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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 200 172 165
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Permanent jobs citing Red Hat 1699 1844 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.66% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.48% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1542 1729
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
55253 52924 54318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.97% 47.67% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44882 42831 45629
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 £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -27 1597 £45,000 - 247
London -9 801 £50,000 -4.76% 119
South East +1 347 £42,000 -6.66% 49
City of London +12 195 £52,000 +4.00% 39
Yorkshire -65 161 £40,000 - 17
West Yorkshire -43 116 £40,000 - 9
Surrey +16 101 £44,000 +1.73% 10
Leeds -49 91 £42,000 +5.00% 6
Berkshire -4 90 £40,000 -4.76% 12
South West +44 81 £37,500 -8.53% 20
Hampshire -22 81 £40,500 +1.25% 18
East of England -24 71 £45,000 - 10
North West -22 62 £42,500 +2.40% 12
Scotland +9 61 £42,500 +3.97% 8
Reading +5 54 £35,500 -4.05% 7
West Midlands -11 43 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Manchester +9 39 £42,750 -5.00% 7
East Midlands -27 35 £49,000 +22.50% 4
West Sussex +34 33 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Edinburgh -11 30 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Essex +4 25 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Slough -10 25 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bristol +20 24 £30,000 +5.26% 6
Hertfordshire -15 24 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Nottinghamshire -8 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Crawley - 23 £36,000 - 1
Sheffield -6 22 £33,500 +4.03% 2
South Yorkshire -27 22 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Nottingham -9 20 £38,750 -3.12% 1

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3294 (92.45%) Linux
2 2088 (58.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1562 (43.84%) Windows
4 1374 (38.56%) VMware
5 1140 (32.00%) UNIX
6 1031 (28.94%) Oracle
7 1027 (28.82%) Apache
8 995 (27.93%) CentOS
9 994 (27.90%) Perl
10 918 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 871 (24.45%) MySQL
12 861 (24.17%) Bash Shell
13 824 (23.13%) Puppet
14 805 (22.59%) Python
15 751 (21.08%) DNS
16 720 (20.21%) Finance
17 706 (19.81%) Cisco
18 693 (19.45%) Java
19 668 (18.75%) Microsoft
20 665 (18.66%) SAN
21 639 (17.93%) TCP/IP
21 639 (17.93%) Solaris
22 609 (17.09%) ITIL
23 602 (16.90%) SQL
24 552 (15.49%) Tomcat
25 549 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
26 517 (14.51%) PHP
27 509 (14.29%) Firewall
28 493 (13.84%) HP
29 482 (13.53%) DevOps

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1027 (28.82%) Apache
2 552 (15.49%) Tomcat
3 304 (8.53%) IIS
4 271 (7.61%) JBoss
5 243 (6.82%) nginx
6 198 (5.56%) WebLogic
7 190 (5.33%) MS Exchange
8 173 (4.86%) WebSphere
9 85 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 81 (2.27%) OpenStack
11 57 (1.60%) CMS
12 53 (1.49%) Confluence
13 52 (1.46%) SharePoint
14 42 (1.18%) Apache Solr
15 38 (1.07%) Node.js
16 32 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
17 30 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 30 (0.84%) Drupal
18 29 (0.81%) Lync
19 28 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 240 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.38%) MS Office
3 20 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.25%) MS Project
5 6 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.056%) Stata
8 2 (0.056%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.028%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.028%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 50 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (0.59%) Magento
5 15 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 12 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.34%) Temenos T24
7 10 (0.28%) Fredhopper
8 8 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.20%) RiskWrite
10 6 (0.17%) Shopify
10 6 (0.17%) RMDS
11 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.11%) Compiere
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
14 2 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
14 2 (0.056%) Summit
14 2 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 223 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (2.89%) SaaS
3 54 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (1.46%) IaaS
5 50 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (1.04%) Office 365
8 33 (0.93%) PaaS
9 20 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
11 17 (0.48%) Google Apps
12 15 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
13 14 (0.39%) GitHub
14 12 (0.34%) Basecamp
15 7 (0.20%) Joyent
16 6 (0.17%) Route 53
17 5 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
18 4 (0.11%) OpenShift
18 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
18 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 751 (21.08%) DNS
2 665 (18.66%) SAN
3 639 (17.93%) TCP/IP
4 509 (14.29%) Firewall
5 351 (9.85%) DHCP
6 293 (8.22%) HTTP
7 275 (7.72%) LAN
8 256 (7.18%) WAN
9 251 (7.04%) LDAP
10 239 (6.71%) Internet
11 176 (4.94%) VPN
12 168 (4.72%) SMTP
13 160 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
14 147 (4.13%) NAS
15 143 (4.01%) SSL
16 134 (3.76%) SSH
17 129 (3.62%) BGP
18 119 (3.34%) MPLS
19 113 (3.17%) OSPF
20 111 (3.12%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (24.45%) MySQL
2 480 (13.47%) SQL Server
3 368 (10.33%) Oracle Database
4 188 (5.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 156 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 141 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
7 130 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 118 (3.31%) RDBMS
9 87 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 72 (2.02%) NoSQL
11 67 (1.88%) Big Data
12 61 (1.71%) DB2
13 52 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (1.21%) Hadoop
15 42 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
16 40 (1.12%) Redis
17 39 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
19 27 (0.76%) CouchDB
20 25 (0.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 273 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 247 (6.93%) Jenkins
3 187 (5.25%) Subversion
4 107 (3.00%) JIRA
5 82 (2.30%) Maven
6 66 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 65 (1.82%) Hudson
8 29 (0.81%) Ant
9 24 (0.67%) Mercurial
10 17 (0.48%) JUnit
10 17 (0.48%) Selenium
11 16 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.34%) TestLink
13 9 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.25%) Gradle
13 9 (0.25%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.22%) FishEye
15 7 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 7 (0.20%) Juju
General
1 720 (20.21%) Finance
2 292 (8.20%) Banking
3 137 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 99 (2.78%) Retail
5 77 (2.16%) Games
6 75 (2.10%) Marketing
7 49 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 44 (1.23%) Law
9 43 (1.21%) Advertising
10 38 (1.07%) Publishing
10 38 (1.07%) Back Office
11 34 (0.95%) Front Office
12 32 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 31 (0.87%) Legal
14 27 (0.76%) Manufacturing
15 26 (0.73%) Electronics
16 18 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.51%) Multimedia
17 17 (0.48%) French Language
18 14 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 990 (27.79%) Administrator
2 816 (22.90%) Systems Administrator
3 641 (17.99%) Linux Administrator
4 536 (15.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 375 (10.52%) Linux Engineer
6 260 (7.30%) Analyst
7 233 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 188 (5.28%) Developer
9 184 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
10 176 (4.94%) Architect
11 173 (4.86%) Support Engineer
12 169 (4.74%) UNIX Administrator
13 166 (4.66%) DBA
14 165 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 127 (3.56%) UNIX Engineer
16 124 (3.48%) Applications Support
17 122 (3.42%) Support Analyst
18 121 (3.40%) Oracle DBA
19 110 (3.09%) Consultant
20 101 (2.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (7.41%) LAMP
2 242 (6.79%) Web Services
3 183 (5.14%) XML
4 179 (5.02%) HTML
5 165 (4.63%) Middleware
6 122 (3.42%) .NET
7 118 (3.31%) CSS
8 89 (2.50%) jQuery
9 83 (2.33%) J2EE
10 78 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 71 (1.99%) Spring
12 64 (1.80%) SOAP
13 52 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
14 46 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
14 46 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
15 43 (1.21%) XSLT
15 43 (1.21%) JMS
16 40 (1.12%) DOM
17 39 (1.09%) ASP.NET
18 38 (1.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 374 (10.50%) Clustering
2 287 (8.06%) Open Source
3 193 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 141 (3.96%) Computer Science
6 122 (3.42%) Replication
7 67 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 63 (1.77%) CLARiiON
9 46 (1.29%) Hedge funds
10 44 (1.23%) Mathematics
11 38 (1.07%) PKI
12 37 (1.04%) Derivative
12 37 (1.04%) Visualisation
13 32 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (0.81%) LPAR
15 27 (0.76%) Spread Betting
16 26 (0.73%) HACMP
17 24 (0.67%) SWIFT
18 23 (0.65%) DLPAR
19 22 (0.62%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3294 (92.45%) Linux
2 2088 (58.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1562 (43.84%) Windows
4 1140 (32.00%) UNIX
5 995 (27.93%) CentOS
6 639 (17.93%) Solaris
7 549 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 470 (13.19%) Ubuntu
9 327 (9.18%) Debian
10 283 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 281 (7.89%) AIX
12 257 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 235 (6.60%) SUSE
14 158 (4.43%) HPUX
15 129 (3.62%) Fedora
16 84 (2.36%) Windows 7
17 62 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
18 42 (1.18%) Android
19 40 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 38 (1.07%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (17.09%) ITIL
2 482 (13.53%) DevOps
3 320 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (8.78%) E-Commerce
5 304 (8.53%) Configuration Management
6 293 (8.22%) Load Balancing
7 246 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 231 (6.48%) Project Management
9 180 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
10 165 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 142 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
12 141 (3.96%) Problem Management
13 135 (3.79%) Service Management
14 124 (3.48%) Change Management
15 115 (3.23%) Software Engineering
16 112 (3.14%) Scrum
17 100 (2.81%) Migration
17 100 (2.81%) Service Delivery
18 96 (2.69%) Mentoring
19 94 (2.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 994 (27.90%) Perl
2 861 (24.17%) Bash Shell
3 805 (22.59%) Python
4 693 (19.45%) Java
5 602 (16.90%) SQL
6 517 (14.51%) PHP
7 410 (11.51%) Shell Script
8 380 (10.67%) Ruby
9 234 (6.57%) PowerShell
10 178 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 112 (3.14%) PL/SQL
12 108 (3.03%) C
13 87 (2.44%) Korn
14 82 (2.30%) C++
15 66 (1.85%) PHP5
16 55 (1.54%) AWK
17 52 (1.46%) C#
18 46 (1.29%) T-SQL
19 35 (0.98%) VB
19 35 (0.98%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 284 (7.97%) Degree
2 209 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
3 167 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 144 (4.04%) CCNA
4 144 (4.04%) RHCE
5 110 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 84 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 83 (2.33%) CCNP
8 74 (2.08%) MCSE
9 72 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 53 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 45 (1.26%) RHCSA
13 43 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
14 39 (1.09%) CISSP
15 38 (1.07%) MCP
16 34 (0.95%) OCP
17 32 (0.90%) MCSA
18 29 (0.81%) RHCA
19 27 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.82%) SLA
2 115 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 110 (3.09%) QA
4 24 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.14%) DICOM
6 5 (0.14%) EMIR
6 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.056%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.028%) BS7799
9 1 (0.028%) COBIT
System Software
1 918 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 431 (12.10%) Active Directory
3 342 (9.60%) vSphere
4 187 (5.25%) NFS
5 182 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
6 152 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
7 145 (4.07%) Hyper-V
8 142 (3.99%) VMware ESX
9 123 (3.45%) XenApp
9 123 (3.45%) KVM
10 91 (2.55%) Samba
11 90 (2.53%) Xen
12 75 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
13 72 (2.02%) Firmware
14 71 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 65 (1.82%) Varnish
16 64 (1.80%) UAG
17 56 (1.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 51 (1.43%) XenServer
19 45 (1.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 824 (23.13%) Puppet
2 414 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
3 409 (11.48%) Nagios
4 131 (3.68%) NetBackup
5 122 (3.42%) Data Guard
6 121 (3.40%) Cacti
7 116 (3.26%) ZABBIX
8 86 (2.41%) Ansible
9 82 (2.30%) Tivoli
10 78 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 76 (2.13%) Salt
12 66 (1.85%) SCCM
13 59 (1.66%) CFEngine
14 51 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
15 49 (1.38%) SCOM
16 47 (1.32%) Vagrant
17 45 (1.26%) WSUS
18 42 (1.18%) Opsview
19 38 (1.07%) Legato
20 37 (1.04%) YUM
Vendors
1 1374 (38.56%) VMware
2 1031 (28.94%) Oracle
3 706 (19.81%) Cisco
4 668 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 493 (13.84%) HP
6 370 (10.38%) IBM
7 322 (9.04%) EMC
8 312 (8.76%) Citrix
9 240 (6.74%) NetApp
10 178 (5.00%) Veritas
11 170 (4.77%) Sun
12 150 (4.21%) Juniper
13 135 (3.79%) F5
14 127 (3.56%) Symantec
15 118 (3.31%) Dell
16 78 (2.19%) CheckPoint
16 78 (2.19%) Rackspace
17 68 (1.91%) SolarWinds
18 67 (1.88%) Brocade
19 62 (1.74%) BMC
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits, pension, healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bromley, Kent
vipr
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
BITE London
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + big benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Wales
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and great package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday