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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 244 228 228
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1342 1339 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.25% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 4.59% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1094 1226
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
30719 29145 32386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.83% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 25403 24923 27688
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 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 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 19 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 -15 1262 £47,000 -1.05% 127
London -36 570 £53,500 +7.00% 61
South East +7 292 £45,000 -5.26% 21
City of London +5 148 £50,000 - 20
Yorkshire -17 146 £40,000 -5.88% 12
West Yorkshire -15 130 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Leeds -12 118 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Berkshire +10 95 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East of England -4 93 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Surrey +6 90 £50,000 -10.71% 8
North West +7 68 £41,500 -2.92% 8
Hampshire -17 57 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Reading +6 54 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Manchester +38 53 £37,750 -16.11% 1
Scotland -1 52 £40,000 - 11
South West -21 48 £38,000 -7.31% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 38 £43,500 +8.75% 4
Cambridge +1 33 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Hertfordshire +1 27 £51,750 +72.50% 3
East Midlands -7 26 £40,500 +5.19% 3
Edinburgh -11 22 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Essex +18 21 £50,000 -41.17% 2
West Midlands -25 21 £44,000 +3.52% 3
Glasgow +10 20 £39,000 -14.28% 3
Watford +3 20 £51,750 -
Slough +6 17 £45,000 +11.11%
Wiltshire +9 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex -12 15 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Brighton -13 15 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bristol -1 14 £37,500 +15.38% 6

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 2598 (96.58%) Linux
2 2173 (80.78%) Red Hat
3 1246 (46.32%) Windows
4 965 (35.87%) VMware
5 897 (33.35%) UNIX
6 787 (29.26%) Oracle
7 781 (29.03%) Apache
8 755 (28.07%) Perl
9 727 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 613 (22.79%) Finance
11 612 (22.75%) CentOS
12 610 (22.68%) DNS
13 598 (22.23%) Bash Shell
14 597 (22.19%) Puppet
15 587 (21.82%) MySQL
16 582 (21.64%) TCP/IP
17 551 (20.48%) SAN
18 545 (20.26%) Python
19 543 (20.19%) Java
20 507 (18.85%) Cisco
21 496 (18.44%) Solaris
22 471 (17.51%) ITIL
23 443 (16.47%) Microsoft
24 438 (16.28%) Tomcat
25 410 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
26 388 (14.42%) SQL
27 387 (14.39%) PHP
28 363 (13.49%) HP
29 355 (13.20%) SQL Server
30 348 (12.94%) Shell Script

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 781 (29.03%) Apache
2 438 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 256 (9.52%) IIS
4 194 (7.21%) WebLogic
5 187 (6.95%) WebSphere
6 147 (5.46%) nginx
7 139 (5.17%) MS Exchange
8 68 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 63 (2.34%) OpenStack
10 48 (1.78%) SharePoint
11 36 (1.34%) Drupal
12 35 (1.30%) Confluence
13 29 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (1.00%) CMS
15 24 (0.89%) WebSphere Process Server
15 24 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (0.78%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 189 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.71%) MS Office
3 13 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) MS Project
7 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (0.97%) Temenos T24
4 21 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.41%) RMDS
7 10 (0.37%) Magento
8 4 (0.15%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.15%) AWD
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.074%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.037%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 143 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.23%) SaaS
3 51 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (1.38%) IaaS
6 33 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 33 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (0.86%) PaaS
8 21 (0.78%) Office 365
9 20 (0.74%) Basecamp
10 19 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
11 15 (0.56%) Google Apps
12 10 (0.37%) Joyent
13 9 (0.33%) GitHub
14 7 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.22%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.11%) Heroku
17 2 (0.074%) Route 53
17 2 (0.074%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 610 (22.68%) DNS
2 582 (21.64%) TCP/IP
3 551 (20.48%) SAN
4 317 (11.78%) Firewall
5 268 (9.96%) LDAP
6 266 (9.89%) DHCP
7 205 (7.62%) HTTP
8 176 (6.54%) NAS
9 175 (6.51%) SMTP
10 169 (6.28%) Internet
11 154 (5.72%) LAN
12 147 (5.46%) WAN
13 137 (5.09%) BGP
14 135 (5.02%) MPLS
15 133 (4.94%) VPN
16 125 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
17 120 (4.46%) SSL
18 118 (4.39%) OSPF
19 90 (3.35%) EIGRP
20 87 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (21.82%) MySQL
2 355 (13.20%) SQL Server
3 321 (11.93%) Oracle Database
4 165 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 139 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 111 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 109 (4.05%) RDBMS
8 97 (3.61%) MongoDB
9 69 (2.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 60 (2.23%) DB2
11 58 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 56 (2.08%) Hadoop
13 41 (1.52%) NoSQL
14 38 (1.41%) Redis
15 34 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
17 22 (0.82%) Hazelcast
18 21 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
19 19 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 179 (6.65%) Git (software)
2 162 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 106 (3.94%) JIRA
4 103 (3.83%) Subversion
5 72 (2.68%) Maven
6 51 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 41 (1.52%) Hudson
8 37 (1.38%) Ant
9 20 (0.74%) Mercurial
10 15 (0.56%) Selenium
11 13 (0.48%) JUnit
11 13 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
12 12 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 11 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (0.41%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.37%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.33%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.33%) Redmine
15 9 (0.33%) Gradle
16 8 (0.30%) FishEye
General
1 613 (22.79%) Finance
2 219 (8.14%) Banking
3 111 (4.13%) Retail
4 94 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.57%) Games
6 36 (1.34%) Legal
6 36 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 34 (1.26%) Marketing
8 31 (1.15%) Law
9 30 (1.12%) Front Office
10 23 (0.86%) Advertising
11 19 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.59%) Publishing
14 14 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.48%) French Language
16 9 (0.33%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 703 (26.13%) Administrator
2 563 (20.93%) Systems Administrator
3 427 (15.87%) Linux Administrator
4 343 (12.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 265 (9.85%) Linux Engineer
6 237 (8.81%) Analyst
7 204 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 160 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 146 (5.43%) Developer
10 145 (5.39%) Support Engineer
11 119 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 117 (4.35%) Applications Support
13 112 (4.16%) Architect
13 112 (4.16%) UNIX Administrator
14 104 (3.87%) Team Leader
15 101 (3.75%) Support Analyst
16 97 (3.61%) DBA
17 91 (3.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 83 (3.09%) UNIX Engineer
19 78 (2.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (7.21%) Middleware
2 181 (6.73%) LAMP
3 164 (6.10%) Web Services
4 144 (5.35%) HTML
5 132 (4.91%) XML
6 96 (3.57%) CSS
7 89 (3.31%) .NET
8 88 (3.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 66 (2.45%) SOAP
10 58 (2.16%) J2EE
11 50 (1.86%) Spring
11 50 (1.86%) jQuery
12 43 (1.60%) JMS
13 40 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
14 39 (1.45%) XSLT
15 35 (1.30%) Servlets
15 35 (1.30%) JSON
16 32 (1.19%) DOM
17 31 (1.15%) XML Schema
18 29 (1.08%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 248 (9.22%) Clustering
2 180 (6.69%) Open Source
3 147 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 113 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (3.61%) Replication
5 97 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 69 (2.57%) Firmware
7 68 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 60 (2.23%) CLARiiON
9 53 (1.97%) Hedge funds
10 40 (1.49%) PKI
11 31 (1.15%) CMDB
12 27 (1.00%) HP StorageWorks
13 26 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.86%) SWIFT
15 22 (0.82%) Derivative
16 21 (0.78%) Spread Betting
17 20 (0.74%) Statistics
17 20 (0.74%) HACMP
17 20 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2598 (96.58%) Linux
2 1246 (46.32%) Windows
3 897 (33.35%) UNIX
4 612 (22.75%) CentOS
5 496 (18.44%) Solaris
6 410 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 294 (10.93%) Ubuntu
8 228 (8.48%) Debian
9 225 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 224 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 193 (7.17%) AIX
12 159 (5.91%) HPUX
13 142 (5.28%) SUSE
14 70 (2.60%) Fedora
15 54 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
16 41 (1.52%) Android
17 40 (1.49%) Windows 7
18 31 (1.15%) Windows XP
19 29 (1.08%) VMS
20 23 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (17.51%) ITIL
2 327 (12.16%) DevOps
3 285 (10.59%) E-Commerce
4 269 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 244 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (7.73%) Configuration Management
7 169 (6.28%) Project Management
8 167 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
9 162 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 134 (4.98%) Problem Management
11 117 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 113 (4.20%) Change Management
13 106 (3.94%) Service Delivery
14 103 (3.83%) Software Engineering
15 99 (3.68%) Service Management
16 98 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
18 87 (3.23%) Incident Management
19 86 (3.20%) Migration
19 86 (3.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 755 (28.07%) Perl
2 598 (22.23%) Bash Shell
3 545 (20.26%) Python
4 543 (20.19%) Java
5 388 (14.42%) SQL
6 387 (14.39%) PHP
7 348 (12.94%) Shell Script
8 315 (11.71%) Ruby
9 180 (6.69%) PowerShell
10 160 (5.95%) JavaScript
11 81 (3.01%) C
12 53 (1.97%) C++
13 50 (1.86%) Korn
14 46 (1.71%) PL/SQL
15 42 (1.56%) AWK
16 34 (1.26%) sed
17 33 (1.23%) C#
18 32 (1.19%) T-SQL
19 29 (1.08%) XPath
20 26 (0.97%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 214 (7.96%) Degree
2 161 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 143 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 114 (4.24%) RHCE
5 108 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 104 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 102 (3.79%) MCSE
8 94 (3.49%) CCNP
9 85 (3.16%) CCNA
10 83 (3.09%) SC Cleared
11 60 (2.23%) DV Cleared
12 55 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (1.49%) MCSA
14 35 (1.30%) MCP
15 32 (1.19%) CISSP
15 32 (1.19%) RHCA
16 31 (1.15%) CCSE
17 27 (1.00%) CCSA
18 25 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
18 25 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 117 (4.35%) SLA
3 97 (3.61%) QA
4 15 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.19%) DICOM
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.037%) BS7799
8 1 (0.037%) COBIT
8 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.037%) GPG13
8 1 (0.037%) EMIR
8 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 727 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 326 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 235 (8.74%) vSphere
4 169 (6.28%) NFS
5 168 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 126 (4.68%) VMware ESX
7 104 (3.87%) XenApp
8 96 (3.57%) KVM
9 91 (3.38%) Xen
10 82 (3.05%) Oracle RAC
11 69 (2.57%) Hyper-V
12 59 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
13 58 (2.16%) Postfix
13 58 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 57 (2.12%) Samba
14 57 (2.12%) UAG
15 55 (2.04%) Varnish
15 55 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 46 (1.71%) vCloud
17 38 (1.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 597 (22.19%) Puppet
2 274 (10.19%) Nagios
3 259 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (3.87%) ZABBIX
5 97 (3.61%) NetBackup
6 85 (3.16%) EMC NetWorker
7 73 (2.71%) Cacti
8 66 (2.45%) Ansible
9 63 (2.34%) CFEngine
10 60 (2.23%) Tivoli
11 57 (2.12%) Data Guard
12 54 (2.01%) Salt
13 51 (1.90%) SCOM
14 45 (1.67%) SCCM
14 45 (1.67%) Opsview
15 38 (1.41%) Vagrant
16 37 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
17 32 (1.19%) OpenView
18 30 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
19 29 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2173 (80.78%) Red Hat
2 965 (35.87%) VMware
3 787 (29.26%) Oracle
4 507 (18.85%) Cisco
5 443 (16.47%) Microsoft
6 363 (13.49%) HP
7 274 (10.19%) EMC
8 253 (9.41%) IBM
9 244 (9.07%) JBoss
10 235 (8.74%) Citrix
11 181 (6.73%) NetApp
12 140 (5.20%) Sun
13 117 (4.35%) Veritas
14 110 (4.09%) Symantec
15 102 (3.79%) CheckPoint
16 92 (3.42%) F5
17 79 (2.94%) Juniper
18 67 (2.49%) Dell
19 63 (2.34%) Brocade
20 56 (2.08%) Rackspace
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Picture Staffing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Romford, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago