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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 195 177 158
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1646 1753 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.65% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 3.48% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1284 1638
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%

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
49893 50446 52451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.34% 47.34% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40771 39852 43345
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -13 1534 £47,500 - 234
London -22 713 £55,000 - 108
South East +18 380 £45,000 -3.22% 36
City of London +6 164 £55,000 +10.00% 44
Berkshire +7 144 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Surrey +43 107 £51,000 +2.00% 14
Yorkshire -42 106 £40,000 -0.62% 23
South West +36 99 £42,500 +10.38% 19
Reading +29 96 £47,500 +7.95% 5
West Midlands +7 74 £45,000 +12.50% 9
West Yorkshire -54 68 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England -27 58 £50,000 +12.99% 8
North West -14 55 £36,250 -7.05% 10
Leeds -55 54 £40,500 -10.00% 13
East Midlands +33 53 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Scotland -36 47 £42,500 -10.52% 9
West Sussex +43 45 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Manchester +4 42 £35,000 -10.25% 8
Crawley +22 32 £35,000 - 1
Bristol +10 30 £57,500 +37.72% 10
Woking +24 26 £52,000 -8.77% 3
Wiltshire +20 26 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Edinburgh +11 26 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Slough -5 26 £42,500 -7.10% 1
Wales -6 26 £39,250 +4.66%
South Wales -7 26 £39,250 +4.66%
Hertfordshire -10 25 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +16 24 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Northamptonshire +15 24 £35,000 +21.73% 2
Nottingham +12 24 £47,500 +16.56% 3

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3083 (92.97%) Linux
2 1985 (59.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1417 (42.73%) Windows
4 1401 (42.25%) VMware
5 1028 (31.00%) UNIX
6 958 (28.89%) Apache
7 955 (28.80%) CentOS
8 903 (27.23%) Oracle
9 900 (27.14%) Perl
10 857 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 832 (25.09%) MySQL
12 822 (24.79%) Puppet
13 797 (24.03%) Bash Shell
14 729 (21.98%) Python
15 691 (20.84%) SAN
16 650 (19.60%) Cisco
17 640 (19.30%) Java
18 630 (19.00%) Solaris
18 630 (19.00%) Finance
19 610 (18.40%) Microsoft
20 608 (18.34%) DNS
21 597 (18.00%) SQL
22 561 (16.92%) Tomcat
23 535 (16.13%) TCP/IP
23 535 (16.13%) Firewall
24 514 (15.50%) SQL Server
25 488 (14.72%) PHP
26 471 (14.20%) HP
27 450 (13.57%) ITIL
28 446 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 958 (28.89%) Apache
2 561 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 267 (8.05%) JBoss
4 260 (7.84%) IIS
5 226 (6.82%) nginx
6 179 (5.40%) MS Exchange
7 147 (4.43%) WebSphere
8 146 (4.40%) WebLogic
9 101 (3.05%) OpenStack
10 87 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 59 (1.78%) Apache Solr
12 58 (1.75%) SharePoint
13 43 (1.30%) Confluence
14 30 (0.90%) CMS
15 28 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 26 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
17 21 (0.63%) GlassFish
18 20 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (0.57%) ColdFusion
19 19 (0.57%) Jetty
Applications
1 287 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 72 (2.17%) MS Office
3 13 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.060%) MS Project
5 2 (0.060%) Stata
5 2 (0.060%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.030%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (0.30%) Fredhopper
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.21%) RiskWrite
10 6 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
12 4 (0.12%) Temenos T24
13 2 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
13 2 (0.060%) Oracle Cash Management
13 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
13 2 (0.060%) Magento
14 1 (0.030%) Oracle iProcurement
14 1 (0.030%) Autonomy Scrittura
14 1 (0.030%) Oracle Payables
14 1 (0.030%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 220 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (2.56%) SaaS
3 76 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (2.23%) PaaS
5 73 (2.20%) IaaS
6 49 (1.48%) Amazon S3
7 48 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
8 46 (1.39%) Office 365
9 32 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
11 18 (0.54%) Google Apps
12 12 (0.36%) CloudFront
13 10 (0.30%) Heroku
13 10 (0.30%) Engine Yard
13 10 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.30%) Joyent
14 8 (0.24%) Route 53
14 8 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
14 8 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 691 (20.84%) SAN
2 608 (18.34%) DNS
3 535 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 535 (16.13%) Firewall
4 283 (8.53%) DHCP
5 248 (7.48%) LAN
6 247 (7.45%) HTTP
7 225 (6.79%) LDAP
8 212 (6.39%) WAN
9 188 (5.67%) Internet
10 186 (5.61%) VPN
11 170 (5.13%) NAS
12 134 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
13 116 (3.50%) SMTP
14 107 (3.23%) SSL
15 103 (3.11%) BGP
16 92 (2.77%) SSH
17 82 (2.47%) OSPF
18 80 (2.41%) MPLS
19 78 (2.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (25.09%) MySQL
2 514 (15.50%) SQL Server
3 300 (9.05%) Oracle Database
4 207 (6.24%) Relational Database
5 151 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 144 (4.34%) RDBMS
7 136 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 129 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 81 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 72 (2.17%) NoSQL
11 70 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 65 (1.96%) DB2
13 63 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 50 (1.51%) Big Data
15 44 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
17 39 (1.18%) Hadoop
18 33 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
19 31 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
19 31 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 257 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 213 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 180 (5.43%) Subversion
4 73 (2.20%) JIRA
5 63 (1.90%) Maven
6 57 (1.72%) Hudson
7 42 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (1.09%) Eclipse
9 32 (0.97%) Ant
10 24 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 23 (0.69%) JUnit
12 14 (0.42%) InstallShield
13 13 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.33%) Selenium
15 10 (0.30%) Toad
16 9 (0.27%) Visual Studio
16 9 (0.27%) TestLink
17 7 (0.21%) Cucumber
18 6 (0.18%) VisualVM
19 5 (0.15%) Trac
General
1 630 (19.00%) Finance
2 232 (7.00%) Banking
3 189 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 92 (2.77%) Retail
5 85 (2.56%) Marketing
6 71 (2.14%) Advertising
7 64 (1.93%) Games
8 59 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 45 (1.36%) Law
11 33 (1.00%) Publishing
12 27 (0.81%) Legal
12 27 (0.81%) Electronics
13 24 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.69%) Back Office
15 17 (0.51%) Front Office
15 17 (0.51%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.39%) Billing
18 10 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 971 (29.28%) Administrator
2 799 (24.10%) Systems Administrator
3 590 (17.79%) Linux Administrator
4 497 (14.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 388 (11.70%) Linux Engineer
6 244 (7.36%) Analyst
7 219 (6.60%) Support Engineer
8 210 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
9 205 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 181 (5.46%) Architect
10 181 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
11 160 (4.83%) DBA
12 146 (4.40%) UNIX Administrator
13 143 (4.31%) Developer
14 118 (3.56%) Support Analyst
15 113 (3.41%) UNIX Engineer
16 99 (2.99%) Consultant
17 94 (2.83%) Oracle DBA
17 94 (2.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 91 (2.74%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (7.12%) Web Services
2 185 (5.58%) LAMP
3 164 (4.95%) Middleware
4 153 (4.61%) XML
5 133 (4.01%) .NET
6 114 (3.44%) HTML
7 91 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
8 76 (2.29%) J2EE
9 73 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
10 69 (2.08%) jQuery
11 63 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
12 54 (1.63%) Spring
12 54 (1.63%) CSS
13 51 (1.54%) Servlets
14 49 (1.48%) SOAP
15 42 (1.27%) JSON
16 41 (1.24%) ASP.NET
17 34 (1.03%) Ajax
17 34 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
18 28 (0.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 291 (8.78%) Clustering
2 256 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 233 (7.03%) Open Source
4 112 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 107 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 84 (2.53%) Replication
7 46 (1.39%) Derivative
7 46 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
8 40 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 39 (1.18%) Equities
10 36 (1.09%) HACMP
11 34 (1.03%) CLARiiON
11 34 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 30 (0.90%) FlexPod
13 29 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 29 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 26 (0.78%) Visualisation
15 24 (0.72%) Wiki
15 24 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3083 (92.97%) Linux
2 1985 (59.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1417 (42.73%) Windows
4 1028 (31.00%) UNIX
5 955 (28.80%) CentOS
6 630 (19.00%) Solaris
7 446 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 437 (13.18%) Ubuntu
9 322 (9.71%) Debian
10 262 (7.90%) AIX
11 246 (7.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 242 (7.30%) SUSE
13 208 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 152 (4.58%) HPUX
15 119 (3.59%) Windows 7
16 106 (3.20%) Fedora
17 81 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
18 50 (1.51%) Windows XP
19 45 (1.36%) Windows 8
20 36 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (13.57%) ITIL
2 432 (13.03%) DevOps
3 309 (9.32%) Configuration Management
4 288 (8.69%) Load Balancing
5 283 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 257 (7.75%) E-Commerce
7 218 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 217 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
9 199 (6.00%) Project Management
10 186 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
11 155 (4.67%) Time Management
12 126 (3.80%) Mentoring
13 122 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
14 109 (3.29%) Service Management
15 108 (3.26%) Migration
16 107 (3.23%) Software Engineering
17 104 (3.14%) Change Management
18 100 (3.02%) Service Delivery
19 89 (2.68%) Problem Management
20 87 (2.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 900 (27.14%) Perl
2 797 (24.03%) Bash Shell
3 729 (21.98%) Python
4 640 (19.30%) Java
5 597 (18.00%) SQL
6 488 (14.72%) PHP
7 386 (11.64%) Shell Script
8 327 (9.86%) Ruby
9 237 (7.15%) PowerShell
10 127 (3.83%) JavaScript
11 125 (3.77%) PL/SQL
12 76 (2.29%) C++
13 70 (2.11%) C
14 65 (1.96%) Korn
15 51 (1.54%) C#
16 34 (1.03%) PHP5
16 34 (1.03%) Bourne shell
17 32 (0.97%) VB
18 31 (0.93%) AWK
19 22 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 310 (9.35%) Degree
2 205 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
3 179 (5.40%) RHCE
4 163 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 150 (4.52%) CCNA
6 105 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 87 (2.62%) CCNP
8 75 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 72 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 64 (1.93%) RHCSA
11 60 (1.81%) MCSE
12 56 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
13 50 (1.51%) VCP4
14 49 (1.48%) DV Cleared
14 49 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 38 (1.15%) CISSP
16 36 (1.09%) OCP
17 34 (1.03%) MCSA
17 34 (1.03%) JNCIA
18 30 (0.90%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.56%) SLA
2 82 (2.47%) QA
3 67 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.24%) COBIT
7 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.15%) EMIR
7 5 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
System Software
1 857 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 412 (12.42%) Active Directory
3 310 (9.35%) vSphere
4 188 (5.67%) NFS
5 181 (5.46%) Hyper-V
6 132 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
7 128 (3.86%) VMware ESX
8 126 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
9 105 (3.17%) KVM
10 84 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 81 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
12 74 (2.23%) XenApp
13 71 (2.14%) Samba
14 63 (1.90%) Xen
15 59 (1.78%) XenServer
16 55 (1.66%) Varnish
17 52 (1.57%) Firmware
18 44 (1.33%) vCloud
19 40 (1.21%) Postfix
20 39 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 822 (24.79%) Puppet
2 427 (12.88%) Opscode Chef
3 401 (12.09%) Nagios
4 135 (4.07%) NetBackup
5 88 (2.65%) Data Guard
6 84 (2.53%) ZABBIX
7 83 (2.50%) Cacti
8 79 (2.38%) Tivoli
9 76 (2.29%) Ansible
10 58 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
11 57 (1.72%) SCCM
12 53 (1.60%) WSUS
13 48 (1.45%) Vagrant
14 46 (1.39%) Zenoss
14 46 (1.39%) Salt
15 39 (1.18%) logstash
16 36 (1.09%) yum
16 36 (1.09%) Opsview
17 35 (1.06%) CFEngine
18 33 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1401 (42.25%) VMware
2 903 (27.23%) Oracle
3 650 (19.60%) Cisco
4 610 (18.40%) Microsoft
5 471 (14.20%) HP
6 320 (9.65%) IBM
7 256 (7.72%) Citrix
8 239 (7.21%) EMC
9 220 (6.63%) NetApp
10 183 (5.52%) Juniper
11 180 (5.43%) Veritas
12 152 (4.58%) Sun
13 144 (4.34%) Symantec
14 115 (3.47%) F5
15 80 (2.41%) Dell
16 71 (2.14%) SolarWinds
17 68 (2.05%) Brocade
18 67 (2.02%) CheckPoint
19 56 (1.69%) CA
20 54 (1.63%) BMC
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: car, benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,680 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 Subject to experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum PLUS Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago