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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 253 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1273 1395 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.27% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.14% 4.66% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1131 1231
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%

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
30780 29937 32355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.34% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25745 24877 27944
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 1187 £47,500 -0.52% 110
London -1 626 £52,500 -4.54% 42
South East +5 234 £45,000 -5.26% 24
City of London +31 137 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Yorkshire -84 104 £42,000 +5.00% 10
Berkshire -4 72 £48,000 +6.66% 4
West Yorkshire -85 71 £42,500 - 6
South West +34 66 £37,500 -8.53% 18
Surrey +25 66 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England +3 63 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Leeds -79 54 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Scotland -3 52 £38,000 -24.00% 3
North West -18 43 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Essex +26 40 £50,000 -6.10%
Hampshire -43 37 £45,000 -6.25% 9
Reading +1 36 £53,500 +44.59% 2
Manchester +4 29 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Brentwood 0 26 £45,000 -47.05%
West Midlands -20 26 £38,000 -10.58% 4
West Sussex - 24 £27,000 - 1
Crawley - 24 £22,750 - 1
East Midlands +17 23 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Wiltshire +10 21 £40,000 +17.64% 8
Bristol +20 18 £25,000 - 1
South Wales +22 17 £37,500 -9.09% 4
Wales +19 17 £37,500 -9.09% 4
Edinburgh -8 17 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -13 17 £30,000 -23.56% 3
Kent +7 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Sheffield -1 16 £31,750 -17.53% 2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2520 (96.37%) Linux
2 2034 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 1158 (44.28%) Windows
4 1018 (38.93%) VMware
5 861 (32.93%) UNIX
6 738 (28.22%) Oracle
7 732 (27.99%) Apache
8 730 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 724 (27.69%) Perl
10 666 (25.47%) CentOS
11 649 (24.82%) Puppet
12 616 (23.56%) MySQL
13 585 (22.37%) Bash Shell
14 579 (22.14%) Finance
15 576 (22.03%) SAN
16 561 (21.45%) Python
17 556 (21.26%) DNS
18 522 (19.96%) Java
19 520 (19.89%) Solaris
20 518 (19.81%) TCP/IP
21 468 (17.90%) Cisco
21 468 (17.90%) Tomcat
22 426 (16.29%) Microsoft
23 424 (16.21%) PHP
24 415 (15.87%) ITIL
25 397 (15.18%) SQL
26 391 (14.95%) Shell Script
27 381 (14.57%) HP
28 362 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
29 360 (13.77%) SQL Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 732 (27.99%) Apache
2 468 (17.90%) Tomcat
3 208 (7.95%) JBoss
4 202 (7.72%) IIS
5 184 (7.04%) WebSphere
6 178 (6.81%) nginx
7 158 (6.04%) WebLogic
8 132 (5.05%) MS Exchange
9 81 (3.10%) OpenStack
10 65 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
11 41 (1.57%) Confluence
12 38 (1.45%) Apache Solr
12 38 (1.45%) CMS
13 32 (1.22%) Node.js
14 31 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (1.19%) SharePoint
15 21 (0.80%) Lync
15 21 (0.80%) Moodle
16 20 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 19 (0.73%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 159 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.19%) MS Office
3 9 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.076%) Stata
6 2 (0.076%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.038%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.038%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.69%) Magento
3 13 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.46%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.31%) RMDS
6 7 (0.27%) RiskWrite
7 6 (0.23%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.15%) AWD
10 2 (0.076%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.038%) SAP xMII
11 1 (0.038%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.038%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 152 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.60%) SaaS
3 50 (1.91%) PaaS
4 48 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (1.84%) IaaS
5 42 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 31 (1.19%) Office 365
9 21 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
10 18 (0.69%) Google Apps
11 17 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
12 12 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
12 12 (0.46%) GitHub
13 11 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.34%) Basecamp
15 8 (0.31%) SoftLayer
16 7 (0.27%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (0.15%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 576 (22.03%) SAN
2 556 (21.26%) DNS
3 518 (19.81%) TCP/IP
4 285 (10.90%) Firewall
5 232 (8.87%) DHCP
6 209 (7.99%) LDAP
7 169 (6.46%) NAS
8 168 (6.42%) Internet
9 159 (6.08%) HTTP
10 158 (6.04%) LAN
11 126 (4.82%) WAN
12 123 (4.70%) VPN
13 111 (4.24%) SMTP
14 106 (4.05%) SSL
15 101 (3.86%) BGP
16 94 (3.59%) MPLS
17 86 (3.29%) FTP
18 85 (3.25%) OSPF
19 80 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
20 77 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (23.56%) MySQL
2 360 (13.77%) SQL Server
3 268 (10.25%) Oracle Database
4 161 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 129 (4.93%) RDBMS
6 122 (4.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 98 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 95 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 64 (2.45%) Redis
11 58 (2.22%) DB2
12 54 (2.07%) Hadoop
13 47 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 45 (1.72%) NoSQL
15 44 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 32 (1.22%) Big Data
17 30 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
18 29 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 24 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
20 20 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 247 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 167 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 133 (5.09%) Subversion
4 92 (3.52%) JIRA
5 87 (3.33%) Maven
6 47 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 31 (1.19%) Ant
9 25 (0.96%) JUnit
10 24 (0.92%) Hudson
11 18 (0.69%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.57%) Selenium
13 11 (0.42%) Visual Studio
14 10 (0.38%) PHPUnit
14 10 (0.38%) Behat
15 7 (0.27%) Liquibase
15 7 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.23%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.23%) GitLab
16 6 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 579 (22.14%) Finance
2 201 (7.69%) Banking
3 111 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 92 (3.52%) Retail
5 80 (3.06%) Games
6 39 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.38%) Publishing
8 35 (1.34%) Marketing
9 32 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.07%) Front Office
10 28 (1.07%) Advertising
11 27 (1.03%) Law
12 22 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.76%) Legal
14 18 (0.69%) Multimedia
15 14 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.31%) Billing
17 8 (0.31%) French Language
18 7 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 723 (27.65%) Administrator
2 589 (22.52%) Systems Administrator
3 472 (18.05%) Linux Administrator
4 394 (15.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 251 (9.60%) Linux Engineer
6 235 (8.99%) Analyst
7 210 (8.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 181 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
9 165 (6.31%) Developer
10 143 (5.47%) Architect
11 134 (5.12%) Support Engineer
12 131 (5.01%) Support Analyst
13 129 (4.93%) UNIX Administrator
14 124 (4.74%) UNIX Engineer
15 106 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
16 93 (3.56%) DBA
17 88 (3.37%) Applications Support
17 88 (3.37%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 84 (3.21%) Java Developer
19 72 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (7.11%) Web Services
2 172 (6.58%) LAMP
3 148 (5.66%) HTML
4 129 (4.93%) .NET
5 123 (4.70%) XML
6 120 (4.59%) Middleware
7 96 (3.67%) CSS
8 90 (3.44%) WebSphere MQ
9 63 (2.41%) Spring
10 62 (2.37%) SOAP
11 58 (2.22%) J2EE
11 58 (2.22%) jQuery
12 56 (2.14%) JSON
13 48 (1.84%) XSLT
14 47 (1.80%) ASP.NET
14 47 (1.80%) Memcached
15 46 (1.76%) Servlets
16 44 (1.68%) Ajax
17 43 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
18 42 (1.61%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 258 (9.87%) Clustering
2 183 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (5.89%) Open Source
4 139 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 91 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.56%) Replication
7 58 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 54 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
9 48 (1.84%) Derivative
10 44 (1.68%) CLARiiON
11 35 (1.34%) Mathematics
12 33 (1.26%) HACMP
13 27 (1.03%) FlexPod
14 24 (0.92%) PKI
15 23 (0.88%) Equities
15 23 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 21 (0.80%) VLE
17 21 (0.80%) E-Learning
18 18 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2520 (96.37%) Linux
2 1158 (44.28%) Windows
3 861 (32.93%) UNIX
4 666 (25.47%) CentOS
5 520 (19.89%) Solaris
6 362 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 250 (9.56%) Ubuntu
8 218 (8.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 218 (8.34%) AIX
9 187 (7.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 173 (6.62%) Debian
11 135 (5.16%) SUSE
12 121 (4.63%) HPUX
13 65 (2.49%) Fedora
14 59 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
15 51 (1.95%) Windows 7
16 35 (1.34%) Android
17 34 (1.30%) VMS
18 31 (1.19%) Mac OS X
19 28 (1.07%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (15.87%) ITIL
2 332 (12.70%) DevOps
3 286 (10.94%) E-Commerce
4 259 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (9.10%) Configuration Management
6 212 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 169 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
8 162 (6.20%) Project Management
9 145 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 121 (4.63%) Mentoring
11 120 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
12 105 (4.02%) Software Engineering
13 102 (3.90%) Service Management
14 95 (3.63%) Change Management
15 93 (3.56%) Problem Management
16 89 (3.40%) Incident Management
17 84 (3.21%) Migration
18 81 (3.10%) Scrum
19 79 (3.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 724 (27.69%) Perl
2 585 (22.37%) Bash Shell
3 561 (21.45%) Python
4 522 (19.96%) Java
5 424 (16.21%) PHP
6 397 (15.18%) SQL
7 391 (14.95%) Shell Script
8 276 (10.55%) Ruby
9 179 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 177 (6.77%) JavaScript
11 64 (2.45%) C
12 63 (2.41%) Korn
13 55 (2.10%) PL/SQL
14 52 (1.99%) C++
15 43 (1.64%) AWK
16 42 (1.61%) sed
17 38 (1.45%) T-SQL
18 28 (1.07%) PHP5
19 27 (1.03%) XPath
19 27 (1.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 221 (8.45%) Degree
2 127 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (4.55%) RHCE
3 119 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 83 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 69 (2.64%) CCNA
6 66 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 54 (2.07%) CCNP
8 51 (1.95%) RHCSA
9 49 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (1.80%) DV Cleared
11 44 (1.68%) MCSE
11 44 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
13 32 (1.22%) OCP
14 21 (0.80%) RHCA
15 20 (0.76%) MCSA
15 20 (0.76%) MCP
16 19 (0.73%) LPIC
16 19 (0.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.48%) SLA
2 79 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 74 (2.83%) QA
4 17 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.19%) DICOM
6 5 (0.19%) EMIR
6 5 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.038%) BS7799
9 1 (0.038%) HIPAA
System Software
1 730 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 318 (12.16%) Active Directory
3 288 (11.01%) vSphere
4 171 (6.54%) NFS
5 119 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 108 (4.13%) VMware ESX
7 107 (4.09%) XenApp
8 100 (3.82%) Hyper-V
9 85 (3.25%) KVM
10 79 (3.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 75 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
12 71 (2.72%) Firmware
13 69 (2.64%) vCloud
14 65 (2.49%) Varnish
14 65 (2.49%) Xen
15 55 (2.10%) Samba
16 51 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
17 42 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 39 (1.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 39 (1.49%) UAG
Systems Management
1 649 (24.82%) Puppet
2 298 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
3 261 (9.98%) Nagios
4 138 (5.28%) NetBackup
5 111 (4.24%) ZABBIX
6 83 (3.17%) Ansible
7 61 (2.33%) Cacti
8 55 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
8 55 (2.10%) Tivoli
9 49 (1.87%) Data Guard
9 49 (1.87%) Salt
10 48 (1.84%) CFEngine
11 47 (1.80%) SCCM
12 39 (1.49%) Opsview
13 36 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
14 34 (1.30%) Vagrant
14 34 (1.30%) SCOM
14 34 (1.30%) OpenView
15 31 (1.19%) Legato
15 31 (1.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2034 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 1018 (38.93%) VMware
3 738 (28.22%) Oracle
4 468 (17.90%) Cisco
5 426 (16.29%) Microsoft
6 381 (14.57%) HP
7 313 (11.97%) IBM
8 248 (9.48%) EMC
9 222 (8.49%) Citrix
10 210 (8.03%) NetApp
11 169 (6.46%) Veritas
12 162 (6.20%) Sun
13 139 (5.32%) Symantec
14 101 (3.86%) Juniper
15 77 (2.94%) Dell
16 74 (2.83%) Brocade
17 70 (2.68%) F5
18 53 (2.03%) CheckPoint
19 52 (1.99%) BMC
20 49 (1.87%) 3PAR
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - Man Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum + 5% on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 48000 + bonus + excleent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31805.72 - £35781.44 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
learndirect
Posted: 4 days ago