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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 193 198 165
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1715 1668 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.49% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 3.17% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1245 1554
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
50801 52655 52912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.21% 47.03% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41076 41889 43249
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 £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +11 1609 £49,000 +5.37% 238
London +22 765 £55,000 +4.76% 98
South East +26 399 £45,000 +2.27% 31
City of London +32 192 £55,000 +10.00% 42
Berkshire +3 140 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Yorkshire -20 118 £40,000 - 32
Surrey +49 117 £50,000 - 5
Reading +15 98 £47,500 +33.80% 4
South West +14 95 £42,500 +10.38% 43
West Yorkshire -28 75 £40,000 -4.99% 15
Leeds -14 65 £40,000 -4.99% 13
East of England -39 64 £46,250 +7.55% 11
North West +16 61 £33,000 -15.38% 9
West Midlands -1 56 £45,000 +20.00% 10
West Sussex +50 54 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East Midlands +23 52 £35,000 +14.75% 3
Crawley +22 38 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +1 38 £36,250 -7.05% 3
Bristol +17 37 £50,000 +29.87% 23
Woking +37 35 £50,000 +6.95% 2
Scotland -34 31 £40,500 -1.81% 6
South Wales 0 28 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Wales -3 28 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Hampshire -30 28 £45,000 +13.92% 4
Northamptonshire +8 27 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 26 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Cambridge -2 25 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hertfordshire -14 25 £45,000 +2.85% 2
North Yorkshire +14 22 £35,500 +10.93% 7
Northampton +16 21 £35,000 +27.27%

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3140 (93.34%) Linux
2 2037 (60.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1448 (43.04%) VMware
4 1389 (41.29%) Windows
5 1060 (31.51%) UNIX
6 962 (28.60%) Apache
7 925 (27.50%) CentOS
8 921 (27.38%) Oracle
9 902 (26.81%) Perl
10 886 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 875 (26.01%) MySQL
12 835 (24.82%) Bash Shell
13 821 (24.41%) Puppet
14 765 (22.74%) Python
15 701 (20.84%) SAN
16 692 (20.57%) Finance
17 678 (20.15%) Solaris
18 662 (19.68%) Java
19 643 (19.11%) Cisco
20 617 (18.34%) Microsoft
21 612 (18.19%) SQL
22 605 (17.98%) DNS
23 577 (17.15%) Tomcat
24 566 (16.83%) TCP/IP
25 556 (16.53%) Firewall
26 528 (15.70%) SQL Server
27 489 (14.54%) HP
28 468 (13.91%) ITIL
29 456 (13.56%) PHP
30 454 (13.50%) DevOps

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 962 (28.60%) Apache
2 577 (17.15%) Tomcat
3 265 (7.88%) JBoss
4 229 (6.81%) IIS
4 229 (6.81%) nginx
5 172 (5.11%) MS Exchange
6 141 (4.19%) WebSphere
7 140 (4.16%) WebLogic
8 107 (3.18%) OpenStack
9 78 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 66 (1.96%) Apache Solr
11 64 (1.90%) SharePoint
12 56 (1.66%) Confluence
13 35 (1.04%) CMS
14 25 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 25 (0.74%) GlassFish
15 24 (0.71%) WordPress
15 24 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 294 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 73 (2.17%) MS Office
3 16 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.059%) Stata
5 2 (0.059%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.30%) Fredhopper
7 9 (0.27%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.15%) Magento
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.12%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 215 (6.39%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 89 (2.65%) PaaS
4 76 (2.26%) SaaS
4 76 (2.26%) IaaS
5 55 (1.63%) Amazon S3
6 50 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (1.43%) Office 365
8 42 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
12 16 (0.48%) Google Apps
13 15 (0.45%) CloudFront
13 15 (0.45%) Route 53
14 11 (0.33%) GitHub
15 10 (0.30%) Heroku
15 10 (0.30%) Engine Yard
15 10 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 701 (20.84%) SAN
2 605 (17.98%) DNS
3 566 (16.83%) TCP/IP
4 556 (16.53%) Firewall
5 276 (8.20%) DHCP
6 232 (6.90%) HTTP
7 231 (6.87%) LDAP
8 214 (6.36%) LAN
9 203 (6.03%) VPN
10 194 (5.77%) WAN
11 190 (5.65%) Internet
12 170 (5.05%) NAS
13 123 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
14 109 (3.24%) SMTP
15 104 (3.09%) SSL
16 88 (2.62%) VLAN
17 86 (2.56%) BGP
18 85 (2.53%) SSH
19 82 (2.44%) SNMP
20 75 (2.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 875 (26.01%) MySQL
2 528 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 302 (8.98%) Oracle Database
4 211 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 159 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 140 (4.16%) RDBMS
7 125 (3.72%) MongoDB
8 113 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 91 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 77 (2.29%) DB2
11 69 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
11 69 (2.05%) NoSQL
12 66 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 48 (1.43%) Big Data
13 48 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
14 44 (1.31%) Hadoop
15 36 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 31 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 242 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 199 (5.92%) Jenkins
3 182 (5.41%) Subversion
4 78 (2.32%) JIRA
5 62 (1.84%) Maven
6 49 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (1.40%) Hudson
8 40 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 34 (1.01%) Ant
10 25 (0.74%) JUnit
11 21 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
12 19 (0.56%) Mercurial
13 17 (0.51%) InstallShield
14 12 (0.36%) Toad
14 12 (0.36%) Selenium
15 10 (0.30%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.30%) TestLink
16 8 (0.24%) Visual Studio
17 7 (0.21%) Redmine
18 6 (0.18%) VisualVM
General
1 692 (20.57%) Finance
2 241 (7.16%) Banking
3 209 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 111 (3.30%) Retail
5 86 (2.56%) Marketing
6 76 (2.26%) Advertising
7 74 (2.20%) Games
8 61 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 56 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 45 (1.34%) Law
11 35 (1.04%) Publishing
12 30 (0.89%) Electronics
13 27 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.74%) Back Office
15 23 (0.68%) Legal
16 20 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.42%) Billing
18 13 (0.39%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.36%) Front Office
19 12 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 999 (29.70%) Administrator
2 830 (24.67%) Systems Administrator
3 618 (18.37%) Linux Administrator
4 522 (15.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 386 (11.47%) Linux Engineer
6 248 (7.37%) Analyst
7 229 (6.81%) Support Engineer
8 212 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
9 193 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 192 (5.71%) Architect
11 189 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 152 (4.52%) Developer
12 152 (4.52%) UNIX Administrator
13 148 (4.40%) DBA
14 125 (3.72%) UNIX Engineer
15 114 (3.39%) Support Analyst
16 102 (3.03%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 100 (2.97%) Linux Support
18 96 (2.85%) Java Developer
19 95 (2.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (7.16%) Web Services
2 171 (5.08%) Middleware
3 168 (4.99%) LAMP
4 149 (4.43%) XML
5 131 (3.89%) .NET
6 108 (3.21%) HTML
7 102 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
8 78 (2.32%) J2EE
9 76 (2.26%) jQuery
10 71 (2.11%) ActiveMQ
11 64 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
12 57 (1.69%) Servlets
13 53 (1.58%) SOAP
13 53 (1.58%) Spring
14 51 (1.52%) JSON
15 43 (1.28%) CSS
16 41 (1.22%) Ajax
17 35 (1.04%) JSP
18 33 (0.98%) JMS
19 32 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 295 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (8.15%) Clustering
3 230 (6.84%) Open Source
4 139 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 116 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 83 (2.47%) Replication
7 66 (1.96%) Derivative
8 47 (1.40%) Equities
9 42 (1.25%) HACMP
10 39 (1.16%) CLARiiON
11 38 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (1.04%) Wiki
13 34 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 32 (0.95%) FlexPod
15 30 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
16 27 (0.80%) Digital Media
16 27 (0.80%) Mobile App
17 26 (0.77%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 25 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3140 (93.34%) Linux
2 2037 (60.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1389 (41.29%) Windows
4 1060 (31.51%) UNIX
5 925 (27.50%) CentOS
6 678 (20.15%) Solaris
7 451 (13.41%) Ubuntu
8 418 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 333 (9.90%) Debian
10 251 (7.46%) AIX
11 237 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 222 (6.60%) SUSE
13 188 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 158 (4.70%) HPUX
15 115 (3.42%) Windows 7
16 110 (3.27%) Fedora
17 89 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
18 56 (1.66%) Windows 8
19 50 (1.49%) Windows XP
20 37 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (13.91%) ITIL
2 454 (13.50%) DevOps
3 318 (9.45%) Configuration Management
4 314 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
5 292 (8.68%) Load Balancing
6 253 (7.52%) E-Commerce
7 220 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 202 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 184 (5.47%) Project Management
10 176 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
11 165 (4.90%) Time Management
12 133 (3.95%) Mentoring
13 121 (3.60%) Change Management
14 120 (3.57%) Migration
14 120 (3.57%) Software Engineering
15 119 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
16 115 (3.42%) Service Management
17 94 (2.79%) Service Delivery
18 90 (2.68%) Problem Management
19 89 (2.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 902 (26.81%) Perl
2 835 (24.82%) Bash Shell
3 765 (22.74%) Python
4 662 (19.68%) Java
5 612 (18.19%) SQL
6 456 (13.56%) PHP
7 410 (12.19%) Shell Script
8 324 (9.63%) Ruby
9 221 (6.57%) PowerShell
10 136 (4.04%) JavaScript
11 121 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 79 (2.35%) C++
13 73 (2.17%) Korn
14 72 (2.14%) C
15 50 (1.49%) C#
16 41 (1.22%) Bourne shell
17 34 (1.01%) AWK
18 28 (0.83%) VB
19 24 (0.71%) PHP5
19 24 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 348 (10.34%) Degree
2 196 (5.83%) RHCE
3 183 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 167 (4.96%) Security Cleared
5 133 (3.95%) CCNA
6 109 (3.24%) SC Cleared
7 85 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 76 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 73 (2.17%) CCNP
10 72 (2.14%) RHCSA
11 70 (2.08%) MCSE
12 53 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
13 51 (1.52%) DV Cleared
14 45 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (1.07%) OCP
16 34 (1.01%) MCSA
16 34 (1.01%) JNCIA
17 30 (0.89%) OCA
18 29 (0.86%) CISSP
19 28 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.60%) SLA
2 91 (2.71%) QA
3 62 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.36%) COBIT
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.089%) EMIR
8 3 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.030%) FISMA
9 1 (0.030%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 886 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 442 (13.14%) Active Directory
3 311 (9.24%) vSphere
4 215 (6.39%) Hyper-V
5 192 (5.71%) NFS
6 132 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 124 (3.69%) KVM
8 119 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 119 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
9 82 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 80 (2.38%) Xen
11 68 (2.02%) Samba
12 66 (1.96%) XenApp
13 61 (1.81%) Varnish
14 56 (1.66%) XenServer
15 53 (1.58%) vCloud
16 52 (1.55%) Firmware
17 49 (1.46%) iptables
18 43 (1.28%) Postfix
19 40 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 821 (24.41%) Puppet
2 431 (12.81%) Opscode Chef
3 407 (12.10%) Nagios
4 140 (4.16%) NetBackup
5 89 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
6 87 (2.59%) ZABBIX
7 84 (2.50%) Ansible
8 81 (2.41%) Cacti
9 77 (2.29%) Tivoli
10 76 (2.26%) Data Guard
11 69 (2.05%) SCCM
12 57 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
13 50 (1.49%) Zenoss
13 50 (1.49%) WSUS
14 48 (1.43%) Salt
15 45 (1.34%) logstash
16 40 (1.19%) CFEngine
16 40 (1.19%) SCOM
17 38 (1.13%) Vagrant
18 35 (1.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1448 (43.04%) VMware
2 921 (27.38%) Oracle
3 643 (19.11%) Cisco
4 617 (18.34%) Microsoft
5 489 (14.54%) HP
6 289 (8.59%) IBM
7 253 (7.52%) Citrix
8 233 (6.93%) EMC
9 219 (6.51%) NetApp
10 187 (5.56%) Juniper
11 182 (5.41%) Veritas
12 151 (4.49%) Sun
13 138 (4.10%) Symantec
14 110 (3.27%) F5
15 83 (2.47%) CheckPoint
16 82 (2.44%) Dell
17 79 (2.35%) Brocade
18 78 (2.32%) SolarWinds
19 66 (1.96%) hybris
20 65 (1.93%) SAP
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Search Crawley IT
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People (UK)
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exchange Resources LLP
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
North Plains
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago