The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 247 265 212
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -53
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1259 1283 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.06% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.36% 3.97% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 960 1233
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28876 32335 29588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.67% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24172 27218 25032
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Trend in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Salary Histogram in the UK

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +32 1199 £50,000 +5.26% 138
London +24 546 £57,500 +15.00% 68
South East +27 313 £46,000 +2.22% 30
City of London +42 118 £60,000 +14.28% 25
Yorkshire -21 97 £40,000 +0.50% 10
South West +36 84 £42,500 +1.79% 14
Berkshire +9 84 £50,000 +17.64% 4
West Yorkshire -7 82 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Leeds -4 76 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Surrey +13 70 £52,500 +14.13% 10
East of England +20 69 £44,450 -1.22% 4
Hampshire +22 68 £45,000 +13.20% 10
Reading +18 67 £35,000 - 4
West Sussex +38 48 £40,000 -15.78% 1
West Midlands +23 41 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Crawley +35 38 £40,000 -
Scotland -6 34 £42,000 -0.59%
Oxfordshire +24 28 £58,000 +5.45% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 28 £45,000 +3.44% 2
North West -9 27 £40,000 - 7
Cambridge +21 24 £43,200 -0.68% 2
Hertfordshire +7 24 £41,000 +26.15%
Woking +34 22 £50,000 +66.66%
East Midlands +12 21 £39,500 +33.89% 2
Manchester -3 21 £40,000 +3.89% 5
Oxford +18 18 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Bournemouth - 18 £42,500 -
Dorset - 18 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +24 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Devon +10 17 £37,250 -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 2549 (97.66%) Linux
2 2009 (76.97%) Red Hat
3 1134 (43.45%) VMware
4 1071 (41.03%) Windows
5 744 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 740 (28.35%) Oracle
7 732 (28.05%) Puppet
8 703 (26.93%) UNIX
9 649 (24.87%) CentOS
10 646 (24.75%) Apache
11 644 (24.67%) Perl
12 625 (23.95%) MySQL
13 608 (23.30%) Finance
14 602 (23.07%) Bash Shell
15 579 (22.18%) Python
16 516 (19.77%) Java
17 502 (19.23%) Cisco
18 498 (19.08%) ITIL
19 494 (18.93%) SAN
20 447 (17.13%) SQL Server
21 444 (17.01%) DevOps
22 443 (16.97%) Opscode Chef
23 437 (16.74%) Solaris
24 424 (16.25%) Microsoft
25 419 (16.05%) DNS
26 410 (15.71%) HP
27 409 (15.67%) SQL
28 406 (15.56%) TCP/IP
29 386 (14.79%) Tomcat
30 358 (13.72%) Agile Software Development

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 646 (24.75%) Apache
2 386 (14.79%) Tomcat
3 175 (6.70%) IIS
4 174 (6.67%) JBoss
5 140 (5.36%) nginx
6 110 (4.21%) MS Exchange
7 106 (4.06%) WebSphere
8 102 (3.91%) WebLogic
9 82 (3.14%) OpenStack
10 75 (2.87%) SharePoint
11 35 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.23%) Confluence
13 30 (1.15%) Node.js
14 28 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (1.00%) Drupal
16 25 (0.96%) Apache Solr
17 18 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 201 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.49%) MS Office
3 24 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.077%) FastStats
8 1 (0.038%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
2 28 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.31%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 7 (0.27%) RMDS
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle FAH
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.077%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 295 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (2.95%) PaaS
3 67 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
4 64 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 61 (2.34%) SaaS
6 46 (1.76%) IaaS
7 42 (1.61%) Amazon S3
8 30 (1.15%) GitHub
8 30 (1.15%) Office 365
9 29 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (0.65%) Google Apps
12 17 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.50%) IBM SmartCloud
15 9 (0.34%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
17 7 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 494 (18.93%) SAN
2 419 (16.05%) DNS
3 406 (15.56%) TCP/IP
4 335 (12.84%) Firewall
5 168 (6.44%) DHCP
6 165 (6.32%) NAS
7 138 (5.29%) LDAP
8 126 (4.83%) WAN
9 124 (4.75%) HTTP
10 113 (4.33%) LAN
11 109 (4.18%) VPN
12 104 (3.98%) Internet
13 100 (3.83%) SSL
14 76 (2.91%) SMTP
15 68 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
16 55 (2.11%) iSCSI
17 54 (2.07%) SSH
18 45 (1.72%) VLAN
19 43 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
20 38 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (23.95%) MySQL
2 447 (17.13%) SQL Server
3 304 (11.65%) Oracle Database
4 173 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 122 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 117 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 108 (4.14%) RDBMS
8 77 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 76 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 67 (2.57%) NoSQL
11 48 (1.84%) Redis
11 48 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (1.69%) DB2
13 38 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 38 (1.46%) Big Data
14 35 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
15 32 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 32 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
15 32 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 201 (7.70%) Git (software)
2 158 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 85 (3.26%) Subversion
4 78 (2.99%) Maven
5 66 (2.53%) JIRA
6 35 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (1.30%) Selenium
8 33 (1.26%) Ant
9 31 (1.19%) Hudson
10 21 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 19 (0.73%) JUnit
12 18 (0.69%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (0.57%) Emacs
14 15 (0.57%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.54%) SoapUI
16 13 (0.50%) PHPUnit
17 12 (0.46%) Behat
18 11 (0.42%) Mercurial
18 11 (0.42%) TestLink
General
1 608 (23.30%) Finance
2 209 (8.01%) Banking
3 143 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 89 (3.41%) Retail
5 73 (2.80%) Games
6 62 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 51 (1.95%) Marketing
8 47 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 44 (1.69%) Advertising
10 29 (1.11%) Legal
11 25 (0.96%) Publishing
12 23 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.69%) Billing
14 17 (0.65%) Electronics
15 6 (0.23%) Front Office
15 6 (0.23%) Back Office
16 5 (0.19%) Local Government
16 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.19%) French Language
17 4 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 662 (25.36%) Administrator
2 548 (21.00%) Systems Administrator
3 390 (14.94%) Linux Administrator
4 317 (12.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 275 (10.54%) Linux Engineer
6 221 (8.47%) Support Engineer
7 195 (7.47%) Systems Engineer
7 195 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
8 158 (6.05%) Architect
8 158 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 149 (5.71%) Analyst
10 148 (5.67%) Developer
11 118 (4.52%) DBA
12 101 (3.87%) Java Developer
13 87 (3.33%) UNIX Administrator
14 82 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
15 80 (3.07%) Linux Support
15 80 (3.07%) Consultant
16 75 (2.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 72 (2.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (7.09%) Web Services
2 122 (4.67%) LAMP
3 116 (4.44%) Middleware
4 104 (3.98%) .NET
5 99 (3.79%) HTML
6 77 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
7 74 (2.84%) jQuery
8 62 (2.38%) Servlets
9 57 (2.18%) Ajax
10 56 (2.15%) XML
11 51 (1.95%) CSS
12 49 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
13 47 (1.80%) JSON
14 46 (1.76%) JSP
14 46 (1.76%) J2EE
15 45 (1.72%) SOAP
16 37 (1.42%) HTML5
17 36 (1.38%) Spring
17 36 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
18 35 (1.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 317 (12.15%) Data Centre
2 247 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (7.97%) Clustering
4 99 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 90 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.41%) Derivative
7 57 (2.18%) Private Cloud
8 50 (1.92%) Equities
9 48 (1.84%) Statistics
10 44 (1.69%) Replication
11 42 (1.61%) CLARiiON
12 38 (1.46%) HACMP
13 32 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 28 (1.07%) Hedge funds
14 28 (1.07%) FlexPod
14 28 (1.07%) Public Cloud
15 25 (0.96%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.77%) User Experience
16 20 (0.77%) Eurex
17 19 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2549 (97.66%) Linux
2 1071 (41.03%) Windows
3 703 (26.93%) UNIX
4 649 (24.87%) CentOS
5 437 (16.74%) Solaris
6 342 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 329 (12.61%) Ubuntu
8 252 (9.66%) Debian
9 215 (8.24%) AIX
10 207 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 186 (7.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 131 (5.02%) SUSE
13 95 (3.64%) HPUX
14 86 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
15 66 (2.53%) Fedora
16 65 (2.49%) Windows 7
17 47 (1.80%) Windows 8
18 34 (1.30%) Android
19 29 (1.11%) zOS
20 27 (1.03%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (19.08%) ITIL
2 444 (17.01%) DevOps
3 358 (13.72%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (10.69%) Configuration Management
5 224 (8.58%) Load Balancing
6 162 (6.21%) Open Source
7 160 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 158 (6.05%) E-Commerce
9 135 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 124 (4.75%) Change Management
11 119 (4.56%) Project Management
12 111 (4.25%) Mentoring
13 108 (4.14%) Incident Management
14 106 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
15 105 (4.02%) Software Engineering
16 104 (3.98%) Service Delivery
17 87 (3.33%) Migration
18 86 (3.30%) Release Management
19 82 (3.14%) Service Management
20 69 (2.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 644 (24.67%) Perl
2 602 (23.07%) Bash Shell
3 579 (22.18%) Python
4 516 (19.77%) Java
5 409 (15.67%) SQL
6 345 (13.22%) PHP
7 337 (12.91%) Shell Script
8 268 (10.27%) Ruby
9 207 (7.93%) PowerShell
10 139 (5.33%) JavaScript
11 75 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 71 (2.72%) C++
13 66 (2.53%) Korn
14 41 (1.57%) C
15 34 (1.30%) C#
16 29 (1.11%) Bourne shell
17 21 (0.80%) AWK
18 17 (0.65%) VB
19 15 (0.57%) T-SQL
19 15 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 269 (10.31%) Degree
2 155 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 119 (4.56%) RHCE
4 107 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 93 (3.56%) SC Cleared
7 85 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 76 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 74 (2.84%) DV Cleared
10 68 (2.61%) CCNA
11 60 (2.30%) MCSE
12 53 (2.03%) RHCSA
13 51 (1.95%) CCNP
14 41 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
15 35 (1.34%) OCP
16 27 (1.03%) MCITP
17 24 (0.92%) MCSA
17 24 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 22 (0.84%) ISEB
19 21 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.75%) SLA
2 81 (3.10%) QA
3 19 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.69%) COBIT
4 18 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 744 (28.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 322 (12.34%) Active Directory
3 264 (10.11%) vSphere
4 161 (6.17%) NFS
5 151 (5.79%) Hyper-V
6 103 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
7 91 (3.49%) KVM
7 91 (3.49%) vCloud
8 83 (3.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 82 (3.14%) VMware ESX
9 82 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
10 75 (2.87%) XenApp
11 61 (2.34%) Samba
12 60 (2.30%) iptables
13 54 (2.07%) Xen
14 44 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 41 (1.57%) Varnish
16 39 (1.49%) XenDesktop
17 30 (1.15%) Docker
17 30 (1.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 732 (28.05%) Puppet
2 443 (16.97%) Opscode Chef
3 292 (11.19%) Nagios
4 136 (5.21%) Ansible
5 114 (4.37%) NetBackup
6 75 (2.87%) Data Guard
7 70 (2.68%) Tivoli
8 67 (2.57%) Oracle RMAN
9 64 (2.45%) logstash
10 58 (2.22%) ZABBIX
11 55 (2.11%) SCCM
12 53 (2.03%) Zenoss
13 49 (1.88%) CFEngine
14 48 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
15 42 (1.61%) Salt
16 33 (1.26%) Vagrant
17 30 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
18 29 (1.11%) SCOM
19 27 (1.03%) Control-M
20 25 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2009 (76.97%) Red Hat
2 1134 (43.45%) VMware
3 740 (28.35%) Oracle
4 502 (19.23%) Cisco
5 424 (16.25%) Microsoft
6 410 (15.71%) HP
7 225 (8.62%) IBM
8 196 (7.51%) Citrix
9 190 (7.28%) NetApp
10 178 (6.82%) EMC
11 140 (5.36%) Juniper
12 138 (5.29%) Veritas
13 109 (4.18%) Symantec
14 106 (4.06%) Sun
15 92 (3.52%) CheckPoint
16 86 (3.30%) F5
17 66 (2.53%) Dell
18 64 (2.45%) Brocade
19 51 (1.95%) Google
20 47 (1.80%) CA
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £600000000 - £650000000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + bens + bonus + on call allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago