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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 236 286 214
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -72
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1420 1204 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 0.99% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 3.74% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 853 1202
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.37%

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
29823 32166 30128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 26.57% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25001 26808 25240
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +56 1348 £50,000 +11.11% 146
London +45 605 £57,500 +15.00% 54
South East +46 346 £45,000 +4.65% 38
City of London +62 161 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Yorkshire -10 109 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Berkshire +18 105 £45,000 +11.11% 8
South West +39 96 £42,500 +10.38% 17
West Yorkshire +18 92 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Surrey +40 87 £55,000 +14.58% 6
Leeds +23 84 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Reading +13 81 £36,000 +2.85% 3
East of England +50 71 £44,000 -2.22% 5
West Sussex +45 50 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands +23 49 £38,750 - 4
Hampshire -19 48 £45,000 +13.92% 12
North West +6 35 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Bristol +26 34 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Crawley +26 34 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +23 34 £39,500 +23.43% 3
Hertfordshire +15 34 £44,000 +35.38%
Scotland -15 32 £43,000 +1.17% 11
Woking - 30 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +34 29 £44,500 -19.09% 8
Manchester +4 26 £46,250 +68.18% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 22 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Cambridge +12 20 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Dorset -1 20 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 20 £42,500 -
Oxford +19 19 £52,750 -4.09% 1
Warwickshire +10 17 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2546 (97.06%) Linux
2 2017 (76.90%) Red Hat
3 1128 (43.00%) VMware
4 1060 (40.41%) Windows
5 739 (28.17%) UNIX
6 729 (27.79%) Puppet
7 724 (27.60%) Oracle
8 723 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 684 (26.08%) Perl
10 674 (25.70%) CentOS
11 669 (25.51%) Apache
12 653 (24.90%) MySQL
13 610 (23.26%) Bash Shell
14 605 (23.07%) Python
15 603 (22.99%) Finance
16 570 (21.73%) SAN
17 500 (19.06%) Cisco
18 494 (18.83%) Java
19 484 (18.45%) Solaris
20 448 (17.08%) DNS
21 436 (16.62%) HP
22 431 (16.43%) SQL Server
22 431 (16.43%) TCP/IP
23 413 (15.75%) SQL
23 413 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
24 409 (15.59%) ITIL
25 408 (15.55%) Tomcat
26 406 (15.48%) DevOps
27 397 (15.14%) PHP
28 372 (14.18%) Microsoft

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 669 (25.51%) Apache
2 408 (15.55%) Tomcat
3 172 (6.56%) JBoss
4 168 (6.40%) IIS
5 153 (5.83%) nginx
6 118 (4.50%) WebSphere
7 109 (4.16%) WebLogic
8 103 (3.93%) MS Exchange
9 75 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 59 (2.25%) SharePoint
11 37 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 36 (1.37%) Confluence
13 35 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
14 34 (1.30%) Apache Solr
15 32 (1.22%) Node.js
16 21 (0.80%) CMS
17 20 (0.76%) Drupal
18 18 (0.69%) GlassFish
18 18 (0.69%) Lync
19 16 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 170 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.18%) MS Office
3 18 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.038%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.27%) Magento
6 7 (0.27%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 6 (0.23%) Oracle Utilities
8 5 (0.19%) RMDS
9 4 (0.15%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.11%) RiskWrite
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.076%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 2 (0.076%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 277 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (3.16%) PaaS
3 65 (2.48%) SaaS
4 64 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (2.13%) IaaS
6 54 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (1.83%) Amazon S3
8 36 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (1.14%) Office 365
10 28 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 26 (0.99%) GitHub
12 24 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
14 19 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
15 17 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
16 15 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
17 14 (0.53%) Google Apps
17 14 (0.53%) OpenShift
18 7 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 570 (21.73%) SAN
2 448 (17.08%) DNS
3 431 (16.43%) TCP/IP
4 334 (12.73%) Firewall
5 175 (6.67%) NAS
6 174 (6.63%) DHCP
7 152 (5.79%) LDAP
8 133 (5.07%) HTTP
9 118 (4.50%) LAN
10 116 (4.42%) WAN
11 115 (4.38%) Internet
12 95 (3.62%) VPN
13 88 (3.35%) SSL
14 73 (2.78%) SSH
15 71 (2.71%) SMTP
16 59 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
17 54 (2.06%) FTP
18 49 (1.87%) iSCSI
19 42 (1.60%) VLAN
19 42 (1.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (24.90%) MySQL
2 431 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 267 (10.18%) Oracle Database
4 159 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 114 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (3.81%) RDBMS
7 92 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 78 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 69 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 62 (2.36%) Redis
11 57 (2.17%) NoSQL
12 53 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 51 (1.94%) DB2
14 38 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
14 38 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (1.37%) Big Data
16 32 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
18 29 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 231 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 157 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 105 (4.00%) Subversion
4 81 (3.09%) Maven
5 70 (2.67%) JIRA
6 40 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 35 (1.33%) Ant
8 29 (1.11%) Selenium
9 23 (0.88%) Eclipse
10 22 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 20 (0.76%) Hudson
12 17 (0.65%) JUnit
13 16 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (0.57%) PHPUnit
15 14 (0.53%) SoapUI
16 13 (0.50%) Behat
17 11 (0.42%) TeamCity
18 10 (0.38%) Cucumber
19 9 (0.34%) IntelliJ
19 9 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 603 (22.99%) Finance
2 215 (8.20%) Banking
3 151 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 96 (3.66%) Retail
5 90 (3.43%) Games
6 55 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 54 (2.06%) Marketing
8 52 (1.98%) Advertising
9 39 (1.49%) Publishing
10 22 (0.84%) Legal
11 20 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.61%) Electronics
13 14 (0.53%) Billing
14 8 (0.30%) Front Office
14 8 (0.30%) Back Office
15 7 (0.27%) Law
16 6 (0.23%) Local Government
16 6 (0.23%) iGaming
17 5 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 678 (25.85%) Administrator
2 568 (21.65%) Systems Administrator
3 420 (16.01%) Linux Administrator
4 340 (12.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 281 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 207 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 200 (7.62%) Support Engineer
8 176 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 175 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 168 (6.40%) Analyst
11 155 (5.91%) Architect
12 146 (5.57%) Developer
13 99 (3.77%) UNIX Engineer
14 98 (3.74%) DBA
15 95 (3.62%) Java Developer
15 95 (3.62%) UNIX Administrator
16 85 (3.24%) Consultant
17 84 (3.20%) Support Analyst
18 73 (2.78%) Linux Support
19 70 (2.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (6.67%) Web Services
2 135 (5.15%) LAMP
3 115 (4.38%) HTML
3 115 (4.38%) Middleware
4 113 (4.31%) .NET
5 83 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
6 76 (2.90%) jQuery
7 65 (2.48%) CSS
8 64 (2.44%) Ajax
9 59 (2.25%) Servlets
9 59 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
10 57 (2.17%) XML
11 47 (1.79%) SOAP
11 47 (1.79%) JSON
12 44 (1.68%) RESTful
12 44 (1.68%) J2EE
13 41 (1.56%) HTML5
14 39 (1.49%) JSP
15 38 (1.45%) Memcached
16 35 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 232 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (8.39%) Clustering
3 147 (5.60%) Open Source
4 110 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 87 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 69 (2.63%) Derivative
7 59 (2.25%) Replication
8 50 (1.91%) Equities
9 45 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 40 (1.52%) HACMP
11 39 (1.49%) CLARiiON
11 39 (1.49%) Statistics
11 39 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 35 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 30 (1.14%) FlexPod
14 24 (0.91%) E-Learning
15 22 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 20 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
16 20 (0.76%) User Experience
16 20 (0.76%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 2546 (97.06%) Linux
2 1060 (40.41%) Windows
3 739 (28.17%) UNIX
4 674 (25.70%) CentOS
5 484 (18.45%) Solaris
6 327 (12.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 297 (11.32%) Ubuntu
8 224 (8.54%) Debian
9 216 (8.23%) AIX
10 186 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 170 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 143 (5.45%) SUSE
13 107 (4.08%) HPUX
14 90 (3.43%) Oracle Linux
15 74 (2.82%) Fedora
16 57 (2.17%) Windows 7
17 41 (1.56%) Windows 8
18 32 (1.22%) zOS
18 32 (1.22%) Android
19 30 (1.14%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (15.59%) ITIL
2 406 (15.48%) DevOps
3 324 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 282 (10.75%) Configuration Management
5 230 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 179 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 163 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 138 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (5.22%) Project Management
10 122 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
11 115 (4.38%) Change Management
12 111 (4.23%) Mentoring
13 108 (4.12%) Incident Management
14 94 (3.58%) Software Engineering
15 86 (3.28%) Release Management
16 84 (3.20%) Migration
16 84 (3.20%) Service Delivery
17 83 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
18 82 (3.13%) Service Management
19 68 (2.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 684 (26.08%) Perl
2 610 (23.26%) Bash Shell
3 605 (23.07%) Python
4 494 (18.83%) Java
5 413 (15.75%) SQL
6 397 (15.14%) PHP
7 354 (13.50%) Shell Script
8 272 (10.37%) Ruby
9 179 (6.82%) PowerShell
10 156 (5.95%) JavaScript
11 65 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 64 (2.44%) C++
13 60 (2.29%) Korn
14 37 (1.41%) Bourne shell
15 34 (1.30%) AWK
16 30 (1.14%) C
17 27 (1.03%) C#
18 22 (0.84%) VB
18 22 (0.84%) sed
19 16 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 257 (9.80%) Degree
2 150 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 127 (4.84%) RHCE
4 118 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 94 (3.58%) SC Cleared
6 83 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 83 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 81 (3.09%) CCNA
8 70 (2.67%) DV Cleared
9 69 (2.63%) MCSE
10 66 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
11 57 (2.17%) RHCSA
12 47 (1.79%) CCNP
13 46 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
14 40 (1.52%) OCP
15 29 (1.11%) MCSA
16 26 (0.99%) MCITP
17 24 (0.91%) JNCIA
17 24 (0.91%) SCSA
17 24 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (4.19%) SLA
2 74 (2.82%) QA
3 18 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.50%) COBIT
6 8 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 723 (27.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 322 (12.28%) Active Directory
3 263 (10.03%) vSphere
4 179 (6.82%) NFS
5 154 (5.87%) Hyper-V
6 97 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 96 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
8 92 (3.51%) VMware ESX
9 88 (3.35%) KVM
10 75 (2.86%) vCloud
11 72 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
12 68 (2.59%) XenApp
13 66 (2.52%) Samba
14 56 (2.13%) Xen
15 54 (2.06%) Varnish
16 51 (1.94%) iptables
17 49 (1.87%) Firmware
18 48 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 32 (1.22%) Docker
20 30 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 729 (27.79%) Puppet
2 413 (15.75%) Opscode Chef
3 299 (11.40%) Nagios
4 126 (4.80%) NetBackup
5 112 (4.27%) Ansible
6 82 (3.13%) ZABBIX
7 71 (2.71%) Tivoli
8 62 (2.36%) Data Guard
9 59 (2.25%) SCCM
10 57 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
11 53 (2.02%) CFEngine
12 51 (1.94%) Zenoss
13 50 (1.91%) logstash
14 46 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
15 37 (1.41%) Salt
16 33 (1.26%) Vagrant
16 33 (1.26%) SCOM
17 30 (1.14%) Cacti
18 29 (1.11%) Legato
19 28 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2017 (76.90%) Red Hat
2 1128 (43.00%) VMware
3 724 (27.60%) Oracle
4 500 (19.06%) Cisco
5 436 (16.62%) HP
6 372 (14.18%) Microsoft
7 250 (9.53%) IBM
8 201 (7.66%) EMC
9 191 (7.28%) NetApp
10 170 (6.48%) Citrix
11 169 (6.44%) Veritas
12 141 (5.38%) Juniper
13 121 (4.61%) Sun
14 118 (4.50%) Symantec
15 91 (3.47%) F5
16 86 (3.28%) CheckPoint
17 81 (3.09%) Brocade
18 70 (2.67%) Dell
19 59 (2.25%) CA
20 49 (1.87%) SolarWinds
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £65K + bonus, car allow, full ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Up to 10% Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k Basic plus bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65k + 17.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Trinity Europe
Salary: £60k - £65k + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus excellent benefits and share schemes
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday