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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 174 171 154
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1880 1723 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 1.62% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 3.38% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1480 1760
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
55037 50963 56951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.29% 47.91% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43666 41693 47768
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -7 1764 £47,500 +5.55% 180
London +1 858 £55,000 +10.00% 93
South East -13 386 £45,000 +3.44% 30
City of London +31 223 £52,500 - 42
Yorkshire -11 172 £40,000 - 20
Berkshire +14 143 £45,000 +11.11% 7
West Yorkshire +6 141 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Leeds +5 122 £37,500 -11.76% 13
East of England -10 116 £43,500 +2.35% 7
Surrey +5 104 £48,000 -12.72% 8
North West +10 85 £41,500 - 13
Hampshire -26 79 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Reading -9 72 £35,000 -17.64% 2
South West -8 64 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Manchester +26 62 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 57 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Cambridge +11 56 £43,500 +8.75% 3
Scotland -13 56 £40,750 +1.87% 7
East Midlands -13 40 £39,500 +2.59% 4
Hertfordshire -17 39 £46,250 +8.82% 3
West Midlands -36 39 £36,250 -9.37% 4
East Sussex -10 29 £32,500 +71.05%
Slough +15 28 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Brighton -6 28 £32,500 +71.05%
South Wales +17 26 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Wales +15 26 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Gloucestershire +6 26 £37,500 -8.53%
Glasgow -1 22 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Bristol -3 20 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Nottinghamshire -8 17 £40,000 -6.97% 1

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3395 (92.76%) Linux
2 2153 (58.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1538 (42.02%) Windows
4 1243 (33.96%) UNIX
5 1221 (33.36%) VMware
6 1105 (30.19%) Oracle
7 1041 (28.44%) Perl
8 980 (26.78%) Apache
9 931 (25.44%) CentOS
10 894 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 891 (24.34%) MySQL
12 872 (23.83%) Bash Shell
13 823 (22.49%) Java
14 813 (22.21%) Python
15 797 (21.78%) Finance
16 768 (20.98%) DNS
17 760 (20.77%) Puppet
18 701 (19.15%) Cisco
19 685 (18.72%) Solaris
20 652 (17.81%) SAN
21 643 (17.57%) ITIL
22 631 (17.24%) Microsoft
23 630 (17.21%) SQL
24 627 (17.13%) TCP/IP
25 544 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
26 506 (13.83%) PHP
27 505 (13.80%) Ubuntu
28 504 (13.77%) Tomcat
29 497 (13.58%) DevOps
30 496 (13.55%) Firewall

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 980 (26.78%) Apache
2 504 (13.77%) Tomcat
3 281 (7.68%) IIS
4 211 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 211 (5.77%) nginx
5 196 (5.36%) WebSphere
6 167 (4.56%) MS Exchange
7 84 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 66 (1.80%) CMS
9 62 (1.69%) SharePoint
10 60 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 54 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 49 (1.34%) Drupal
13 40 (1.09%) Confluence
14 39 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
15 35 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 35 (0.96%) Lync
16 34 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 33 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
18 30 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 235 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.68%) MS Office
3 17 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.19%) MS Project
5 5 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.027%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 56 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (1.01%) Magento
4 33 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
5 26 (0.71%) Temenos T24
6 19 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
8 12 (0.33%) Shopify
9 6 (0.16%) RMDS
9 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.11%) Compiere
11 4 (0.11%) Summit
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
13 2 (0.055%) SAP GRC
13 2 (0.055%) ION MarketView
14 1 (0.027%) RiskWrite
14 1 (0.027%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 191 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (2.76%) SaaS
3 65 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 51 (1.39%) IaaS
6 37 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.98%) PaaS
8 26 (0.71%) Office 365
9 20 (0.55%) Basecamp
10 18 (0.49%) Joyent
11 14 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 11 (0.30%) GitHub
12 11 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
13 9 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.14%) Route 53
16 4 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
17 3 (0.082%) CloudFront
18 2 (0.055%) OpenShift
18 2 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 768 (20.98%) DNS
2 652 (17.81%) SAN
3 627 (17.13%) TCP/IP
4 496 (13.55%) Firewall
5 310 (8.47%) DHCP
6 297 (8.11%) HTTP
7 277 (7.57%) LDAP
8 256 (6.99%) Internet
9 216 (5.90%) SMTP
10 209 (5.71%) WAN
11 208 (5.68%) LAN
12 178 (4.86%) NAS
13 174 (4.75%) VPN
14 145 (3.96%) BGP
15 137 (3.74%) Cisco IOS
16 135 (3.69%) SSL
17 128 (3.50%) OSPF
18 122 (3.33%) SSH
19 117 (3.20%) iSCSI
20 115 (3.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 891 (24.34%) MySQL
2 444 (12.13%) SQL Server
3 419 (11.45%) Oracle Database
4 234 (6.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 192 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
6 173 (4.73%) Relational Database
7 138 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 118 (3.22%) RDBMS
9 98 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 73 (1.99%) Big Data
11 72 (1.97%) DB2
12 66 (1.80%) NoSQL
13 57 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
13 57 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 57 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 50 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
15 44 (1.20%) Redis
16 43 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
17 39 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 217 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 216 (5.90%) Git (software)
3 162 (4.43%) Subversion
4 105 (2.87%) JIRA
5 91 (2.49%) Maven
6 67 (1.83%) Hudson
7 52 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (1.07%) Ant
9 26 (0.71%) Mercurial
10 19 (0.52%) Metasploit
11 15 (0.41%) Juju
12 13 (0.36%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.30%) JUnit
14 11 (0.30%) Selenium
14 11 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 11 (0.30%) Gradle
15 9 (0.25%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.25%) Redmine
16 8 (0.22%) FishEye
General
1 797 (21.78%) Finance
2 297 (8.11%) Banking
3 171 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 131 (3.58%) Retail
5 99 (2.70%) Games
6 81 (2.21%) Marketing
7 43 (1.17%) Legal
8 40 (1.09%) Front Office
9 35 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 35 (0.96%) Online Betting
10 34 (0.93%) Advertising
11 30 (0.82%) Law
12 29 (0.79%) Back Office
13 28 (0.77%) Publishing
13 28 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.71%) Electronics
16 20 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 974 (26.61%) Administrator
2 791 (21.61%) Systems Administrator
3 668 (18.25%) Linux Administrator
4 544 (14.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 380 (10.38%) Linux Engineer
6 256 (6.99%) Analyst
7 228 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
8 224 (6.12%) Developer
9 211 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 204 (5.57%) Support Engineer
11 183 (5.00%) DBA
12 176 (4.81%) Architect
12 176 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 159 (4.34%) Oracle DBA
14 150 (4.10%) UNIX Administrator
15 133 (3.63%) Applications Support
16 127 (3.47%) Team Leader
17 126 (3.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
18 117 (3.20%) Consultant
19 105 (2.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (7.16%) LAMP
2 247 (6.75%) Web Services
3 211 (5.77%) Middleware
4 209 (5.71%) HTML
5 171 (4.67%) XML
6 155 (4.23%) CSS
7 126 (3.44%) .NET
8 125 (3.42%) jQuery
9 102 (2.79%) J2EE
10 90 (2.46%) Spring
11 88 (2.40%) WebSphere MQ
12 70 (1.91%) SOAP
13 54 (1.48%) Java EE
14 51 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
15 47 (1.28%) Ajax
15 47 (1.28%) RESTful
16 46 (1.26%) JSON
17 45 (1.23%) JMS
18 36 (0.98%) XSLT
19 34 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 389 (10.63%) Clustering
2 315 (8.61%) Open Source
3 167 (4.56%) Replication
4 162 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 152 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 69 (1.89%) Firmware
7 60 (1.64%) CLARiiON
8 59 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 44 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 44 (1.20%) PKI
10 43 (1.17%) Online Games
11 38 (1.04%) LPAR
12 34 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 33 (0.90%) Mathematics
13 33 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (0.87%) CMDB
15 30 (0.82%) SWIFT
16 29 (0.79%) Social Media
17 27 (0.74%) Derivative
17 27 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3395 (92.76%) Linux
2 2153 (58.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1538 (42.02%) Windows
4 1243 (33.96%) UNIX
5 931 (25.44%) CentOS
6 685 (18.72%) Solaris
7 544 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 505 (13.80%) Ubuntu
9 350 (9.56%) Debian
10 302 (8.25%) AIX
11 284 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 256 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 207 (5.66%) HPUX
14 199 (5.44%) SUSE
15 124 (3.39%) Fedora
16 70 (1.91%) Windows 7
17 61 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
18 44 (1.20%) Android
19 40 (1.09%) Windows XP
20 30 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (17.57%) ITIL
2 497 (13.58%) DevOps
3 326 (8.91%) Load Balancing
4 317 (8.66%) E-Commerce
5 304 (8.31%) Performance Tuning
6 257 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 207 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 190 (5.19%) Problem Management
9 181 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
10 176 (4.81%) Project Management
11 159 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
12 144 (3.93%) Change Management
13 140 (3.83%) Scrum
14 139 (3.80%) Service Management
15 136 (3.72%) SOA
16 127 (3.47%) Service Delivery
17 123 (3.36%) Capacity Planning
18 116 (3.17%) Software Engineering
19 109 (2.98%) Migration
20 106 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1041 (28.44%) Perl
2 872 (23.83%) Bash Shell
3 823 (22.49%) Java
4 813 (22.21%) Python
5 630 (17.21%) SQL
6 506 (13.83%) PHP
7 444 (12.13%) Shell Script
8 431 (11.78%) Ruby
9 211 (5.77%) JavaScript
10 201 (5.49%) PowerShell
11 124 (3.39%) C
12 116 (3.17%) PL/SQL
13 101 (2.76%) C++
13 101 (2.76%) Korn
14 80 (2.19%) PHP5
15 77 (2.10%) AWK
16 61 (1.67%) C#
17 41 (1.12%) VB
18 36 (0.98%) T-SQL
18 36 (0.98%) sed
Qualifications
1 308 (8.42%) Degree
2 208 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 187 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (3.55%) RHCE
5 128 (3.50%) CCNA
6 127 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 120 (3.28%) SC Cleared
8 113 (3.09%) MCSE
9 92 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 88 (2.40%) DV Cleared
11 77 (2.10%) CCNP
12 71 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
13 46 (1.26%) MCP
14 44 (1.20%) MCSA
15 39 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
15 39 (1.07%) CISSP
16 37 (1.01%) CCSE
17 31 (0.85%) RHCA
18 29 (0.79%) OCP
19 27 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (4.13%) SLA
2 142 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 123 (3.36%) QA
4 16 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.25%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.14%) DICOM
7 2 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.027%) BS7799
8 1 (0.027%) COBIT
System Software
1 894 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 369 (10.08%) Active Directory
3 270 (7.38%) vSphere
4 205 (5.60%) NFS
5 196 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 176 (4.81%) Oracle RAC
7 173 (4.73%) VMware ESX
8 145 (3.96%) Hyper-V
9 130 (3.55%) KVM
10 103 (2.81%) Xen
11 102 (2.79%) XenApp
12 84 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
13 64 (1.75%) UAG
14 63 (1.72%) Samba
15 53 (1.45%) Postfix
15 53 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 52 (1.42%) XenServer
17 50 (1.37%) Varnish
18 47 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 43 (1.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 760 (20.77%) Puppet
2 403 (11.01%) Nagios
3 390 (10.66%) Opscode Chef
4 147 (4.02%) Data Guard
5 123 (3.36%) ZABBIX
6 113 (3.09%) NetBackup
7 96 (2.62%) Cacti
8 94 (2.57%) Tivoli
9 83 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 82 (2.24%) CFEngine
11 78 (2.13%) Salt
12 64 (1.75%) SCCM
13 60 (1.64%) Ansible
14 57 (1.56%) SCOM
15 55 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
16 47 (1.28%) Opsview
17 39 (1.07%) YUM
18 38 (1.04%) Vagrant
18 38 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 35 (0.96%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1221 (33.36%) VMware
2 1105 (30.19%) Oracle
3 701 (19.15%) Cisco
4 631 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 483 (13.20%) HP
6 330 (9.02%) JBoss
7 322 (8.80%) IBM
8 316 (8.63%) EMC
9 308 (8.42%) Citrix
10 226 (6.17%) NetApp
11 154 (4.21%) Veritas
11 154 (4.21%) Sun
12 109 (2.98%) CheckPoint
13 108 (2.95%) Juniper
14 104 (2.84%) F5
15 103 (2.81%) Dell
16 97 (2.65%) Symantec
17 81 (2.21%) Rackspace
18 70 (1.91%) Brocade
19 68 (1.86%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car, Health, Pension,
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Pension, private healthcare and di
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Gym and Food support
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000 plus call out of 4,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday