The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 173 165 171
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1874 1787 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.64% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 3.42% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1550 1593
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54341 52316 56915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.18% 48.09% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43652 42882 48061
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,844 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 July 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 -5 1760 £45,000 -5.26% 175
London -24 851 £52,500 +5.00% 88
South East -4 380 £45,000 - 38
City of London +17 238 £52,500 -4.54% 34
Yorkshire +18 194 £39,600 +23.75% 9
West Yorkshire +32 148 £42,500 - 8
Berkshire +4 120 £42,500 +4.93% 10
Leeds +22 118 £42,500 - 7
East of England -25 117 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Surrey +2 100 £45,000 -18.18% 9
South West -3 76 £38,500 +2.66% 12
North West +37 75 £40,000 - 9
Hampshire -28 69 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Reading -3 66 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Manchester +50 56 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 51 £43,500 +2.35% 1
Cambridge +6 49 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Hertfordshire -11 46 £48,750 +2.63% 4
Scotland -48 43 £40,000 - 8
Bristol +2 34 £37,500 +11.94% 2
East Midlands -15 34 £39,000 +1.29% 1
Gloucestershire +13 33 £38,500 -6.09% 5
West Midlands -16 31 £32,500 -18.75% 7
East Sussex +2 30 £34,750 -22.77% 3
Brighton -3 29 £34,500 -23.33% 3
South Wales +9 28 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Wales +8 28 £34,000 +4.61% 5
Cardiff +12 22 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Slough +14 20 £45,000 +11.11% 2
North Yorkshire -11 20 £40,000 +33.33% 1

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3402 (93.33%) Linux
2 2133 (58.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1476 (40.49%) Windows
4 1271 (34.87%) UNIX
5 1147 (31.47%) VMware
6 1073 (29.44%) Oracle
7 998 (27.38%) Perl
8 942 (25.84%) Apache
9 896 (24.58%) MySQL
10 882 (24.20%) CentOS
11 828 (22.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 811 (22.25%) Java
13 789 (21.65%) Python
14 788 (21.62%) Bash Shell
15 759 (20.82%) Finance
16 714 (19.59%) DNS
17 708 (19.42%) Solaris
18 704 (19.31%) Puppet
19 686 (18.82%) SAN
20 629 (17.26%) Cisco
21 603 (16.54%) TCP/IP
22 593 (16.27%) SQL
23 573 (15.72%) ITIL
24 557 (15.28%) Microsoft
25 521 (14.29%) Firewall
26 518 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
27 504 (13.83%) Ubuntu
28 494 (13.55%) PHP
28 494 (13.55%) Tomcat
29 470 (12.89%) DevOps

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 942 (25.84%) Apache
2 494 (13.55%) Tomcat
3 257 (7.05%) IIS
4 216 (5.93%) WebSphere
5 196 (5.38%) nginx
6 193 (5.29%) WebLogic
7 136 (3.73%) MS Exchange
8 83 (2.28%) CMS
9 69 (1.89%) Drupal
10 64 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 63 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 51 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 49 (1.34%) OpenStack
14 41 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
15 40 (1.10%) SharePoint
16 39 (1.07%) WebSphere Process Server
17 36 (0.99%) Confluence
18 35 (0.96%) WordPress
19 33 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
20 31 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 218 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.80%) MS Office
3 9 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.082%) MS Project
7 1 (0.027%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 50 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (1.15%) Magento
4 37 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (0.63%) Temenos T24
6 17 (0.47%) Shopify
7 15 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 15 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
8 14 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.14%) Summit
11 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.11%) Compiere
11 4 (0.11%) ION MarketView
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.082%) Tridion
13 2 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
13 2 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.055%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.055%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 183 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (2.66%) SaaS
3 74 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (1.40%) IaaS
6 40 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.85%) PaaS
8 27 (0.74%) Joyent
9 22 (0.60%) Office 365
10 15 (0.41%) Basecamp
11 14 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.30%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.27%) Route 53
15 8 (0.22%) GitHub
15 8 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
16 6 (0.16%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
18 3 (0.082%) IBM SmartCloud
19 2 (0.055%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 714 (19.59%) DNS
2 686 (18.82%) SAN
3 603 (16.54%) TCP/IP
4 521 (14.29%) Firewall
5 266 (7.30%) DHCP
6 264 (7.24%) HTTP
7 253 (6.94%) Internet
8 246 (6.75%) LDAP
9 202 (5.54%) NAS
10 195 (5.35%) VPN
11 186 (5.10%) SMTP
12 182 (4.99%) LAN
13 163 (4.47%) WAN
14 127 (3.48%) SSL
15 124 (3.40%) BGP
16 113 (3.10%) iSCSI
17 112 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
17 112 (3.07%) OSPF
18 104 (2.85%) SSH
19 91 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 896 (24.58%) MySQL
2 407 (11.17%) SQL Server
3 396 (10.86%) Oracle Database
4 226 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 225 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 195 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
7 163 (4.47%) RDBMS
8 129 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 95 (2.61%) MongoDB
10 83 (2.28%) NoSQL
11 75 (2.06%) DB2
12 70 (1.92%) Big Data
13 68 (1.87%) Hadoop
14 66 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
15 64 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
15 64 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 59 (1.62%) Redis
17 51 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
18 43 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
19 35 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 210 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 205 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 181 (4.97%) Subversion
4 103 (2.83%) Maven
5 99 (2.72%) JIRA
6 63 (1.73%) Hudson
7 49 (1.34%) Ant
8 47 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (0.99%) Mercurial
10 24 (0.66%) Metasploit
11 17 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.44%) Selenium
13 14 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (0.36%) Gradle
14 13 (0.36%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.36%) JUnit
14 13 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.33%) Visual Studio
16 11 (0.30%) FishEye
16 11 (0.30%) Juju
General
1 759 (20.82%) Finance
2 278 (7.63%) Banking
3 186 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 132 (3.62%) Retail
5 106 (2.91%) Games
6 88 (2.41%) Marketing
7 54 (1.48%) Advertising
8 50 (1.37%) Front Office
9 45 (1.23%) Online Betting
10 38 (1.04%) Legal
11 30 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 29 (0.80%) Back Office
13 27 (0.74%) Electronics
14 25 (0.69%) Law
15 23 (0.63%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.60%) Publishing
16 22 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.58%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.49%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1013 (27.79%) Administrator
2 799 (21.92%) Systems Administrator
3 696 (19.09%) Linux Administrator
4 554 (15.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 403 (11.06%) Linux Engineer
6 258 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
7 241 (6.61%) Analyst
8 224 (6.15%) Support Engineer
9 221 (6.06%) Developer
10 186 (5.10%) DBA
11 182 (4.99%) Architect
12 179 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 170 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 156 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
15 145 (3.98%) Applications Support
16 138 (3.79%) UNIX Administrator
17 137 (3.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 118 (3.24%) Consultant
19 117 (3.21%) Team Leader
20 103 (2.83%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (7.13%) Web Services
2 247 (6.78%) LAMP
3 232 (6.36%) Middleware
4 191 (5.24%) HTML
5 174 (4.77%) XML
6 153 (4.20%) CSS
7 139 (3.81%) .NET
8 132 (3.62%) jQuery
9 120 (3.29%) J2EE
10 103 (2.83%) Spring
11 88 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
12 70 (1.92%) SOAP
13 58 (1.59%) JSON
14 56 (1.54%) Java EE
15 55 (1.51%) RESTful
16 54 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
17 53 (1.45%) Ajax
18 40 (1.10%) HTML5
19 39 (1.07%) Hibernate
20 38 (1.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 393 (10.78%) Clustering
2 315 (8.64%) Open Source
3 177 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 172 (4.72%) Replication
5 142 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 52 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 51 (1.40%) CLARiiON
8 47 (1.29%) Firmware
9 45 (1.23%) Online Games
10 42 (1.15%) PKI
11 40 (1.10%) HACMP
12 38 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (1.04%) SWIFT
13 33 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.85%) Hedge funds
14 31 (0.85%) Social Media
15 30 (0.82%) Derivative
16 29 (0.80%) Mathematics
17 26 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (0.71%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3402 (93.33%) Linux
2 2133 (58.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1476 (40.49%) Windows
4 1271 (34.87%) UNIX
5 882 (24.20%) CentOS
6 708 (19.42%) Solaris
7 518 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 504 (13.83%) Ubuntu
9 346 (9.49%) Debian
10 311 (8.53%) AIX
11 274 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 251 (6.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 233 (6.39%) HPUX
14 190 (5.21%) SUSE
15 122 (3.35%) Fedora
16 76 (2.09%) Windows 7
17 62 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
18 44 (1.21%) Windows XP
19 41 (1.12%) Android
20 37 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (15.72%) ITIL
2 470 (12.89%) DevOps
3 324 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 321 (8.81%) Load Balancing
5 317 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 256 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 223 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 198 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 175 (4.80%) Change Management
10 167 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
11 154 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
12 152 (4.17%) Scrum
13 144 (3.95%) SOA
14 143 (3.92%) Project Management
15 135 (3.70%) Service Delivery
16 133 (3.65%) Service Management
17 119 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
18 117 (3.21%) Migration
19 116 (3.18%) Performance Monitoring
20 113 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 998 (27.38%) Perl
2 811 (22.25%) Java
3 789 (21.65%) Python
4 788 (21.62%) Bash Shell
5 593 (16.27%) SQL
6 494 (13.55%) PHP
7 456 (12.51%) Shell Script
8 399 (10.95%) Ruby
9 218 (5.98%) JavaScript
10 195 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 136 (3.73%) C
12 100 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 92 (2.52%) Korn
14 89 (2.44%) C++
15 81 (2.22%) AWK
16 78 (2.14%) PHP5
17 62 (1.70%) C#
18 41 (1.12%) sed
19 38 (1.04%) VB
20 33 (0.91%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 359 (9.85%) Degree
2 216 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 159 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (3.76%) RHCE
5 124 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 122 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 111 (3.05%) CCNA
8 107 (2.94%) MCSE
9 90 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 89 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 67 (1.84%) CCNP
12 51 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
13 43 (1.18%) CISSP
13 43 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
14 39 (1.07%) MCP
15 38 (1.04%) MCSA
16 37 (1.02%) CCSE
17 31 (0.85%) OCP
18 30 (0.82%) RHCA
19 27 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.50%) SLA
2 137 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 134 (3.68%) QA
4 16 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.38%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.027%) DICOM
6 1 (0.027%) COBIT
6 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.027%) BS7799
System Software
1 828 (22.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 329 (9.03%) Active Directory
3 232 (6.36%) vSphere
4 197 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
5 195 (5.35%) NFS
6 172 (4.72%) Oracle RAC
7 170 (4.66%) VMware ESX
8 128 (3.51%) KVM
9 117 (3.21%) Hyper-V
10 103 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
11 90 (2.47%) Xen
12 83 (2.28%) XenApp
13 58 (1.59%) Postfix
14 50 (1.37%) Samba
15 48 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 48 (1.32%) XenServer
15 48 (1.32%) UAG
16 47 (1.29%) Varnish
17 44 (1.21%) Squid
18 41 (1.12%) Snort
Systems Management
1 704 (19.31%) Puppet
2 394 (10.81%) Nagios
3 377 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (3.90%) Data Guard
5 120 (3.29%) ZABBIX
6 111 (3.05%) NetBackup
7 95 (2.61%) Tivoli
8 81 (2.22%) Cacti
9 76 (2.09%) EMC NetWorker
10 72 (1.98%) CFEngine
11 63 (1.73%) Salt
12 59 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
13 53 (1.45%) SCOM
14 50 (1.37%) SCCM
15 47 (1.29%) Opsview
15 47 (1.29%) Ansible
16 44 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 44 (1.21%) YUM
17 42 (1.15%) Cobbler
18 33 (0.91%) Munin
Vendors
1 1147 (31.47%) VMware
2 1073 (29.44%) Oracle
3 629 (17.26%) Cisco
4 557 (15.28%) Microsoft
5 467 (12.81%) HP
6 326 (8.94%) JBoss
7 290 (7.96%) IBM
8 284 (7.79%) EMC
9 276 (7.57%) Citrix
10 207 (5.68%) NetApp
11 163 (4.47%) Veritas
12 147 (4.03%) Sun
13 105 (2.88%) CheckPoint
14 97 (2.66%) Symantec
15 89 (2.44%) Juniper
16 83 (2.28%) Rackspace
17 79 (2.17%) Dell
18 71 (1.95%) F5
19 66 (1.81%) SAP
20 59 (1.62%) Zend
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stirlingshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
United Kingdom
Harvey Nash Group
Salary: Attractive + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
Posted: Yesterday