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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 239 223 231
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1387 1341 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.24% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 4.56% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1107 1188
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
31150 29431 32710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.32% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25848 25031 27949
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 September 2014 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 1 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
England -7 1311 £46,000 -3.15% 140
London -28 612 £55,000 +10.00% 70
South East +8 292 £44,000 -2.22% 30
City of London +22 163 £52,500 +5.00% 33
Yorkshire -1 158 £38,750 -8.82% 12
West Yorkshire -3 134 £38,750 -10.91% 10
Leeds -3 119 £37,500 -13.79% 10
East of England +6 90 £43,500 +8.75% 9
Surrey -3 86 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Berkshire -9 84 £40,000 - 6
North West +21 69 £42,000 -2.32% 10
Hampshire -15 59 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Manchester +25 58 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Reading -1 51 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Scotland -14 46 £40,000 - 7
South West -22 46 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Cambridge +9 43 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 43 £43,500 +8.75% 4
East Midlands -5 30 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Hertfordshire -1 25 £48,500 +68.69% 3
Glasgow -1 20 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Brighton -7 19 £36,000 -20.00% 1
East Sussex -12 19 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Watford 0 17 £48,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +19 15 £50,000 +4.71% 1
South Wales +16 15 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Wales +12 15 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Slough +4 15 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Edinburgh -13 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -25 15 £44,000 +3.52% 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2548 (96.55%) Linux
2 2157 (81.74%) Red Hat
3 1198 (45.40%) Windows
4 910 (34.48%) VMware
5 894 (33.88%) UNIX
6 790 (29.94%) Oracle
7 755 (28.61%) Apache
8 743 (28.15%) Perl
9 684 (25.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 608 (23.04%) Finance
11 589 (22.32%) DNS
11 589 (22.32%) Bash Shell
12 581 (22.02%) Puppet
13 578 (21.90%) CentOS
14 574 (21.75%) MySQL
15 561 (21.26%) Python
16 559 (21.18%) TCP/IP
17 545 (20.65%) Java
18 524 (19.86%) SAN
19 486 (18.42%) Solaris
20 475 (18.00%) Cisco
21 437 (16.56%) ITIL
22 432 (16.37%) Tomcat
23 415 (15.73%) Microsoft
24 398 (15.08%) SQL
25 390 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
26 387 (14.66%) PHP
27 343 (13.00%) SQL Server
28 342 (12.96%) Shell Script
29 339 (12.85%) HP

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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
1 755 (28.61%) Apache
2 432 (16.37%) Tomcat
3 250 (9.47%) IIS
4 191 (7.24%) WebLogic
5 177 (6.71%) WebSphere
6 137 (5.19%) nginx
7 133 (5.04%) MS Exchange
8 63 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 62 (2.35%) OpenStack
10 47 (1.78%) SharePoint
11 44 (1.67%) Drupal
12 35 (1.33%) Confluence
13 30 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 27 (1.02%) CMS
15 24 (0.91%) WebSphere Process Server
15 24 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.76%) Node.js
17 20 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
17 20 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.72%) MS Office
3 13 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) MS Project
7 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.10%) Temenos T24
4 19 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.42%) RMDS
6 9 (0.34%) Magento
7 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.15%) AWD
8 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.11%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.038%) RiskWrite
10 1 (0.038%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 138 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (1.93%) SaaS
3 47 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.48%) IaaS
6 32 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 24 (0.91%) PaaS
9 20 (0.76%) Basecamp
10 19 (0.72%) Office 365
11 16 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.49%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.42%) Joyent
13 11 (0.42%) GitHub
14 8 (0.30%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
16 6 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.11%) Heroku
18 2 (0.076%) Route 53
18 2 (0.076%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 589 (22.32%) DNS
2 559 (21.18%) TCP/IP
3 524 (19.86%) SAN
4 304 (11.52%) Firewall
5 259 (9.81%) LDAP
6 253 (9.59%) DHCP
7 209 (7.92%) HTTP
8 172 (6.52%) SMTP
9 166 (6.29%) NAS
10 164 (6.21%) Internet
11 142 (5.38%) LAN
12 136 (5.15%) WAN
13 131 (4.96%) VPN
14 127 (4.81%) MPLS
15 123 (4.66%) BGP
16 115 (4.36%) Cisco IOS
17 114 (4.32%) SSL
18 110 (4.17%) OSPF
19 86 (3.26%) NetScaler
20 85 (3.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (21.75%) MySQL
2 343 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 314 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 162 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 136 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 117 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
7 103 (3.90%) RDBMS
8 95 (3.60%) MongoDB
9 74 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 63 (2.39%) DB2
11 54 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 50 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 41 (1.55%) NoSQL
14 32 (1.21%) Redis
14 32 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
17 22 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
18 21 (0.80%) Hazelcast
19 20 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 165 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 158 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 103 (3.90%) Subversion
3 103 (3.90%) JIRA
4 79 (2.99%) Maven
5 51 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 43 (1.63%) Hudson
7 42 (1.59%) Ant
8 19 (0.72%) Selenium
8 19 (0.72%) Mercurial
9 13 (0.49%) JUnit
9 13 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
10 12 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 12 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (0.42%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.38%) Metasploit
12 10 (0.38%) Gradle
13 9 (0.34%) Redmine
13 9 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 608 (23.04%) Finance
2 220 (8.34%) Banking
3 118 (4.47%) Retail
4 93 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 71 (2.69%) Games
6 38 (1.44%) Marketing
7 36 (1.36%) Legal
8 35 (1.33%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.14%) Law
10 29 (1.10%) Front Office
11 25 (0.95%) Advertising
12 20 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.61%) Publishing
15 13 (0.49%) French Language
16 12 (0.45%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.38%) Electronics
17 10 (0.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 685 (25.96%) Administrator
2 546 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
3 422 (15.99%) Linux Administrator
4 335 (12.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 276 (10.46%) Linux Engineer
6 226 (8.56%) Analyst
7 186 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 163 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
9 151 (5.72%) Developer
10 137 (5.19%) Support Engineer
11 117 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 113 (4.28%) Applications Support
13 105 (3.98%) Team Leader
14 103 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
15 100 (3.79%) Architect
16 95 (3.60%) DBA
16 95 (3.60%) Support Analyst
17 88 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 77 (2.92%) UNIX Engineer
18 77 (2.92%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (7.46%) Middleware
2 170 (6.44%) LAMP
3 162 (6.14%) Web Services
4 143 (5.42%) HTML
5 135 (5.12%) XML
6 100 (3.79%) CSS
7 90 (3.41%) .NET
8 80 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 68 (2.58%) SOAP
10 60 (2.27%) J2EE
11 54 (2.05%) Spring
11 54 (2.05%) jQuery
12 43 (1.63%) JMS
13 38 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
14 37 (1.40%) XSLT
15 34 (1.29%) JSON
16 32 (1.21%) Servlets
16 32 (1.21%) DOM
17 31 (1.17%) XML Schema
18 29 (1.10%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 237 (8.98%) Clustering
2 175 (6.63%) Open Source
3 140 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 97 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 96 (3.64%) Replication
6 67 (2.54%) Firmware
7 61 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 60 (2.27%) CLARiiON
9 47 (1.78%) Hedge funds
10 39 (1.48%) PKI
11 29 (1.10%) CMDB
12 26 (0.99%) HP StorageWorks
13 25 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 23 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.87%) SWIFT
14 23 (0.87%) Derivative
15 22 (0.83%) HACMP
16 20 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (0.76%) Statistics
16 20 (0.76%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2548 (96.55%) Linux
2 1198 (45.40%) Windows
3 894 (33.88%) UNIX
4 578 (21.90%) CentOS
5 486 (18.42%) Solaris
6 390 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 283 (10.72%) Ubuntu
8 215 (8.15%) Debian
9 214 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 211 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 200 (7.58%) AIX
12 154 (5.84%) HPUX
13 131 (4.96%) SUSE
14 67 (2.54%) Fedora
15 50 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
16 41 (1.55%) Android
17 31 (1.17%) Windows XP
18 30 (1.14%) Windows 7
19 27 (1.02%) VMS
20 23 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (16.56%) ITIL
2 322 (12.20%) DevOps
3 270 (10.23%) E-Commerce
4 267 (10.12%) Load Balancing
5 202 (7.65%) Configuration Management
6 173 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 165 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 148 (5.61%) Project Management
9 135 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
10 133 (5.04%) Problem Management
11 123 (4.66%) Change Management
12 107 (4.05%) Service Delivery
13 103 (3.90%) Service Management
14 97 (3.68%) Software Engineering
15 91 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
16 89 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (3.26%) SOA
18 83 (3.15%) Scrum
19 81 (3.07%) Incident Management
19 81 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 743 (28.15%) Perl
2 589 (22.32%) Bash Shell
3 561 (21.26%) Python
4 545 (20.65%) Java
5 398 (15.08%) SQL
6 387 (14.66%) PHP
7 342 (12.96%) Shell Script
8 316 (11.97%) Ruby
9 163 (6.18%) JavaScript
10 160 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 84 (3.18%) C
12 58 (2.20%) C++
13 47 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 45 (1.71%) Korn
15 41 (1.55%) AWK
16 33 (1.25%) sed
17 31 (1.17%) C#
18 30 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 29 (1.10%) XPath
20 25 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 211 (8.00%) Degree
2 155 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
3 144 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 115 (4.36%) RHCE
5 114 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 108 (4.09%) MCSE
7 98 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 87 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 87 (3.30%) CCNP
9 86 (3.26%) CCNA
10 57 (2.16%) DV Cleared
11 45 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
12 39 (1.48%) MCSA
13 36 (1.36%) MCP
14 32 (1.21%) CCSE
15 31 (1.17%) RHCA
16 29 (1.10%) CISSP
17 28 (1.06%) CCSA
18 24 (0.91%) MCITP
19 23 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.81%) PCI DSS
2 109 (4.13%) SLA
3 101 (3.83%) QA
4 15 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.19%) DICOM
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.038%) BS7799
8 1 (0.038%) COBIT
8 1 (0.038%) GPG13
System Software
1 684 (25.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 293 (11.10%) Active Directory
3 210 (7.96%) vSphere
4 167 (6.33%) NFS
5 157 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
6 124 (4.70%) VMware ESX
7 95 (3.60%) KVM
8 94 (3.56%) XenApp
9 91 (3.45%) Xen
10 81 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
11 64 (2.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 62 (2.35%) Hyper-V
13 54 (2.05%) UAG
14 53 (2.01%) Varnish
14 53 (2.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 53 (2.01%) Samba
15 52 (1.97%) Postfix
16 50 (1.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 40 (1.52%) vCloud
18 36 (1.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 581 (22.02%) Puppet
2 274 (10.38%) Nagios
3 262 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
4 109 (4.13%) ZABBIX
5 93 (3.52%) NetBackup
6 82 (3.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 68 (2.58%) Cacti
8 65 (2.46%) Ansible
9 63 (2.39%) CFEngine
10 62 (2.35%) Data Guard
11 60 (2.27%) Tivoli
12 51 (1.93%) Salt
13 50 (1.89%) SCOM
14 44 (1.67%) SCCM
15 41 (1.55%) Opsview
16 37 (1.40%) Vagrant
16 37 (1.40%) Red Hat Satellite
17 34 (1.29%) OpenView
18 28 (1.06%) Control-M
19 26 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2157 (81.74%) Red Hat
2 910 (34.48%) VMware
3 790 (29.94%) Oracle
4 475 (18.00%) Cisco
5 415 (15.73%) Microsoft
6 339 (12.85%) HP
7 252 (9.55%) EMC
8 251 (9.51%) JBoss
9 241 (9.13%) IBM
10 224 (8.49%) Citrix
11 159 (6.03%) NetApp
12 139 (5.27%) Sun
13 117 (4.43%) Veritas
14 102 (3.87%) CheckPoint
15 99 (3.75%) Symantec
16 85 (3.22%) F5
17 80 (3.03%) Juniper
18 67 (2.54%) Dell
19 64 (2.43%) Brocade
20 56 (2.12%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits and upto 10k on call
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £100,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary plus package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 42000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, private medica
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago