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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 241 233 224
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1313 1320 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.15% 1.22% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.28% 4.48% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1099 1241
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
30649 29466 32389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.24% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25341 25132 27673
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -13 1215 £47,500 +0.36% 130
London -6 582 £50,000 - 56
South East +17 264 £45,000 -5.26% 36
City of London +5 141 £51,250 +2.50% 15
Yorkshire -41 132 £39,250 -1.87% 11
West Yorkshire -15 117 £40,000 - 10
Leeds -25 107 £39,250 -1.87% 7
Surrey +34 93 £50,000 -13.04% 10
Berkshire +17 86 £45,000 - 9
East of England -12 81 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Scotland +18 67 £39,250 -4.25% 3
South West +6 58 £38,000 -7.31% 5
Hampshire -12 54 £42,500 -6.59% 9
North West -18 52 £42,500 +2.40% 12
Reading -5 49 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Manchester +5 37 £37,500 -18.91% 6
Edinburgh -9 32 £45,000 +5.88%
Essex +12 27 £55,000 -35.29% 1
Hertfordshire +3 24 £51,750 +26.99% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 24 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Glasgow +11 21 £39,000 -14.28% 3
East Midlands -26 21 £49,000 +22.50% 1
West Midlands -35 21 £42,500 - 6
Brentwood +7 19 £77,500 -8.82%
Cambridge +2 19 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bristol +14 18 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wiltshire +9 17 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Slough 0 17 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Watford +2 16 £55,000 - 2
Wales +14 15 £37,500 +19.04% 2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2589 (96.82%) Linux
2 2124 (79.43%) Red Hat
3 1240 (46.37%) Windows
4 993 (37.14%) VMware
5 894 (33.43%) UNIX
6 780 (29.17%) Oracle
7 773 (28.91%) Apache
8 747 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 720 (26.93%) Perl
10 633 (23.67%) CentOS
11 611 (22.85%) Puppet
12 601 (22.48%) Finance
13 591 (22.10%) Bash Shell
14 587 (21.95%) TCP/IP
15 584 (21.84%) MySQL
16 577 (21.58%) DNS
17 562 (21.02%) Java
18 532 (19.90%) SAN
19 530 (19.82%) Python
20 506 (18.92%) Cisco
21 494 (18.47%) Solaris
22 490 (18.32%) ITIL
23 463 (17.31%) Microsoft
24 455 (17.02%) Tomcat
25 403 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
26 393 (14.70%) SQL
27 375 (14.02%) PHP
28 369 (13.80%) SQL Server
29 355 (13.28%) HP
30 348 (13.01%) Shell Script

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 773 (28.91%) Apache
2 455 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 249 (9.31%) IIS
4 247 (9.24%) JBoss
5 188 (7.03%) WebLogic
6 184 (6.88%) WebSphere
7 153 (5.72%) nginx
8 142 (5.31%) MS Exchange
9 76 (2.84%) OpenStack
10 69 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 45 (1.68%) SharePoint
12 40 (1.50%) Confluence
13 31 (1.16%) CMS
14 26 (0.97%) Drupal
15 25 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.82%) WordPress
17 21 (0.79%) Apache Solr
17 21 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
17 21 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
18 20 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 187 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.90%) MS Office
3 13 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) MS Project
7 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.075%) Stata
8 2 (0.075%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.037%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 36 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 32 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.86%) Temenos T24
4 17 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.49%) Magento
7 10 (0.37%) RMDS
8 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.19%) RiskWrite
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.15%) AWD
10 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.075%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.037%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.037%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 151 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (2.73%) SaaS
3 52 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 47 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 43 (1.61%) IaaS
6 36 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 36 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (0.97%) PaaS
7 26 (0.97%) Office 365
8 21 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (0.71%) Google Apps
10 18 (0.67%) Basecamp
11 14 (0.52%) GitHub
12 8 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
14 5 (0.19%) Joyent
14 5 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.11%) Heroku
16 1 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 587 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 577 (21.58%) DNS
3 532 (19.90%) SAN
4 313 (11.71%) Firewall
5 264 (9.87%) DHCP
6 240 (8.98%) LDAP
7 195 (7.29%) HTTP
8 176 (6.58%) Internet
9 164 (6.13%) NAS
10 162 (6.06%) LAN
11 160 (5.98%) SMTP
12 149 (5.57%) WAN
13 137 (5.12%) VPN
14 136 (5.09%) MPLS
14 136 (5.09%) BGP
15 132 (4.94%) SSL
16 119 (4.45%) Cisco IOS
17 113 (4.23%) OSPF
18 94 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
19 89 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 584 (21.84%) MySQL
2 369 (13.80%) SQL Server
3 315 (11.78%) Oracle Database
4 166 (6.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 151 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 128 (4.79%) RDBMS
7 98 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 92 (3.44%) MongoDB
9 63 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 61 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 61 (2.28%) DB2
11 57 (2.13%) Hadoop
12 44 (1.65%) Redis
13 42 (1.57%) NoSQL
14 38 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (0.86%) Hazelcast
16 23 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 195 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 171 (6.39%) Jenkins
3 110 (4.11%) JIRA
3 110 (4.11%) Subversion
4 76 (2.84%) Maven
5 56 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 36 (1.35%) Hudson
7 29 (1.08%) Ant
8 26 (0.97%) Mercurial
9 23 (0.86%) JUnit
10 17 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 16 (0.60%) Selenium
12 13 (0.49%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 11 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
15 9 (0.34%) Gradle
15 9 (0.34%) Redmine
16 8 (0.30%) FishEye
16 8 (0.30%) Metasploit
17 6 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 601 (22.48%) Finance
2 210 (7.85%) Banking
3 104 (3.89%) Retail
4 97 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 66 (2.47%) Games
6 35 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.20%) Marketing
7 32 (1.20%) Legal
8 31 (1.16%) Law
9 29 (1.08%) Front Office
10 22 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 21 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.75%) Advertising
12 20 (0.75%) Publishing
13 17 (0.64%) Multimedia
14 16 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.56%) French Language
16 14 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.37%) Electronics
18 8 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 705 (26.36%) Administrator
2 570 (21.32%) Systems Administrator
3 445 (16.64%) Linux Administrator
4 366 (13.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 252 (9.42%) Linux Engineer
6 235 (8.79%) Analyst
7 220 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 160 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
9 158 (5.91%) Developer
10 138 (5.16%) Support Engineer
11 126 (4.71%) Architect
12 117 (4.38%) Applications Support
13 113 (4.23%) Support Analyst
14 112 (4.19%) UNIX Administrator
15 107 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
16 97 (3.63%) DBA
17 95 (3.55%) UNIX Engineer
18 82 (3.07%) Team Leader
19 80 (2.99%) Java Developer
20 75 (2.80%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (6.66%) LAMP
2 176 (6.58%) Web Services
3 174 (6.51%) Middleware
4 152 (5.68%) HTML
5 133 (4.97%) XML
6 104 (3.89%) .NET
7 96 (3.59%) CSS
8 88 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
9 68 (2.54%) SOAP
10 64 (2.39%) Spring
11 61 (2.28%) J2EE
12 51 (1.91%) jQuery
13 44 (1.65%) Servlets
13 44 (1.65%) XSLT
14 43 (1.61%) JSON
15 41 (1.53%) JMS
16 37 (1.38%) ASP.NET
16 37 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
17 36 (1.35%) DOM
18 32 (1.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 247 (9.24%) Clustering
2 163 (6.10%) Open Source
3 162 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 149 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.66%) Replication
7 62 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 57 (2.13%) CLARiiON
9 50 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 40 (1.50%) PKI
11 30 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 29 (1.08%) Derivative
13 28 (1.05%) CMDB
14 24 (0.90%) Spread Betting
14 24 (0.90%) Statistics
15 21 (0.79%) HACMP
15 21 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (0.75%) SWIFT
16 20 (0.75%) Equities
16 20 (0.75%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 2589 (96.82%) Linux
2 1240 (46.37%) Windows
3 894 (33.43%) UNIX
4 633 (23.67%) CentOS
5 494 (18.47%) Solaris
6 403 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 282 (10.55%) Ubuntu
8 227 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 222 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 218 (8.15%) Debian
11 191 (7.14%) AIX
12 139 (5.20%) HPUX
13 123 (4.60%) SUSE
14 74 (2.77%) Fedora
15 53 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
16 46 (1.72%) Windows 7
17 40 (1.50%) Android
18 32 (1.20%) VMS
19 27 (1.01%) Windows XP
20 22 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (18.32%) ITIL
2 318 (11.89%) DevOps
3 286 (10.70%) E-Commerce
4 253 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 247 (9.24%) Load Balancing
6 226 (8.45%) Configuration Management
7 164 (6.13%) Project Management
8 154 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
9 127 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 120 (4.49%) Problem Management
11 118 (4.41%) Software Engineering
12 115 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
13 112 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 94 (3.52%) Service Delivery
15 93 (3.48%) Change Management
15 93 (3.48%) Service Management
16 91 (3.40%) Incident Management
17 90 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
18 79 (2.95%) Migration
19 77 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 720 (26.93%) Perl
2 591 (22.10%) Bash Shell
3 562 (21.02%) Java
4 530 (19.82%) Python
5 393 (14.70%) SQL
6 375 (14.02%) PHP
7 348 (13.01%) Shell Script
8 295 (11.03%) Ruby
9 185 (6.92%) PowerShell
10 164 (6.13%) JavaScript
11 76 (2.84%) C
12 56 (2.09%) Korn
13 54 (2.02%) C++
14 53 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 43 (1.61%) AWK
16 42 (1.57%) sed
17 36 (1.35%) T-SQL
18 33 (1.23%) C#
19 30 (1.12%) XPath
20 26 (0.97%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 211 (7.89%) Degree
2 154 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
3 143 (5.35%) Security Cleared
4 109 (4.08%) RHCE
5 91 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 86 (3.22%) SC Cleared
7 84 (3.14%) CCNP
8 82 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (2.84%) CCNA
9 76 (2.84%) MCSE
10 60 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 57 (2.13%) DV Cleared
12 30 (1.12%) MCSA
12 30 (1.12%) MCP
13 26 (0.97%) RHCA
14 25 (0.93%) MCITP
15 23 (0.86%) CISSP
16 19 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
16 19 (0.71%) CCSE
17 18 (0.67%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 109 (4.08%) SLA
3 89 (3.33%) QA
4 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.19%) DICOM
6 5 (0.19%) EMIR
6 5 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.037%) BS7799
8 1 (0.037%) COBIT
8 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
System Software
1 747 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 337 (12.60%) Active Directory
3 256 (9.57%) vSphere
4 162 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 153 (5.72%) NFS
6 118 (4.41%) VMware ESX
7 109 (4.08%) XenApp
8 103 (3.85%) KVM
9 86 (3.22%) Xen
10 80 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
11 73 (2.73%) Hyper-V
12 62 (2.32%) Oracle RMAN
12 62 (2.32%) Firmware
13 59 (2.21%) Samba
13 59 (2.21%) vCloud
14 58 (2.17%) UAG
15 55 (2.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 54 (2.02%) Varnish
17 52 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 52 (1.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 611 (22.85%) Puppet
2 262 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 248 (9.27%) Nagios
4 98 (3.66%) NetBackup
5 93 (3.48%) ZABBIX
6 82 (3.07%) EMC NetWorker
7 79 (2.95%) Ansible
8 71 (2.66%) Cacti
9 61 (2.28%) CFEngine
10 58 (2.17%) Data Guard
11 57 (2.13%) Salt
12 54 (2.02%) Tivoli
13 48 (1.80%) SCOM
14 46 (1.72%) SCCM
15 45 (1.68%) Vagrant
16 44 (1.65%) Opsview
17 30 (1.12%) OpenView
18 29 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
19 27 (1.01%) Control-M
19 27 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2124 (79.43%) Red Hat
2 993 (37.14%) VMware
3 780 (29.17%) Oracle
4 506 (18.92%) Cisco
5 463 (17.31%) Microsoft
6 355 (13.28%) HP
7 265 (9.91%) EMC
8 261 (9.76%) IBM
9 241 (9.01%) Citrix
10 180 (6.73%) NetApp
11 134 (5.01%) Sun
12 122 (4.56%) Veritas
13 116 (4.34%) Symantec
14 93 (3.48%) CheckPoint
15 91 (3.40%) F5
16 78 (2.92%) Juniper
17 68 (2.54%) Dell
18 57 (2.13%) 3PAR
19 54 (2.02%) Brocade
20 51 (1.91%) Infoblox
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Barclays Corporate Bank
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £43000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Engage PSG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago