The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 182 170 155
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1798 1776 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.66% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 3.48% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1506 1824
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54273 51034 57117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.53% 47.76% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43013 41852 47796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK.

Red Hat Salary Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Red Hat Salary Histogram in the UK

Red Hat
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -18 1701 £47,500 +5.55% 188
London -2 828 £55,000 +10.00% 82
South East -13 380 £44,000 -2.22% 33
City of London +6 198 £52,500 +5.00% 28
Yorkshire -38 159 £40,000 -3.61% 20
Berkshire +13 143 £45,000 +2.85% 7
West Yorkshire -10 138 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Leeds -13 120 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Surrey +3 105 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East of England -22 101 £45,000 +1.69% 8
North West +9 89 £40,000 -3.61% 19
Hampshire -20 81 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Reading -6 71 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Manchester +25 61 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South West -17 59 £37,500 - 14
Scotland -7 54 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Midlands -9 47 £42,250 -3.42% 5
Cambridgeshire +8 46 £43,500 +4.81% 2
Cambridge +13 41 £43,500 +8.75% 2
East Midlands -28 36 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Hertfordshire -14 32 £48,500 +14.11% 3
Slough +8 30 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Brighton -4 24 £32,500 +71.05% 1
East Sussex -5 24 £32,500 +71.05% 1
South Wales +21 20 £34,000 +4.61% 4
Warwickshire +17 20 £44,000 +23.94% 1
Wales +14 20 £34,000 +4.61% 9
Gloucestershire +2 20 £38,500 -6.09% 1
Warwick +17 19 £44,000 +24.82% 1
Glasgow -8 17 £40,500 +1.25% 3

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Red Hat 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.

1 3435 (92.46%) Linux
2 2168 (58.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1592 (42.85%) Windows
4 1268 (34.13%) VMware
5 1217 (32.76%) UNIX
6 1098 (29.56%) Oracle
7 1060 (28.53%) Perl
8 1007 (27.11%) Apache
9 973 (26.19%) CentOS
10 915 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 897 (24.15%) MySQL
12 879 (23.66%) Bash Shell
13 825 (22.21%) Java
14 819 (22.05%) Python
15 801 (21.56%) Finance
16 791 (21.29%) Puppet
17 785 (21.13%) DNS
18 728 (19.60%) Cisco
19 678 (18.25%) Solaris
20 664 (17.87%) ITIL
21 654 (17.60%) SAN
22 653 (17.58%) Microsoft
23 646 (17.39%) TCP/IP
24 633 (17.04%) SQL
25 567 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
26 522 (14.05%) Ubuntu
27 518 (13.94%) PHP
28 508 (13.67%) HP
28 508 (13.67%) DevOps
29 502 (13.51%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1007 (27.11%) Apache
2 502 (13.51%) Tomcat
3 296 (7.97%) IIS
4 220 (5.92%) nginx
5 211 (5.68%) WebLogic
6 193 (5.20%) WebSphere
7 180 (4.85%) MS Exchange
8 89 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 68 (1.83%) SharePoint
10 63 (1.70%) OpenStack
11 60 (1.62%) CMS
12 49 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 42 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
14 41 (1.10%) Confluence
15 38 (1.02%) Lync
16 37 (1.00%) Drupal
17 35 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 35 (0.94%) Node.js
18 33 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
18 33 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 235 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.73%) MS Office
3 20 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.22%) MS Project
5 5 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.027%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 60 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 45 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 34 (0.92%) Magento
5 22 (0.59%) Temenos T24
6 21 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
7 17 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.32%) Shopify
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
10 6 (0.16%) RMDS
11 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.11%) Compiere
12 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.11%) RiskWrite
13 3 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.081%) Summit
14 2 (0.054%) Oracle 11i
14 2 (0.054%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 198 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (2.93%) SaaS
3 57 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 50 (1.35%) IaaS
6 38 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.94%) PaaS
8 32 (0.86%) Office 365
9 20 (0.54%) Basecamp
10 18 (0.48%) Joyent
11 15 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 14 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
13 12 (0.32%) GitHub
14 8 (0.22%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
16 3 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.054%) Route 53
17 2 (0.054%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 785 (21.13%) DNS
2 654 (17.60%) SAN
3 646 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 496 (13.35%) Firewall
5 328 (8.83%) DHCP
6 300 (8.08%) HTTP
7 285 (7.67%) LDAP
8 246 (6.62%) Internet
9 240 (6.46%) WAN
10 236 (6.35%) LAN
11 212 (5.71%) SMTP
12 169 (4.55%) NAS
13 165 (4.44%) VPN
14 159 (4.28%) BGP
15 144 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
16 143 (3.85%) SSL
17 141 (3.80%) OSPF
18 128 (3.45%) MPLS
18 128 (3.45%) SSH
19 120 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 897 (24.15%) MySQL
2 462 (12.44%) SQL Server
3 438 (11.79%) Oracle Database
4 246 (6.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 190 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
6 170 (4.58%) Relational Database
7 137 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 121 (3.26%) RDBMS
9 102 (2.75%) MongoDB
10 72 (1.94%) Big Data
11 68 (1.83%) DB2
12 65 (1.75%) NoSQL
13 58 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
14 57 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 53 (1.43%) Hadoop
16 46 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
17 45 (1.21%) Redis
18 39 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
19 38 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
20 33 (0.89%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 236 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 230 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 160 (4.31%) Subversion
4 112 (3.01%) JIRA
5 86 (2.31%) Maven
6 69 (1.86%) Hudson
7 53 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 33 (0.89%) Ant
9 22 (0.59%) Mercurial
10 18 (0.48%) Metasploit
11 14 (0.38%) Juju
12 13 (0.35%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 11 (0.30%) JUnit
13 11 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.27%) Selenium
14 10 (0.27%) Gradle
15 9 (0.24%) Redmine
15 9 (0.24%) Artifactory
16 8 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 801 (21.56%) Finance
2 312 (8.40%) Banking
3 168 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 126 (3.39%) Retail
5 96 (2.58%) Games
6 75 (2.02%) Marketing
7 48 (1.29%) Legal
8 44 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 35 (0.94%) Front Office
10 32 (0.86%) Advertising
10 32 (0.86%) Back Office
11 31 (0.83%) Online Betting
12 30 (0.81%) Law
13 28 (0.75%) Publishing
13 28 (0.75%) Electronics
14 27 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 26 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 979 (26.35%) Administrator
2 797 (21.45%) Systems Administrator
3 647 (17.42%) Linux Administrator
4 537 (14.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 382 (10.28%) Linux Engineer
6 270 (7.27%) Analyst
7 230 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 224 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
9 221 (5.95%) Developer
10 206 (5.55%) Support Engineer
11 192 (5.17%) DBA
12 189 (5.09%) Architect
13 179 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
14 162 (4.36%) Oracle DBA
15 156 (4.20%) UNIX Administrator
16 142 (3.82%) Applications Support
17 127 (3.42%) Consultant
18 122 (3.28%) Senior Systems Administrator
19 116 (3.12%) Team Leader
20 102 (2.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (7.54%) LAMP
2 236 (6.35%) Web Services
3 215 (5.79%) HTML
4 213 (5.73%) Middleware
5 174 (4.68%) XML
6 154 (4.15%) CSS
7 124 (3.34%) .NET
8 123 (3.31%) jQuery
9 99 (2.66%) J2EE
10 92 (2.48%) Spring
11 89 (2.40%) WebSphere MQ
12 64 (1.72%) SOAP
13 52 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
14 51 (1.37%) Java EE
15 45 (1.21%) JMS
16 44 (1.18%) RESTful
16 44 (1.18%) JSON
17 42 (1.13%) Ajax
18 38 (1.02%) XSLT
19 37 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 403 (10.85%) Clustering
2 316 (8.51%) Open Source
3 170 (4.58%) Replication
4 157 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 156 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 154 (4.15%) Management Information System
7 73 (1.97%) Firmware
8 67 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
9 60 (1.62%) CLARiiON
10 45 (1.21%) PKI
11 44 (1.18%) Hedge funds
11 44 (1.18%) LPAR
12 40 (1.08%) Online Games
13 38 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 35 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 34 (0.92%) CMDB
16 31 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 31 (0.83%) SWIFT
16 31 (0.83%) Visualisation
16 31 (0.83%) DLPAR
Operating Systems
1 3435 (92.46%) Linux
2 2168 (58.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1592 (42.85%) Windows
4 1217 (32.76%) UNIX
5 973 (26.19%) CentOS
6 678 (18.25%) Solaris
7 567 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 522 (14.05%) Ubuntu
9 357 (9.61%) Debian
10 302 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 300 (8.08%) AIX
12 270 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 213 (5.73%) HPUX
14 211 (5.68%) SUSE
15 126 (3.39%) Fedora
16 75 (2.02%) Windows 7
17 60 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
18 44 (1.18%) Android
19 38 (1.02%) Windows XP
20 30 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (17.87%) ITIL
2 508 (13.67%) DevOps
3 339 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
4 335 (9.02%) Load Balancing
5 330 (8.88%) E-Commerce
6 300 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
7 269 (7.24%) Configuration Management
8 207 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 202 (5.44%) Project Management
10 186 (5.01%) Problem Management
11 170 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
12 135 (3.63%) Service Management
13 133 (3.58%) Change Management
13 133 (3.58%) Scrum
14 132 (3.55%) SOA
15 125 (3.36%) Service Delivery
16 124 (3.34%) Capacity Planning
17 117 (3.15%) Mentoring
18 116 (3.12%) Software Engineering
19 113 (3.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1060 (28.53%) Perl
2 879 (23.66%) Bash Shell
3 825 (22.21%) Java
4 819 (22.05%) Python
5 633 (17.04%) SQL
6 518 (13.94%) PHP
7 452 (12.17%) Ruby
8 426 (11.47%) Shell Script
9 223 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 210 (5.65%) JavaScript
11 127 (3.42%) C
12 119 (3.20%) PL/SQL
13 103 (2.77%) Korn
14 97 (2.61%) C++
15 81 (2.18%) PHP5
16 76 (2.05%) AWK
17 64 (1.72%) C#
18 42 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 42 (1.13%) VB
19 36 (0.97%) sed
Qualifications
1 296 (7.97%) Degree
2 211 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 205 (5.52%) Security Cleared
4 144 (3.88%) CCNA
5 133 (3.58%) RHCE
6 124 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 116 (3.12%) SC Cleared
8 111 (2.99%) MCSE
9 99 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 91 (2.45%) CCNP
11 89 (2.40%) DV Cleared
12 79 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
13 49 (1.32%) MCP
14 48 (1.29%) MCSA
15 44 (1.18%) CISSP
16 41 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
17 38 (1.02%) RHCA
18 35 (0.94%) CCSE
19 32 (0.86%) OCP
20 31 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (4.17%) SLA
2 149 (4.01%) PCI DSS
3 116 (3.12%) QA
4 18 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.13%) DICOM
8 3 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.054%) EMIR
9 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.027%) BS7799
10 1 (0.027%) COBIT
System Software
1 915 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 396 (10.66%) Active Directory
3 295 (7.94%) vSphere
4 207 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
5 200 (5.38%) NFS
6 181 (4.87%) Oracle RAC
7 168 (4.52%) VMware ESX
8 147 (3.96%) Hyper-V
9 131 (3.53%) KVM
10 111 (2.99%) XenApp
11 102 (2.75%) Xen
12 79 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
13 68 (1.83%) Samba
14 67 (1.80%) UAG
15 59 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 56 (1.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 55 (1.48%) Postfix
18 54 (1.45%) XenServer
19 46 (1.24%) Varnish
20 45 (1.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 791 (21.29%) Puppet
2 412 (11.09%) Opscode Chef
3 410 (11.04%) Nagios
4 149 (4.01%) Data Guard
5 115 (3.10%) ZABBIX
6 109 (2.93%) NetBackup
7 106 (2.85%) Cacti
8 98 (2.64%) Tivoli
9 87 (2.34%) CFEngine
10 86 (2.31%) EMC NetWorker
11 80 (2.15%) Salt
12 67 (1.80%) SCCM
13 65 (1.75%) Ansible
14 58 (1.56%) SCOM
15 55 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
16 51 (1.37%) Opsview
17 44 (1.18%) Vagrant
18 36 (0.97%) Zenoss
18 36 (0.97%) YUM
19 33 (0.89%) Legato
Vendors
1 1268 (34.13%) VMware
2 1098 (29.56%) Oracle
3 728 (19.60%) Cisco
4 653 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 508 (13.67%) HP
6 340 (9.15%) EMC
6 340 (9.15%) IBM
7 320 (8.61%) Citrix
8 316 (8.51%) JBoss
9 245 (6.59%) NetApp
10 156 (4.20%) Sun
11 155 (4.17%) Veritas
12 115 (3.10%) Juniper
13 114 (3.07%) F5
14 111 (2.99%) CheckPoint
15 109 (2.93%) Symantec
16 108 (2.91%) Dell
17 86 (2.31%) Rackspace
18 69 (1.86%) Brocade
19 63 (1.70%) SAP
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent salary plus full benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Yes
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Fidessa
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Salary: £36K to £40K + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + £10K bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday