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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 260 241 230
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1189 1354 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.19% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 4.41% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1009 1077
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%

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
28519 30708 28781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.14% 26.92% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24157 25465 24506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -29 1121 £50,000 +11.11% 128
London -25 518 £55,000 - 64
South East -24 250 £44,000 - 29
Yorkshire -24 109 £47,500 +18.75% 10
City of London -8 103 £55,000 +10.00% 18
West Yorkshire -30 86 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Berkshire +7 75 £48,750 +21.87% 10
Leeds -27 75 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Surrey -8 72 £57,500 +15.00% 6
South West +7 67 £47,500 +26.66% 9
East of England -29 64 £43,750 +0.57% 6
North West -13 62 £45,000 +7.14% 9
Reading +7 51 £27,500 -21.42% 8
Manchester -7 49 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Hampshire +3 44 £42,500 - 7
Scotland -1 35 £41,000 +2.50% 3
West Midlands +12 31 £55,000 +25.00%
Staines +11 29 £63,750 -8.92% 1
Hertfordshire 0 29 £55,000 +13.40% 1
West Sussex +12 28 £22,500 -48.86%
Crawley +13 25 £22,500 -21.73%
Cambridgeshire -1 24 £42,500 -2.29% 5
Oxfordshire +6 20 £37,722 -24.55% 4
Wales +4 20 £40,000 +6.66% 2
South Wales +2 20 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cambridge -8 19 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Wiltshire 0 18 £45,250 +0.55% 1
Edinburgh 0 18 £37,500 -11.76%
Watford -5 17 £45,000 -7.21%
East Midlands -14 17 £49,000 +20.98% 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2359 (96.80%) Linux
2 1858 (76.24%) Red Hat
3 1100 (45.14%) Windows
4 1091 (44.77%) VMware
5 736 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 721 (29.59%) Oracle
7 715 (29.34%) Puppet
8 635 (26.06%) Apache
9 612 (25.11%) Python
10 611 (25.07%) UNIX
11 581 (23.84%) CentOS
12 576 (23.64%) MySQL
13 570 (23.39%) Bash Shell
14 564 (23.14%) Perl
15 521 (21.38%) ITIL
16 509 (20.89%) Finance
17 495 (20.31%) Java
18 437 (17.93%) Microsoft
19 428 (17.56%) DevOps
20 420 (17.23%) Cisco
21 417 (17.11%) SQL
22 407 (16.70%) SQL Server
23 406 (16.66%) TCP/IP
24 402 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
25 386 (15.84%) Solaris
26 379 (15.55%) Tomcat
27 367 (15.06%) SAN
28 365 (14.98%) DNS
29 362 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
30 352 (14.44%) Agile Software Development

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 635 (26.06%) Apache
2 379 (15.55%) Tomcat
3 182 (7.47%) IIS
4 141 (5.79%) MS Exchange
5 126 (5.17%) JBoss
6 117 (4.80%) nginx
7 108 (4.43%) WebLogic
8 100 (4.10%) WebSphere
9 74 (3.04%) OpenStack
10 65 (2.67%) SharePoint
11 45 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 33 (1.35%) Drupal
14 31 (1.27%) Lync
15 30 (1.23%) Confluence
16 27 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (0.90%) Node.js
17 22 (0.90%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.82%) Apache Pig
19 18 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 202 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.38%) MS Office
3 34 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.082%) FastStats
7 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.70%) RMDS
3 17 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.29%) Eikon
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.21%) Magento
8 4 (0.16%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.082%) JDE World
10 2 (0.082%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.082%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 1 (0.041%) Tridion
11 1 (0.041%) Agresso
11 1 (0.041%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 339 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (1.76%) PaaS
4 42 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (1.56%) Office 365
7 37 (1.52%) SaaS
8 26 (1.07%) IaaS
9 23 (0.94%) IBM PureFlex
10 21 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.82%) GitHub
12 16 (0.66%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.53%) Google Apps
13 13 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
15 6 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
16 5 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.16%) Joyent
17 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 406 (16.66%) TCP/IP
2 367 (15.06%) SAN
3 365 (14.98%) DNS
4 344 (14.12%) Firewall
5 154 (6.32%) DHCP
6 152 (6.24%) NAS
7 148 (6.07%) WAN
8 132 (5.42%) LAN
9 113 (4.64%) VPN
10 109 (4.47%) Internet
11 99 (4.06%) SSL
12 76 (3.12%) LDAP
13 66 (2.71%) HTTP
14 65 (2.67%) SMTP
15 52 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
16 46 (1.89%) iSCSI
16 46 (1.89%) MPLS
17 42 (1.72%) VLAN
17 42 (1.72%) IPsec
18 40 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (23.64%) MySQL
2 407 (16.70%) SQL Server
3 260 (10.67%) Oracle Database
4 177 (7.26%) Relational Database
5 122 (5.01%) RDBMS
6 119 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 109 (4.47%) MongoDB
8 99 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
9 92 (3.78%) Big Data
10 72 (2.95%) NoSQL
11 68 (2.79%) Hadoop
12 63 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 54 (2.22%) Redis
14 45 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 45 (1.85%) DB2
15 42 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
17 26 (1.07%) Couchbase
17 26 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (1.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 199 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 185 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 115 (4.72%) Subversion
4 65 (2.67%) JIRA
5 58 (2.38%) Maven
6 41 (1.68%) Hudson
7 36 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 27 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (0.98%) Ant
10 23 (0.94%) Selenium
11 17 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (0.66%) JUnit
12 16 (0.66%) Mercurial
13 15 (0.62%) Emacs
14 12 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (0.37%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.37%) TestLink
16 7 (0.29%) PHPUnit
17 6 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 509 (20.89%) Finance
2 239 (9.81%) Banking
3 134 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 125 (5.13%) Retail
5 70 (2.87%) Games
6 42 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 41 (1.68%) Marketing
8 33 (1.35%) Electronics
9 24 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 23 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.86%) Legal
12 19 (0.78%) Advertising
13 17 (0.70%) Billing
14 11 (0.45%) Law
15 10 (0.41%) Publishing
16 7 (0.29%) Back Office
16 7 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.25%) International Banking
18 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 593 (24.33%) Administrator
2 438 (17.97%) Systems Administrator
3 335 (13.75%) Linux Administrator
4 260 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 241 (9.89%) Linux Engineer
6 203 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 200 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
8 190 (7.80%) Architect
9 185 (7.59%) Developer
10 180 (7.39%) Support Engineer
11 123 (5.05%) DBA
12 116 (4.76%) Analyst
13 115 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 104 (4.27%) Java Developer
15 86 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
16 77 (3.16%) Oracle DBA
17 70 (2.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 65 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
19 60 (2.46%) Linux Support
19 60 (2.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (8.70%) Web Services
2 117 (4.80%) Middleware
3 102 (4.19%) LAMP
4 90 (3.69%) XML
5 77 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
6 76 (3.12%) HTML
7 73 (3.00%) .NET
8 69 (2.83%) JSON
8 69 (2.83%) jQuery
9 62 (2.54%) SOAP
10 52 (2.13%) JSP
10 52 (2.13%) Servlets
11 46 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
12 39 (1.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 38 (1.56%) CGI
14 37 (1.52%) J2EE
15 36 (1.48%) CSS
16 35 (1.44%) Spring
17 34 (1.40%) Ajax
17 34 (1.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 326 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 212 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (6.32%) Clustering
4 150 (6.16%) Computer Science
5 103 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.75%) Private Cloud
7 63 (2.59%) Derivative
8 59 (2.42%) Statistics
8 59 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 53 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 36 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.44%) Equities
12 34 (1.40%) Mathematics
12 34 (1.40%) HACMP
13 33 (1.35%) CLARiiON
14 30 (1.23%) EMC VNX
15 29 (1.19%) Replication
16 26 (1.07%) Hedge funds
17 24 (0.98%) FlexPod
17 24 (0.98%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2359 (96.80%) Linux
2 1100 (45.14%) Windows
3 611 (25.07%) UNIX
4 581 (23.84%) CentOS
5 386 (15.84%) Solaris
6 362 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 320 (13.13%) Ubuntu
8 255 (10.46%) Debian
9 234 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 197 (8.08%) AIX
11 176 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 87 (3.57%) SUSE
13 68 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
14 63 (2.59%) HPUX
15 60 (2.46%) Windows 7
16 53 (2.17%) Fedora
17 41 (1.68%) Windows 8
18 24 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 24 (0.98%) zOS
19 23 (0.94%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (21.38%) ITIL
2 428 (17.56%) DevOps
3 352 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 324 (13.30%) Configuration Management
5 204 (8.37%) E-Commerce
6 175 (7.18%) Open Source
7 173 (7.10%) Load Balancing
8 132 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
9 129 (5.29%) Change Management
10 118 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 109 (4.47%) Project Management
12 108 (4.43%) Software Engineering
13 106 (4.35%) Service Delivery
14 103 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
15 91 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
16 84 (3.45%) Migration
17 83 (3.41%) Incident Management
18 82 (3.36%) Release Management
19 81 (3.32%) Service Management
20 67 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 612 (25.11%) Python
2 570 (23.39%) Bash Shell
3 564 (23.14%) Perl
4 495 (20.31%) Java
5 417 (17.11%) SQL
6 284 (11.65%) Ruby
7 273 (11.20%) PHP
8 266 (10.92%) Shell Script
9 197 (8.08%) PowerShell
10 123 (5.05%) JavaScript
11 77 (3.16%) C
12 65 (2.67%) Korn
13 56 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 51 (2.09%) C++
15 27 (1.11%) C#
16 22 (0.90%) AWK
17 15 (0.62%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.57%) VBScript
18 14 (0.57%) sed
19 10 (0.41%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 282 (11.57%) Degree
2 110 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 105 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 88 (3.61%) RHCE
6 78 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
7 76 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (2.54%) MCSE
9 59 (2.42%) SC Cleared
10 56 (2.30%) CCNA
11 54 (2.22%) CCNP
12 44 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 42 (1.72%) MCITP
14 33 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 32 (1.31%) RHCSA
16 30 (1.23%) ISEB
17 22 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
18 20 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (0.82%) MCSA
19 18 (0.74%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.28%) SLA
2 77 (3.16%) QA
3 27 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.62%) COBIT
5 15 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 736 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 314 (12.88%) Active Directory
3 252 (10.34%) vSphere
4 112 (4.60%) Hyper-V
5 111 (4.55%) KVM
6 96 (3.94%) XenApp
7 91 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
8 83 (3.41%) vCloud
9 75 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
10 72 (2.95%) NFS
11 70 (2.87%) VMware ESX
12 63 (2.59%) Xen
13 55 (2.26%) Varnish
14 46 (1.89%) iptables
15 45 (1.85%) Docker
16 42 (1.72%) Terminal Services
17 28 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 27 (1.11%) Squid
18 27 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
19 26 (1.07%) Samba
Systems Management
1 715 (29.34%) Puppet
2 402 (16.50%) Opscode Chef
3 266 (10.92%) Nagios
4 152 (6.24%) Ansible
5 91 (3.73%) NetBackup
6 74 (3.04%) Data Guard
7 60 (2.46%) ZABBIX
8 57 (2.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 56 (2.30%) Zenoss
10 49 (2.01%) logstash
11 48 (1.97%) Tivoli
12 46 (1.89%) SCCM
13 43 (1.76%) Vagrant
14 36 (1.48%) CFEngine
14 36 (1.48%) Graphite
15 32 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
16 29 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 28 (1.15%) Salt
18 27 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
19 26 (1.07%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1858 (76.24%) Red Hat
2 1091 (44.77%) VMware
3 721 (29.59%) Oracle
4 437 (17.93%) Microsoft
5 420 (17.23%) Cisco
6 330 (13.54%) HP
7 235 (9.64%) IBM
8 230 (9.44%) Citrix
9 227 (9.31%) NetApp
10 124 (5.09%) EMC
11 104 (4.27%) Juniper
12 93 (3.82%) Symantec
13 88 (3.61%) CheckPoint
14 80 (3.28%) F5
15 78 (3.20%) Sun
16 73 (3.00%) 3PAR
17 70 (2.87%) Veritas
18 66 (2.71%) Brocade
19 63 (2.59%) Splunk
20 56 (2.30%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum £35,000 to £38,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits and Yearly Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southsea, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday