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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 258 252 227
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1214 1369 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.17% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.21% 4.37% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1041 1167
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -

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
28855 31327 29728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.33% 26.75% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24221 26171 25169
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -19 1148 £50,000 +11.11% 150
London +10 560 £57,500 +11.65% 64
South East -5 265 £45,000 +2.27% 18
City of London -3 117 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Yorkshire -49 103 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Surrey +24 92 £57,500 +15.00% 4
West Yorkshire -36 82 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Berkshire +8 75 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Leeds -28 70 £47,500 +11.76% 17
East of England -9 67 £42,500 -2.29% 6
South West -2 65 £44,000 +14.28% 17
Reading +15 60 £25,000 -31.03% 4
North West -13 46 £34,500 -13.75% 9
Hampshire +2 45 £42,500 - 5
Scotland +17 39 £40,000 -2.43% 4
Manchester -1 38 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Staines - 37 £60,000 -
West Midlands +14 29 £45,000 +2.27% 4
West Sussex +15 28 £42,500 -17.87%
Hertfordshire +10 27 £34,500 -27.36% 1
Crawley +16 25 £42,500 +6.25%
Watford +15 24 £28,000 -42.26%
Edinburgh +15 23 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Oxfordshire +12 23 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 23 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Cambridge -10 20 £42,500 -2.29% 4
Wales +3 19 £39,500 +5.33% 6
South Wales -1 19 £39,500 +5.33% 6
Bristol -11 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire -1 17 £43,000 -4.44% 4

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2545 (97.21%) Linux
2 2009 (76.74%) Red Hat
3 1166 (44.54%) VMware
4 1152 (44.00%) Windows
5 806 (30.79%) Oracle
6 777 (29.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 720 (27.50%) Puppet
8 694 (26.51%) UNIX
9 647 (24.71%) Apache
10 615 (23.49%) Finance
11 612 (23.38%) Perl
12 590 (22.54%) MySQL
13 589 (22.50%) Bash Shell
13 589 (22.50%) CentOS
14 580 (22.15%) ITIL
15 578 (22.08%) Python
16 519 (19.82%) Java
17 497 (18.98%) Cisco
18 474 (18.11%) Microsoft
19 467 (17.84%) SQL Server
20 452 (17.27%) Solaris
21 440 (16.81%) SAN
22 437 (16.69%) SQL
22 437 (16.69%) DevOps
23 433 (16.54%) TCP/IP
24 398 (15.20%) Tomcat
24 398 (15.20%) HP
25 396 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
26 386 (14.74%) DNS
27 384 (14.67%) Firewall

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 647 (24.71%) Apache
2 398 (15.20%) Tomcat
3 188 (7.18%) IIS
4 156 (5.96%) JBoss
5 139 (5.31%) MS Exchange
6 113 (4.32%) nginx
7 111 (4.24%) WebLogic
8 106 (4.05%) WebSphere
9 81 (3.09%) SharePoint
10 80 (3.06%) OpenStack
11 38 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.22%) Drupal
13 31 (1.18%) Confluence
14 27 (1.03%) Lync
14 27 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (0.92%) Apache Solr
16 20 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (0.69%) Node.js
18 17 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 224 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.06%) MS Office
3 31 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.076%) FastStats
5 2 (0.076%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.038%) MS Project
6 1 (0.038%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 24 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.61%) RMDS
4 15 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.34%) Oracle Utilities
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.23%) Eikon
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.19%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.15%) Magento
11 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.076%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 321 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
2 55 (2.10%) PaaS
3 53 (2.02%) SaaS
4 51 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.53%) Office 365
6 36 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 30 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 27 (1.03%) GitHub
9 24 (0.92%) IBM PureFlex
10 20 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.73%) IaaS
12 13 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.46%) Google Apps
14 11 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
15 9 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
15 9 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 5 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 440 (16.81%) SAN
2 433 (16.54%) TCP/IP
3 386 (14.74%) DNS
4 384 (14.67%) Firewall
5 169 (6.46%) WAN
6 160 (6.11%) NAS
7 157 (6.00%) DHCP
8 144 (5.50%) LAN
9 120 (4.58%) VPN
10 97 (3.71%) Internet
11 92 (3.51%) LDAP
12 91 (3.48%) SSL
13 75 (2.86%) HTTP
14 69 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
15 65 (2.48%) SMTP
16 59 (2.25%) iSCSI
17 52 (1.99%) SSH
18 49 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
18 49 (1.87%) MPLS
19 45 (1.72%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (22.54%) MySQL
2 467 (17.84%) SQL Server
3 312 (11.92%) Oracle Database
4 187 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 134 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 125 (4.77%) RDBMS
7 106 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 100 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
9 80 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 76 (2.90%) Big Data
11 73 (2.79%) NoSQL
12 59 (2.25%) Hadoop
13 51 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
14 46 (1.76%) DB2
15 42 (1.60%) Redis
16 40 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 36 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
19 31 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
20 30 (1.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 203 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 180 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 104 (3.97%) Subversion
4 68 (2.60%) JIRA
5 66 (2.52%) Maven
6 36 (1.38%) Hudson
7 32 (1.22%) Selenium
8 27 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (0.99%) Ant
10 25 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 22 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (0.76%) JUnit
13 16 (0.61%) Emacs
14 13 (0.50%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.46%) Mercurial
15 12 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.46%) Eclipse
16 11 (0.42%) SoapUI
17 10 (0.38%) Artifactory
17 10 (0.38%) TestLink
General
1 615 (23.49%) Finance
2 275 (10.50%) Banking
3 132 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 121 (4.62%) Retail
5 75 (2.86%) Games
6 58 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 52 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 45 (1.72%) Marketing
9 33 (1.26%) Advertising
10 31 (1.18%) Electronics
11 25 (0.95%) Legal
12 23 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.84%) Billing
14 20 (0.76%) Publishing
15 8 (0.31%) Back Office
15 8 (0.31%) Law
16 5 (0.19%) Local Government
16 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.19%) International Banking
16 5 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 646 (24.68%) Administrator
2 497 (18.98%) Systems Administrator
3 361 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 277 (10.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 260 (9.93%) Linux Engineer
6 220 (8.40%) Support Engineer
7 205 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
8 194 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 192 (7.33%) Architect
10 168 (6.42%) Developer
11 143 (5.46%) Analyst
12 136 (5.19%) DBA
13 124 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 108 (4.13%) Java Developer
15 92 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
16 81 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
17 77 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
18 69 (2.64%) Linux Support
19 68 (2.60%) Support Analyst
20 63 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (7.83%) Web Services
2 126 (4.81%) Middleware
3 123 (4.70%) LAMP
4 88 (3.36%) HTML
5 78 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
6 77 (2.94%) .NET
7 72 (2.75%) jQuery
8 68 (2.60%) XML
9 58 (2.22%) JSON
10 55 (2.10%) Servlets
11 50 (1.91%) SOAP
12 48 (1.83%) JSP
13 45 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
14 43 (1.64%) Ajax
15 42 (1.60%) CSS
16 40 (1.53%) CGI
17 38 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 37 (1.41%) HTML5
19 36 (1.38%) Spring
20 32 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 342 (13.06%) Data Centre
2 230 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 180 (6.88%) Clustering
4 143 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 113 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 64 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 62 (2.37%) Derivative
7 62 (2.37%) Statistics
8 53 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 53 (2.02%) EMC VNX
9 51 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
10 46 (1.76%) Equities
11 44 (1.68%) CLARiiON
12 42 (1.60%) Replication
13 38 (1.45%) HACMP
13 38 (1.45%) Public Cloud
14 37 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 30 (1.15%) Mathematics
16 26 (0.99%) HP Storage
17 25 (0.95%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2545 (97.21%) Linux
2 1152 (44.00%) Windows
3 694 (26.51%) UNIX
4 589 (22.50%) CentOS
5 452 (17.27%) Solaris
6 382 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 322 (12.30%) Ubuntu
8 268 (10.24%) Debian
9 252 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 224 (8.56%) AIX
11 196 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 106 (4.05%) SUSE
13 77 (2.94%) HPUX
14 75 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
15 72 (2.75%) Windows 7
16 53 (2.02%) Windows 8
17 49 (1.87%) Fedora
18 27 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 25 (0.95%) zOS
20 24 (0.92%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (22.15%) ITIL
2 437 (16.69%) DevOps
3 373 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
4 302 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 217 (8.29%) Load Balancing
6 209 (7.98%) E-Commerce
7 154 (5.88%) Open Source
8 149 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
9 148 (5.65%) Change Management
10 134 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 130 (4.97%) Mentoring
12 126 (4.81%) Project Management
13 113 (4.32%) Software Engineering
14 111 (4.24%) Service Delivery
15 103 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
16 100 (3.82%) Incident Management
17 93 (3.55%) Migration
18 91 (3.48%) Release Management
19 90 (3.44%) Service Management
20 76 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 612 (23.38%) Perl
2 589 (22.50%) Bash Shell
3 578 (22.08%) Python
4 519 (19.82%) Java
5 437 (16.69%) SQL
6 297 (11.34%) Shell Script
7 281 (10.73%) PHP
8 280 (10.70%) Ruby
9 205 (7.83%) PowerShell
10 122 (4.66%) JavaScript
11 73 (2.79%) Korn
12 67 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 65 (2.48%) C
14 47 (1.80%) C++
15 30 (1.15%) AWK
16 28 (1.07%) C#
17 24 (0.92%) Bourne shell
18 17 (0.65%) sed
18 17 (0.65%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 308 (11.76%) Degree
2 138 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 117 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 96 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
5 96 (3.67%) RHCE
6 89 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 84 (3.21%) SC Cleared
8 76 (2.90%) CCNA
9 72 (2.75%) MCSE
10 62 (2.37%) DV Cleared
11 51 (1.95%) CCNP
12 45 (1.72%) MCITP
13 38 (1.45%) RHCSA
14 35 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 31 (1.18%) ISEB
16 29 (1.11%) MCSA
17 28 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
18 23 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
19 22 (0.84%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.16%) SLA
2 78 (2.98%) QA
3 26 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.65%) COBIT
6 15 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 777 (29.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 333 (12.72%) Active Directory
3 250 (9.55%) vSphere
4 127 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 117 (4.47%) Oracle RAC
6 111 (4.24%) KVM
7 102 (3.90%) XenApp
8 99 (3.78%) NFS
9 86 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
10 85 (3.25%) vCloud
11 68 (2.60%) VMware ESX
12 61 (2.33%) Xen
13 58 (2.22%) iptables
14 54 (2.06%) Samba
15 47 (1.80%) Terminal Services
15 47 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 45 (1.72%) Varnish
17 39 (1.49%) Docker
18 37 (1.41%) VMware Server
18 37 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 720 (27.50%) Puppet
2 396 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
3 268 (10.24%) Nagios
4 152 (5.81%) Ansible
5 92 (3.51%) Data Guard
6 88 (3.36%) NetBackup
7 75 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 56 (2.14%) Tivoli
9 53 (2.02%) CFEngine
10 51 (1.95%) ZABBIX
10 51 (1.95%) SCCM
11 50 (1.91%) logstash
12 45 (1.72%) Zenoss
13 44 (1.68%) Salt
14 37 (1.41%) Vagrant
15 33 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
16 32 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
16 32 (1.22%) Graphite
17 29 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
17 29 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2009 (76.74%) Red Hat
2 1166 (44.54%) VMware
3 806 (30.79%) Oracle
4 497 (18.98%) Cisco
5 474 (18.11%) Microsoft
6 398 (15.20%) HP
7 242 (9.24%) IBM
8 239 (9.13%) Citrix
9 219 (8.37%) NetApp
10 156 (5.96%) EMC
11 132 (5.04%) Juniper
12 103 (3.93%) CheckPoint
13 99 (3.78%) Veritas
14 98 (3.74%) F5
15 92 (3.51%) Sun
16 90 (3.44%) Symantec
17 67 (2.56%) 3PAR
18 64 (2.44%) Brocade
19 61 (2.33%) Splunk
20 48 (1.83%) Google
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 7 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 15% shift allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: On-call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Limited
Salary: £50k per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: Yesterday