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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 247 220 222
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1325 1343 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.26% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 4.61% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1102 1253
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 £34,450 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
30616 29122 32697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.22% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25292 24837 27912
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 £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 30 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 30 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 -24 1236 £47,000 -1.05% 121
London -33 555 £52,500 +5.00% 55
South East +11 281 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Yorkshire -27 146 £40,000 -5.88% 9
City of London +2 142 £50,000 - 21
West Yorkshire -21 127 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leeds -18 117 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Berkshire +1 95 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East of England +2 94 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Surrey +13 91 £50,000 -12.28% 6
Scotland +10 64 £40,000 - 10
North West +7 64 £37,500 -9.63% 8
Hampshire -22 56 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Reading +5 53 £35,000 -30.00% 4
South West -13 51 £38,500 -6.09% 12
Manchester +36 50 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 35 £44,250 +5.35% 2
Cambridge +4 30 £43,500 +6.74% 1
Hertfordshire +4 29 £48,500 +40.57% 4
Edinburgh -9 29 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -20 25 £45,750 +18.83% 5
Essex +19 24 £50,000 -41.17% 4
Glasgow +5 22 £39,000 -3.10% 1
West Midlands -21 22 £44,000 +0.57% 2
Watford +5 19 £51,750 - 2
Slough 0 18 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Brentwood +9 15 £77,500 -8.82%
Bristol -1 15 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Wiltshire -1 15 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Northamptonshire -20 14 £49,000 +27.27% 2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 2584 (96.67%) Linux
2 2149 (80.40%) Red Hat
3 1248 (46.69%) Windows
4 976 (36.51%) VMware
5 884 (33.07%) UNIX
6 778 (29.11%) Oracle
7 771 (28.84%) Apache
8 738 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
9 734 (27.46%) Perl
10 614 (22.97%) CentOS
11 605 (22.63%) Finance
11 605 (22.63%) DNS
12 599 (22.41%) Bash Shell
13 598 (22.37%) Puppet
14 587 (21.96%) TCP/IP
15 580 (21.70%) MySQL
16 548 (20.50%) Java
17 547 (20.46%) SAN
18 535 (20.01%) Python
19 515 (19.27%) Cisco
20 491 (18.37%) Solaris
21 470 (17.58%) ITIL
22 446 (16.69%) Microsoft
23 440 (16.46%) Tomcat
24 407 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 386 (14.44%) SQL
26 382 (14.29%) PHP
27 368 (13.77%) HP
28 352 (13.17%) SQL Server
29 338 (12.64%) Shell Script

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 771 (28.84%) Apache
2 440 (16.46%) Tomcat
3 259 (9.69%) IIS
4 194 (7.26%) WebLogic
5 186 (6.96%) WebSphere
6 146 (5.46%) nginx
7 138 (5.16%) MS Exchange
8 67 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 66 (2.47%) OpenStack
10 48 (1.80%) SharePoint
11 36 (1.35%) Confluence
12 32 (1.20%) Drupal
13 29 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
14 28 (1.05%) CMS
15 24 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
16 22 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
16 22 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
17 20 (0.75%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 19 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 185 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.71%) MS Office
3 13 (0.49%) 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%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 33 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.90%) Temenos T24
4 20 (0.75%) 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 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.037%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.037%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 142 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.36%) SaaS
3 51 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.46%) IaaS
6 35 (1.31%) Amazon S3
7 34 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (0.90%) PaaS
9 22 (0.82%) Office 365
10 20 (0.75%) Basecamp
11 19 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (0.64%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.41%) GitHub
14 8 (0.30%) Joyent
15 7 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
15 7 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.22%) CloudFront
17 3 (0.11%) Heroku
17 3 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
18 1 (0.037%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 605 (22.63%) DNS
2 587 (21.96%) TCP/IP
3 547 (20.46%) SAN
4 316 (11.82%) Firewall
5 267 (9.99%) DHCP
6 262 (9.80%) LDAP
7 198 (7.41%) HTTP
8 176 (6.58%) SMTP
9 175 (6.55%) Internet
10 174 (6.51%) NAS
11 159 (5.95%) LAN
12 150 (5.61%) WAN
13 142 (5.31%) BGP
14 141 (5.27%) MPLS
15 136 (5.09%) VPN
16 129 (4.83%) Cisco IOS
17 124 (4.64%) SSL
18 121 (4.53%) OSPF
19 94 (3.52%) EIGRP
20 90 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (21.70%) MySQL
2 352 (13.17%) SQL Server
3 325 (12.16%) Oracle Database
4 169 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 147 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 117 (4.38%) RDBMS
7 105 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
8 95 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 70 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 63 (2.36%) DB2
11 58 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 54 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 41 (1.53%) NoSQL
14 39 (1.46%) Redis
15 35 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (0.86%) Hazelcast
19 21 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
20 20 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 183 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 163 (6.10%) Jenkins
3 108 (4.04%) JIRA
4 105 (3.93%) Subversion
5 70 (2.62%) Maven
6 52 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (1.50%) Hudson
8 34 (1.27%) Ant
9 19 (0.71%) Mercurial
10 16 (0.60%) JUnit
11 14 (0.52%) Selenium
12 13 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
12 13 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 10 (0.37%) Metasploit
14 10 (0.37%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.34%) Redmine
15 9 (0.34%) Gradle
16 8 (0.30%) FishEye
General
1 605 (22.63%) Finance
2 221 (8.27%) Banking
3 111 (4.15%) Retail
4 94 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 71 (2.66%) Games
6 38 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.35%) Legal
8 33 (1.23%) Marketing
9 30 (1.12%) Law
10 28 (1.05%) Front Office
11 23 (0.86%) Advertising
12 19 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.67%) Publishing
13 18 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 17 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (0.60%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.52%) French Language
17 9 (0.34%) Electronics
18 8 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 687 (25.70%) Administrator
2 553 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
3 421 (15.75%) Linux Administrator
4 342 (12.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 261 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
6 237 (8.87%) Analyst
7 211 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 158 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
9 149 (5.57%) Developer
10 143 (5.35%) Support Engineer
11 117 (4.38%) Applications Support
11 117 (4.38%) Architect
12 112 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
13 110 (4.12%) UNIX Administrator
14 105 (3.93%) Support Analyst
15 96 (3.59%) DBA
15 96 (3.59%) Team Leader
16 82 (3.07%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 82 (3.07%) UNIX Engineer
17 76 (2.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (7.18%) Middleware
2 184 (6.88%) LAMP
3 164 (6.14%) Web Services
4 148 (5.54%) HTML
5 135 (5.05%) XML
6 95 (3.55%) .NET
7 94 (3.52%) CSS
8 89 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 70 (2.62%) SOAP
10 58 (2.17%) J2EE
11 51 (1.91%) Spring
12 49 (1.83%) jQuery
13 42 (1.57%) JMS
14 40 (1.50%) XSLT
15 39 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
16 37 (1.38%) Servlets
17 35 (1.31%) DOM
18 32 (1.20%) XML Schema
18 32 (1.20%) JSON
19 30 (1.12%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 250 (9.35%) Clustering
2 171 (6.40%) Open Source
3 151 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 124 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 88 (3.29%) Replication
7 68 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 57 (2.13%) CLARiiON
9 49 (1.83%) Hedge funds
10 40 (1.50%) PKI
11 29 (1.08%) CMDB
12 26 (0.97%) HP StorageWorks
13 25 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (0.86%) SWIFT
14 23 (0.86%) Mathematics
14 23 (0.86%) Derivative
15 22 (0.82%) Statistics
16 21 (0.79%) Spread Betting
17 20 (0.75%) HACMP
18 19 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2584 (96.67%) Linux
2 1248 (46.69%) Windows
3 884 (33.07%) UNIX
4 614 (22.97%) CentOS
5 491 (18.37%) Solaris
6 407 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 294 (11.00%) Ubuntu
8 224 (8.38%) Debian
9 223 (8.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 223 (8.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 191 (7.15%) AIX
11 146 (5.46%) HPUX
12 139 (5.20%) SUSE
13 70 (2.62%) Fedora
14 52 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
15 45 (1.68%) Windows 7
16 43 (1.61%) Android
17 30 (1.12%) Windows XP
18 29 (1.08%) VMS
19 21 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (17.58%) ITIL
2 324 (12.12%) DevOps
3 286 (10.70%) E-Commerce
4 266 (9.95%) Load Balancing
5 248 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (7.97%) Configuration Management
7 167 (6.25%) Project Management
8 161 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
9 147 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 126 (4.71%) Problem Management
11 116 (4.34%) Mentoring
12 109 (4.08%) Software Engineering
13 103 (3.85%) Change Management
14 102 (3.82%) Service Delivery
14 102 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
15 95 (3.55%) Service Management
16 91 (3.40%) Incident Management
17 84 (3.14%) Migration
18 83 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
19 81 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 734 (27.46%) Perl
2 599 (22.41%) Bash Shell
3 548 (20.50%) Java
4 535 (20.01%) Python
5 386 (14.44%) SQL
6 382 (14.29%) PHP
7 338 (12.64%) Shell Script
8 303 (11.34%) Ruby
9 188 (7.03%) PowerShell
10 161 (6.02%) JavaScript
11 80 (2.99%) C
12 55 (2.06%) C++
13 51 (1.91%) Korn
14 50 (1.87%) PL/SQL
15 40 (1.50%) AWK
16 35 (1.31%) sed
17 34 (1.27%) C#
17 34 (1.27%) T-SQL
18 30 (1.12%) XPath
19 26 (0.97%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 213 (7.97%) Degree
2 164 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
3 144 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 113 (4.23%) RHCE
5 104 (3.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 102 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 96 (3.59%) MCSE
8 95 (3.55%) CCNP
9 85 (3.18%) CCNA
10 83 (3.11%) SC Cleared
11 61 (2.28%) DV Cleared
12 55 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (1.42%) MCSA
14 35 (1.31%) MCP
15 33 (1.23%) RHCA
16 31 (1.16%) CISSP
17 29 (1.08%) CCSE
18 26 (0.97%) MCITP
19 25 (0.94%) CCSA
20 24 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 119 (4.45%) SLA
3 90 (3.37%) QA
4 14 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.19%) DICOM
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) EMIR
8 3 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.037%) GPG13
9 1 (0.037%) BS7799
9 1 (0.037%) COBIT
System Software
1 738 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 331 (12.38%) Active Directory
3 243 (9.09%) vSphere
4 171 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
5 166 (6.21%) NFS
6 121 (4.53%) VMware ESX
7 106 (3.97%) XenApp
8 98 (3.67%) KVM
9 87 (3.25%) Xen
10 82 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
11 70 (2.62%) Hyper-V
12 65 (2.43%) Firmware
13 60 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
14 58 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 57 (2.13%) Postfix
15 57 (2.13%) Samba
15 57 (2.13%) UAG
16 54 (2.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 52 (1.95%) Varnish
18 50 (1.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 598 (22.37%) Puppet
2 266 (9.95%) Nagios
3 258 (9.65%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (3.70%) ZABBIX
5 96 (3.59%) NetBackup
6 85 (3.18%) EMC NetWorker
7 73 (2.73%) Cacti
8 70 (2.62%) Ansible
9 63 (2.36%) CFEngine
10 61 (2.28%) Tivoli
11 60 (2.24%) Data Guard
12 56 (2.10%) Salt
13 52 (1.95%) SCOM
14 48 (1.80%) Opsview
15 46 (1.72%) SCCM
16 41 (1.53%) Vagrant
17 34 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
17 34 (1.27%) OpenView
18 30 (1.12%) Control-M
19 29 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2149 (80.40%) Red Hat
2 976 (36.51%) VMware
3 778 (29.11%) Oracle
4 515 (19.27%) Cisco
5 446 (16.69%) Microsoft
6 368 (13.77%) HP
7 268 (10.03%) EMC
8 258 (9.65%) IBM
9 244 (9.13%) JBoss
10 235 (8.79%) Citrix
11 185 (6.92%) NetApp
12 138 (5.16%) Sun
13 118 (4.41%) Veritas
14 111 (4.15%) Symantec
15 103 (3.85%) CheckPoint
16 94 (3.52%) F5
17 80 (2.99%) Juniper
18 68 (2.54%) Dell
19 60 (2.24%) Brocade
20 55 (2.06%) 3PAR
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Groveland
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago