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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 191 204 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -46
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1775 1748 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.44% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.39% 3.09% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1329 1622
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
52331 56500 54027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.02% 46.66% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42047 45242 43942
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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 21 April 2015 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 21 April 2015. 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 +19 1680 £49,000 +8.88% 198
London +30 814 £55,000 +4.76% 94
South East +11 394 £45,000 +5.88% 35
City of London +44 203 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Berkshire -16 136 £40,000 - 11
Yorkshire -20 120 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Surrey +46 109 £50,000 - 6
South West +24 103 £40,000 +3.89% 25
Reading -10 95 £42,000 +20.00% 6
East of England -17 79 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Yorkshire -25 78 £40,000 -1.23% 6
Leeds -2 70 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North West +14 66 £33,000 -17.50% 7
West Midlands +28 61 £44,000 +10.00% 5
West Sussex +52 60 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Crawley +33 43 £35,000 -
Manchester +3 43 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Bristol +21 41 £45,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands +4 41 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Woking - 37 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -34 36 £45,000 +13.20% 10
Cambridgeshire +4 35 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Cambridge 0 33 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Scotland -25 32 £44,000 +12.82% 5
Wales +9 29 £45,000 +36.36% 4
South Wales -5 29 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Hertfordshire -24 28 £45,750 +1.66% 3
North Yorkshire +15 24 £37,750 +17.96% 7
Oxfordshire +15 22 £55,000 - 5
Dorset 0 21 £37,500 - 2

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3111 (93.06%) Linux
2 2017 (60.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1456 (43.55%) VMware
4 1362 (40.74%) Windows
5 1020 (30.51%) UNIX
6 954 (28.54%) Apache
7 917 (27.43%) Oracle
8 899 (26.89%) CentOS
9 896 (26.80%) MySQL
10 892 (26.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 881 (26.35%) Perl
12 828 (24.77%) Bash Shell
13 814 (24.35%) Puppet
14 775 (23.18%) Python
15 717 (21.45%) Finance
16 680 (20.34%) Java
17 672 (20.10%) SAN
18 667 (19.95%) Cisco
19 652 (19.50%) Solaris
20 610 (18.25%) Microsoft
21 607 (18.16%) DNS
21 607 (18.16%) SQL
22 593 (17.74%) Tomcat
23 567 (16.96%) Firewall
24 560 (16.75%) TCP/IP
25 525 (15.70%) SQL Server
26 496 (14.84%) HP
27 483 (14.45%) Ubuntu
28 471 (14.09%) ITIL
29 466 (13.94%) DevOps

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 954 (28.54%) Apache
2 593 (17.74%) Tomcat
3 250 (7.48%) JBoss
4 223 (6.67%) IIS
5 221 (6.61%) nginx
6 182 (5.44%) MS Exchange
7 131 (3.92%) WebLogic
8 125 (3.74%) WebSphere
9 98 (2.93%) OpenStack
10 82 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 70 (2.09%) SharePoint
12 59 (1.76%) Apache Solr
13 57 (1.71%) Confluence
14 43 (1.29%) CMS
15 28 (0.84%) Drupal
16 27 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 27 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
17 23 (0.69%) Mule
18 22 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
18 22 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 296 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 74 (2.21%) MS Office
3 23 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.030%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
6 14 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.39%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 346 (10.35%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
3 93 (2.78%) PaaS
4 72 (2.15%) IaaS
5 69 (2.06%) SaaS
6 55 (1.65%) Amazon S3
7 51 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (1.53%) Office 365
8 38 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 36 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
12 16 (0.48%) Route 53
13 14 (0.42%) GitHub
13 14 (0.42%) CloudFront
13 14 (0.42%) Google Apps
14 12 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
15 10 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
15 10 (0.30%) Heroku
15 10 (0.30%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 672 (20.10%) SAN
2 607 (18.16%) DNS
3 567 (16.96%) Firewall
4 560 (16.75%) TCP/IP
5 280 (8.38%) DHCP
6 230 (6.88%) LDAP
7 222 (6.64%) VPN
8 212 (6.34%) LAN
9 204 (6.10%) HTTP
10 202 (6.04%) WAN
11 182 (5.44%) Internet
12 175 (5.23%) NAS
13 124 (3.71%) Cisco ASA
14 102 (3.05%) SMTP
15 95 (2.84%) SSL
16 89 (2.66%) VLAN
17 88 (2.63%) SNMP
18 84 (2.51%) BGP
19 83 (2.48%) iSCSI
20 82 (2.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 896 (26.80%) MySQL
2 525 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 295 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 219 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 162 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 140 (4.19%) RDBMS
7 115 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 109 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 89 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 74 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
10 74 (2.21%) DB2
11 68 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 65 (1.94%) NoSQL
13 50 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 47 (1.41%) Big Data
14 47 (1.41%) Hadoop
15 42 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
16 37 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
17 36 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 229 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 192 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 170 (5.09%) Subversion
4 79 (2.36%) JIRA
5 62 (1.85%) Maven
6 48 (1.44%) Hudson
7 43 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 41 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 36 (1.08%) Ant
10 24 (0.72%) JUnit
11 22 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 17 (0.51%) Mercurial
13 16 (0.48%) InstallShield
14 12 (0.36%) Toad
15 10 (0.30%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.30%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.30%) Selenium
16 8 (0.24%) TestLink
17 7 (0.21%) Redmine
17 7 (0.21%) Emacs
General
1 717 (21.45%) Finance
2 242 (7.24%) Banking
3 227 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 109 (3.26%) Retail
5 82 (2.45%) Marketing
6 80 (2.39%) Games
7 72 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 71 (2.12%) Advertising
9 57 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 39 (1.17%) Law
11 33 (0.99%) Publishing
11 33 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 31 (0.93%) Electronics
13 30 (0.90%) Legal
14 24 (0.72%) Back Office
15 20 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.42%) Billing
17 12 (0.36%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.36%) Online Betting
18 10 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 959 (28.69%) Administrator
2 795 (23.78%) Systems Administrator
3 569 (17.02%) Linux Administrator
4 483 (14.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 389 (11.64%) Linux Engineer
6 246 (7.36%) Support Engineer
7 237 (7.09%) Analyst
8 215 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
9 206 (6.16%) Architect
10 204 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 190 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 166 (4.97%) Developer
13 144 (4.31%) DBA
13 144 (4.31%) UNIX Administrator
14 120 (3.59%) UNIX Engineer
15 114 (3.41%) Java Developer
16 99 (2.96%) Support Analyst
17 98 (2.93%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 96 (2.87%) Linux Support
19 92 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (7.36%) Web Services
2 178 (5.32%) Middleware
3 159 (4.76%) LAMP
4 140 (4.19%) XML
5 127 (3.80%) .NET
6 112 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
7 108 (3.23%) HTML
8 79 (2.36%) J2EE
8 79 (2.36%) jQuery
9 70 (2.09%) ActiveMQ
10 60 (1.79%) Servlets
11 59 (1.76%) WebSphere MQ
11 59 (1.76%) Spring
12 54 (1.62%) JSON
13 50 (1.50%) SOAP
14 46 (1.38%) JMS
15 45 (1.35%) CSS
16 44 (1.32%) Ajax
17 38 (1.14%) JSP
18 35 (1.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 289 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 277 (8.29%) Clustering
3 212 (6.34%) Open Source
4 147 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 103 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 84 (2.51%) Replication
7 68 (2.03%) Derivative
8 52 (1.56%) Equities
9 43 (1.29%) CLARiiON
10 40 (1.20%) HACMP
10 40 (1.20%) Wiki
11 39 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 31 (0.93%) Eurex
13 31 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 30 (0.90%) FlexPod
14 30 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 27 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.78%) Mobile App
16 26 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3111 (93.06%) Linux
2 2017 (60.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1362 (40.74%) Windows
4 1020 (30.51%) UNIX
5 899 (26.89%) CentOS
6 652 (19.50%) Solaris
7 483 (14.45%) Ubuntu
8 427 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 365 (10.92%) Debian
10 247 (7.39%) AIX
11 236 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 209 (6.25%) SUSE
13 193 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 156 (4.67%) HPUX
15 122 (3.65%) Windows 7
16 115 (3.44%) Fedora
17 86 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
18 64 (1.91%) Windows 8
19 47 (1.41%) Windows XP
20 32 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (14.09%) ITIL
2 466 (13.94%) DevOps
3 355 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (9.90%) Configuration Management
5 302 (9.03%) Load Balancing
6 233 (6.97%) E-Commerce
7 215 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 200 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
9 172 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 167 (5.00%) Project Management
11 159 (4.76%) Time Management
12 130 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 126 (3.77%) Migration
14 122 (3.65%) Software Engineering
15 114 (3.41%) Change Management
16 106 (3.17%) Service Management
17 103 (3.08%) Service Delivery
18 98 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
19 94 (2.81%) SOA
20 91 (2.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 881 (26.35%) Perl
2 828 (24.77%) Bash Shell
3 775 (23.18%) Python
4 680 (20.34%) Java
5 607 (18.16%) SQL
6 457 (13.67%) PHP
7 390 (11.67%) Shell Script
8 328 (9.81%) Ruby
9 216 (6.46%) PowerShell
10 132 (3.95%) JavaScript
11 123 (3.68%) PL/SQL
12 82 (2.45%) C++
13 73 (2.18%) C
13 73 (2.18%) Korn
14 49 (1.47%) C#
15 42 (1.26%) Bourne shell
16 36 (1.08%) AWK
17 27 (0.81%) VB
18 24 (0.72%) sed
19 22 (0.66%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 336 (10.05%) Degree
2 190 (5.68%) RHCE
3 189 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
4 166 (4.97%) Security Cleared
5 135 (4.04%) CCNA
6 107 (3.20%) SC Cleared
7 96 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 90 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 80 (2.39%) CCNP
10 78 (2.33%) MCSE
11 68 (2.03%) RHCSA
12 57 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
13 56 (1.68%) DV Cleared
14 42 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 40 (1.20%) OCP
16 36 (1.08%) MCSA
17 35 (1.05%) JNCIA
18 30 (0.90%) OCA
19 29 (0.87%) MCITP
20 28 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (3.50%) SLA
2 87 (2.60%) QA
3 55 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.45%) COBIT
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.030%) FISMA
System Software
1 892 (26.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 439 (13.13%) Active Directory
3 300 (8.97%) vSphere
4 219 (6.55%) Hyper-V
5 194 (5.80%) NFS
6 143 (4.28%) VMware ESX
7 115 (3.44%) KVM
8 112 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
9 108 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 84 (2.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 81 (2.42%) Xen
12 71 (2.12%) XenApp
13 65 (1.94%) XenServer
14 64 (1.91%) Samba
15 58 (1.73%) Varnish
16 55 (1.65%) vCloud
16 55 (1.65%) iptables
17 52 (1.56%) Postfix
18 47 (1.41%) Firmware
19 37 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 814 (24.35%) Puppet
2 445 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
3 409 (12.23%) Nagios
4 126 (3.77%) NetBackup
5 88 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
5 88 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 88 (2.63%) Ansible
6 76 (2.27%) Data Guard
7 71 (2.12%) Tivoli
8 70 (2.09%) Cacti
8 70 (2.09%) SCCM
9 58 (1.73%) Zenoss
10 56 (1.68%) WSUS
11 53 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
12 48 (1.44%) CFEngine
13 46 (1.38%) logstash
14 45 (1.35%) Salt
15 41 (1.23%) SCOM
16 35 (1.05%) Opsview
17 34 (1.02%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1456 (43.55%) VMware
2 917 (27.43%) Oracle
3 667 (19.95%) Cisco
4 610 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 496 (14.84%) HP
6 283 (8.47%) IBM
7 252 (7.54%) Citrix
8 238 (7.12%) EMC
9 219 (6.55%) NetApp
10 195 (5.83%) Juniper
11 177 (5.29%) Veritas
12 136 (4.07%) Sun
13 132 (3.95%) Symantec
14 99 (2.96%) F5
15 89 (2.66%) CheckPoint
16 86 (2.57%) Dell
17 83 (2.48%) SolarWinds
18 81 (2.42%) Brocade
19 73 (2.18%) SAP
20 63 (1.88%) hybris
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £70k Basic plus bonus, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Trinity Europe
Salary: £60k - £65k + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
J & C Associates Ltd
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago