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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 252 263 253
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1317 1248 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.29% 1.19% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 4.34% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1001 922
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

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
26625 28746 28397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.14% 27.37% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22441 24161 23379
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +21 1240 £50,000 +5.26% 151
London +17 574 £55,000 - 59
South East -14 268 £45,000 - 37
Yorkshire +48 131 £50,000 +17.64% 11
West Yorkshire +45 91 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Berkshire -3 84 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Hampshire +55 73 £37,500 -18.91% 8
Leeds +29 69 £50,000 +17.64% 8
East Midlands +42 68 £42,506 -5.54% 7
City of London -3 66 £55,000 -5.57% 17
East of England +11 60 £37,500 -14.77% 5
North West +43 55 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Manchester +39 48 £35,000 -18.60% 5
West Midlands -15 44 £49,000 +28.10% 11
Scotland +13 42 £42,500 - 4
Surrey -32 40 £52,500 +0.96% 9
Maidenhead +24 34 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Essex +9 31 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West -58 29 £52,500 +28.83% 6
Basingstoke - 27 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 26 £47,250 +26.00% 8
Portsmouth +34 24 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Reading -33 24 £45,000 -7.69% 6
Edinburgh +18 22 £42,750 -7.56% 1
Oxford +2 22 £47,000 -1.05% 4
South Yorkshire +16 21 £52,500 +44.82% 2
Northamptonshire +4 21 £37,500 -23.46%
Northampton +4 21 £37,500 -23.46%
Sheffield +17 20 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Derby - 18 £42,506 - 1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2346 (95.56%) Linux
2 1751 (71.32%) Red Hat
3 966 (39.35%) VMware
4 965 (39.31%) Windows
5 812 (33.08%) Puppet
6 728 (29.65%) Oracle
7 712 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 706 (28.76%) CentOS
9 692 (28.19%) Bash Shell
10 633 (25.78%) Python
11 626 (25.50%) Apache
12 619 (25.21%) Unix
13 605 (24.64%) Perl
14 598 (24.36%) MySQL
15 504 (20.53%) Amazon AWS
16 495 (20.16%) DevOps
17 489 (19.92%) SQL
18 484 (19.71%) Windows Server
19 461 (18.78%) Java
20 444 (18.09%) Finance
21 440 (17.92%) ITIL
22 438 (17.84%) Microsoft
23 428 (17.43%) Configuration Management
23 428 (17.43%) Firewall
24 426 (17.35%) Opscode Chef
25 421 (17.15%) LAMP
26 377 (15.36%) SQL Server
27 373 (15.19%) DNS
28 367 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
29 357 (14.54%) Tomcat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 626 (25.50%) Apache
2 357 (14.54%) Tomcat
3 168 (6.84%) JBoss
4 159 (6.48%) OpenStack
5 144 (5.87%) IIS
6 135 (5.50%) WebSphere
7 114 (4.64%) nginx
8 102 (4.15%) MS Exchange
9 73 (2.97%) WebLogic
10 65 (2.65%) Confluence
11 55 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 52 (2.12%) CloudStack
13 45 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
14 38 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 33 (1.34%) Moodle
16 32 (1.30%) SharePoint
17 29 (1.18%) Skype for Business
18 24 (0.98%) Drupal
18 24 (0.98%) Node.js
19 23 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 172 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.63%) MS Office
3 23 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 10 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 6 (0.24%) Magento
8 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.12%) Primavera
10 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.081%) Documaker
11 2 (0.081%) FastStats
12 1 (0.041%) ION MarketView
12 1 (0.041%) JDE World
12 1 (0.041%) MetaTrader
12 1 (0.041%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.041%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 504 (20.53%) Amazon AWS
2 141 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (3.75%) IaaS
4 73 (2.97%) SaaS
5 57 (2.32%) GitHub
6 55 (2.24%) PaaS
7 51 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 47 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 34 (1.38%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.90%) Office 365
12 20 (0.81%) Google Apps
12 20 (0.81%) IBM PureFlex
13 19 (0.77%) OpenShift
14 18 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.41%) Joyent
16 6 (0.24%) CloudBees
16 6 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
17 5 (0.20%) Linode
18 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 428 (17.43%) Firewall
2 373 (15.19%) DNS
3 328 (13.36%) SAN
4 289 (11.77%) TCP/IP
5 162 (6.60%) DHCP
6 161 (6.56%) LDAP
7 158 (6.44%) LAN
8 154 (6.27%) WAN
9 138 (5.62%) NAS
10 113 (4.60%) Internet
11 104 (4.24%) VPN
12 88 (3.58%) SSL
13 81 (3.30%) SSH
14 80 (3.26%) HTTP
15 75 (3.05%) VLAN
16 67 (2.73%) iSCSI
17 50 (2.04%) Network Security
18 45 (1.83%) SMTP
19 37 (1.51%) MPLS
20 36 (1.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (24.36%) MySQL
2 377 (15.36%) SQL Server
3 228 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 168 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 128 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 93 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 89 (3.63%) Redis
9 77 (3.14%) NoSQL
10 70 (2.85%) Big Data
11 65 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 64 (2.61%) RDBMS
13 52 (2.12%) Hadoop
14 49 (2.00%) DB2
15 43 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 38 (1.55%) Informix
17 35 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 313 (12.75%) Jenkins
2 305 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 151 (6.15%) Subversion
4 108 (4.40%) JIRA
5 90 (3.67%) Maven
6 52 (2.12%) Vagrant
7 48 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 28 (1.14%) PHPUnit
8 28 (1.14%) Selenium
9 27 (1.10%) Ant
10 26 (1.06%) Hudson
11 21 (0.86%) Gradle
11 21 (0.86%) JUnit
12 20 (0.81%) Visual Studio
13 15 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 12 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.45%) FishEye
16 11 (0.45%) Metasploit
17 10 (0.41%) Mocha
General
1 444 (18.09%) Finance
2 154 (6.27%) Banking
3 105 (4.28%) Retail
4 93 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.61%) Games
6 53 (2.16%) Marketing
7 32 (1.30%) Law
7 32 (1.30%) Publishing
8 29 (1.18%) Back Office
9 23 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 23 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.90%) Electronics
11 20 (0.81%) Legal
12 17 (0.69%) Online Betting
13 14 (0.57%) Advertising
14 13 (0.53%) French Language
14 13 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.37%) International Banking
16 6 (0.24%) Military
17 5 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 620 (25.25%) Administrator
2 546 (22.24%) Linux Engineer
3 422 (17.19%) Linux Administrator
4 421 (17.15%) Systems Administrator
5 327 (13.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 280 (11.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 227 (9.25%) Systems Engineer
8 197 (8.02%) Developer
9 186 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 184 (7.49%) Analyst
11 179 (7.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 167 (6.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 148 (6.03%) Architect
14 136 (5.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 126 (5.13%) Support Engineer
16 116 (4.73%) Linux Support
17 102 (4.15%) DBA
18 94 (3.83%) Unix Administrator
19 84 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
20 80 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (17.15%) LAMP
2 254 (10.35%) Web Services
3 144 (5.87%) Middleware
4 112 (4.56%) CSS
5 105 (4.28%) .NET
6 94 (3.83%) HTML
7 93 (3.79%) jQuery
8 91 (3.71%) XML
9 90 (3.67%) SOAP
10 81 (3.30%) JSON
11 75 (3.05%) Ajax
12 66 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
13 65 (2.65%) LEMP Stack
14 53 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
15 45 (1.83%) J2EE
16 44 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
17 40 (1.63%) Memcached
18 39 (1.59%) REST
18 39 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
19 29 (1.18%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 314 (12.79%) Data Centre
2 178 (7.25%) Clustering
3 148 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 115 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 65 (2.65%) Replication
7 59 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 52 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 48 (1.96%) Hedge funds
10 47 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 47 (1.91%) Statistics
11 44 (1.79%) Derivative
12 43 (1.75%) Private Cloud
13 41 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.51%) User Experience
15 33 (1.34%) e-Learning
15 33 (1.34%) VLE
16 32 (1.30%) Learning Management System
17 30 (1.22%) HP Storage
18 29 (1.18%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2346 (95.56%) Linux
2 965 (39.31%) Windows
3 706 (28.76%) CentOS
4 619 (25.21%) Unix
5 484 (19.71%) Windows Server
6 314 (12.79%) Solaris
7 290 (11.81%) Ubuntu
8 264 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 237 (9.65%) Debian
10 189 (7.70%) AIX
11 174 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 153 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (3.63%) SUSE
14 52 (2.12%) HPUX
15 43 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
16 42 (1.71%) Fedora
17 33 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
17 33 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 26 (1.06%) Mac OS X
19 19 (0.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (20.16%) DevOps
2 440 (17.92%) ITIL
3 428 (17.43%) Configuration Management
4 367 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
5 271 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
6 237 (9.65%) High Availability
7 222 (9.04%) Open Source
8 167 (6.80%) Load Balancing
9 166 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 156 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
11 155 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 152 (6.19%) Project Management
13 110 (4.48%) Scrum
14 109 (4.44%) Change Management
15 98 (3.99%) Mentoring
16 89 (3.63%) Incident Management
17 88 (3.58%) Service Management
18 87 (3.54%) Migration
19 85 (3.46%) PRINCE2
20 76 (3.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 692 (28.19%) Bash Shell
2 633 (25.78%) Python
3 605 (24.64%) Perl
4 489 (19.92%) SQL
5 461 (18.78%) Java
6 354 (14.42%) Ruby
7 332 (13.52%) PHP
8 287 (11.69%) Shell Script
9 195 (7.94%) JavaScript
10 179 (7.29%) PowerShell
11 105 (4.28%) C
12 66 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 56 (2.28%) C++
14 52 (2.12%) C#
15 39 (1.59%) Korn
16 31 (1.26%) Scala
17 28 (1.14%) AWK
18 26 (1.06%) sed
19 14 (0.57%) T-SQL
20 12 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 219 (8.92%) Degree
2 162 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 140 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (4.24%) RHCE
5 94 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 87 (3.54%) CCNA
7 80 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 75 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 71 (2.89%) CCNP
10 56 (2.28%) RHCSA
11 52 (2.12%) MCSE
12 51 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 44 (1.79%) CISSP
14 38 (1.55%) DV Cleared
15 32 (1.30%) RHCT
16 29 (1.18%) CCIE
16 29 (1.18%) CCSP
17 28 (1.14%) CCDE
18 25 (1.02%) MCITP
19 22 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.26%) SLA
2 53 (2.16%) QA
3 23 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.24%) COBIT
7 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.081%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.041%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.041%) GPG13
10 1 (0.041%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.041%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 712 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 315 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 263 (10.71%) vSphere
4 145 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 139 (5.66%) KVM
6 121 (4.93%) Docker
7 105 (4.28%) NFS
8 103 (4.20%) Xen
9 93 (3.79%) VMware ESX
10 64 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
11 61 (2.48%) Varnish
12 60 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
13 49 (2.00%) XenApp
14 42 (1.71%) Squid
15 35 (1.43%) vCloud
16 29 (1.18%) Postfix
17 27 (1.10%) GPFS
17 27 (1.10%) XenServer
18 26 (1.06%) LXC
19 25 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 812 (33.08%) Puppet
2 426 (17.35%) Opscode Chef
3 321 (13.08%) Ansible
4 251 (10.22%) Nagios
5 104 (4.24%) Salt
6 98 (3.99%) ZABBIX
7 81 (3.30%) NetBackup
8 77 (3.14%) CFEngine
9 67 (2.73%) Zenoss
10 66 (2.69%) Graphite
11 60 (2.44%) SCCM
12 57 (2.32%) Tivoli
13 56 (2.28%) Red Hat Satellite
14 54 (2.20%) Cacti
15 48 (1.96%) Opsview
16 43 (1.75%) Data Guard
17 39 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
18 36 (1.47%) FortiGate
18 36 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
19 35 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 1751 (71.32%) Red Hat
2 966 (39.35%) VMware
3 728 (29.65%) Oracle
4 438 (17.84%) Microsoft
5 341 (13.89%) Cisco
6 314 (12.79%) HP
7 245 (9.98%) IBM
8 230 (9.37%) NetApp
9 149 (6.07%) Citrix
10 128 (5.21%) Symantec
11 116 (4.73%) F5
12 115 (4.68%) EMC
13 76 (3.10%) Veritas
14 71 (2.89%) SAP
15 67 (2.73%) Juniper
16 63 (2.57%) Sun
17 61 (2.48%) Dell
18 59 (2.40%) 3PAR
19 54 (2.20%) CheckPoint
19 54 (2.20%) Splunk
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + On Call + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Highams Recruitment
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 44k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago