HP
8 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
9 11 (25.00%) Puppet
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) Apache
10 10 (22.73%) Python
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco
11 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) DHCP
11 9 (20.45%) JBoss
12 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
12 7 (15.91%) Solaris
12 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.91%) Sun
12 7 (15.91%) CCNA
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (22.73%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 14 (31.82%) DNS
3 9 (20.45%) DHCP
4 6 (13.64%) OSPF
4 6 (13.64%) BGP
4 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 6 (13.64%) NAS
5 4 (9.09%) 4G
5 4 (9.09%) LTE
5 4 (9.09%) VoLTE
5 4 (9.09%) LDAP
6 2 (4.55%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (4.55%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.27%) SCTP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) M3UA
7 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Administrator
6 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Graduate
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Server Support
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 5 (11.36%) Derivative
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) IVR
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (54.55%) UNIX
4 12 (27.27%) CentOS
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (15.91%) Solaris
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) Ubuntu
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) FreeBSD
8 3 (6.82%) SUSE
8 3 (6.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.36%) Security Management
2 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
2 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
2 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL
3 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) SIEM
4 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Perl
2 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 10 (22.73%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
4 5 (11.36%) SCSA
4 5 (11.36%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.55%) CEH
6 2 (4.55%) CISSP
6 2 (4.55%) OSCP
6 2 (4.55%) OSCE
7 1 (2.27%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.55%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.82%) NFS
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Snort
4 2 (4.55%) Nmap
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) Nagios
3 2 (4.55%) Nessus
3 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) HP
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) Cisco
6 9 (20.45%) JBoss
7 7 (15.91%) Sun
8 6 (13.64%) Oracle
9 5 (11.36%) Veritas
10 3 (6.82%) Juniper
11 2 (4.55%) Sophos
11 2 (4.55%) Redknee
11 2 (4.55%) Imperva
11 2 (4.55%) Citrix
11 2 (4.55%) EMC
12 1 (2.27%) Nortel